Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has escalated its patent battle with Apple Inc, suing Foxconn and three other Taiwanese manufacturers that supply iPhone and iPad components for not paying royalties. Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in January, accusing it of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in rebates - a move that came days after the US government accused the chipmaker of using anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. Qualcomm has called Apple's suit baseless and has said the iPhone maker was encouraging ...
Qualcomm ups ante in fight with Apple: Sues Foxconn, 3 Taiwanese suppliers
Apple accused Qualcomm of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in rebates
Reuters Last Updated at May 18, 2017 11:34 IST