Acacia Subsidiary Enters into License Agreement with Nokia-Siemens Networks

  Acacia Subsidiary Enters into License Agreement with Nokia-Siemens Networks

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- December 28, 2012

Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTG) announced today its subsidiary,
ADAPTIX, INC., has entered into a licensing agreement with Nokia-Siemens
Networks.

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Acacia Research Corporation’s subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent
owners, license the patents to corporate users, and share the revenue. Acacia
Research Corporation’s subsidiaries control 250 patent portfolios, covering
technologies used in a wide variety of industries.

Information about Acacia Research Corporation and its subsidiaries is
available at www.acaciaresearchgroup.com and www.acaciaresearch.com.

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