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Qualcomm and Apple begin new round in epic licensing fight

Illustration of Qualcomm symbols attacking the Apple symbol
Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

The dispute between Qualcomm and Apple over technology at the heart of cellphones will come to the forefront on Friday, when opening arguments are scheduled before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Why it matters: It's a battle of two tech giants accustomed to holding sway over their business partners. That said, the ITC case is just one part of a broader legal fight taking place in courts across the globe, involving claims of everything from breach of contract to patent infringement.