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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
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FORM 8-K

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

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2020
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INTERDIGITAL, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Pennsylvania1-33579
82-4936666
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
200 Bellevue Parkway, Suite 300
Wilmington, DE 19809-3727
(Address of principal executive offices, Zip code)

302-281-3600
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
Not Applicable
Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share IDCC NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 





Item 8.01.Other Events.

On April 28, 2020, InterDigital, Inc. (“InterDigital”) announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries had entered into a multi-year, worldwide, non-exclusive, fixed-fee patent license agreement (the “Agreement”) with Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd. (“Huawei”). The Agreement covers the sale of certain of Huawei’s 3G, 4G and 5G terminal unit products, including the use of Wi-Fi and HEVC in those products, and extends through December 31, 2023.

In connection with the Agreement, InterDigital and Huawei have agreed to terms for dismissal of all outstanding litigation and other proceedings among them and their affiliates, including, without limitation, the actions previously disclosed in InterDigital’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 in the (i) Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court and (ii) High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division), Patents Court.






SIGNATURES

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.
 
 
By: /s/ Richard L. Gulino
Richard L. Gulino
Chief Legal Officer, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Date: April 28, 2020