This excerpt taken from the LLTC DEF 14A filed Sep 23, 2008.
Notice of Annual Meeting of
TO THE STOCKHOLDERS:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Linear Technology Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company), will be held on November 5, 2008 at 3:00 p.m., local time, at the Companys principal executive offices, located at 720 Sycamore Drive, Milpitas, California 95035, for the following purposes:
The foregoing items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice.
Only stockholders of record of the Companys common stock at the close of business on September 8, 2008, the record date, are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting and any adjournment thereof.
Pursuant to new rules promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we have elected to provide access to our proxy materials over the Internet. Accordingly, the Company will mail, on or about September 25, 2008, a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials to stockholders of record and beneficial owners at the close of business on September 8, 2008. On the date of mailing of the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials, all stockholders and beneficial owners will have the ability to access all of the proxy materials on a website referred to in the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials. These proxy materials will be available free of charge.
The Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials will identify the website where the proxy materials will be made available; the date, time and location of the Annual Meeting; the matters to be acted upon at the meeting and the Board of Directors recommendation with regard to each matter; a toll-free telephone number, an e-mail address, and a website where stockholders can request a paper or e-mail copy of the Proxy Statement, our Annual Report to stockholders and a form of proxy relating to the Annual Meeting; information on how to access the form of proxy; and information on how to obtain directions to attend the meeting and vote in person.
All stockholders are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting in person. However, to ensure your representation at the meeting, you are urged to mark, sign, date and return the enclosed proxy card as promptly as possible in the postage-prepaid envelope enclosed for that purpose. Any stockholder attending the Annual Meeting may vote in person even if such stockholder has returned a proxy card.