Washington, D.C.  20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):       July 25, 2017    

Network-1 Technologies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)

445 Park Avenue, Suite 912, New York, New York 10022

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (212) 829-5770


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 25, 2017, the Board of Directors of Network-1 Technologies, Inc. ("Network-1") declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.05 per common share which is payable on September 20, 2017 to all common stockholders of record as of September 1, 2017.  Network-1's dividend policy previously announced in December 2016 provides for the payment of a regular semi-annual dividend of $0.05 per common share ($0.10 per common share annually).   Network-1 anticipates paying the semi-annual cash dividends in March and September of each year.  It is anticipated that the semi-annual regular dividend will continue to be paid through March 2020 (the expiration of Network-1's Remote Power Patent) provided that Network-1 continues to receive royalties from licensees of its Remote Power Patent.  A copy of the press release announcing the dividend is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)           Exhibits
Exhibit No.
Press Release dated July 26, 2017


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.
Dated:  July 27, 2017
/s/ Corey M. Horowitz  
    Name:   Corey M. Horowitz  
    Title:     Chairman & Chief Executive Officer