InterDigital, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   June 28, 2010

InterDigital, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Pennsylvania 1-11152 23-1882087
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
781 Third Avenue, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania   19406-1409
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   610-878-7800

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) Election of New Director.

On June 28, 2010, the board of directors (the "board") of InterDigital, Inc. (the "company"), upon the recommendation of the nominating and corporate governance committee, elected Jean F. Rankin, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of LSI Corporation, as a new director. A copy of the company’s press release announcing Ms. Rankin’s election is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Ms. Rankin will be compensated in accordance with the company’s compensation program for non-management directors, as described in the company’s 2010 proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2010. Accordingly, upon her election to the board on June 28, 2010, Ms. Rankin received an initial election award of 4,000 restricted stock units, which vest in full on the first anniversary of the grant date, and a prorated award of 3,726 restricted stock units, which vest in full on June 3, 2011, for her partial service during the 2010-2011 board year.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 InterDigital, Inc. press release dated June 29, 2010.

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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.

    InterDigital, Inc.
June 29, 2010   By:   /s/ Jannie K. Lau
        Name: Jannie K. Lau
        Title: Associate General Counsel

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  InterDigital, Inc. press release dated June 29, 2010