Acacia Subsidiary Acquires Rights to Patents for
Lighting Control Technology
May 28, 2010 06:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTG)
announced today that a subsidiary has acquired the rights to patents relating to lighting control technology.
This patented technology generally relates to energy saving and control features of residential and commercial
electrical lighting circuits and switches.
"As Acacia's licensing success grows, an increasing number of technology companies are selecting us as their partner
for the licensing of their patented technologies," commented Paul Ryan, Acacia Chairman and CEO. "Acacia is
rapidly becoming the leader in technology licensing and we continue to grow our base of future revenues by adding
new patent portfolios," concluded Mr. Ryan.
ABOUT ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
Acacia Research’s subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent owners, license the patents to corporate users, and
share the revenue. Acacia Research’s subsidiaries control over 150 patent portfolios, covering technologies used in a
wide variety of industries.
Information about Acacia Research is available at www.acaciatechnologies.com and www.acaciaresearch.com.
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of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.These statements are based upon our current
expectations and speak only as of the date hereof.Our ability to become the licensing partner for companies,
and our actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking
statements as a result of various factors and uncertainties, including the recent economic slowdown
affecting technology companies, theability to successfully develop licensing programs and attract new
business, rapid technological change in relevantma