CASE COMMENTS: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW – ITALY – CHIP MARKET – ESSENTIAL PATENTS – REFUSAL TO DEAL – EXCLUSIVITY DEALS

USA: The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reverses the decision of the Northern District Court of California in the smartphone chip case (Qualcomm)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Thunderclap in the United States! The ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals completely overturns the ruling issued a few months earlier by the Northern District Court of California in the Qualcomm case(FTC v. Qualcomm, No. 17-cv-00220, Dkt. 1490 (N.D. Cal. May 21, 2019)). The FTC's victory lasted only 15 short months... In an August 11 ruling, the appellate court completely reversed Judge Koh's ruling and, in so doing, cleared Qualcomm of all claims by the U.S. Competition Authority. The reversal is in fact spectacular, so much so that it leads to the approval of practices that are, if not questionable, at least worrying for the competitive future

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • University of Grenoble Alpes

Quotation

Walid Chaiehloudj, USA: The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reverses the decision of the Northern District Court of California in the smartphone chip case (Qualcomm), 11 August 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97605, pp. 252-255

Visites 193

All reviews