Qualcomm Sues TI Over Leaked Info
Jul 26, 2003, 12:02 AM by (staff)
Qualcomm yesterday filed suit against Texas Instruments (TI) for breach of contract, seeking to end a 2 1/2 year-old agreement to share intellectual property and patents for wireless technology. The basis of the suit is a claim by Qualcomm that TI made several public statements in early May that breached a confidentiality agreement between the two companies. The suit comes two months after TI announced it will begin making CDMA chips, a move that will put the company in direct competition with Qualcomm.
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