Artisan Components Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information for Third Quarter Fiscal 2002

03 July 2002

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- July 3, 2002 -- Artisan Components Inc., (Nasdaq:ARTI - News), a leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP), today announced it will release earnings and hold a conference call for the third quarter of fiscal 2002 after the close of trading on Thursday, July 18, 2002. The conference call will begin at 2:00 p.m. PDT (5:00 p.m. EDT) and will be hosted by Mark Templeton, president and CEO and Joy Leo, chief financial officer, both at Artisan Components.

The conference call will be available by telephone at 719-457-2641 and via live webcast at www.vcall.com. A telephonic replay will be available through Friday, July 26, 2002 at 719-457-0820. The passcode for both Artisan's live conference call and telephonic replay is 707747.

About Artisan Components
Artisan Components, Inc. is a leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) provider. The company's design platforms are in use by design teams at over 900 companies worldwide. Artisan's design platforms provide IC designers with a common interface to a range of process technologies from the world's leading foundries. Built on Artisan's Process-Perfect(TM) memory generators, standard cell and I/O libraries, Artisan's design platforms include a comprehensive set of views and models supporting leading design tools and methodologies. Artisan's worldwide network of EDA, IP and design service partners extend the Artisan standard to a complete set of system level design and integration solutions. Artisan is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. More information about Artisan Components, including free library access can be found at: http://access.arm.com.


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