Press Release

Seattle Genetics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2013-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences. The presentations will be webcast live and available for replay from Seattle Genetics’ website at www.seattlegenetics.com in the Investors and News section.

Cowen & Company 33rd Annual Health Care Conference

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Boston, MA

Barclay’s Global Healthcare Conference

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time in Miami, FL

About Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company’s lead program, ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin), received accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in August 2011 and approval with conditions from Health Canada in February 2013 for two indications. In addition, under a collaboration with Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, ADCETRIS received conditional approval from the European Commission in October 2012. Seattle Genetics also has four other clinical-stage ADC programs: SGN-75, ASG-5ME, ASG-22ME and SGN-CD19A. Seattle Genetics has collaborations for its ADC technology with a number of leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Abbott, Agensys (an affiliate of Astellas), Bayer, Celldex Therapeutics, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Millennium, Pfizer and Progenics, as well as ADC co-development agreements with Agensys and Genmab. More information can be found at www.seattlegenetics.com.

Source: Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Seattle Genetics, Inc.
Peggy Pinkston, 425-527-4160
ppinkston@seagen.com