InterDigital, Inc.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.75 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

19

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 MidCap 400® 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

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Cinzia GUIDO 15 Sep 2022 14 Sep 2023
    Ms Simona Popa 15 Sep 2022 14 Sep 2023
    Ms Cinzia GUIDO 17 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Ms Simona Popa 17 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Ms Simona Popa 21 Mar 2020 19 Mar 2021
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 05 Nov 2019 30 Oct 2020
    Mr Robert Stien 21 Sep 2019 18 Sep 2020
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 25 Apr 2019 24 Apr 2020
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 07 Nov 2018 06 Nov 2019
    Mr James HARLAN 23 Oct 2018 22 Oct 2019
    Mr Robert Stien 21 Sep 2018 20 Sep 2019
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 03 May 2018 02 May 2019
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 21 Nov 2017 17 Nov 2018
    Mr Robert Stien 27 Oct 2017 19 Oct 2018
    Ms Jillian Mertsch 05 May 2017 02 May 2018
    Mr Nicholas Cunningham 03 Dec 2016 01 Dec 2017
    Mr Robert Stien 04 Nov 2016 20 Oct 2017
    Mr Robert Stien 19 Jun 2015 16 Jun 2016

    Complementary Information

    Simona Popa (100%)
    Rob Stien (25%)
    Nick Cunningham (25%)
    Cinzia Guido (100%)
    Stéphane Tronchon (25%)

    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

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Horizon 2020 378,942€

    Intermediaries for closed year

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

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    govstrat
    europa insights
    lysios

    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

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    19 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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 31 Aug 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Discussion on strategic foresight
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject 5G and Internet of Things, SEP and standardization
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Manuel Aleixo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject SEPs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Feb 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject standardization
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
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