Marvell Recognized as Top 100 Global Innovator for Fifth Consecutive Year

Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, honors Marvell’s robust patent portfolio and culture of innovation

Santa Clara, California (January 17, 2017) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, was named to Clarivate Analytics’ Top 100 Global Innovators list for the fifth consecutive year. Marvell received the award for its deep culture of innovation and robust intellectual property achievements with more than 9,000 patents worldwide. This honor underscores Marvell’s mission to develop industry-leading technologies in storage, network infrastructure and wireless connectivity to support the transmission of high-speed digital data. Formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, the program honors the world’s most innovative organizations based on an analysis of patent volume, patent-grant success rates, global reach and invention influence.

“We’re honored to be recognized as one of Clarivate Analytics’ Top 100 Global Innovators for the fifth consecutive year. Marvell is in constant dialogue with industry partners, standards committees and customers to advance new ideas and bring the best technologies to market,” said Kelvin Vivian, Director of Intellectual Property at Marvell. “Our continual innovations in hardware, software and system design form the core of our IP portfolio and set our products apart from the competition. Thanks to the accomplishments of our global team of talented and creative employees, Marvell is truly a technology pioneer.”

“We believe the power of innovation is a fundamental driver of economic well-being, competitive advantage and success, which represents the heart of our business – to accelerate the pace of innovation through discovery, protection and commercialization,” said Jay Nadler, CEO of Clarivate Analytics. “Our Top 100 Global Innovators methodology eliminates any ambiguity as to what makes an organization innovative and we congratulate those who have made meaningful gains to usher in the next era of global innovation.”

Every patent starts out as an idea, and Marvell encourages all of its employees to put their imaginations to work. With a strong R&D culture, Marvell recognizes innovation through patent applications filed and patents awarded, generating a high volume of ideas from hundreds of employees every year. Marvell continues to heavily invest in developing technical talent through education, state-of-the-art tools and facilities, as well as its cultural initiatives and policies.

To view the full list and report on the Clarivate Analytics 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators, please visit: http://top100innovators.stateofinnovation.com.


About Marvell

Marvell first revolutionized the digital storage industry by moving information at speeds never thought possible. Today, that same breakthrough innovation remains at the heart of the company's storage, network infrastructure, and wireless connectivity solutions. With leading intellectual property and deep system-level knowledge, Marvell's semiconductor solutions continue to transform the enterprise, cloud, automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. To learn more, visit: www.marvell.com.

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