Arm Sues Qualcomm Over Nuvia
Sep 2, 2022, 10:34 AM by Rich Brome @rbrome
Arm has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm relating to Qualcomm's acquisition of Nuvia. Nuvia designs high-performance CPU cores that Qualcomm intends to integrate into future Snapdragon chips powering flagship smartphones. Nuvia's novel CPU designs would replace more standard CPU designs that Qualcomm currently licenses from Arm. However Nuvia licensed certain Arm technology before being acquired. Arm claims that "Qualcomm attempted to transfer Nuvia licenses without Arm's consent", breaching the terms of Arm's license agreement. Arm seeks to have Qualcomm "destroy certain Nuvia designs". Arm is also seeking "an injunction against trademark infringement as well as fair compensation for the trademark infringement."
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