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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  April 19, 2021


United Therapeutics Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware   000-26301   52-1984749
(State or Other   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
Jurisdiction of   File Number)   Identification Number)


1040 Spring Street    
Silver Spring, MD   20910
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 608-9292


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   Trading symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   UTHR   Nasdaq Global Select Market


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.


On April 19, 2021, United Therapeutics Corporation issued a press release announcing the submission of the Tyvaso DPI™ New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


TYVASO DPI is a trademark of United Therapeutics Corporation.


Item 9.01. Exhibits


(d)  Exhibits
Exhibit No.   Description of Exhibit
99.1   Press release dated April 19, 2021
104   The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL







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.


Dated: April 19, 2021 By: /s/ Paul A. Mahon
  Name: Paul A. Mahon
  Title: General Counsel



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