Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                        PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d)
                     OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

         DATE OF REPORT (Date of earliest event reported): May 13, 2003

                     InterDigital Communications Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                         Pennsylvania 1-11152 23-1882087
           (State or other jurisdiction (Commission File (IRS Employer
                  of incorporation) Number) Identification No.)

                781 Third Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406-1409
               (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 610-878-7800

Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

(c)  Exhibits

99.1     Press release dated March 13, 2003

Item 9.  Information Furnished Under Item 12 (Results of Operations and
         Financial Condition).

On May 13, 2003 InterDigital Communications Corporation issued a press release
announcing its results of operations and financial condition for the quarter
ended March 31, 2003. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit

This information is being furnished pursuant to Item 12 of Form 8-K and is being
presented under Item 9 as provided in the Commission's interim guidance
regarding Form 8-K and Item 12 filing requirements (Release No. 34-47583). The
information in this Form 8-K and the Exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed
"filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934, nor shall it
be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of
1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


                       By: /s/ R.J. Fagan
                           Richard J. Fagan
                           Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Dated:  May 13, 2003

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit  No.               Description
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   99.1                    Press release dated May 13, 2003