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InterDigital Applauds Senator Coons' Strong Patents Act, Introduced Today

WILMINGTON, Del., March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a mobile technology R&D company and technical solutions provider, released the following statement by President and Chief Executive Officer William J. Merritt on patent legislation introduced today by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE):

"Senator Coons' STRONG Patents Act maps out an effective course for addressing abusive patent practices without weakening the overall patent system that is critical to America's economy. As an R&D-driven company, we are grateful to Senator Coons for working to keep America's patent laws strong, while tackling abuses in a targeted and measured way. Our collective aim should be to ensure America's patent system continues to be a beacon to the world and the foundation of our innovation economy."

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.

For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.

CONTACT: Patrick Van de Wille Email: patrick.vandewille@interdigital.com +1 (858) 210-4814

Source:InterDigital, Inc.