Texas Instruments recognized as a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator

    Texas Instruments recognized as a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global
                                  Innovator

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)
(NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the company has been named a Thomson Reuters
2012 Top 100 Global Innovator. The program, an initiative of the IP Solutions
business of Thomson Reuters, honors corporations and institutions around the
world that are at the heart of innovation. 

"Innovation fuels TI's success in developing the analog and embedded process
technologies that are helping to shape the future of electronics," said Rich
Templeton, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TI. "TI
employees are passionate about innovation, and this recognition underscores
our commitment to fostering it across every level of the company to enable
game-changing, differentiated semiconductor solutions for TI customers." 

The Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator methodology is based on four
principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent grant success rate, global
reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations. The
peer-reviewed methodology was executed using a series of Thomson Reuters'
proprietary patent-related metrics and tools including the Thomson Reuters
Derwent World Patents Index^® (DWPI). Comparative financial analysis was also
completed. To view the full report, visit www.top100innovators.com

"Innovation is the foundation for economic prosperity and technological
advancement," said David Brown, managing director, Thomson Reuters IP
Solutions. "We congratulate the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator
companies and their leaders for recognizing the important role innovation
plays in the successes of today and of tomorrow."

About innovation at TI

For more than 80 years, TI has been at the forefront of technical innovation,
enabling customers to differentiate products with higher integration, faster
speeds and lower power.Today, we are engineering the future with
semiconductor advances in energy harvesting, power management, cloud
computing, safety and security, health technology, and more.Learn more about
how TI's analog and embedded processing products are improving how we live,
work and play, today and well into the future, at www.ti.com/innovation.

About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments semiconductor innovations help 90,000 customers unlock the
possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier
and more fun.Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in
everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors,
to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities.This is
just the beginning of our story.Learn more at http://www.ti.com.

SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

Website: http://www.ti.com
Website: http://top100innovators.com
Contact: Tish LeBlanc, Texas Instruments, +1-225-767-3437, tleblanc@ti.com, or
Mo Mahmoud, Texas Instruments, +1-972-479-3260, mo@ti.com; or Laura Gaze,
Thomson Reuters, +1-203-535-6283, laura.gaze@thomsonreuters.com