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): March 17, 2020
Network-1 Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of Incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
445 Park Avenue, Suite 912, New York, New York 10022
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On March 17, 2020, Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 10,594,679 (Network Supporting Two-Factor Authentication for Modules with Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Cards). The newly issued patent arises from a patent application contained in the M2M/IoT patent portfolio acquired by the Company in December 2017 (the “M2M/IoT Patent Portfolio”). With this latest issuance, the M2M/IoT Patent Portfolio now includes twenty-seven (27) issued U.S. patents and five (5) pending U.S. patent applications, plus seven (7) additional pending non-U.S. patent applications. The Company anticipates further issuances of additional claims for the M2M/IoT Patent Portfolio. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated March 17, 2020|
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.
|NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: March 19, 2020||By:||/s/ Corey M. Horowitz|
Name: Corey M. Horowitz
Title: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer