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InterDigital issues statement on ITC decision to review initial determination

InterDigital (IDCC) commented on the notice issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission indicating that the commission has determined to review in its entirety the Initial Determination in Investigation No. 337-TA-800 of wireless device manufacturers Nokia (NOK), Huawei and ZTE (ZTCOY). "We are very happy the commission has decided to review the Initial Determination, and we are confident that it will rectify several clear errors and reach a decision that supports the value of InterDigital's innovations," said William Merritt, president and CEO of InterDigital. "We also welcome an examination by the commission of the licensing record and FRAND obligations related to the investigation. A very thorough investigation on that issue is clearly important in terms of validating the injunctive relief that we're seeking. We are confident that the most thorough possible examination and documentation of this area will be favorable for InterDigital, given our strong licensing record and commitment to fair licensing."