GenMark Diagnostics, Inc.
GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 03/09/2017 19:54:43)
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 *

Kayyem Jon Faiz
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. [ GNMK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
SVP, Research & Development
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

5964 LA PLACE COURT
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

3/7/2017
(Street)

CARLSBAD, CA 92008
(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   3/7/2017     S (1)    311   D $12.18   202387   D    
Common Stock                  61651   I   HI Charitable Remainder Uni Trust   (2)
Common Stock                  82934   I   The Jon Faiz Kayyem and Paige N. Gates Family Trust, dated April 1, 2000   (2)
Common Stock                  569308   I   IFIN LP   (2)

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)  The shares were sold pursuant to pre-established trading instructions solely to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the partial vesting of previously granted restricted stock units.
( 2)  Dr. Kayyem is the trustee of the HI Charitable Remainder Uni Trust, trustee of The Jon Faiz Kayyem and Paige N. Gates Family Trust, dated April 1, 2000 and the President of In-Motion LLC, the general partner of IFIN LP. Dr. Kayyem disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest in his distributive shares therein.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kayyem Jon Faiz
5964 LA PLACE COURT
CARLSBAD, CA 92008


SVP, Research & Development

Signatures
/s/ Eric Stier, Attorney-in-fact 3/9/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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