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Dolby Laboratories Announces Stock Repurchase Program

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Nov 3, 2009

Dolby Laboratories Announces Stock Repurchase Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $250 million of its Class A Common Stock. The objective of the ongoing program is to offset dilution from the Company's equity compensation programs.

Stock repurchases under this program may be made through open market transactions, negotiated purchases, or otherwise, at times and in such amounts as Dolby considers appropriate. The timing of repurchases and the number of shares repurchased will depend on a variety of factors including price, regulatory requirements and other market conditions. Dolby may limit, suspend or terminate the stock repurchase program at any time without prior notice. Any shares repurchased under the program will be returned to the status of authorized but unissued shares of Class A Common Stock.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release, including statements relating to Dolby's intention to repurchase its Class A Common Stock in the future, are "forward-looking statements" that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, and as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those projected. The following important factors, without limitation, could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: risks associated with changing stock market conditions, Dolby's ability to make appropriate, timely and beneficial decisions as to when, how, and whether to purchase shares under the stock repurchase program, alternative uses of Dolby's capital and other risks detailed in Dolby's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including the risks identified under the section captioned "Risk Factors" in its most recent Periodic Report on Form 10-Q or 10-K. Dolby disclaims any obligation to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

About Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go. Visit for more information.

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