Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Settlement and
License Agreement with Hoya Corporation and
Pentax of America, Inc.
June 23, 2010 06:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTG)
announced today that its subsidiary, Video Enhancement Solutions, LLC, has entered into a settlement and license
Agreement with Hoya Corporation and its subsidiary Pentax of America, Inc. The agreement resolves litigation
between Video Enhancement Solutions, LLC and Pentax of America, Inc. that was pending in the United States
District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, Civil Action Case No. 1:09-cv-03391-JOF.
This patented technology generally relates to the enhancement of digital video images and has applications in a wide
variety of consumer electronics products, such as TV’s, DVD/Blu-ray players, game consoles, smart phones and
cameras, in reducing artifacts created during digital video encoding.
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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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