Acacia Subsidiary Acquires Patents for Wireless Infrastructure and User Equipment Technology from Nokia Siemens Networks

  Acacia Subsidiary Acquires Patents for Wireless Infrastructure and User
  Equipment Technology from Nokia Siemens Networks

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- December 31, 2012

Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTG) announced today that a subsidiary
has acquired patents for Wireless Infrastructure and User Equipment Technology
from Nokia Siemens Networks relating to second (2G), third (3G) and fourth
(4G) generation wireless technologies.

“Acacia is rapidly becoming the leader in technology licensing and we continue
to grow our base of future revenues by adding new patent portfolios,”
commented Paul Ryan, Acacia CEO.

ABOUT ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION

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.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These statements are based upon our current expectations and speak
only as of the date hereof. Our ability to grow our future revenues by adding
new patent portfolios, and our actual results may differ materially and
adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result
of various factors and uncertainties, including the recent economic slowdown
affecting technology companies, the ability to successfully develop licensing
programs and attract new business, rapid technological change in relevant
markets, changes in demand for current and future intellectual property
rights, legislative, regulatory and competitive developments addressing
licensing and enforcement of patents and/or intellectual property in general,
and general economic conditions. Our Annual Report on Form 10-K, recent and
forthcoming Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, recent Current Reports on Forms
8-K and 8-K/A, and other SEC filings discuss some of the important risk
factors that may affect our business, results of operations and financial
condition. We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any
forward-looking statements for any reason.

Contact:

Acacia Research Corporation
Rob Stewart
Investor Relations
Tel (949) 480-8300
Fax (949) 480-8301
or
Media Contact:
SpecOps Communications
Adam Handelsman
President & Founder
(212) 518-7721
adam@specopscomm.com
 
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