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):   July 9, 2012

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

Pennsylvania 1-33579 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 8.01 Other Events.

Update regarding Nokia, Huawei, ZTE and LG USITC Proceeding (337-TA-800)

On July 9, 2012, in connection with the United States International Trade Commission ("USITC") investigation initiated by InterDigital Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiaries InterDigital Communications, LLC, InterDigital Technology Corporation and IPR Licensing, Inc. (collectively, "InterDigital") against Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc. (collectively, "Nokia"), Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., FutureWei Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Huawei Technologies (USA) and Huawei Device USA, Inc. (collectively, "Huawei"), ZTE Corporation and ZTE (USA) Inc. (collectively, "ZTE") and LG Electronics, Inc., LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. and LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc. (collectively, "LG" and together with Nokia, Huawei and ZTE, "Respondents"), InterDigital received a Notice from the USITC stating that the USITC has determined not to review the Administrative Law Judge’s ("ALJ") June 4, 2012 Initial Determination ("ID") granting LG’s motion to terminate the investigation as to LG on the basis that a claim by LG that LG is licensed under an expired patent license agreement between InterDigital and LG is potentially arbitrable. As a result, the ALJ’s ID has become the Final Determination of the USITC on this issue, and the investigation has been terminated as to LG. InterDigital has 60 days from issuance of the USITC’s Notice to appeal if it chooses to do so. The decision is limited to LG, does not affect the other Respondents in the USITC investigation, and is not a ruling in favor of LG on the merits of LG’s allegation of an existing license. LG Electronics, Inc. and InterDigital are currently involved in a pending arbitration filed by LG Electronics, Inc. with the American Arbitration Association on March 19, 2012. In that arbitration, LG Electronics, Inc. seeks a declaration that it is licensed to certain patents owned by InterDigital, including the patents asserted against LG in the USITC investigation.

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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.
July 10, 2012   By:   /s/ Jannie K. Lau
        Name: Jannie K. Lau
        Title: Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary