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Mentor Graphics Vice President to Present Keynote at the Technology Professional Services Association May Summit

WILSONVILLE, Ore., April 25, 2007 – Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that Paul Hofstadler, vice president of Worldwide Consulting, will present a keynote address at the May Summit of the Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA) in San Diego, California. For more information on the TPSA Summit, visit www.tpsaonline.com.

Who: Paul Hofstadler, vice president, Worldwide Consulting, Mentor Graphics.

What: Keynote address “Avoiding Obstacles, Pitfalls, Temptations, and Disaster in PS Planning” presented at the TPSA May Summit.

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2007.

Where: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California.

The TPSA Summit is focused on providing professional services executives with the data, experience, and peer interaction needed to build a great professional services plan. Mr. Hofstadler joins a prestigious roster including keynote presenters Greg Hughes, group president, Symantec Global Services; Dean McMann, CEO and senior partner, McMann and Ransford; Kelly Rakowski, managing principal, Performance Solutions, GE Healthcare; Vivek Rao, vice president, Worldwide Operations, BEA Consulting; and Charlotte Roberts, president, Blue Fire Partners. Workshop sessions will be led by senior professional services executives from Convergys Corporation, HP, IKON Office Solutions, ILOG, Intervoice Global Consulting Services, Novus Consulting Group, Nuance Communications, OpenAir, Parametric Technology Corporation, Progress Software, Stellent and Tenrox.

About TPSA
The Technology Professional Services Association (TPSA) is the first and only organization for executives who create, produce, deliver, manage, measure, and optimize technology services in the world’s leading corporations. Member companies represent a diverse group of market segments including hardware and software products, systems integration, on-demand hosted applications, and value-added solutions. Through membership collaboration and management expertise, TPSA provides the information, concepts, models, and best practices required for success in the critical professional services component of the technology enterprise. For more information, visit www.tpsaonline.com.

About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of about $800 million and employs approximately 4,250 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.

(Mentor Graphics is a registered trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Bartash
Mentor Graphics
503.685.0443
sarah_bartash@mentor.com