Acacia Announces Settlement Agreement with Freescale
- April 30, 2012
April 30, 2012 – Acacia Research announced that its subsidiaries, Telematics and MEMTech, entered into settlement agreements with Networkfleet and Freescale Semiconductor. In November 2010, Telematics filed suit against 10 companies including Networkfleet and OnStar, alleging that the defendants’ GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management software infringes six patents related to displaying raster map and vectorized street information corresponding to vehicle position. In January 2011, MEMTech filed suit against 11 companies including Analog Devices, Freescale, and Sony, alleging that the defendants’ micromechanical components of infringing a patent related to MEMS devices.