Jury finds that Apple has infringed on three Qualcomm patents and awards $31M to the wireless chip maker in a lawsuit that was filed in July 2017 in San Diego

“One disputed Qualcomm patent covers technology that lets a smartphone quickly connect to the internet once the device is turned on” writes Richard Nieva for The dispute, over Qualcomm’s patent royalties with Apple, involves billions of dollars and will be a crescendo in the tech giants’ wide-ranging legal saga.Apple violated three Qualcomm patents and should pay the chipmaker $31 million for infringing on its technology, a jury decided Friday, giving Qualcomm momentum as it heads into another legal skirmish with the iPhone maker next month.

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