Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Settlement and Patent License Agreement with Zayo Group, LLC

  Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Settlement and Patent License Agreement with
  Zayo Group, LLC

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- October 28, 2013

Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) announced today that its Brilliant
Optical Solutions LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent
license agreement with Zayo Group, LLC that resolves the dispute between the
parties currently pending in the United States District Court for the District
of Colorado.


Founded in 1993, Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) is the industry
leader in patent licensing. By partnering with inventors and patent owners,
Acacia merges its deep legal and technology expertise with robust patent
assets to unlock financial value. An intermediary in the patent market, Acacia
facilitates efficiency and delivers monetary liquidity to an otherwise
illiquid patent asset.

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Acacia Research Corporation
Rob Stewart
Investor Relations
Tel (949) 480-8300
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Adam Handelsman
President & Founder
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