FOSS Patents: Google tries to keep the door open to 4G patent attacks on Apple products with Qualcomm chips


Several new documents were filed yesterday in the Apple v. Motorola Mobility anti-suit action in the Southern District of California, in which Apple is asking the court to bar the wholly-owned Google subsidiary from asserting cellular standard-essential patents (SEPs) against Apple products incorporating Qualcomm chips (except in the same district or in Germany, where a license agreement is in place based on a royalty rate to be determined by a court). Apple argues that Motorola is not allowed to bring such assertions under a license agreement it has in place …

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