8-K 1 a8k_stlawrencegmbhllc-voda.htm 8-K Document




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):          July 1, 2016
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.)
 
520 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 8.01 Other Events.
 
     Saint Lawrence Communications LLC and Saint Lawrence Communications GmbH, subsidiaries of Acacia Research Corporation, entered into royalty-bearing patent license agreements with Vodafone Group Services Limited. These agreements resolve patent litigation, Case Nos. 4a O 73/14//1-15 U 36/16; 4a O 126/14//1-2 U 35/16; 4a O 127/14; 4a O 128/14; 4a O 129/14; and 4a O 130/14, pending in the Düsseldorf District Court, Germany.


 
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:  July 5, 2016
By:
/s/ Marvin Key
 
 
 
Name: Marvin Key
 
 
 
Title: Interim Chief Executive Officer