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 26, 2018
Seattle Genetics, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
21823 30th Drive SE
Bothell, Washington 98021
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Seattle Genetics, Inc. (the Company) is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K to provide a copy of the legal opinion of Cooley LLP relating to the legality of the Companys common stock, par value $0.001 per share, to be offered and sold pursuant the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-222793) and the related prospectus supplement, dated July 26, 2018, and filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424 under the Securities Act.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|5.1||Opinion of Cooley LLP|
|23.1||Consent of Cooley LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)|
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.
|SEATTLE GENETICS, INC.|
|Dated: July 26, 2018||By:|
Clay B. Siegall
President and Chief Executive Officer