|Post IPO Valuation|
|Venture Round, 2/2005 |
|Private Equity, 2/2012 ||$225M|
Acacia Research Corp., prior to Split-off of CombiMatrix Corp. engages in the acquisition, development, licensing, and enforcement of patented technologies. It owns or controls the rights to 97 patent portfolios covering a range of technologies used in various industries, such as audio/video enhancement and synchronization, broadcast data retrieval, computer memory cache coherency, credit card fraud protection, database management, data encryption, product activation, digital video production, dynamic manufacturing modeling, enhanced Internet navigation, image resolution enhancement, microprocessor enhancement, resource scheduling, spreadsheet automation, medical monitoring, micromirror digital display, multi-dimensional bar codes, and physical access control. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Newport Beach, California.