Qualcomm Under Fire

Found guilty in another patent infringement case, the cell-phone chipmaker is under pressure to settle with rival Broadcom

On May 29, Qualcomm was dealt yet another blow in its long-standing legal squabble with wireless world heavyweights, including chipmaker Broadcom and cell-phone maker Nokia. A federal jury in California found Qualcomm guilty of infringing on three Broadcom patents, awarding $19.6 million in damages.

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