Acacia Research Subsidiary Receives Final
Judgment of $12.4 Million in Patent Infringement
Case Against Yahoo! Inc.
February 03, 2010 06:03 AM Eastern Time
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Acacia Research Corporation’s (Nasdaq: ACTG)
subsidiary, Creative Internet Advertising Corporation, received a $12.4 million final judgment stemming from its May
15th, 2009 trial verdict and corresponding $6.6 million damages award in its patent lawsuit with Yahoo! Inc.
In the final judgment, signed on February 1st, 2010, the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas awarded
enhanced damages for willful infringement of $4.5 million. The District Court also awarded prejudgment interest of
$1.1 million as well as supplemental damages bringing the total award to approximately $12.4 million.
In addition, the District Court’s final judgment awarded a post-verdict ongoing royalty rate of 23% for all of
Yahoo’s IMVironments sales. On May 15th, 2009, a federal court jury decided that Yahoo! Inc.’s messenger
program with IMVironments infringes United States Patent Number 6,205,432 both literally and under the Doctrine
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