Qualcomm suspected of exploitative patent abuse

DG Competition notice that it has started an investigation into potential exploitative abuse by Qualcomm in the licensing of patents related to 3G mobile telephony. Qualcomm is accused of a patent ambush through the 3G standardisation process. For background see "patent abuses under Article 82" (November 2005).

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Article 82, DG Competition.

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