ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY 8-K 2011
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):December 7, 2011
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On December 7, 2011, the Company issued a press release announcing that it has received an allowance from the European Patent Office for Patent Application No. 05 821 125.1, entitled “Salts of Isophosphoramide mustard and analogs thereof as anti-tumor agents” with claims directed to pharmaceutical compositions of a novel DNA cross-linker (stabilized active metabolite of ifosfamide), including palifosfamide (Zymafos® or ZIO-201) and their use in treating cancer.
A copy of the above referenced press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report of Form 8-K.
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.
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