Acacia Research Names New VP In Asia

Newport Beach-based patent and IP licensing firm Acacia Research announced this morning that it has named a new VP to to head up its efforts in Asia. According to Acacia, it has named Hiro Seki as its new Senior Vice President, to head up business development and related work in Asia. Seki was most recently Chief IP Officer and General Manager, Intellectual Property Division for Renesas Electronics. He also had served at Hitachi Ltd. working on IP licensing, litigation, patent acquisitions and business development.