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  • APPLE INC.’S COMPLAINT CASE NO. _____

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    Juanita R. Brooks (SBN 75934) brooks@fr.com FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. 12390 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130 Telephone: (619) 678-5070 Facsimile: (619) 678-5099 Ruffin B. Cordell (DC Bar No. 445801; pro hac vice pending) cordell@fr.com Lauren A. Degnan (DC Bar No. 452421; pro hac vice pending) degnan@fr.com FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 783-5070 Facsimile: (202) 783-2331 William A. Isaacson (DC Bar No. 414788; pro hac vice pending) wisaacson@bsfllp.com Karen L. Dunn (DC Bar No. 1002520; pro hac vice pending) kdunn@bsfllp.com BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP 1401 New York Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 237-2727 Facsimile: (202) 237-6131 [Additional counsel identified on signature page] Attorneys for Plaintiff Apple Inc.

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

    SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA APPLE INC.,

    Plaintiff,

    vs. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, Defendant.

    Case No. ______________ REDACTED COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES, DECLARATORY JUDGMENT AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

    DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL

    '17CV0108 NLSGPC

    Case 3:17-cv-00108-GPC-NLS Document 1 Filed 01/20/17 PageID.1 Page 1 of 104

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS NATURE OF THE ACTION .................................................................................... 1  PARTIES.................................................................................................................... 4  JURISDICTION ......................................................................................................... 5  VENUE ...................................................................................................................... 6  FACTUAL ALLEGATIONS .................................................................................... 6  Apple’s Revolutionary Products ................................................................................ 6  Standards and Their Economic Effects ...................................................................... 7  The FRAND Bargain ............................................................................................... 10  ETSI and Qualcomm’s Contractual FRAND Obligations ....................................... 12  Qualcomm’s Dominant Market Position and Cellular Standards ........................... 14  Qualcomm’s Secret Manufacturer License Agreements ......................................... 19  Qualcomm “Double-Dips” Royalties and Chipset Sales ......................................... 22  Qualcomm Gouges Apple ........................................................................................ 24  Apple and Qualcomm’s Licensing Discussions ...................................................... 29  Patents-in-Suit .......................................................................................................... 32  Qualcomm’s SEP Licensing Practices Are Not FRAND and Foreclose Competition .................................................................................................................................. 34  Competition Agencies Around the World Investigate and Take Action Against Qualcomm ................................................................................................................ 45  Apple Responds to Agency Requests ...................................................................... 48  Qualcomm Retaliates By Withholding Nearly $1 Billion From Apple .................. 49  CLAIMS AND PRAYER FOR RELIEF ................................................................. 56  COUNT I ................................................................................................................. 56  Breach of Contract ................................................................................................... 56  COUNT II ............................................................................................................... 57  Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing ........................... 57  COUNT III .............................................................................................................. 58  Violation of Cal. Civ. Code § 1671(b) ..................................................................... 58  COUNT IV .............................................................................................................. 59  Declaratory Relief—Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1060 ................................................... 59  COUNT V ............................................................................................................... 61 

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    Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,246,242 .............................. 61  COUNT VI .............................................................................................................. 62  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 7,246,242 ........................... 62  COUNT VII ............................................................................................................ 63  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,556,549 ............................. 63  COUNT VIII ........................................................................................................... 64  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 6,556,549 .......................... 64  COUNT IX .............................................................................................................. 65  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,137,822 .............................. 65  COUNT X ............................................................................................................... 66  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 9,137,822 ........................... 66  COUNT XI .............................................................................................................. 67  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,289,630 ............................. 67  COUNT XII ............................................................................................................ 68  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 7,289,630 ........................... 68  COUNT XIII ........................................................................................................... 69  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,867,494 .............................. 69  COUNT XIV ........................................................................................................... 70  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 8,867,494 ........................... 70  COUNT XV ............................................................................................................ 71  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,095,725 .............................. 71  COUNT XVI ........................................................................................................... 73  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 7,095,725 ........................... 73  COUNT XVII ......................................................................................................... 73  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,694,469 .............................. 73  COUNT XVIII ........................................................................................................ 75  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 6,694,469 ........................... 75  COUNT XIX ........................................................................................................... 75  Declaration of Noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,059,819 .............................. 75  COUNT XX ............................................................................................................ 77  Declaration of FRAND Royalties for U.S. Patent No. 9,059,819 ........................... 77  COUNT XXI ........................................................................................................... 77 

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