Profile: Acacia Research Corp (ACTG.O)
Acacia Research Corporation, incorporated on October 8, 1999, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in patent investment, prosecution, licensing and enforcement activities. The Company's subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent owners for patented inventions. The Company operates in patent licensing and enforcement business segment. The Company's subsidiaries generate revenues from the granting of intellectual property rights for the use of patented technologies that its subsidiaries control or own.
The Company's subsidiaries assist patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios, the protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use, the generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies and with the enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies through the filing of patent infringement litigation. Its subsidiaries own or control the rights to various patent portfolios, which include the United States patents and certain foreign counterparts, covering technologies used in a range of industries. The Company is engaged in licensing and enforcing patented technologies and has licensed over 1,490 license agreements, approximately 190 of its patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs.
The Company's subsidiaries include Adaptix, Inc., whose portfolio relates to air interface technology used in modern fourth generation (4G) wireless networks, and the patents relate to both infrastructure and user equipment; American Vehicular Sciences, LLC, which patents from Automotive Technologies International (ATI) and Intelligent Technologies International (ITI), relating to various automotive safety, navigation and diagnostics technologies; Body Science, LLC, which patents relating to apparatus for use in wireless physiological monitoring; Bonutti Skeletal Innovations, LLC, which is engaged in issued and pending patents and applications in the orthopedic field covering, among other things, suture anchors, biologics, total knee replacements, total hip replacements, minimally invasive surgery, partial knee and hip replacement, spinal implants, and surgical instruments and methods of use, and Data Engine Technologies, LLC, whose patent portfolio covers a range of software technology.
The Company competes with RPX, AST, Intellectual Ventures, Wi-LAN, Conversant, Round Rock Research LLC, IPvalue Management Inc., Vringo Inc., VirnetX and Pendrell Corporation.
Acacia Research Corp
520 Newport Center Drive, 12Th F
NEWPORT BEACH CA 92660