Northern Technologies International Corporation
NORTHERN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 09/21/2017 16:01:38)

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 20, 2017

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NORTHERN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-11038 41-0857886
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification
Number)

 

4201 Woodland Road  
P.O. Box 69  
Circle Pines, Minnesota 55014
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

(763) 225-6600

(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 September 20, 2017, following a jury trial that commenced on September 18, 2017, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio dismissed with prejudice all claims asserted by Northern Technologies International Corporation (“NTIC”) in the lawsuit captioned Northern Technologies International Corporation v. Cortec Corporation , Case No. 1:17-cv-00864-JG. NTIC has the right to appeal the Court’s dismissal within 30 days of having been served written notice that the judgment or order has been entered, along with a copy of said judgment or order. NTIC is currently evaluating its options related to this litigation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  NORTHERN TECHNOLOGIES 
  INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
       
  By:  
    Matthew C. Wolsfeld  
    Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
       
Dated:     September 21, 2017