Judge Mitchell Dembin rejected Apple's positi Cue's current role in the company makes it irrelevant to the case, Bloomberg .
Apple and Qualcomm have been involved in an internatial legal war since the first filed a billi dollar lawsuit last January.
Qualcomm filed to file Cue in November, and argued that the executive is indeed important because he was e of the main negotiators for Apple when the 2007 iPhone launched as a AT & T exclusivity.
Cue will join a list of Apple executives in questi, the others being Jeff Williams, chief operating officer, Phil Schiller, chief marketing officer, and Johny Srouji, chief of equipment. In April, Apple and Qualcomm agreed to a date of June 27 for the dismissal of CEO Tim Cook.
The two companies are locked in a bitter dispute that spans multiple jurisdictis, with Apple claiming that Qualcomm is abusing its "mopoly power" to charge excessive license fees. Qualcomm respded with a series of patent infringement suits.
The regulators scrutinized Qualcomm's past agreements – in January 2018, for example, the European Uni fined $ 1.23 billi an exclusive five-year deal. years with Apple.
. Qualcomm recently announced a more user-friendly license …