Dynavax Technologies Corporation
DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP (Form: 4, Received: 02/24/2017 19:33:48)
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 *

Johnson David Louis
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP [ DVAX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES, 2929 SEVENTH STREET, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/22/2017
(Street)

BERKELEY, CA 94710
(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

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     (1) 2/22/2017     A      19406         (1) 2/21/2024   Common Stock   19406     (1) 19406   D    
Restricted Stock Units     (2) 2/22/2017     A      19125         (2) 2/21/2024   Common Stock   19125     (2) 19125   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock. The RSUs vest over two years with 50% vesting on each annual anniversary of February 22, 2017.
( 2)  Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock. The RSUs vest over three years with 1/3 vesting on each annual anniversary of February 22, 2017.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Johnson David Louis
C/O DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES
2929 SEVENTH STREET, SUITE 100
BERKELEY, CA 94710


Vice President

Signatures
/s/ David Johnson 2/24/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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