RPX Corporation
RPX Corp (Form: 3, Received: 08/11/2017 19:13:24)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF 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 *

MANKOO PAUL

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/3/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

RPX Corp [RPXC]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O RPX CORPORATION, ONE MARKET PLAZA, STEUART TWR, STE 1100

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
CEO, Inventus /

(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock   13489   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   2/20/2018   (1)   (1) Common Stock   70000.0   $0.0   (2) D    
Restricted Stock Units   2/20/2017   (3)   (3) Common Stock   68750.0   $0.0   (2) D    
Restricted Stock Units   5/20/2017   (4)   (4) Common Stock   28125.0   $0.0   (2) D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  33.3% of the shares subject to the award will vest on this date and 8.3375% of the shares subject to the award will 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.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Issuer's common stock.
(3)  The unvested portion of an award of 100,000 stock units. 25% of the shares subject to the award vested on this date and 6.25% of the shares subject to the award will 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.
(4)  The unvested portion of an award of 30,000 stock units. 6.25% of the shares subject to the award vested on this date and 6.25% of the shares subject to the award will 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.

Remarks:
EXHIBIT LIST:

EXHIBIT 24 - Power of Attorney

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MANKOO PAUL
C/O RPX CORPORATION
ONE MARKET PLAZA, STEUART TWR, STE 1100
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105


CEO, Inventus

Signatures
Emily Gavin, Attorney-in-Fact for Paul Mankoo 8/11/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Martin Roberts,
Emily Gavin and Mona Kashani, or either of them signing singly, and with full power of substitution, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1)    prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's behalf, and submit to the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and
any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the undersigned
to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

(2)    execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or
director of RPX Corporation (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

(3)    seek or obtain information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third party,
including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators, employee benefit plan administrators and
trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such information to the
attorney-in-fact and approves and ratifies any such release of information;

(4)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or
desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any amendment or
amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority;

(5)    take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the
opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform
any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any
of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming
all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause
to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned
acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to
file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued
by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing
attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this
1st day of August, 2017.

/s/ Paul Mankoo

Paul Mankoo