Marvell Named a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator
Award acknowledges Marvell's robust patent portfolio and technology
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2013
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a
worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced it was named
a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator. This accolade recognizes
Marvell as one of the world's most innovative companies. The Top 100 Global
Innovator program is an initiative of the IP Solutions business of Thomson
Reuters, honoring corporations and institutions around the world that are at
the heart of innovation as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related
metrics. The 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.
"This honor is a testament to the hard work of our technical engineers and
their leaders. Their constant drive to improve cost, performance and form
factor empowers our partners and customers to deliver best-in-class products
to market. Because of the dedication of our engineers, consumers' lives are
touched with new ways to share and enjoy their connected lifestyle," said Dr.
Sehat Sutardja, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Marvell.
"Our engineering team is made up of a top-notch group of innovators, and we
are glad to see it recognized by an organization as esteemed as Thomson
Marvell is committed to providing complete silicon solutions for the digital
Connected Lifestyle. The company's diverse product portfolio spans 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 more than 3,000 U.S.
patents over the company's 18-year history.
"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."
The Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator peer-reviewed methodology
was executed using the Thomson Reuters Derwent World Patents Index^® (DWPI),
Derwent Patents Citations Index™, Quadrilateral Patent Index™ and Thomson
Innovation^®, the IP and intelligence collaboration platform. Comparative
financial analysis was done using the Thomson Reuters Advanced Analytics
As a group, winners of the Thomson Reuters' Top 100 Global Innovators
outperformed the S&P 500 by 3 percent in their market cap weighted revenue (15
percent versus 12 percent) and added 124,214 new jobs in 2012. To view the
full report, visit www.top100innovators.com.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon
solutions enabling the digital connected lifestyle. From mobile communications
to storage, cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content
delivery, Marvell'sdiverse product portfolioaligns complete platform designs
with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At
the core of powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell
empowers partners and their customers toalways 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
As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group
Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.Marvell.com.
Marvell is a registered trademark of Marvell and/or its affiliates. Other
names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
For Further Information Contact:
Marvell Media Relations
Daniel Yoo Jennifer Figueroa
Tel: 408-222-2187 Tel: 972-342-9148
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