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): October 26, 2021
ACER THERAPEUTICS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One Gateway Center, Suite 351
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (844) 902-6100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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).
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Item 8.01.Other Events
On October 26, 2021, Acer Therapeutics Inc. issued a press release entitled “Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Issuance of U.S. Patent 11,154,521 Covering ACER-001 Formulation,” a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Cover page interactive data file (embedded within the inline XBRL document).
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, thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 26, 2021
ACER THERAPEUTICS INC.
/s/ Harry S. Palmin
Harry S. Palmin
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer