8-K 1 kmph20201123_8k.htm FORM 8-K kmph20161107_8k.htm












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 23, 2020



KemPharm, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)


1180 Celebration Boulevard, Suite 103, Celebration, FL



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (321) 939-3416



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instructions A.2. below):


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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 KMPH None


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).


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Item 8.01          Other Events.


On November 23, 2020, KemPharm, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), issued a press release (the “Press Release”) which provided an update to the Company's prodrug development pipeline, including the expected filing of the Investigational New Drug application for KP879 with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prior to year-end 2020, and the introduction of a new prodrug candidate to its pipeline, KP1077. The Company is investigating KP1077 as a potential treatment for idiopathic hypersomnia, which is an underserved, orphan disease indication. In addition, the Company provided an update to its management presentation (the "Presentation") for the same. 


The Press Release and the Presentation are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively.


Item 9.01          Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)     Exhibits


Exhibit No.





Press Release titled "KemPharm Provides Update on Development Pipeline " dated November 23, 2020.

99.2   Presentation titled "Management Presentation" dated November 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 thereunto duly authorized.




KemPharm, Inc.





Date: November 23, 2020



/s/ R. LaDuane Clifton




R. LaDuane Clifton, CPA




Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer