We are in “The Business of Invention”: inventing advanced technologies, enabling others in the ecosystem, and licensing our solutions across the industry. We solve many of the industry’s most critical and complex technical challenges years ahead of market deployment, helping drive smarter, more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience.

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Patent Portfolio

Fundamental Breakthroughs

Below is a sampling of key technologies covered by our patent portfolio:

Seamless Handover

Increases coverage, accommodates more users and saves battery life.

Joint Detection and Interference Cancellation

Cancels out extraneous noise for a clearer and crisper reception.

Fundamental System Architecture

InterDigital developed the basic design concepts and methodologies by which most commercial TDMA and CDMA wireless systems are implemented worldwide.

Bandwidth on Demand

Enables systems to allocate bandwidth in an extremely efficient manner, increasing the capacity of a wireless system.

Power Control

Superior power control technology to maximize system capacity and minimize signal interference and degradation.

Packet Data

An extremely efficient method of transporting packet data over a radio signal, thereby increasing radio system capacity.

Global Pilot Channel

A reference signal transmitted by the base station that allows reliable and robust communications by all mobile users.


A listing of InterDigital’s U.S. patents can be found on the US Patent and Trademark Office website.