SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
6042 Cornerstone Ct. West, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92121
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class to be registered: Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share
Name of each exchange on which each class is to be registered: The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
If this Form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), please check the following box. x
If this Form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), please check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: 333-189538
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None.
|Item 1.||Description of Registrants Securities to be Registered.|
The description of the common stock of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (the Registrant), as included under the caption Description of Capital Stock in the prospectus forming a part of the Registration Statement on Form S-3, as amended (Registration No. 333-189538) (the Registration Statement), filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), is incorporated by reference herein. In addition, any description of such securities contained in a form of prospectus relating to the Registration Statement subsequently filed by the Registrant pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act shall be deemed to be incorporated by reference herein.
Under the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed because no other securities of the Registrant are registered on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Date: October 23, 2013||By:||
/s/ Richard Vincent
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|