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Marvell's Broad Patent Portfolio Recognized as 2014 Top 100 Global Innovator for the Third Consecutive Year by Thomson Reuters

Leading global media firm Thomson Reuters honors Marvell as one of the world's most innovative companies

Santa Clara, California (November 11, 2014) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced it was named to Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovator list for the third consecutive year. Honoring the world’s most innovative companies, this distinction recognizes Marvell’s dedication to innovation and commitment to protecting its Intellectual Property rights. The Top 100 Global Innovator program is an initiative of the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters, showcasing global corporations and institutions which are responsible for designing and delivering a sizable amount of innovation. Winning organizations were measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics, including overall patent volume, patent grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations.

“Marvell is extremely humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award and recognition from Thomson Reuters for the third consecutive year. Since the founding of Marvell, it has been our long-term commitment to invent the industry’s most advanced technologies and drive innovation to make positive impacts to the world,” said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell. “I am so proud of the entire Marvell global family for the tireless effort and contribution to the success of our customers and partners. I am very thankful to our engineers for their continuous commitment to great invention, original creativity and significant contribution to the high-tech industry. It is our mission and focus to bring the benefits of technology to better the lives of all consumers globally.”

Marvell’s diverse product portfolio includes mobile communications, storage, cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery, among others. Marvell is proud of its extensive investment in research and development, resulting in nearly 5,000 U.S. patents and a 10-member legal team handling intellectual property.

“The Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators prove that they are the companies driving economic growth, creating jobs and pioneering new products and services,” said Basil Moftah, President, Thomson Reuters IP & Science. “We congratulate this year’s companies and are honored to recognize their outstanding accomplishment.”

The Thomson Reuters 2014 Top 100 Global Innovator peer-reviewed methodology was executed using Thomson Reuters Derwent World Patents Index® (DWPI), Derwent Patents Citations Index™, Quadrilateral Patent Index™, and Thomson Innovation®, its IP and intelligence collaboration platform. Comparative financial analysis was done using the Thomson Reuters Advanced Analytics for Deal-Making platform. Comparative financial analysis was done using the Thomson Reuters Advanced Analytics for Deal-Making platform. To view the full report, visit

About Marvell


Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon solutions and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle.” From mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery, Marvell’s diverse product portfolio aligns complete platform designs with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At the core of the world’s most powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell empowers partners and their customers to always stand at the forefront of innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to their social, private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human experience.


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