STMicroelectronics and Tessera Settle Pending Litigation

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SAN JOSE, Calif. and GENEVA, Sept. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) and Tessera Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSRA) announced today that they reached a settlement of all outstanding claims and litigation between them.

STMicroelectronics, Inc., STMicroelectronics N.V., and Tessera, Inc. agreed to dismiss all claims and counterclaims pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California with prejudice. The terms and conditions of the agreement between the companies are confidential.

About Tessera

Tessera Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries generate revenue from licensing to manufacturers and other implementers that use the Company's technology in areas such as mobile computing and communications, memory and data storage, and 3-D Integrated Circuit technologies. For more information call 1.408.321.6000 or visit www.tessera.com.

About STMicroelectronics

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life augmented. In 2013, the Company's net revenues were $8.08 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com.

For further information, please contact:

STMicroelectronics

INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Tait Sorensen                                     
Group VP, Investor Relations
Tel: +1 602 485 2064
tait.sorensen@st.com

MEDIA RELATIONS:
Nelly Dimey                                       
Director, Corporate Media and Public Relations
Tel: + 33 1 58 07 77 85
nelly.dimey@st.com

Tessera Technologies, Inc.

Robert Andersen, 408-321-6779
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

The Piacente Group | Investor Relations
Don Markley, 212-481-2050
Glenn Garmont, 212-481-2050
Investor Relations
tessera@tpg-ir.com

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