SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2015
ANTARES PHARMA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|100 Princeton South, Suite 300, Ewing, NJ||08628|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone, including area code: (609) 359-3020
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On April 16, 2015, Antares Pharma, Inc. (Antares) issued a press release announcing that it has settled all litigation between Antares and Medac Pharma, Inc. and its parent, medac GmbH (Medac Pharma, Inc. and medac GmbH together referred to as Medac).
Antares and Medac have entered into a settlement agreement pursuant to which all proceedings related to Antares and Medacs respective patents pending before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office will be dismissed. The settlement agreement also provides for a royalty-free cross-license under the patents-named in-the proceedings and their families allowing the manufacture and sale of OTREXUP (methotrexate) injection and RASUVO in and for the U.S.
The full text of such press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated April 16, 2015, issued by Antares Pharma, Inc.|
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.
|ANTARES PHARMA, INC.|
April 16, 2015
/s/ James E. Fickenscher
James E. Fickenscher
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer