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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): May 27, 2021


Lightwave Logic, Inc.
 (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada 0-52567 82-0497368
(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


369 Inverness Parkway, Suite 350, Englewood, CO   80112
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (720) 340-4949



(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:


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of exchange on which registered


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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 checkmark 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 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders 


The 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Lightwave Logic, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 27, 2021. As of the close of business on April 15, 2021, the Company had outstanding 102,082,247 shares of common stock, of which 45,163,932 shares were represented at the meeting by proxy and in person; accordingly, a quorum was constituted. The matters voted upon and the final results of the voting were as follows:


Proposal 1:  Election of Directors


The following persons were elected to the Board of Directors to serve until the 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors have been duly elected or appointed and qualified:









Siraj Nour El-Ahmadi 21,497,299 300,596 23,366,037
Dr. Frederick J. Leonberger 21,477,040 320,855 23,366,037



Proposal 2:  Ratification of the appointment of Morison Cogen LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


The following votes were cast with respect to Proposal 2.  The proposal was approved.


For Against Abstain



44,461,567 225,206 477,159 -



Proposal 3: Advisory vote to approve compensation of the Company’s named executive officers


The following votes were cast with respect to Proposal 3.  The proposal was approved.


For Against Abstain



19,016,662 1,747,759 1,033,474 23,366,037















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.



By: /s/ James S. Marcelli
Name: James S. Marcelli
Title: President


Dated: June 1, 2021