The international trade Commission of the United States began to consider a case on violation of Apple products, patents, Qualcomm, and the latter’s request to ban the import of iPhone in the United States.
According to the statement of the Commission, the preliminary investigation will be completed within 45 days. Then in no time the decision will be made.
Apple and Qualcomm are trying in court to resolve a patent dispute in the current year. Apple filed a lawsuit against the chip maker, accusing it of abuse of a dominant position on the market. The company Tim cook also said that Qualcomm does not promise to give Apple microchips at discounted rates, resulting in California, the Corporation incurred a loss of $1 billion Previously, the company collaborated on preferential terms, but Qualcomm stopped selling their products for discounts after it became known about the interaction of the Apple with the South Korean regulatory bodies, conducting investigation against Qualcomm’s licensing practices. In this case the discount was not granted after Apple ceased to cooperate with regulators.
Later the proceedings were joined Intel as part of the Apple smartphones that fall under the suit, are equipped with a modem, Intel, and the company is not only interested in the continued sales of the iPhone in the US, but has his own practice confrontation with Qualcomm.
In response to the charges incurred losses, Qualcomm has accused Apple of violating license agreements and filed with the Commission on international trade United States counter-claim of banning imports of the iPhone in the United States.