Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced today its CEO and President Matt Vella will discuss the January 20 th, 2015 ruling received by Adaptix, Inc., a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation, relating to patent cases pending in the District Court for the Northern District of California. The Court's ruling granted a motion finding no infringement of certain method claims asserted by Adaptix against Apple, Verizon, AT&T, and HTC. The ruling stems from Case Nos.: 5:13-cv-01776; 5:13-cv-01777; 5:13-cv-01778; 5:13-cv-01844; and 5:13-cv-02023.

The call will take place at 6:00 A.M. PST / 9:00 A.M. EST, Wednesday, January 21 st, 2015.

To listen to the call, dial (888) 609-5668 for domestic callers and (913) 312-9303 for international callers, both of whom will need to enter the conference ID 517008 when prompted. A replay of this call will be available for 30 days at (888) 203-1112 for domestic callers and (719) 457-0820 for international callers, both of whom will need to enter the Conference ID 6815326 when prompted.

ABOUT ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION

Founded in 1993, Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) is the industry leader in patent licensing. An intermediary in the patent marketplace, Acacia partners with inventors and patent owners to unlock the financial value in their patented inventions. Acacia bridges the gap between invention and application, facilitating efficiency and delivering monetary rewards to the patent owner.

For more information, visit: http://acaciaresearch.com.

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