8-K 1 acacia_8k.htm FORM 8-K

 

 

 

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):          September 30, 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.)

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

Cell And Network Selection LLC, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation, entered into a settlement and license agreement with Sierra Wireless America, Inc.  This agreement resolved patent litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Case No. 6:13-cv-00403.

 

 

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:   President and Chief
            Executive Officer
 
       

 

 

 

 

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