Acacia Research Names Two VPs

Newport Beach-based Acacia Research, the technology patent licensing firm, said today that it has named two VPs. The firm said it has named Eric Lucas as Senior Vice President, and John Schneider as Vice President at the company. Lucas joins from Alcatel Lucent, and also has served at The Boeing COmpany, Cambridge Display Technology, Motorola, Harman International, and Discovision Associates. Schneider was previously at Fulbright & Jaworski, and also served at Exxon Mobile Chemical Company, Fish & Neave, and Arnold White & Durkee. Acacia Research acquires patents, aggressively pursuing technology firms for IP licensing and patent infringement.