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CPRX Catalyst Pharmaceuticals

Filed: 19 Jul 21, 4:21pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): July 19, 2021

 

 

CATALYST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-33057 76-0837053

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

355 Alhambra Circle 
Suite 801 
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (305) 420-3200

Not Applicable

Former Name or Former address, if changed since last report

 

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

 

Name of Exchange

on Which Registered

 

Ticker

Symbol

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share NASDAQ Capital Market CPRX

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this Chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging Growth Company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01

Other Events

On July 19, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new U.S. patent to the Company for Firdapse®, U.S. Patent No. 11,060,128. The patent, “Methods of Administering 3,4-Diaminopyridine”, is directed to the use of suitable doses of amifampridine to treat patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, or LEMS, that are slow metabolizers of amifampridine. Any drug product containing amifampridine with a label for the treatment of LEMS that states the patented dosing regimens and doses in the Dosing and Administration section of a product label could possibly infringe this patent.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

 (d)

Exhibits

 

99.1  Press release issued by the Company on July 19, 2021.
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
By: 

                    /s/ Alicia Grande

 

Alicia Grande

 

Vice President, Treasurer and CFO

Dated: July 19, 2021

 

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