Qualcomm has finally inked a licensing deal with Lenovo, the US chipmaker announced on Thursday, ending a 12-month period marred by delayed royalty payments from China’s biggest smartphone vendors following a damaging rift with the country’s government.

The deal covers Lenovo chips as well as Motorola, which was acquired by the Chinese hardware giant in late 2014. The fresh patent agreement grants Lenovo a royalty-bearing license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G and 4G devices built with Qualcomm technology.

Lenovo is the last of China’s five big smartphone makers to reach a deal with Qualcomm, whose stock price tumbled over 38 percent in 2015 amid troubles settling patent agreements with the cornerstone clients. Qualcomm’s stock price jumped almost two percent in after hours trading following the latest announcement.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com