Chinese court bans sale & import of iPhone models in the country
16 December, 2018, 05:50 | Author: Leah Owens
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Administrative law judge Thomas Pender, a now-retired member of the ITC tribunal that hears patent infringement cases, ruled in September that Apple infringed one of the patents, but cleared the company of infringing the other two.
Despite the injunction, Apple said on Monday that its iPhones remain on sale on mainland China.
A copy of the injunction China Daily obtained on Tuesday said that in the process of reconsideration, the implementation of the order will not be stopped.
After using Qualcomm and Intel modems in iPhones for years, Apple might be finally looking to build its own modems. The preliminary order remains effective until the court makes a final ruling.
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Earlier this week, Apple noted that the first injunction wouldn't have much of an impact, if any, on the company's operations in China because all of its devices run iOS 12.
Only the newest range of iPhones will be available following the ban.
Apple Inc. says a Chinese ban on sales of the iPhone will force it to settle a long and bitter licensing battle with Qualcomm Inc. But Qualcomm isn't the only one accused of playing dirty - there are reports that Apple is also fighting back by "aggressively" recruiting for chip and software engineers in San Diego, a move squarely aimed at Qualcomm, who is based in San Diego. "It also highlights that we have made significant progress in protecting intellectual property rights", Yang added.
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