8-K 1 acacia_8k-locationbased.htm CURRENT REPORT

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):          March 31, 2015

 

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.)

 

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.

 

Location Based Services LLC, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation, entered into a settlement and license agreement with Sprint Spectrum LP and Virgin Mobile USA, LP. This agreement resolves patent litigation, Civil Action No. 4:09-cv-02815, pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

 

 

 

 

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: April 1, 2015 By: /s/ Matthew Vella  
    Name: Matthew Vella  
    Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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