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Qualcomm faces lawsuit over Chinese characters

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM), the San Diego-based maker of digital wireless communications equipment, was sued for trademark infringement by a maker of Chinese-character cards in a Chinese court, the ZDNet website reported.

Shanghai Gao Tong Semiconductor Co. filed suit, objecting to the company’s use of Chinese characters for “Gao Tong” to describe some of its products and services, according to ZDNet. In Chinese, the two companies’ names are identical, ZDNet reported.

The Chinese company is asking for $16 million in compensation, according to the news website.

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Irwin Mark Jacobs

  • Founding Chairman, CEO Emeritus

Paul Jacobs

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Tamar Elkeles

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Don Jones

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Don Rosenberg

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Steven Altman

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Steve Mollenkopf

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Derek Aberle

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Navrina Singh

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