Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (Form: 4, Received: 02/23/2017 17:39:50)
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 *

Went Gregory T
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc [ ADMS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O ADAMAS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., 1900 POWELL ST., SUITE 750
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/21/2017
(Street)

EMERYVILLE, CA 94608
(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   2/21/2017     A    23125   (1) A $0.00   169333   D    
Common Stock                  195392   I   By Trust  
Common Stock                  80000   I   Gregory T. Went & Marjorie S. Went ttees 2012 Irr Trust FBO Bridget Elise Went  
Common Stock                  80000   I   Gregory T. Went & Marjorie S. Went ttees 2012 Irr Trust FBO Cora Margaret Went  

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
Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $17.20   2/21/2017     A      138750         (2) 2/20/2027   Common Stock   138750   $0.00   138750   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The shares of Common Stock are to be acquired upon the vesting of certain Restricted Stock Units granted to the Reporting Person. The Restricted Stock Units shall vest as follows: 25% of the total number of Restricted Stock Units will vest on each of March 20, 2018, March 20, 2019, March 20, 2020 and March 20, 2021, subject to Reporting Person's Continuous Service as of each such date.
( 2)  The Option shares shall vest as follows: 1/48th of the option shares shall vest on the 1st of each month beginning with April 1, 2017, subject to Reporting Person's Continuous Service as of each such date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Went Gregory T
C/O ADAMAS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
1900 POWELL ST., SUITE 750
EMERYVILLE, CA 94608
X
Chief Executive Officer

Signatures
/s/Jennifer Rhodes, as Attorney-in-Fact 2/23/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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