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SIDENSE FILES ACTION AGAINST THIRD KILOPASS PATENT AT USPTO

Sidense completes filing of all three Kilopass memory cell patents asserted against the Company

Ottawa, Canada – November 29, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) OTP IP cores, announced today that it has requested the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to reexamine Kilopass U.S. Patent Nos. 6,950,751 entitled "High density semiconductor memory cell and memory array using a single transistor and having variable gate oxide breakdown," and rule that the claims of this patent are invalid.

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SIDENSE FILES ACTION AGAINST KILOPASS PATENTS AT USPTO

Sidense asks United States Patent and Trademark Office to invalidate Kilopass 1T memory cell patents asserted against the Company

Ottawa, Canada – November 2, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) OTP IP cores, announced today that it has requested the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to reexamine Kilopass U.S. Patent Nos. 6,777,757 and 6,856,540, each entitled "High Density Semiconductor Memory Cell and Memory Array using a Single Transistor," and rule that the claims of these patents are invalid.

 

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SIDENSE ACHIEVES RECORD RESULTS FOR FY2010

Best year for bookings ever for fiscal year ending September 30, 2010

Ottawa, Canada – October 25, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) OTP IP cores, announced today that the Company has achieved record annual bookings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010. Furthermore, the Company's Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from end of FY2008 to end of FY2010 was a robust 43.51%.

 

 

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Sidense Reports: US Court Rules That "No Further Amendments of the Complaint Will Be Allowed" by Kilopass

Sidense further strengthens position in Kilopass Litigation

Ottawa, Canada – October 15, 2010 - Sidense, a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, announced that Judge Illston has granted Kilopass permission to file its proposed Second Amended Complaint (Kilopass's third version of a complaint), but ruled that "No further amendments of the complaint will be allowed." Judge Illston noted that this mooted Sidense's motion to dismiss Kilopass' prior complaint, but ruled that "if [Sidense] determines that issues as to [the complaint's] sufficiency remain, it may file an appropriate motion [to dismiss]."

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Sidense Granted Anti-fuse Memory Cell Patent by USPTO

Company further strengthens 1T-OTP memory patent portfolio

Ottawa, Canada – August 20, 2010 – Sidense, a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently granted the Company Patent Number 7,755,162, "Anti-fuse Memory Cell." The '162 patent adds to the Company's fast growing patent portfolio covering its 1T-FuseTM memory technology. Sidense's 1T-Fuse Split-Channel bit cell is at the heart of its secure, reliable and cost-effective non-volatile, one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP products, comprising the SiPROM, SLP and ULP families.

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Sidense Corp. Files Motion for Dismissal and/or Amendment of Kilopass's Claims

Motion states that Kilopass’s allegations are vague and without substance

Ottawa, Canada – August 10, 2010 - Sidense, a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, announced it has filed a motion in US District Court seeking dismissal and/or amendment of Kilopass’s numerous claims on grounds that Kilopass has not satisfied the most basic legal requirements in its allegations against Sidense.

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Sidense Introduces Ultra-Low-Power NVM Memory

New one-transistor OTP product targeted for eFuse replacement in precision analog trim applications

Ottawa, Canada – June 7, 2010 - Sidense, a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, today announced the introduction of the Company’s ULP (Ultra-Low Power) one-time programmable (OTP) macro family. Like all Sidense OTP memory products, ULP macros are based on the Company’s patented one-transistor (1T) split-channel architecture (1T-Fuse™) and require no additional masks or process steps, thus adding no extra wafer processing cost.

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Sidense to Prove Kilopass Patent Invalid

Company taking actions to prove invalidity of Kilopass 1T patent infringement assertions

Ottawa, Canada – May 23, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) OTP IP cores, has announced it intends to prove that the only patent asserted against it by Kilopass Technology, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on May 14, 2010, is invalid.

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Sidense Corp. Reacts to Kilopass Allegations

Ottawa, Canada – May 17, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, has acknowledged reports that Kilopass has commenced legal proceedings against it in California by stating it believes any allegations that it is infringing Kilopass patents to be without substance or merit.

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Sidense Raises $5 million in Venture Capital to Expand Product Development

Additional funds to be used to support Sidense’s growth as an NVM IP leader

Ottawa, Canada - May 11th, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, announced today that it has raised $5 million in a Series B, growth capital venture capital financing round led by VentureLink Funds of Canada. Also participating in this round of funding are existing funding partners Tech Capital Partners and Trellis Capital of Canada and Vertex Venture Capital of Israel. This money will be used to expand Sidense’s development of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) products for use in systems-on-chips (SoCs) implemented in leading-edge silicon processes and to enhance the Company’s sales and marketing efforts.

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Secure Sidense OTP Helps Parade Provide Protected Video Content

Ottawa, Canada - April 9th, 2010 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP cores, today announced that Parade Technologies Ltd., a leading innovator of digital video interface products, has selected Sidense’s 1T-Fuse™-based OTP memory for use in their HDMI switch products. The 64Kbit macro will be used for several purposes, including HDCP key, EDID (Extended Display Information Data) information and code storage.

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