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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) June 29, 2023


Lightwave Logic, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Nevada   001-40766   82-0497368

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


369 Inverness Parkway, Suite 350, Englewood, CO 80112

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)


(720) 340-4949

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


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

Title of each class  




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   LWLG   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company 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 8.01 Other Events


This Report on Form 8-K is filed by Lightwave Logic, Inc. (the “Company”) to correct certain statements made in the Company’s press release titled “Lightwave Logic Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Innovative Process to More Efficiently Pole Electro-Optic Polymers,” dated June 22, 2023 (the “Press Release”). The Press Release stated in various instances that the World International Property Organization (WIPO) PCT Patent Publication - PCT Patent No. WO 2023/102066 entitled “Nonlinear Optical Materials Containing High Boiling Point Solvents, and Methods of Efficiently Poling The Same” was issued, when in fact it was not issued, it was published. All other statements in the Press Release are correct.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


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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 29, 2023 


Jun. 29, 2023
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Document Period End Date Jun. 29, 2023
Entity File Number 001-40766
Entity Registrant Name Lightwave Logic, Inc.
Entity Central Index Key 0001325964
Entity Tax Identification Number 82-0497368
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NV
Entity Address, Address Line One 369 Inverness Parkway
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 350
Entity Address, City or Town Englewood
Entity Address, State or Province CO
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80112
City Area Code (720)
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Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
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