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): April 16, 2004

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

       Pennsylvania                     1-11152                  23-1882087
(State or other jurisdiction    (Commission File Number)       (IRS Employer
       of incorporation)                                     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 5. Other Events and Required FD Disclosure.

InterDigital Communications Corporation has issued a press release today
announcing an internal corporate repositioning. A copy of the press release is
attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its
behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                     INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION

                                     By: /s/ Lawrence F. Shay
                                         Lawrence F. Shay
                                         General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dated:  April 16, 2004

Exhibit No.                Description
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99.1                       Press release dated April 16, 2004