SAN DIEGO (Kyodo) Qualcomm Inc., a leading U.S. designer of mobile phone chip sets, said Wednesday it will file a legal complaint against a Fair Trade Commission order related to licensing deals with Japanese cell phone makers.

“Qualcomm will pursue an appeal before the Japanese courts” if the FTC affirms the order after a “full” evidentiary hearing Qualcomm will seek to have, the San Diego, Calif.-based firm said in a statement after the FTC issued the order.

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