UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) of the SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 29, 2017
 
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
NEVADA
000-54014
20-5093315
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
 
343 Allerton Ave.
South San Francisco, California 94090
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(650) 577-3600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
 
On March 29, 2017, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that the European Patent Office has issued a Notice of Intention to Grant the Company's European Patent Application for AV-101, the Company’s oral prodrug candidate in Phase 2 development for major depressive disorder. The granted claims covering multiple dosage forms of AV-101, treatment of depression and reduction of dyskinesias associated with L-DOPA treatment of Parkinson's disease will be in effect until at least January 2034. A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
 
Item 9.01 Exhibits.
 
See Exhibit Index.
 
 
 
 
 
Signatures
 
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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
 
 
 
 Date: March 29, 2017
By:
/s/ Shawn K. Singh
 
 
Shawn K. Singh
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
Exhibit Number
 
Description
 
 
 
99.1
 
Press release issued by VistaGen Therapeutics Inc., dated March 29, 2017.