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Qualcomm Asks EU Court to Overturn $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine

  • Company’s legal challenge seeks overthrow or reduction of fine
  • Details of appeal published in EU’s Official Journal
Inside An Apple Inc. iPhone 6 Smartphone
Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Qualcomm Inc. is asking the European Union’s General Court to strike down or substantially reduce a 997 million-euro ($1.2 billion) antitrust fine over payments made to Apple Inc. to ensure only its chips were used in iPhones and iPads.

A short summary of the company’s legal arguments for the court appeal filed in April was published in the EU’s Official Journal on Monday.