Prothena Corporation plc
Prothena Corp plc (Form: 4, Received: 09/29/2017 17:18:10)
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 *

Kinney Gene G.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Prothena Corp plc [ PRTA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O PROTHENA BIOSCIENCES INC, 331 OYSTER POINT BOULEVARD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

9/28/2017
(Street)

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
(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
Ordinary Shares, par value $0.01 per share   9/28/2017     M    2800   A $6.41   5593   D    
Ordinary Shares, par value $0.01 per share   9/28/2017     S (1)    2800   D $70.00   2793   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
Stock Option (right to buy)   $6.41   9/28/2017     M         2800      (2) 1/29/2023   Ordinary Shares   2800   $0.00   109074   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The sale reported in the Form 4 was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5 1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person.
(2)  The shares subject to the option will vest and become exercisable as to 25% of the total number of shares subject to the option on January 29, 2014 and with respect to 1/48th of the total number of shares subject to the option in successive, equal monthly installments on each monthly anniversary thereafter, subject to the Reporting Person's continued employment with the Issuer on each such vesting date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kinney Gene G.
C/O PROTHENA BIOSCIENCES INC
331 OYSTER POINT BOULEVARD
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
X
President and CEO

Signatures
/s/ A.W. Homan, as Attorney in Fact for Gene G. Kinney 9/29/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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