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Acacia Research Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Record Year End Financial Results

As of December 31, 2012, on a consolidated basis, we have generated revenues from 143 technology licensing and enforcement programs, as compared to 112 programs as December 31, 2011.

Summary Financial Results For the Three Months and Fiscal Years Ended December 31, 2012 and 2011

Revenues and Other Operating Income (in thousands):

       
Three Months Ended Years Ended
December 31, December 31,
2012   2011 2012   2011
 
Revenues $ 66,264 $ 20,795 $ 250,727 $ 172,256
Verdict insurance proceeds   -   -   -   12,451
$ 66,264 $ 20,795 $ 250,727 $ 184,707
 
New revenue agreements 27 37 138 125
Licensing programs generating revenues 27 26 68 56
Licensing programs with initial revenues 9 4 31 21
 

Fourth Quarter 2012 compared to Fourth Quarter 2011. Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2012 increased $45,469,000, or 219%, to $66,264,000, as compared to $20,795,000 in the comparable prior year quarter. In the fourth quarter of 2012, two  licensees individually accounted for 38% and 37% of revenues recognized, as compared to one  licensee individually accounting for 58% of revenues recognized during the fourth quarter of 2011.

Fiscal Year 2012 compared to Fiscal Year 2011. Revenues in fiscal year 2012 increased $66,020,000, or 36%, to $250,727,000, as compared to $184,707,000 in the prior year. In fiscal year 2012, four  licensees individually accounted for 21%, 14%, 10% and 10% of revenues recognized, as compared to three  licensees individually accounting for 26%, 17% and 15% of revenues recognized in fiscal year 2011.

In fiscal year 2012 $41,247,000 or 16% of revenues were generated from our patent portfolios in the medical technology industry area, as compared to $8,772,000 or 5% in fiscal year 2011.

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