RPX Corporation
RPX Corp (Form: 4, Received: 02/22/2017 19:37:21)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

ROBERTS MARTIN E
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

RPX Corp [ RPXC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
CEO & General Counsel
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

1 MARKET PLAZA, STEUART TOWER, SUITE 800
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/20/2017
(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   2/20/2017     M    19688   A $0   134962   D    
Common Stock   2/20/2017     F    7387   D $11.49   127575   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   $0.0   (1) 2/20/2017     M         4688    5/20/2013   (2)   (2) Common Stock   4688.0   $0   0   D    
Restricted Stock Units   $0.0   (1) 2/20/2017     M         15000    5/20/2016   (3)   (3) Common Stock   15000.0   $0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Issuer's common stock. The units were awarded at no cost to Reporting Person.
( 2)  6.25% of the 75,000 stock units subject to the award vest on this date and 6.25% of the shares subject to the award vest in equal quarterly installments thereafter, provided that Reporting Person remains in continuous service through each vest date. The quarterly vest dates are February 20, May 20, August 20 and November 20.
( 3)  25% of the 60,000 stock units subject to the award vest on this date and 25% of the shares subject to the award vest in equal quarterly installments thereafter, provided that Reporting Person remains in continuous service through each vest date. The quarterly vest dates are February 20, May 20, August 20 and November 20.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
ROBERTS MARTIN E
1 MARKET PLAZA, STEUART TOWER, SUITE 800
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105


CEO & General Counsel

Signatures
Emily Gavin, Attorney-in-Fact for Martin E. Roberts 2/21/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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