NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTG) announced today that its subsidiary, Acacia Patent Acquisition LLC, has acquired rights to patents relating to optical switching technology.
"As Acacia's licensing success grows, more 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.
This patented technology generally relates to the optical switching equipment used in fiber optic communications, such as dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM). This technology may be used in equipment such as reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM's) that aggregate data and voice traffic for transport over fiber optic networks.
About Acacia Research Corporation
Acacia Research's subsidiaries develop, acquire, and license patented technologies. Acacia Research's subsidiaries control 97 patent portfolios, which include U.S. patents and certain foreign counterparts, 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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