Acacia Joins VIEX Capital as an Activist Investor in Immersion

August 2, 2019

Immersion Corporation’s CEO Ramzi Haidamus told investors on August 1 that with its last outstanding lawsuit settled, the company—which he said has been “mired” in “constant” patent litigation for the past 17 years—can now focus on a strategic initiative to drive long-term value for its shareholders. However, despite having settled its litigation against Samsung and, most recently, Motorola Mobility, Immersion may need to gear up for a new battle, this one with large investors VIEX Capital Advisors and Acacia Research Corporation.

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