MOSAID Brings Motion to Dismiss Micron Complaint
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MOSAID Brings Motion to Dismiss Micron Complaint

OTTAWA, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MOSAID Technologies Incorporated today announced that it has filed a motion to dismiss Micron Technology, Inc.'s Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, which was filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division on July 24, 2006, or in the alternative, to transfer the case to the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, where MOSAID's recently filed case against Micron and other defendants is pending.



MOSAID Technologies Incorporated makes semiconductors better through the development and licensing of intellectual property and the supply of memory test and analysis systems. MOSAID counts many of the world's largest semiconductor companies among its customers. Founded in 1975, MOSAID is based in Ottawa, Ontario, with offices in Santa Clara, California, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K, and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit

Forward Looking Information

This document and certain other public documents incorporated by reference in this document contain forward-looking statements to the extent they relate to MOSAID or its management, including those identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "will", "would" and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but rather reflect MOSAID's current expectations regarding future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from current expectations. Assumptions made in preparing forward-looking statements and financial guidance include, but are not limited to, the following:

    -   MOSAID's continued expansion of its patent portfolio and of its
        opportunities for future patent licensing revenue as a result of
        MOSAID's acquisition of patents and development of new inventions;
    -   DRAM manufacturers continuing to infringe MOSAID's patents;
    -   the timing and amount of MOSAID's litigation expenses; and
    -   MOSAID's ability to sign new licensees.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results include, but are not limited to, the following:

    -   declines or unexpected variations in market growth rates for
        MOSAID's products;
    -   the extent of embedded DRAM proliferation in the System-on-a-Chip
    -   variability in customer deployment schedules from quarter to quarter;
    -   shifts in the mix of products sold;
    -   MOSAID's ability to negotiate settlements with licensees;
    -   unfavourable legal rulings in MOSAID's patent litigations;
    -   foreign currency fluctuations;
    -   non-payment by customers/licensees;
    -   failure to obtain valuable patents as a result of research and
        development activities, or to acquire valuable patents;
    -   loss of key employees;
    -   change in MOSAID's financial position;
    -   obsolescence of products or inappropriate targeting to markets that
        fail to materialize;
    -   inability to transition to new technologies to meet customer demand;
    -   variations in average sales cycles;
    -   key component supply restrictions and/or cost increases; and
    -   critical industry transitions.

MOSAID assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties affecting MOSAID's business and other factors that could cause MOSAID's financial results to fluctuate are contained in MOSAID's Annual Information Form, under the section entitled "Risk Factors", and in MOSAID's other public filings available online at