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Qualcomm files lawsuit against Apple iPhone and iPad makersThe companies that build Apple's phones and tablets are now facing off with Qualcomm in court.
Qualcomm is suing Apple iPhone makers, Qualcomm and Apple are currently battling over patent royalties. In April, the news broke that Apple stopped paying Qualcomm patent royalties to contract manufacturers for phone patents owned by Qualcomm. Qualcomm just filed a lawsuit saying four companies, including Pegatron and Foxconn [MUSIC] Are breaching their patent license in agreement with Qualcomm by not paying royalties. These four companies build all iPhones and iPads made worldwide. Qualcomm says, it's seeking an order that will require the companies to comply with their contracts. Qualcomm is also seeking damages Yes Qualcomm statement say the four companies are not disputing their contracts instead the company say they must follow Apple's instructions not to pay. The general council of Qualcomm said their manufactures must continue to live up to their obligation sunder these agreements and Apple should immediately cease its tortious interference. Apple sued Qualcomm in January of this year Claiming unfair licensing terms. Qualcomm is the company that created tech that allows phones to connect to cell networks. Qualcomm made several counter claims against Apple including breach of contract. For more information, check out cnet.com. I'm [UNKNOWN] and I'll see you online.