SEC Form 4 - 04/26/2016 - Acacia Research Corporation

SEC Form 4
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
FORM 4
OMB APPROVAL
Washington, D.C. 20549
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol X
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
(Middle)
04/26/2016
520 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)
CA
(City)
(State)
0.5
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)
ACACIA RESEARCH CORP [ ACRI ]
GRAZIADIO G LOUIS III
NEWPORT
BEACH
hours per response:
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
(First)
3235­0287
Estimated av erage burden
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Check this box if no longer subject
to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5
obligations may continue. See
Instruction 1(b).
(Last)
OMB Number:
Director
10% Owner
Officer (give title
below)
Other (specify
below)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check
Applicable Line)
X
92660
Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting
Person
(Zip)
Table I ­ Non­Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
2. Transaction
Date
(Month/Day/Year)
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3)
Common Stock
2A. Deemed
Execution Date,
if any
(Month/Day/Year)
04/26/2016
3.
Transaction
Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or
Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4
and 5)
Code
Amount
V
10,000
P
(A) or
(D)
A
5. Amount of
Securities
Beneficially
Owned
Following
Reported
Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
Price
$4.57
6. Ownership
Form: Direct
(D) or
Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
169,931
7. Nature
of Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership
(Instr. 4)
D
Table II ­ Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of
Derivative
Security
(Instr. 3)
2.
Conversion
or Exercise
Price of
Derivative
Security
3. Transaction
Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3A. Deemed
Execution Date,
if any
(Month/Day/Year)
4.
Transaction
Code (Instr.
8)
Code
V
5.
6. Date Exercisable and
Number
Expiration Date
of
(Month/Day/Year)
Derivative
Securities
Acquired
(A) or
Disposed
of (D)
(Instr. 3,
4 and 5)
(A)
(D)
Date
Exercisable
Expiration
Date
7. Title and
Amount of
Securities
Underlying
Derivative
Security
(Instr. 3 and
4)
Title
8. Price
of
Derivative
Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of
derivative
Securities
Beneficially
Owned
Following
Reported
Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10.
Ownership
Form:
Direct (D)
or Indirect
(I) (Instr.
4)
Amount
or
Number
of
Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ G. Louis Graziadio, III
04/27/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person
Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.
Persons w ho respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently v alid OMB Number.
11. Nature
of Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership
(Instr. 4)