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Tessera Technologies' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Tessera Technologies (TSRA)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 26, 2012 5:00 p.m. ET

Executives

Moriah Shilton - IR

Robert Young - President and CEO

Mike Anthofer - CFO

Barney Cassidy - General Counsel

Rich Chernicoff - President, Tessera Intellectual Property Corp.

Bob Roohparvar - President, DigitalOptics Corporation.

Analysts

Jonathan Skeels - Davenport & Co.

Eugene Robin - Cove Street Capital

Eric [Neetch] - Barclays

Jeff Karansky - DRZ

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Tessera Technologies second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions.] Thank you. I would now like to turn the conference over to Ms. Moriah Shilton. Madam, you may begin.

Moriah Shilton

Thanks, operator, and good afternoon everyone. Thank you for joining us for the call today. This call is also being broadcast live over the Internet. I will now read a short Safe Harbor statement.

During the course of this conference call, management will make a number of forward-looking statements, which are statements regarding future events, including the future financial performance of the company. These forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ significantly from those projected. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this call.

More information about factors that may cause results to differ from the projections made in these forward-looking statements can be found in Tessera's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, especially in the sections entitled Risk Factors. The company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after this call.

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