"International Printer Corp., also a wholly owned subsidiary of Acacia
Research Corp., has entered into a settlement and license agreement
with Matsu****a Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. (NYSE: MC) and its
affiliate, Panasonic Corp. of North America covering a portfolio of
patents that apply to remote management of imaging devices"

"This patented technology generally relates to systems and methods
that provide remote control and monitoring of networked imaging
devices such as copiers, printers and fax machines"

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