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Sidense Raises Additional $5.6M Venture Capital

Secures funding for NVM development in advanced nodes and continued business growth. 

Ottawa, Canada - (October 17, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced today that it has raised an additional $5.6 million for its Round C financing from several sources, including one new source, Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF). Also participating in this round of funding are existing Venture Capital investors including Tech Capital Partners, VentureLink, and Vertex Venture Capital.

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Sidense’s NVM IP Completes TSMC IP9000 Assessment at 90nm Low-Power Process Node

Sidense adds SiPROM one-time programmable (OTP) memory macros at 90LP to growing list of products that meet TSMC’s IP9000 Assessment requirements.

Ottawa, Canada - (September 12, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced today that the Company’s SiPROM 1T-Fuse™ OTP macro family for the 90LP process has met TSMC’s IP9000 Assessment program requirements. This achievement adds to the list of 1T-OTP products at several process nodes that have already met IP9000 Assessment.

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Markman Ruling Puts Sidense in Strong Position to Win Lawsuit

After the court’s decision, in favor of Sidense, Kilopass asks for a 5 month trial delay

Ottawa, Canada - (Sept. 6, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced that on August 31, 2011, District Court Judge Honorable Susan Illston issued her patent claim construction ruling which, as expected, indicates that Kilopass should not be able to win its patent infringement lawsuit against Sidense.

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Sidense Sues Kilopass and CEO, Charlie Cheng

Sidense files lawsuit on five counts including Defamation, Interference, and Unfair Competition in the District Court for the Northern District of California

Ottawa, Canada - (Sept. 2, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, has filed a lawsuit against Kilopass Technology Inc. as well as its CEO, Mr. Charlie Cheng, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Sidense is seeking a jury trial and damages for five causes of action, including Defamation, Intentional Interference with Contractual Relations, Intentional Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage, Unfair Competition under California Business and Professions Code as well as Federal Unfair Competition.

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USPTO Examiner Maintains Position on Sidense’s ‘855 Patent – Upholding Its Validity Over the Kilopass Peng Patents

USPTO Examiner rejects Kilopass’ arguments on Appeal

Ottawa, Canada - (Sept. 2, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Examiner has reasserted his position that all eleven claims in Sidense’s U.S. Patent No. 7,402,855 (‘855) patent are valid over the Kilopass Peng patents, once again rejecting Kilopass’ arguments to the contrary. All ‘855 patent claims remain "confirmed." A copy of the Examiner’s Answer is available on Sidense’s website.

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Sidense Completes TSMC IP9000 Assessment for SiPROM NVM IP and Attains more than 70 Customer Licenses in the Last 12 Months

Sidense 130nm SiPROM one-time programmable (OTP) memory macros meet all of TSMC's IP9000 Assessment requirements and garner acceptance across an increasing number of application segments

Ottawa, Canada - (August 2, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced today that the Company's SiPROM 1T-Fuse™ OTP macro family at 130nm has met the requirements of TSMC's rigorous IP9000 Assessment program.

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Sidense First to Offer Antifuse OTP Supporting 1.8V IO in 40nm and 28nm Process Nodes

1T-OTP bit-cell proven with 1.8V IO oxide in 40nm and 28nm process nodes.

Ottawa, Canada - June 6, 2011 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory cores, announced that it is the first IP provider to offer antifuse-based memory products supporting 1.8V IO at 40nm and 28nm process nodes.

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Sidense Completes TSMC IP9000 Assessment for Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Product Families

Sidense SLP and ULP one-time programmable (OTP) memory macros meet all of TSMC's IP9000 Assessment requirements

Ottawa, Canada - (April 5, 2011) - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced today that the Company's SLP and ULP OTP product families have met the Assessment requirements of TSMC's rigorous IP9000 program.

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Sidense 1T-OTP Memory Available in ON Semiconductor 180 nm Process Technology

ON Semiconductor to develop Application Specific Integrated Circuits and Standards
Products (ASIC and ASSP) using Sidense one-time programmable (OTP) macros

Ottawa, Canada and PHOENIX, Arizona - March 31, 2011 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, and ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, have announced that Sidense has ported its 180 nanometer (nm) OTP memory SLP product line to ONC18, ON Semiconductor’s 180 nm digital and mixed-signal technology platform.

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USPTO Validates Sidense's Non-infringement Position and Rejects Two Kilopass Patents

Further victories put Sidense in a strong position to win litigation

Ottawa, Canada – February 3, 2011 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has validated Sidense's non-infringement position and rejected all claims of two Kilopass' patents it asserted against Sidense in the Kilopass v. Sidense lawsuit.

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Sidense Granted all Claims by USPTO in Key Patent Dispute

Landslide victory by Sidense in 1T OTP patent claims against Kilopass Technology

Ottawa, Canada – January 26, 2011 - Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) OTP IP cores, has won a quick decisive victory over Kilopass Technology in its attempt to invalidate Sidense's U.S. Patent No. 7,402,855 ('855) directed to Sidense's 1T OTP technology.

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