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Patriot Scientific Granted Review By International Trade Commission

November 26, 2013

CARLSBAD, Calif., November 26, 2013 -- (PR Newswire) - Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) today announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a notice that it will review, in part, the Administrative Law Judge's September 6, 2013 Initial Determination (ID) finding in regards to Patriot's US 5,809,336 ('336) patent. The ID was issued pursuant to an Investigation undertaken by the ITC in which Patriot and other complainants alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act against multiple respondents.

Patriot is seeking an importation ban on certain wireless consumer electronics devices marketed for sale in the United States. Respondents remaining subject to the ITC Investigation include Barnes & Noble Inc., Garmin Ltd., HTC Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., LG Electronics, Nintendo Co. Ltd., Novatel Wireless Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and ZTE Corporation. In the event Patriot prevails in the ITC review, the current target date by which the ITC could potentially issue an importation ban on infringing products is January 29, 2014.

"We are extremely pleased that the ITC has responded to our petition and has undertaken to review its ID finding," stated Cliff Flowers, Patriot's Interim Chief Executive Officer. "While the review will permit arguments to be further developed by both sides, we look forward to the opportunity to drive the ITC process to a positive resolution for Patriot."

Parallel proceedings in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleging infringement of Patriot's '749, '890 and '336 patents against the remaining ITC Respondents, excluding HTC, are currently stayed pending resolution of the ITC Investigation.

In October, Patriot announced that it had won its patent infringement lawsuit against HTC Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. HTC was found to infringe multiple claims of Patriot's '336 patent. The '336 patent is one of several patents that are part of a larger portfolio held by Patriot, known as the Moore Microprocessor Patent Portfolio (TM).