Qualcomm won an injunction that allows a sales ban on some iPhone models in Germany, equipping the chipmaker with another weapon in its long and bitter licensing battle with Apple only 10 days after winning a similar judgment in China. Qualcomm would have to post a €668.4m ($765m) bond to implement the injunction. Apple, which can appeal, is infringing intellectual property related to a hardware energy-saving feature, presiding judge Matthias Zigann said when delivering the ruling on Thursday in Munich. The two US companies are locked in a worldwide dispute over licensing fees Qualcomm charges for use of technology the chipmaker says underpins all modern phone systems. Apple has argued its former supplier unfairly leverages its position as the biggest provider of chips for smartphones to force payment. Qualcomm has countered that Apple is using its intellectual property without paying for it. Apple and Qualcomm are fighting over intellectual property covering wireless networks and d...

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