In early December, Qualcomm has accused Apple of infringing 16 patents. One of the patents relates to mobile 2009 for Palm OS. Qualcomm believes that Apple illegally copied the Palm OS interface, reports PhoneArena.
Representatives of Qualcomm claim that gestures to switch between apps in iPhone X was copied from the Palm Pre smartphone, released in 2009. The device work under control of Palm OS. In 2014, Qualcomm bought several patents related to the Palm OS interface.
All development Palm, owned by Qualcomm, has greatly improved the functionality of mobile devices. They are also used in Apple products without a license or permit.
From the statement Qualcomm
The trial between Apple and Qualcomm began in early 2017. Apple first filed a lawsuit accusing Qualcomm of non-competitive behavior in the market. In response, Qualcomm filed a countersuit, in which they demanded to ban the import of iPhone in the United States.
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