It's been a quiet couple of weeks for Qualcomm and Apple, so we really should have expected another chapter in the courtroom tale.
In a new filing in the U.S. District Court in San Diego, Apple alleges at least eight of its patents related to battery life were infringed.
"Apple began seeking those patents years before Qualcomm began seeking the patents it asserts against Apple in this case", the firm wrote in its complaint.
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Qualcomm Inc. filed three patent lawsuits against Apple Inc.in California federal court Wednesday, opening fresh battles in a legal war with allegations that the rival company has violated 16 patents covering technology ranging from camera phones to touchscreen displays.
In its filing, Apple alleges that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 and 820 processors, which power phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Alphabet Inc's Google's Pixel phones, infringe on those patents. The iPhone maker states that it filed for battery life patents long before Qualcomm went through with its own battery life patents, and further states that Qualcomm's infringement claims appear "to be a blatant effort to take credit for the innovation of others".
In January, Apple charged Qualcomm for patent royalty rebates of around $1 billion that latter purportedly withheld from Apple.
Qualcomm also filed its complaint with the U.S International Trade Commission and wants to ban import and sales of certain iPhones - namely, those with Intel chips. Samsung and Google have not been named in the counterclaims. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions.