Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals
TETRAPHASE PHARMACEUTICALS INC (Form: 4, Received: 08/21/2017 16:16:38)
FORM 4
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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 *

Dumas Jacques
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

TETRAPHASE PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ TTPH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Chief ScientificOfficer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O TETRAPHASE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., 480 ARSENAL STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

8/17/2017
(Street)

WATERTOWN, MA 02472
(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   8/17/2017     S (1)    7155   (2) D $5.86   (3) 0   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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On January 6, 2016, the Reporting person was granted 35,000 restricted stock units ("RSUs")( the "2016 RSU grant") that were previously reported on Table II Of Form 4, which form was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 10, 2016. Of the 2016 RSU grant, 11,667 shares vested on January 6, 2017 of which 4,512 shares were withheld by the Issuer to satisfy the reporting person's tax withholding obligations in connection with the delivery of the conversion of the RSUs into common stock on the vesting date. The remaining 7,155 shares were sold on August 17, 2017 and such sale is reported on this Form 4.
(2)  The sale of these shares of common stock reported on this Form 4 was effected pursuant to a 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on June 16, 2017.
(3)  The price reported represents the weighted average sales price of shares sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $5.79 to $5.90 per share. The reporting person undertakes to provide, upon request, to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer, or a security holder of the Issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Dumas Jacques
C/O TETRAPHASE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
480 ARSENAL STREET
WATERTOWN, MA 02472


Chief ScientificOfficer

Signatures
/s/Maria Stahl as Attorney-in-Fact for Jacques Dumas 8/21/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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