8-K 1 q320138-kearningsrelease.htm 8-K Q3 2013 8-K Earnings Release


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):          October 17, 2013
ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
000-26068
95-4405754
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
500 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, California
92660
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

 
 Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:       (949) 480-8300

Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October 17, 2013, Acacia Research Corporation issued a press release announcing its earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2013. A copy of that release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
    
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 are being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation by reference language in such filings, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(c)
Exhibits.
 
 
 
 
 
99.1 Press Release dated October 17, 2013 of the Registrant.


SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
    
 
 
ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
 
 
 
Date:  October 17, 2013
By:
/s/ Matthew Vella
 
 
Name: Matthew Vella
 
 
Title: Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 








Exhibit Index
Exhibit Number
Description
 
 
99.1
Press Release dated October 17, 2013 of the Registrant.