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Patriot Scientific Corp. (PTSC.OB) Receives Coverage from Taglich Brothers

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Today, Taglich Brothers, Inc. announced that it has initiated coverage of Patriot Scientific Corp. Taglich Brothers is known for focusing exclusively on microcap companies. The full-service broker dealer currently offers institutional and retail brokerage services, investment banking and comprehensive research coverage to the investment community.

In the 36-page report, Taglich Brothers stated, “We are initiating coverage on Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTC BB: PTSC) with a Speculative Buy rating and a twelve-month price target of $0.25 per share based on our expectations for operating revenues and earnings of affiliated companies and a relative analysis. Our rating is based on the potential growth opportunities of the Company’s secure data sharing services and products.

Based on results for the first nine months of fiscal 2009, we estimate fiscal 2009 total revenue of $6.069 million, an EBITDA loss of $4.654 million, equity in earnings of affiliated companies of approximately $7.047 million, and net income of $0.538 million or $0.00 per share. Based on the growth potential of PTSC’s secure data exchange technology, we estimate fiscal 2010 total revenue of $5.400 million, an EBITDA loss of $4.260 million, equity in earnings of affiliated companies of $5.4 million, and net loss of $0.270 million or ($0.00) per share.”

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Roper Industries (ROP) Purchases Moore Microprocessor PatentTM (MMP) Portfolio License from Patriot Scientific Corp. (PTSC.OB) Licensing Partner

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Patriot Scientific Corp. announced today that Roper Industries, Sarasota, Florida, (NYSE:ROP) has purchased a Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) (MMP) Portfolio license from the TPL Group, Patriot Scientific’s exclusive MMP licensing partner.

The portfolio patents cover techniques that allow for higher performance and lower cost microprocessor designs, and are fundamental to consumer and commercial digital systems ranging from DVD players, cell phones and portable music players to communications infrastructure, medical equipment and automobiles.

“Roper Industries joins an expanding list of global industry leaders, including Nokia, Sharp, Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu, Sony, Robert Bosch and other major corporations that have become MMP licensees within the last three years,” commented Rick Goerner, Patriot Scientific President and CEO. “Roper Industries is a further example of the wide range of products that can benefit from an MMP Portfolio license.”

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Dutton Associates Featured Company: Patriot Scientific Corp. (PTSC.OB)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

As a leading intellectual-property licensing company based out of Carlsbad, CA, Patriot Scientific Corporation engages in development and marketing, and supports innovative technologies that satisfy the demands of emerging markets for wireless devices, smart cards, home appliances, network gateways, entertainment technology, biomedical devices, and industrial controllers. Their key priority is to serve the world’s industries through scientific innovation. Most of their focus is set on utilizing their resources to invest in discovering and licensing technologies that possess the potential to produce breakthrough solutions and advanced technology.

A joint venture between Patriot Scientific and The TPL Group was established in 2005, which unified both parties’ interests in a portfolio of fundamental microprocessor patents that are in the middle of a global $200 billion microprocessor end-use market. Both companies own 50% of the joint venture and share in the proceeds of licensing activities, as distributed by the joint venture pursuant to the agreements. Alliacense, a TPL Group entity, is solely responsible for the commercialization and licensing of the unified patent portfolio.

Marketed as MMP, or the Moore Microprocessor Patent, this specific portfolio contains intellectual property that is jointly owned by both companies. Within the portfolio are several U.S. patents as well as their European and Japanese counterparts. Both Patriot Scientific and the TPL Group maintain that their jointly owned patents protect techniques used in designing microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital signal processors (DSP’s), embedded processors, and system-on-chip (SoC) implementations. At least three of the patents are fundamentally crucial to virtually every microprocessor design. Global sales by potential licensees of products applying technologies protected by the jointly owned patents are estimated to be in excess of $200 billion annually.

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Patriot Scientific Corp. (PTSC.OB) is “One to Watch”

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Patriot Scientific Corp. is an Intellectual Property (IP) licensing company focused on developing, marketing and enabling revolutionary proprietary technologies. The company’s patent portfolio encompasses fundamental microprocessor design technologies for applications such as: wireless devices, smart cards, home appliances, gateways set-top boxes, entertainment technology, automotive telematics, biomedical devices, industrial controllers, aviation applications, and more.

Through scientific innovation, Patriot Scientific is dedicated to serving the world by applying its resources with focused strategy to discover and license exciting new technologies and solutions. To become a more powerful force, the company has unified its patent portfolio with The TPL Group. Together the companies have a series of fundamental microprocessor-related patents that are at the heart of a global $200+ billion microprocessor end-use market.

The accord with TPL Group has freed Patriot to focus on its IGNITE and INFLAME array microprocessor core technologies, in addition to other innovations currently in its development pipeline, while TPL Group commercializes and licenses the combined portfolio. TPL Group has established a solid track record for delivering a complete suite of intellectual property management services, and is well experienced with converting portfolio value into maximum cash return.

Over 300 companies that are using microprocessor technology in products they produce or market have been targeted as likely candidates for licensing the technology covered by the IP portfolio. More than 40 well-known companies have already purchased licenses, including such names as Intel, AMD, Hewlett Packard, Sony, Nokia, DirecTV, Fujitsu, Casio, Seiko-Epson, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus, Mattel, Bull, Sharp, Schneider Electric, NEC, Funai, SanDisk, Lexmark, Kenwood, and others.

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Patriot Scientific Corp.’s (PTSC.OB) President and CEO Issues Letter to Shareholders

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Rick Goener, President and CEO of Patriot Scientific, issued a letter today in order to update all shareholders on the company’s activities. In the letter, he stated his intention to provide regular communication through letters of this sort which will provide insight on topical issues and provide a uniform status report on company activities. Selected highlights from the May letter are as follows:

Update on Positioning Patriot for Future Growth: The company has identified several interesting patent portfolios to expand their licensing efforts. These IP portfolios involve microcontroller, power management, embedded memory and mobile networking IP. The company is engaged in exploratory meetings and will next analyze the attractiveness of licensing prospects based on market assessments, technical support needs, and economic return to Patriot.

Auction Rate Product Obligations: In November 2007, the board and CFO of the company outlined and approved an investment policy to allow certain of the company’s funds not immediately required for the day-to-day operations at the company to be discretionally managed by Deutsche Bank (DB), a large and reputable banking institution. One of the mechanisms used by DB to achieve the objectives of safety and liquidity had been to invest in various FFELP (Federal Family Education Loan Program) Auction Rate Obligations that are sponsored by different state agencies. Since their inception 20 years ago, these investments have operated uninterrupted in a liquid market that provides for monthly interest rate resets.

Shareholders’ Feedback and Concerns: What is the status of future dividends, a potential reverse split, and listing on NASDAQ/NYSE/AMEX? While no specific timeline has been outlined as they move toward an operating company with products, customers, and markets, the company expects not to make further dividend distributions, choosing to instead use the cash and capital assets (stock) of the company to pursue M&A efforts.

In regards to the reverse split, the company believes that a reverse split will not risk a reduction of the market capitalization of the company. Additionally, the company has resumed its share buyback program, and has recently been actively buying shares in the open market as they view the current price to be at an attractive level to redeem shares. Since the resumption of the program in April, the company has purchased over 2 million shares.

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Dutton Associates Provides Active Research on Patriot Scientific Corp. (PTSC.OB), as Company Reports Sales of Intellectual Property Licenses to Nokia and Sharp

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Patriot Scientific Corporation (PTSC.OB) reported recently that both Nokia and Sharp Corporation have purchased licenses that give them the rights to use technologies protected by the Moore Microprocessor Patent Portfolio (MMP Portfolio).

Patriot Scientific and the TPL Group are co-owners of the MMP Portfolio, which Alliacense, the TPL Group enterprise, exclusively manage. The Sharp license is the fourth license announced by Patriot Scientific so far in 2007 and Sharp is the sixteenth manufacturer to take advantage of the early-mover MMP licensing berths in specific industry segments since January 2006.

Alliacense again confirmed that subsequent licensees in segments where early tiers have been secured would be subject to progressively higher royalty rates on relevant products. Sharp Corporation, based in Japan, is a major producer of LCD TVs, color TVs, TV/VCR combos, LCD projectors, digital broadcast receivers, DVD recorders, DVD players, VCRs, 1-Bit digital audio products, MD players, CD component systems, MD pickups, facsimiles, phones, mobile phones, PHS phones, refrigerators, microwave ovens, superheated steam ovens, air conditioners, flash memories, combination memories, CCD/CMOS imagers, and LSIs for LCDs. In 2006, its revenue exceeded 2,800.0 billion Japanese yen.

Patriot Scientific and the TPL Group jointly own the MMP Portfolio that is managed by Alliacense. Alliacense has contacted approximately 400 possible infringers of the MMP Portfolio and is aggressively negotiating with additional possible infringers.

In 2006, Alliacense licensed Casio, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard, Kenwood, SeikoEpson, Sony, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Schneider Electric, Lexmark International Inc., and Funai.

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