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Momentive Settles IP Legal Action Against Qingdao Siltech

10/01/15

WATERFORD, N.Y. (October 1, 2015) –Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) recently reached an out of court settlement with Qingdao Siltech Frontier Material Co., Ltd with respect to Momentive’s intellectual property rights that furthers Momentive’s ability to achieve its commercial objectives as well as continue its policy of actively enforcing and protecting its global intellectual property.

“Momentive has a long history of innovation and we take protection of our intellectual property very seriously,” said John Moran, Momentive Senior Vice President and General Counsel.  “We have and will continue to vigorously enforce our intellectual property rights around the world.”
 
About Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 75-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life.  The Company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers.  Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of MPM Holdings Inc.  Additional information about Momentive and its products is available at www.momentive.com.

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