OVID Ovid Therapeutics

Filed: 18 May 21, 3:11pm









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 18, 2021



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1460 Broadway, Suite 15044

New York, New York



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Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure.


On May 18, 2021, Ovid Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) posted its Corporate Overview dated May 2021, to the “News & Events” subsection of the “Investors” tab on the Company’s website at A copy of the corporate presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.

This information, including the Exhibit 99.1 referenced herein, is “furnished” and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. It may only be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, only if and to the extent such subsequent filing specifically references the information herein as being incorporated by reference in such filing.

Cautionary Statements

This presentation contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “may,” “will,” “believe,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate” and similar expressions (as well as other words or expressions referencing future events or circumstances) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements contained in this presentation may include statements regarding the progress, timing, development of the Company’s product candidates and pipeline programs; scope of clinical trials and the reporting of clinical data; the potential clinical benefit of the Company’s product candidates and pipeline programs; regulatory development; the success of any licensing or partnering opportunities; the potential commercialization of product candidates and pipeline programs; the potential value of the 2021 royalty, license and termination agreement with Takeda; the success of Takeda’s trials in soticlestat and the potential commercialization of soticlestat and the Company’s expectations regarding its operating expenses, and use of its cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments to the development the Company’s pipeline and pursue business development opportunities. Each of these forward-looking statements involves risks and uncertainties. 

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibit


Exhibit No.







Corporate Presentation, dated May 2021





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






/s/ Thomas M. Perone


Thomas M. Perone


General Counsel & Corporate Secretary  

Dated: May 18, 2021