NetLogic Microsystems Strengthens Its Innovation And Technology Leadership With Expanded Patent Portfolio

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that it has expanded its intellectual property portfolio to now include over 800 worldwide patents, filings and international registrations covering a broad range of innovations for its industry-leading products for networking infrastructure. The extraordinary strength of NetLogic Microsystems’ intellectual property portfolio has enabled the company to be at the forefront of innovation and technology leadership in high-performance multi-core processing, knowledge-based processing, digital front-end processing and 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet PHY solutions.

The growing breadth, depth and diversity of NetLogic Microsystems’ patent portfolio are a strong recognition of NetLogic Microsystems’ innovation and technology leadership in delivering highly differentiated products for advanced 3G/4G mobile wireless infrastructure, data center, enterprise, metro Ethernet, and edge and core infrastructure networks.

NetLogic Microsystems’ patent portfolio covers a wide range of innovations, from high-speed circuits to architecture enhancements, conceived during the company’s continuing development of its industry-leading knowledge-based processors, multi-core processors, digital front-end processors and 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet physical-layer (PHY) solutions which are being deployed by Tier One original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in leading systems such as switches, routers, wireless base stations, security appliances, networked storage appliances, service gateways and connected media devices.

“The combination of our innovation-driven culture along with the creative talent of our exceptional engineering teams has enabled us to build our strong patent portfolio,” said Ron Jankov, president and chief executive officer at NetLogic Microsystems. “The power and breadth of our intellectual property is enabling us to further separate ourselves from the competition in delivering the industry’s most advanced and complex semiconductor products for next-generation carrier-class, enterprise and data center applications.”

NetLogic Microsystems was also recently recognized as a Top 50 Innovator in the Semiconductor Industry by the Patent Board, and was ranked 8 th in Industry Impact™, which is based on the extent to which other companies are building upon a portfolio of issued US utility patents as compared to the total set of utility patents.

About NetLogic Microsystems

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL) is a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions that are powering next-generation Internet networks. NetLogic Microsystems’ best-in-class products perform highly differentiated tasks of accelerating complex network traffic to significantly enhance the performance and functionality of advanced 3G/4G mobile wireless infrastructure, data center, enterprise, metro Ethernet, edge and core infrastructure networks. NetLogic Microsystems’ market-leading product portfolio includes high-performance multi-core processors, knowledge-based processors, content processors, network search engines, digital front-end processors, high-speed 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet PHY solutions and ultra low-power embedded processors. These products are designed into high-performance systems such as switches, routers, wireless base stations, security appliances, networked storage appliances, service gateways and connected media devices offered by leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). NetLogic Microsystems is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices and design centers throughout North America, Asia and Europe. For more information about products offered by NetLogic Microsystems, call +1-408-454-3000 or visit the NetLogic Microsystems Web site at http://www.netlogicmicro.com.

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