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Marvell Named a Thomson Reuters 2013 Top 100 Global Innovator for the Second Consecutive Year

Marvell's Broad Patent Portfolio Recognized by Leading Global Media

Santa Clara, California (November 6, 2013) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced it was named to Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovator list for the second consecutive year. Honoring the world’s most innovative companies, this distinction recognizes Marvell’s broad patent portfolio and advanced technology development and innovation during the past year. 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.

“Marvell is extremely honored to receive this prestigious recognition from Thomson Reuters for the second consecutive year.  This truly represents the great invention, original creativity and significant contribution to the high-tech industry by our dedicated and hardworking engineers,” said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell.  “Since the founding of Marvell, it has been our long-term commitment to drive innovation and invent the industry’s most advanced technologies to make positive impacts to the world.  I am so proud of the entire Marvell global family for the tireless effort and contribution to the success of our customers and partners.”

Marvell is committed to providing complete silicon solutions for the digital Connected Lifestyle. The company’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 more than 3,700 U.S. patents over the company’s 18-year history.

"This year's award recipients once again prove that they are the companies driving growth, creating jobs and pioneering new products and services," said David Brown, managing director, Thomson Reuters IP Solutions. "We congratulate the Thomson Reuters 2013 Top 100 Global Innovator companies and their leaders and are honored to recognize their efforts with this annual report."

The Thomson Reuters 2013 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 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. To view the full report, visit

About Marvell
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’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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