MOLECULAR TEMPLATES, INC.
9301 Amberglen Blvd, Suite 100
Austin, Texas 78729
August 13, 2020
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attention: Jason L. Drory
Molecular Templates, Inc. Registration Statement on Form S-3
Filed August 7, 2020
File No. 333-242078
Request for Acceleration
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 of the Rules and Regulations promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Molecular Templates, Inc. (the Registrant) hereby requests that the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-242078) filed on August 7, 2020 (the Registration Statement) be accelerated so that the Registration Statement may become effective at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on August 17, 2020, or as soon as practicable thereafter.
The cooperation of the staff in meeting the timetable described above is very much appreciated.
If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact Mathew J. Gardella, Esq. of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., counsel to the Registrant, at (617) 348-1735.
Very truly yours,
Molecular Templates, Inc.
|/s/ Eric E. Poma|
By: Eric E. Poma
Title: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer
cc: Matthew J. Gardella, Esq., Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.