|EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - BIOSPECIFICS TECHNOLOGIES CORP||exhibit99-1.htm|
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): January 7, 2013
BIOSPECIFICS TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|Of Incorporation)||Identification No.)|
35 Wilbur Street
Lynbrook, NY 11563
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Throughout this Current Report on Form 8-K, the terms we, us, our and Company refer to BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On January 7, 2013, the Company announced progress for XIAFLEX in two pipeline indications. The Companys strategic partner Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Auxilium) has exercised its exclusive option to expand the field of its license for injectable collagenase to include the potential treatment of adult patients with edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy, commonly known as cellulite. In addition, on December 27, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for filing Auxiliums supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for XIAFLEX for the potential treatment of Peyronie's disease.
A press release regarding the announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press release dated January 7, 2013|
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.
|Date: January 7, 2013||BIOSPECIFICS TECHNOLOGIES CORP.|
|/s/ Thomas L. Wegman|
|Thomas L. Wegman|