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): June 16, 2021
United Therapeutics Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|Jurisdiction of||File Number)||Identification Number)|
|1040 Spring Street|
|Silver Spring, MD||20910|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 608-9292
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||UTHR||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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 June 16, 2021, United Therapeutics Corporation issued a press release announcing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for priority review the company’s new drug application for Tyvaso DPI™ (inhaled treprostinil). The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
TYVASO DPI is a trademark of United Therapeutics Corporation.
Item 9.01. Exhibits
|Exhibit No.||Description of Exhibit|
|99.1||Press release dated June 16, 2021|
|104||The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL|
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.
|UNITED THERAPEUTICS CORPORATION|
|Dated: June 16, 2021||By:||/s/ Paul A. Mahon|
|Name:||Paul A. Mahon|