Acacia Inks Patent Deal With Leitch

Newport Beach-based Acacia Technology said this morning that it has licensed a portfolio of patents covering digital video production to Leitch Technology Corporation. Leitch is a leader in high performance video systems for the television industry. The company said that the patents cover production video processing equipment, graphical user interface displays, and video processing automation. Acacia has been aggressively acquiring patents and pursuing licensing and patent infringement suits with companies in the area of video transmission over the Internet and other areas.