According to CNET today's jury for Qualcomm said Apple should pay Qualcomm $ 31 million. This is the sum for which Qualcomm claimed damages.
The patents in question relate to a method by which a smartphone can establish a fast connection to the Internet after power-up, graphics processing and battery life, and a method that allows apps to more easily download data by routing traffic between the processor and the modem.
During the trial, Apple argued that one of its engineers, Arjuna Siva, was involved in inventing the technology mentioned in the first patent to invalidate the patent, but the jury did not buy Apple's argument.
Apple will undoubtedly appeal the jury's decision, and the lawsuit between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over. Next month, the two companies will return to court for a lawsuit filed by Apple against Qualcomm after Qualcomm refused to pay $ 1
Yesterday, a preliminary ruling request in favor of Apple. A US district judge ruled that Qualcomm is required to pay the rebate to Apple under the terms of the cooperation agreement between the two companies.
Update: In a statement to Bloomberg Apple said that Qualcomm is trying to deviate from "major issues" with patent infringement claims: "Qualcomm's ongoing campaign of patent infringement claims is nothing more than an attempt to divert attention away from the bigger issues they've faced with their business practices before the US federal and worldwide. "