Apple Inc. came in with a (Rs.6808 crore or less) demand for $ 1,000,000 accused against Qualcomm Inc suppliers on Friday, a day after the US government's chip maker to use anti-competitive tactics to Maintain the monopoly of the most important semiconductors used in mobile phones.
Qualcomm is a leading supplier of Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to the chip "modem" We will connect the phones to wireless networks. The two companies together accounted for 40 percent of Qualcomm's $ 23.5 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year.
Was on appeal for the District Court filed for the Southern District of California, accuses Apple overcharging Qualcomm chips and refuses $ 1 billion rebates promised to pay. Apple said in its complaint that the refunds of Qualcomm, because Apple's negotiations with South Korea's antitrust regulator, the Korea Fair Commission withheld.
"What happens if it is not enough, then tried to change their answers Qualcomm Appleinto blackmail and false information to provide KFTC in exchange for the release of these payments to Apple." Applerefused Qualcomm, "Apple said in its application.
In a statement, the so-called Apple claims "unsound" Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg.
"Apple has legal attacks companies actively promote Qualcomm already worldwide in countries that KFTC reflected in the recent decision and the FTC complaint, facts and information store misrepresentation," Rosenberg said in the statement.
"We appreciate the opportunity to have this claim has no merit in the yard where the right to full discovery of Apple's practices and a robust examination of merit."
Qualcomm's shares closed down 2.4 percent to $ 62.88 on the news.
Qualcomm contains series chips patents include essential patents, the term used to describe technology, a license should generally have, and under "reasonable" conditions.
In its lawsuit Apple's Qualcomm accused of refusing to make the technology licensing to other manufacturers to stop chips.
It is also sold Qualcomm chips accused, but appleto requires a separate license fee for the same chips to pay for "on-chip license policy."
In addition, Qualcomm pushed to the network operators do not sell or Apple devices support Intel chipsets did Apple said.
The KFTC Qualcomm $ 854 million in December punished by what he called unfair patent licensing practices.
In February 2015, Qualcomm paid a fine of $ 975 million in China, while the European Union charged in December 2015 of abusing its market power to thwart rival.
On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission of the United States filed suit against Qualcomm, saying that the San Diego-based company used its dominant position as a provider of chips for certain conditions, supply phones and "onerous" licenses for Manufacturers of mobile. Qualcomm said it would oppose the FTC's complaint.
Qualcomm was the only provider to get modem chips for Apple's iPhone handsets on September 7. Intel Corp. Supplies about half of the modem chips for the latest models, said Stacy Rasgon, an analyst at Bernstein Research. Intel shares closed 1 percent to $ 36.94 after the Qualcomm share announced.
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