InterDigital, Inc.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.75 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

23

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    InterDigital, Inc.

    EU Transparency Register

    787513017798-23 First registered on 12 Jun 2015

    Goals / Remit

    InterDigital develops mobile and video 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, better video delivery, and richer multimedia experiences years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading technology companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600® index.

    Main EU files targeted

    InterDigital participates globally in activities associated with wireless communications and video research and development. We are following the Digital Single Market agenda, Industrial Strategy, trade and telecoms standardization issues, in particular 5G issues and any other spectrum, broadband, patent or IP matters and competition issues that might be considered by the EU Commission.

    Address

    Head Office
    200 Bellevue Parkway Suite 300
    Wilmington 19809-3727
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 56
    Brussels 1000 - 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 02 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Simona Popa 09 Sep 2023 06 Sep 2024
    Mr Gianluca PISCHEDDA 14 Jul 2023 12 Jul 2024
    Ms Cinzia GUIDO 15 Sep 2022 24 Mar 2023
    Ms Simona Popa 15 Sep 2022 09 Sep 2023
    Ms Cinzia GUIDO 17 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Ms Simona Popa 17 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Ms Simona Popa 21 Mar 2020 20 Mar 2021
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 05 Nov 2019 31 Oct 2020
    Mr Robert Stien 21 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 25 Apr 2019 04 Jan 2020
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 07 Nov 2018 05 Nov 2019
    Mr James HARLAN 23 Oct 2018 23 Oct 2019
    Mr Robert Stien 21 Sep 2018 21 Sep 2019
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 03 May 2018 25 Apr 2019
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 21 Nov 2017 07 Nov 2018
    Mr Robert Stien 27 Oct 2017 21 Sep 2018
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 05 May 2017 03 May 2018
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 03 Dec 2016 21 Nov 2017
    Mr Robert Stien 04 Nov 2016 21 Oct 2017
    Mr Robert Stien 19 Jun 2015 16 Jun 2016

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    IP Europe
    4iP
    AmCham EU
    GSMA - associate member
    5GAA
    New European Media
    ETSI - associate member
    NetWorld 2020
    OpenAirInterface Software Alliance
    AIOTI
    European Internet Forum

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Horizon Europe 1,011,796€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    europa insights 100,000€ - 199,999€
    lysios 100,000€ - 199,999€
    govstrat 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    lysios
    govstrat

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Internet Forum

    Communication activities

    IP Action Plan, 5G, Patents and Standards

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    23 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 07 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject The Commission plan to establish a new Framework for Standard Essential Patents
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject The Commission plan to establish a new Framework for Standard Essential Patents
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 31 Aug 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Discussion on strategic foresight
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Dimitri Lorenzani (Cabinet member)
    • Date 31 Aug 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Discussion on strategic foresight
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Attending
      • Dimitri Lorenzani (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject How to best contribute to EU’s political, economic, technological and geo-political objectives in the context of ongoing and upcoming policy and legislative initiatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2022 Location Bruxelles
      Subject Protection of intellectual property
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Nov 2020 Location Brussels (WEBEX)
      Subject Digital issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 May 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject A discussion against the backdrop of the recent Industrial Strategy and the Digital Strategy, focusing on the development of strategic capacities and key digital infrastructure such as 5G in the EU.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject 5G and Internet of Things, SEP and standardization
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 17 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject 5G and Internet of Things, SEP and standardization
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Feb 2019 Location Brussels Belgium.
      Subject IPR/Standards problems in China
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Pedro Velasco Martins (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Future Research Framework Programme (FP9)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Manuel Aleixo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Dec 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of ideas on how to unlock innovation through Horizon2020 Working Programme
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Alfredo Sousa De Jesus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Standard essential patents
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Manuel Aleixo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject SEPs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Standard essential patents
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Feb 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject standardisation, startups, data
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject standardization
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Alfredo Sousa De Jesus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
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