Inphi Corporation files lawsuit against Netlist Inc.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., November 30, 2009 – Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company and leading innovator in memory standards, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Netlist Inc. (Nasdaq:NLST) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Inphi’s lawsuit alleges that Netlist’s DDR3 Registered memory modules, including their recently announced HyperCloud™, infringe on the following Inphi U.S. Patents: No: 7,307,863 and 7,479,799. The patents relate to memory interface technologies used in enterprise server and storage applications.

About Inphi
Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, provides leading-edge interface components that operate at critical interfaces within cloud computing environments, addressing the bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by data centers and 40G/100G networks. By leveraging its core competencies in advanced analog circuit design, signal integrity, power management, packaging and process technologies, Inphi has taken a leadership role in the markets it serves. Inphi’s more than 150 analog components push the boundaries of existing server, storage and broadband networking applications while paving the way for new ones. To learn more about Inphi, visit www.inphi.com.

Company Contact:
John Edmunds, CFO
Inphi Corporation
JEdmunds@inphi.com
408-636-2721