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Qualcomm, Broadcom Settle One Case

Four others remain outstanding.

Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get QUALCOMM Incorporated Report and Broadcomundefined agreed to settle one of their many patent disputes.

San Diego-based Qualcomm said the agreement calls for the companies to dismiss with prejudice all claims and counterclaims associated with two patents belonging to Broadcom and two patents belonging to Qualcomm. The company said the settlement reduces to four from five the number of jury trials pending on a patent dispute between the two electronics makers.

Earlier this week, Qualcomm and


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said there has been little progress made in discussions over a patent licensing standoff between those companies.