Press Release

10/04/2011

SynQor Awarded New IBA Patent; New Patent Added to Lawsuit Against Vicor

Boxborough, MA - SynQor, Inc. today announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,023,290 by the Patent and Trademark Office effective September 20, 2011.  The '290 patent is the latest in a series of patents issued to SynQor relating to Intermediate Bus Architecture and Bus Converters.  Promptly following the issuance of the '290 patent the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted SynQor's request to add this patent to the pending patent infringement suit SynQor has against Vicor Corporation and Cisco Systems.

SynQor Chief Executive Dr. Martin F. Schlecht commented: "This latest IBA patent is significant in many respects, but it has particular relevance to our pending lawsuit against Vicor Corporation."

The patent infringement case against Vicor and Cisco Systems is currently pending in the Eastern District of Texas (SynQor, Inc. v. Cisco Systems and Vicor Corporation, Civil Action No. 2:11-CV-54-TJW-CE).

Customers that wish to use highly efficient unregulated and semi-regulated bus converters free from any litigation risk, including the potential for damages and line down situations due to injunctive relief, should contact SynQor Sales.

Datasheets and other information concerning SynQor's bus converters and other SynQor IBA products are available on SynQor's website, http://www.synqor.com

Inquiries concerning the foregoing should be directed to Arthur R. Hofmann, Jr., SynQor's Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Email: Inquiries@SynQor.com

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