Seattle Genetics Announces Webcast Presentations at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGEN) today announced that Clay B. Siegall, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at three upcoming investor conferences. The presentations will be webcast live and available for replay from Seattle Genetics’ website, www.seattlegenetics.com, under the “Investor and News” section.

Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
New York, NY

9th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
8:40 a.m. Eastern Time
New York, NY

31st Annual Goldman Sachs Healthcare Conference
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
3:05 p.m. Pacific Time
Los Angeles, CA

About Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. The company’s lead product candidate, brentuximab vedotin, is in a pivotal trial under a Special Protocol Assessment with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Brentuximab vedotin is being developed in collaboration with Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company. In addition, Seattle Genetics has four other product candidates in ongoing clinical trials: lintuzumab (SGN-33), dacetuzumab (SGN-40), SGN-70 and SGN-75. Seattle Genetics has collaborations for its ADC technology with a number of leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Bayer, Celldex Therapeutics, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and Progenics, as well as an ADC co-development agreement with Agensys, an affiliate of Astellas. More information can be found at http://www.seattlegenetics.com.



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Seattle Genetics, Inc.
Peggy Pinkston, 425-527-4160
[email protected]

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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Oncology  Pharmaceutical

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