SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Kirby John J.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O IDERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
505 EAGLEVIEW BLVD., SUITE 212

(Street)
EXTON PA 19341

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/31/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
IDERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. [ IDRA ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
V.P. of Finance, PFO & PAO
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 2,259(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2)(3) 11/02/2025 Common Stock 18,750 24.88 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2)(4) 01/06/2026 Common Stock 11,249 23.04 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2)(5) 01/04/2027 Common Stock 12,499 12.72 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2)(6) 01/03/2028 Common Stock 16,874 17.92 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2)(7) 08/13/2028 Common Stock 10,000 7.39 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 1,809 shares purchased through the Company's 1995 and 2017 Employee Stock Purchase Plans.
2. Option vests over a four-year period commencing on the grant date. 25% vests on the first anniversary date of grant with the balance vesting in equal quarterly installments over the remaining three years of the four-year vesting period.
3. Grant date 11/2/15.
4. Grant date 1/6/16.
5. Grant date 1/4/17.
6. Grant date 1/3/18.
7. Grant date 8/13/18.
/s/ John J. Kirby 11/02/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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