Apple secured a victory in their ongoing dispute with Qualcomm, after a German court rejected four out of eight infringement claims. The district court found no infringement of the patents. which are related to on-device search. However, the judgment is not final. No final decision was reached on the four other claims.

This adds to the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Qualcomm, which saw Apple gain recent win in the country, yet Qualcomm still has restrictions placed on the sale of some iPhones in the country.