SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of April 2021
(Commission File No. 001-38215)
(Translation of registrants name into English)
3 Lochside Way
Edinburgh EH12 9DT
(Address of registrants principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F ☒ Form 40-F ☐
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On Friday, April 16, 2021, NuCana plc (the Company) initiated legal proceedings against Gilead Sciences Ireland UC and Gilead Sciences GmbH in the German Regional Court of Dusseldorf for patent infringement for the sale of Sovaldi and well as its combination products Harvoni, Vosevi and Epclusa in Germany. There can be no assurance as to the outcome of this or any other future proceedings or litigation. See Risk Factors Intellectual property litigation could cause us to spend substantial resources and distract our personnel from their normal responsibilities in the Companys Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020 for more information on related litigation at the European Patent Office Opposition Division and the Patents Court of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.
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.
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Date: April 19, 2021