QUALCOMM Announces Resignation of Lou Lupin as General Counsel and Appointment of Carol Lam as Acting General Counsel

    SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated
 (Nasdaq:   QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple
 Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced
 that Lou Lupin has resigned his position as executive vice president and
 general counsel. Carol Lam, senior vice president and legal counsel, will
 serve as acting general counsel of QUALCOMM while a nationwide executive
 search is conducted for a new general counsel.
     "We are appreciative of Lou's many valuable contributions to the
 Company," said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, CEO of QUALCOMM. "He has played a major
 role in the formation of QUALCOMM's successful technology licensing program
 and negotiation of key licensing agreements. His counsel and direction on
 legal matters and intellectual property expertise and strategy has greatly
 benefited the Company."
     Carol Lam joined QUALCOMM in February 2007 as a senior member of the
 Company's legal team after having served as the United States Attorney for
 the Southern District of California since 2002. Since joining the Company,
 Lam has helped manage and direct the Company's legal strategies worldwide
 (see February 15, 2007 press release on Carol Lam's appointment,
 tml ).
     "Carol is highly regarded as a top prosecutor who has litigated complex
 cases with national impact," said Steve Altman, president of QUALCOMM.
 "With her experience and proven track record, I have full confidence that
 Carol and the senior members of our legal team will continue to manage our
 legal matters during this transitional period."
     QUALCOMM Incorporated (http://www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in
 developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications
 products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies.
 Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is included in the S&P 500
 Index and is a 2007 FORTUNE 500(R) company traded on The Nasdaq Stock
 Market(R) under the ticker symbol QCOM.
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this news
 release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
 uncertainties, including the Company's ability to successfully design and
 have manufactured significant quantities of CDMA components on a timely and
 profitable basis, the extent and speed to which CDMA is deployed, change in
 economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as
 the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports,
 including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 24, 2006,
 and most recent Form 10-Q.
     QUALCOMM is a registered trademark of QUALCOMM Incorporated. All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
      Christine Trimble, Corporate Communications
      Phone:  1-858-845-5959
      Email:  corpcomm@qualcomm.com
      John Gilbert, Investor Relations
      Phone:  1-858-658-4813
      Email:  ir@qualcomm.com


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