8-K 1 a8k-ddgidtxvizio.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): June 15, 2017
 


ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 



 
 
 
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
001-37721
(Commission File Number)
95-4405754
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
520 Newport Center Drive, 12th Floor
Newport Beach, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
92660
(Zip Code)
(949) 480-8300
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).                 Emerging growth company





If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.












































Item 8.01 Other Events.
Delaware Display Group LLC and Innovative Display Technologies LLC, subsidiaries of Acacia Research Corporation, entered into an agreement with VIZIO, Inc. This agreement resolves patent litigation, Civil Action Nos. 1:13-cv-02112 and 1:15-cv-01221 pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and Civil Action No. 2:16-cv-00932 pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.





    













































SIGNATURES

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, thereunto duly authorized.


Date:    June 19, 2017                    ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION


By:    /s/ Robert B. Stewart, Jr.    
President