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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): June 19, 2017

 

 

Seattle Genetics, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   0-32405   91-1874389

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

21823 30th Drive SE

Bothell, Washington 98021

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(425) 527-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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 June 19, 2017, Seattle Genetics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing, among other things, that it is discontinuing its phase 3 CASCADE clinical trial of vadastuximab talirine in frontline older acute myeloid leukemia patients. The Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

99.1    Press Release of Seattle Genetics, Inc. dated June 19, 2017


SIGNATURES

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.

 

    SEATTLE GENETICS, INC.
Date: June 19, 2017     By:  

/s/ Clay B. Siegall

     

Clay B. Siegall

President and Chief Executive Officer


INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Description

99.1    Press Release of Seattle Genetics, Inc. dated June 19, 2017