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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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