SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 8, 2018
ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
520 Newport Center Drive, 12th Floor
Newport Beach, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 480-8300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On August 8, 2018, Acacia Research Corporation issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. A copy of that release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 are being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation by reference language in such filings, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated August 8, 2018 of Acacia Research Corporation.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ACACIA RESEARCH CORPORATION
Date: August 8, 2018
/s/ Robert Stewart
Name: Robert Stewart