US court dismisses Broadcom 3G W-CDMA anti-trust action

September 2006
Electronics Weekly;9/13/2006, Issue 2258, p16
Trade Publication
This article reports that a U.S. court has dismissed a case brought by Broadcom Corp. against Qualcomm Inc. alleging anti-trust violations. Broadcom said that Qualcomm failed to license essential 30 W-CDMA patents on fair and non-discriminatory term. According to the court's decision, Qualcomm's conduct does not support claims for attempted monopolization. InterDigital Communications also won its court battle against Samsung Electronics over royalty payments.


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