Save Our Standards: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Decision in FTC v. Qualcomm

ACT: The App Association – August 26, 2020

A recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to reverse and vacate a lower court decision in FTC v. Qualcomm was a clear win for Qualcomm in its ongoing antitrust troubles, but it came at the expense of America’s innovation ecosystem and the entrepreneurs that fuel it. In the decision, the court completely disregarded the role standards like LTE and Wi-Fi play in facilitating competition and innovation, as well as the impact of Qualcomm’s anticompetitive behavior on entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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