InterDigital Responds to Reports of Huawei European Commission Complaint
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) issued the following response to the
announcement by Huawei that they filed a complaint with the European
Commission, claiming abuse of patents essential to the 3G (UMTS)
"InterDigital has not seen the complaint that was filed, so we can offer
no specific response to whatever issues might be raised in the
complaint," said Lawrence Shay, President of InterDigital's patent
holding subsidiaries. "InterDigital has over 200 engineers in four
research and development facilities, and participates with engineers
from a broad range of industry leaders in developing and testing
innovative technologies that become wireless standards. We have in the
past licensed, and continue to license, technologies on the terms set
forth in our commitments to those standards bodies. Our long and
successful track record of licensing more than 50 companies throughout
the mobile industry is proof of that commitment, and of our ability to
reach mutually agreeable terms for such licenses."
Over the past three decades, InterDigital's R&D team has developed
fundamental wireless technologies that have shaped the cellular
industry, and has built a portfolio of over 19,500 patents and patent
applications as of December 31, 2011.
InterDigital develops fundamental wireless 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
InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.
For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.
Patrick Van de Wille
Source: InterDigital, Inc.
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