Mentor Graphics Wins Summary Judgment, Court Dismisses Three Synopsys Patents

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Jan. 20, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT), today announced that a California federal district court has issued a summary judgment order in favor of Mentor Graphics invalidating all asserted claims of three patents asserted by Synopsys, Inc.

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The lawsuit, initiated by Synopsys in 2012, involved four patents covering synthesis technology. Litigation of the fourth patent is stayed pending an inter parties review by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent Office.  Any trial on this patent will be postponed until after the Patent Office has completed its review.

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Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year in excess of $1.15 billion. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site:

(Mentor Graphics and Mentor are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)

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Suzanne Graham
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