LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
This Indemnification Agreement ("Agreement") is entered into as of the _____ day of _______________, 2000
by and between Linear Technology Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "Company") and
A. The Company and Indemnitee recognize the continued difficulty in obtaining liability insurance for its directors,
officers, employees, agents and fiduciaries, the significant increases in the cost of such insurance and the general
reductions in the coverage of such insurance.
B. The Company and Indemnitee further recognize the substantial increase in corporate litigation in general,
subjecting directors, officers, employees, agents and fiduciaries to expensive litigation risks at the same time as
the availability and coverage of liability insurance has been severely limited.
C. Indemnitee does not regard the current protection available as adequate under the present circumstances, and
Indemnitee and other directors, officers, employees, agents and fiduciaries of the Company may not be willing to
continue to serve in such capacities without additional protection.
D. The Company desires to attract and retain the services of highly qualified individuals, such as Indemnitee, to
serve the Company and, in part, in order to induce Indemnitee to continue to provide services to the Company,
wishes to provide for the indemnification and advancing of expenses to Indemnitees to the maximum extent
permitted by law.
E. In view of the considerations set forth above, the Company desires that Indemnitee be indemnified by the
Company as set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Company and Indemnitee hereby agree as follows:
(a) Indemnification of Expenses. The Company shall indemnify to the fullest extent permitted by law if Indemnitee
was or is or becomes a party to or witness or other participant in, or are threatened to be made a party to or
witness or other pa