Acacia Research's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 4:30 p.m. ET

Executives

Paul Ryan – Chief Executive Officer and President
Clayton J. Haynes – Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Vella – Executive Vice President

Analysts

Timothy Quillin – Stephens Inc.

Mark Argento – Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC
Paul Coster – JPMorgan Securities LLC
Jonathon Skeels – Davenport & Company LLC
Doug Thomas of JET Investment Research

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon, and welcome ladies and gentlemen to the Acacia Research Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call. At this time, I would like to inform you that this conference is being recorded and all participants are in a listen-only mode. At the request of the Company, we will open up the conference for questions and answers after the presentation.

I’ll now turn the conference over to Mr. Paul Ryan. Please go ahead, sir.

Paul Ryan

Thank you for being with us today. Today’s call may involve what the SEC considers to be forward-looking statements. Please refer to our 8-K which was filed with the SEC today for our forward-looking statement disclaimer.

In today’s call, the terms we, us and our refer to Acacia Research Corporation and/or its wholly and majority-owned operating subsidiaries. All intellectual property acquisitions, developments, licensing, and enforcement activities are conducted solely by certain of Acacia Research Corporation’s wholly and majority-owned operating subsidiaries.

With me today are Chief Financial Officer, Clayton Haynes; General Counsel, Ed Treska; and Executive Vice Presidents, Dooyong Lee and Matt Vella.

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