March 26, 2019
apple may face sale ban of certain iphone models in the us over patent infringement
The US International Trade Commission ruled in to cases in the fight between Apple and Qualcomm. In one case Apple was found to be in the clear, but in the second case the judge ruled that the Cupertino-based company has infringed on a Qualcomm patent.
Administrative Law Judge MaryJoan McNamara wrote that she would recommend banning the affected iPhones from sale in the US. Qualcomm claims that Apple chipsets A10 to A12 infringe on its intellectual property, these are used in models from the iPhone 7 to the latest iPhone XS (the original complaint only targeted the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus,…