Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Patent License and Settlement Agreement with Aastra USA, Inc.

  Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Patent License and Settlement Agreement with
  Aastra USA, Inc.

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- January 2, 2014

Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced today that its Brandywine
Communications Technologies LLC subsidiary has entered into a patent license
and settlement agreement with Aastra USA, Inc. The agreement resolves
litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the 
District of Delaware.


Founded in 1993, Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) is the industry
leader in patent licensing. An intermediary in the patent marketplace, Acacia
partners with inventors and patent owners to unlock the financial value in
their patented inventions. Acacia bridges the gap between invention and
application, facilitating efficiency and delivering monetary rewards to the
patent owner.

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Acacia Research Corporation
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