Cautionary Statements Concerning Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements. Each of these forward-looking statements involves risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those, express or implied, in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause differences between current expectations and actual results include, but are not limited to, the following: final expiration of our existing patents in December 2014; the outcome of pending litigation or disputes; the failure of licensees to comply with existing license agreements, including any failure to pay royalties due; our ability to protect our patent and other intellectual property rights through litigation or other means; positive or negative results in our attempt to acquire new income-generating assets, including new patents or royalty rights; the productivity of acquired income-generating assets may not fulfill our revenue forecasts and, if secured by collateral, we may be undersecured and unable to recuperate our capital expenditures in the transaction; the ability of our licensees, or other third parties from which we receive royalty payments, to maintain or obtain regulatory approvals for the products subject to royalties; and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates. Other factors that may cause PDL's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements in this press release are discussed in PDL's filings with the SEC, especially on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. PDL expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in PDL's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based for any reason, except as required by law, even as new information becomes available or other events occur in the future. All forward-looking statements in this press release are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.