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): July 19, 2012
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 19, 2012, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a request for the reexamination of, and issued an office action related to, Gevo, Inc.s Patent No. 8,101,808 entitled Recovery of Higher Alcohols from Dilute Aqueous Solutions. On July 23, 2012, Gevo, Inc. issued a press release regarding the actions taken by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release, dated July 23, 2012.|
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.
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary|
Date: July 23, 2012