20 January 2015

Mentor Graphics Wins Summary Judgment, Court Dismisses Three Synopsys Patents

WILSONVILLE, Ore., January 20, 2015 - 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.

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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