Apple to stop selling iPhones in its stores in Germany


  After Apple iphone was barred from importing and selling some iPhone models in China, Qualcomm has now been granted a second injunction against Apple on Thursday, banning the brand from selling some iPhone models in Germany.

  Following the ruling within the Apple-Qualcomm patent case, Apple can currently stop selling iPhones in its stores in germany that use chips from Intel and parts from another supplier named Qorvo.


  The choose has ruled that phones that contain a mixture of chips from Intel and Apple supplier Qorvo violated one amongst Qualcomm‘s patents around envelope tracking that helps mobile phones save battery power while sending and receiving wireless signals.In a statement, Apple said that it's aiming to appeal the ruling. under this condition, judge Matthias Zigann told the ruling would not come in immediate impact. However, Apple said that throughout the appeal method, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models won't be sold  in its 15 retail stores in germany.

  The company’s new iPhone models, together with iPhone XS, iPhone XS max, and iPhone XR, will still be sold  in those stores. However, the company has clarified that all iPhone models, together with iPhone 7 and 8 can still be sold through carriers and other third-party retailers in germany.In a statement, Apple said, “We are in fact disappointed by this verdict and that we commit to appeal. All iPhone models stay on the market to customers through carriers and resellers in 4,300 locations across germany.”

  On the opposite hand, Qualcomm aforesaid in a very press release that the injunction are going to be in impact as soon as it posts the required bonds. the company side that it'd complete the method “within a few days.” Don Rosenberg, executive vice chairman and general counsel, Qualcomm Incorporated, said:

"Two respected courts in two different jurisdictions just in the past two weeks have now confirmed the value of Qualcomm’s patents and declared Apple an infringer, ordering a ban on iPhones in the important markets of Germany and China''.

  The German case is that the chipset maker’s third major effort to secure a ban on Apple’s lucrative iPhones over infringement allegations. the company had earlier filed such cases within the united states and in China. this is also Qualcomm’s second major win against Apple after a Chinese court granted associate degree injunction against Apple for an alleged patent violation earlier this month.