SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 9, 2020
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other
|505 Eagleview Blvd., Suite 212|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (484) 348-1600
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||
Name of each exchange on which
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||IDRA||Nasdaq Capital Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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).
|Emerging growth company ¨|
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On June 9, 2020, Howard Pien notified Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) of his decision to take a leave of absence from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) for medical reasons. During such absence, Mr. Pien will not participate in any activities of the Board.
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.
|IDERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Bryant D. Lim|
|Bryant D. Lim|
|Senior V.P., General Counsel|
Dated: June 15, 2020