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SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Apple Inc, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of Qualcomm Inc patents, said on Friday it will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues.
Apple will carry out the software updates at the start of next week « to address any possible concern about our compliance with the order », the firm said in a statement sent to Reuters.
Earlier this week, Qualcomm said a Chinese court had ordered a ban on sales of some older iPhone models for violating two of its patents, though intellectual property lawyers said the ban would likely take time to enforce.
« Based on the iPhone models we offer today in China, we believe we are in compliance, » Apple said.
« Early next week we will deliver a software update for iPhone users in China addressing the minor functionality of the two patents at issue in the case.

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