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A logo sits illuminated outside the Qualcomm Inc. pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, March 2, 2015. The event, which generates several hundred million euros in revenue for the city of Barcelona each year, also means the world for a week turns its attention back to Europe for the latest in technology, despite a lagging ecosystem. Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

Qualcomm Hires Antitrust Legal Scholar

Qualcomm Hires Antitrust Legal Scholar

Mired in antitrust litigation, the San Diego chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. has hired an outspoken legal scholar to help shape its policy in this area and handle some cases. Koren Wong-Ervin is departing as director of the Global Antitrust Institute at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and will join Qualcomm’s legal department on Sept. 25.

A logo sits illuminated outside the Qualcomm Inc. pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, March 2, 2015. Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

Qualcomm Sues Apple’s Contract Manufacturers in Rising Fight

By Susan Decker and Ian King, Bloomberg News Qualcomm Inc.’s battle with Apple Inc. is heating up as the chip company hauls assemblers of the iPhone into a U.S. court on claims they are failing to pay patent royalties. Four Asian contract manufacturers, including Foxconn Technology Group and Pegatron Corp., aren’t complying with obligations to

Steve Mollenkopf, chief executive officer of Qualcomm Inc., speaks during a keynote at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Qualcomm’s Lucrative Licensing Model Jeopardized by FTC Scrutiny

By Ian King and Alex Webb, Bloomberg News Qualcomm Inc. built itself into the world’s biggest and most profitable smartphone chipmaker by using a simple formula: selling billions of dollars worth of semiconductors while raking in fat profits from licensing fees tied to the underlying technology. That lucrative model is under siege on a growing

The building housing the corporate headquarters of Qualcomm Inc., the world's No. 2 maker of microchips that power mobile telephones, is pictured in San Diego, California, on Monday, February 23, 2004. Qualcomm boosted it's second-quarter profit forecast by about a third because of increasing demand for handsets based on its wireless technology. Photographer: Earl Cryer/Bloomberg News

Qualcomm Said to Face U.S. Antitrust Case Over Licensing 

By Ian King, David McLaughlin and Susan Decker, Bloomberg News U.S. antitrust officials are poised to sue Qualcomm Inc. for allegedly using unfair practices in the way it licenses its technology, people familiar with the matter said. Qualcomm, the biggest maker of semiconductors for mobile phones, disclosed in 2014 that the Federal Trade Commission was


The Rise of In-House Legal Operations

Photo by 401(K) 2012 (Flickr/ Creative Commons) A decade or so ago, almost nobody would have looked at legal operations (or law department management) as a hot career path. In fact, a lot of people in the law business would likely have struggled to come up with a good description of what legal operations managers