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Two InterDigital Executives Named to Key Industry Positions

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that two of its executives have been named to key industry leadership positions.

Scott J. Williams, Director, Licensing, has been appointed to the Licensing Executives Society (LES) board of trustees beginning at the LES annual meeting in October 2016. Prior to his nomination to the Board of Trustees, he served on LES committees including the Educational and High Tech Sector Committees and has held several other leadership positions within LES including Philadelphia Chapter Chair and the 2015 Annual Meeting Chair. LES is the global leader in standards development, education, and certification in promoting IP commerce.

Ted Naccarella, Associate General Patent Counsel, was elected to the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) board of directors for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017. IPO, a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, advocates for effective and affordable IP ownership rights and provides a wide array of services to members. The association serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology.

“LES and IPO are outstanding organizations advancing high quality intellectual property rights,” said Lawrence F. Shay, Senior Executive Vice President, Future Wireless, at InterDigital. “The appointments of Scott and Ted to these key industry positions underscores the pair’s leadership and commitment to the acceleration of innovation.”

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of 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 year 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.

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

Source:InterDigital, Inc.