This excerpt taken from the LLTC DEF 14A filed Sep 23, 2009.
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting:
The Notice and Proxy Statement and Annual Report are available at www.proxyvote.com.
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
The undersigned stockholder of Linear Technology Corporation, a Delaware corporation, hereby acknowledges receipt of the Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Proxy Statement, each dated September 23, 2009, and hereby appoints Lothar Maier and Paul Coghlan, or either of them, as attorneys-in-fact, each with full power of substitution, on behalf and in the name of the undersigned, to represent the undersigned at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Linear Technology Corporation to be held on November 4, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. local time, at the Company's principal executive offices, located at 720 Sycamore Drive, Milpitas, California 95035, and at any postponement or adjournment thereof, and to vote all shares of common stock which the undersigned would be entitled to vote if then and there personally present, on the matters set forth on the reverse side and, in their discretion, upon such other matter or matters which may properly come before the meeting and any adjournment thereof.
THIS PROXY, WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED, WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN BY THE UNDERSIGNED STOCKHOLDER. IF NO DIRECTION IS MADE, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR THE ELECTION OF THE SPECIFIED NOMINEES AS DIRECTORS IN ITEM 1, AND FOR ITEMS 2, 3 AND 4. WHETHER OR NOT DIRECTION IS MADE, THIS PROXY, WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED, WILL BE VOTED IN THE DISCRETION OF THE PROXY HOLDERS UPON SUCH OTHER BUSINESS AS MAY PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS OR ANY ADJOURNMENT OR POSTPONEMENT THEREOF.
CONTINUED AND TO BE SIGNED ON REVERSE SIDE