Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): June 11, 2019



Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-50679   77-0487658
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)

  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

149 Commonwealth Drive

Menlo Park, CA 94025

(Address of principal executive offices, with zip code)

(650) 327-3270

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former, address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





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Common Stock, $0.001 par value   CORT   The Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 8.01

Other Events

On June 11, 2019, Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (the “Company”) announced that it has received a Paragraph IV Notice Letter advising that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (“Sun”) submitted an Abbreviated New Drug Application (“ANDA”) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) seeking authorization from the FDA to manufacture, use or sell a generic version of KORLYM® Mifepristone Tablets, 300 mg (“Korlym”) in the United States.

The Notice Letter contains Paragraph IV certifications against certain of the Company’s patents related to Korlym, specifically U.S. Patent Nos. 8,921,348 (exp. 2028); 9,829,495 (exp. 2036); 10,006,924 (exp. 2036); 9,943,526 (exp. 2036); 10,151,763 (exp. 2028); 10,166,242 (exp. 2036); 10,166,243 (exp. 2036); 10,195,214 (exp. 2037) and 10,231,983 (exp. 2038) (collectively, the “Korlym Patents”), which are listed in the FDA’s Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluation (“Orange Book”).

The Notice Letter alleges that the Korlym Patents will not be infringed by Sun’s proposed product, are invalid and/or are unenforceable. The Company intends to vigorously defend its intellectual property rights related to Korlym.


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.



/s/ G. Charles Robb

Name:   G. Charles Robb
Title:   Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Date: June 11, 2019