SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): August 20, 2015
AMARANTUS BIOSCIENCE HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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655 Montgomery Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA
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(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Items.
On August 20, 2015, Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent No. 9,115,208 entitled, “Dopaminergic Neuronal Survival-Promoting Factors and Uses Thereof.” The patent covers additional intellectual property protection for MANF (mesencephalic-astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor) protein therapy and cell therapy. The patent covers compositions of matter and methods of use related to the Company's proprietary manufacturing process for synthetic MANF and its administration.
A copy of the Company’s press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. Press Release, dated August 20, 2015.
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.
|AMARANTUS BIOSCIENCE HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Date: August 20, 2015||By:||/s/ Gerald E. Commissiong|
|Name:||Gerald E. Commissiong|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|