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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

High Resolution Optics Patent Infringement

Acacia Research Corporation’s High Resolution Optics Corporation subsidiary settled a lawsuit against the U.S. Government and Raytheon concerning infringement of HROC’s patent portfolio relating to advanced optics and optical systems. The parties settled for a total of $762,500, of which Raytheon was responsible for $191,125.

Misconduct Type
Intellectual Property
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
9/29/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Raytheon Company $191,125
Further Information Released
Acacia Research Corp. Press Release 11/4/2008
Complaint 11/4/2008
Settlement Stipulation 11/4/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database