Qualcomm, the world’s greatest maker of cell phone chips, has claimed for the offer of some iPhones in the US to be blocked.
It asserts that iPhones utilizing chips by rivals, for example, Intel, encroach six of its licenses.
Qualcomm said it had asked the US Universal Exchange Commission (ITC) to research and force an import piece.
It is the most recent move in a progression of debate and claims amongst Apple and Qualcomm.
In January, Apple documented two claims against Qualcomm, guaranteeing it had manhandled its predominant market position.
It additionally affirmed the chip-producer had broken an understanding between the two organizations, by denying Apple access to chip advances it was qualified for use under the terms of a permitting bargain.
The most recent difference concerns six licenses identifying with vitality sparing components on the iPhone, which Qualcomm says Apple has utilized without authorization.
As indicated by the news organization Reuters, Qualcomm has additionally recorded a claim looking for monetary remuneration from Apple.
“Apple keeps on utilizing Qualcomm’s innovation while declining to pay for it. These claims try to stop Apple’s encroachment of six of our licensed innovations,” the organization said in an announcement.
Apple alluded the BBC to a past proclamation on Qualcomm, in which it said the organization’s business hones “hurt the whole business”.
“They supply us with a solitary availability part, however for a considerable length of time have been requesting a rate of the aggregate cost of our items – adequately exhausting Apple’s advancement”, it said.
“We accept profoundly in the estimation of protected innovation yet we shouldn’t need to pay them for innovation leaps forward they don’t have anything to do with.”
Qualcomm said it trusted the ITC would start an examination in August.