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): July 14, 2021
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 July 14, 2021 Network-1 Technologies, Inc. announced that the European Patent Office issued a Decision to Grant European Patent No. EP3111689 (Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card Supporting Two-Factor Authentication), which is being published in the European Patent Bulletin of July 14, 2021. In addition, the UK Intellectual Property Office issued Intention to Grant letters for Applications GB1608573.0 and GB2100530.1 (both entitled Set of Servers for “Machine-to-Machine” Communications Using Public Key Infrastructure). The UK applications are expected to be granted shortly after July 9, 2021 and August 9, 2021, respectively. The claims in these granted foreign applications are generally directed towards authentication of a module including an embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) with a mobile network and supporting secure communication between the module and the mobile network.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated July 14, 2021|
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.|
|Dated July 16, 2021||By:||/s/ Corey M. Horowitz|
Name: Corey M. HorowitzTitle: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer