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)
May 8, 2018
Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1305 OBrien Drive
Menlo Park, California 94025
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.
On May 8, 2018, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. entered into a settlement agreement with Oxford Nanopore and other parties with respect to pending patent infringement litigation among them in the United Kingdom and Germany, and issued a press release regarding the settlement. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
|99.1||Press release, dated May 8, 2018, Pacific Biosciences Announces Favorable Outcome in UK and German Patent Litigation Against Oxford Nanopore.|
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.
|Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Susan K. Barnes|
|Susan K. Barnes|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer|
Date: May 8, 2018