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): October 17, 2018
MARATHON PATENT GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1180 North Town Center Drive, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 804-1690
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 3.01 Notification of Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard
On October 17, 2018, Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (the “Company”) received a written notification from the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC that it has not met the minimum $1 bid price requirement for the last 30 consecutive business days (from September 5, 2018 – October 16, 2018) as set forth in Listing Rule 5550(a)(2).
The notification does not result in the delisting of the Company’s common stock at this time, and its common stock will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
The Company has been provided with a 180 calendar day period (by April 15, 2019) in which to gain compliance by, at any time during this 180 day period, having a closing bid price of the Company’s security of at least $1 for a minimum of ten consecutive business days, and upon occurrence, this matter would then be automatically closed.
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.
Date: October 22, 2018
|MARATHON PATENT GROUP, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Merrick Okamoto|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|