Executive Vice President
General Counsel of Acacia Research Corporation and Acacia Research Group LLC
Secretary of Acacia Research Corporation
Edward J. Treska joined us in April 2004 as Vice President. He was appointed Secretary in March 2007, General Counsel in March 2010, Senior Vice President in October 2011 and Executive Vice President in 2017.
Mr. Treska was previously General Counsel, Director of Patents and Licensing for SRS Labs, Inc., a technology licensing company specializing in audio enhancement, between 1996 and 2004. Mr. Treska has over 20 years of licensing experience and has written and negotiated hundreds of technology license and partnership agreements with many of the world’s largest companies.
Prior to joining SRS Labs, Mr. Treska practiced law at the intellectual property law firm of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear and prior to law school was a design engineer with the former TRW Space & Technology Group. Mr. Treska is a registered patent attorney who received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University and a J.D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. Treska also serves on the board of directors for Veritone, Inc.