SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

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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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Walsh Patrick

(Last) (First) (Middle)
141 W. JACKSON BLVD.
STE. 1702

(Street)
CHICAGO IL 60604

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BJs RESTAURANTS INC [ BJRI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/21/2015
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction 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, no par value 08/21/2015 P 3,000 A $44.8637 35,000 I By Separately Managed Account (1)
Common Stock, no par value 08/24/2015 P 8,000 A $42.8268 43,000 I By Separately Managed Account (1)
Common Stock, no par value 08/24/2015 P 500 A $42.8268 14,085 I By PW Partners Master Fund LP (2)
Common Stock, no par value 08/24/2015 P 750 A $42.8268 29,950 I By PW Partners Atlas Fund LP (3)
Common Stock, no par value 08/24/2015 P 750 A $42.8268 37,550 I By PW Partners Atlas Fund III LP (4)
Common Stock, no par value 1,230,509 I By PW Partners Atlas Fund II LP (5)
Common Stock, no par value 17,510 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction 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 (Month/Day/Year) 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: 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. Represents securities held in an account (the "Separately Managed Account") separately managed by PW Partners Capital Management LLC ("PW Capital Management"). The Reporting Person, solely by virtue of his position as the Managing Member of PW Capital Management, the Investment Manager of the Separately Managed Account, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities held in the Separately Managed Account. The Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
2. Represents securities owned directly by PW Partners Master Fund LP ("Master Fund"). The Reporting Person, solely by virtue of his position as the Managing Member of PW Capital Management, the Investment Manager of Master Fund, and as the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of PW Partners, LLC, the General Partner of Master Fund, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Master Fund. The Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
3. Represents securities owned directly by PW Partners Atlas Fund LP ("Atlas Fund I"). The Reporting Person, solely by virtue of his position as the Managing Member of PW Capital Management, the Investment Manager of Atlas Fund I, and as the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of PW Partners Atlas Funds, LLC ("Atlas Fund GP"), the General Partner of Atlas Fund I, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Atlas Fund I. The Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
4. Represents securities owned directly by PW Partners Atlas Fund III LP ("Atlas Fund III"). The Reporting Person, solely by virtue of his position as the Managing Member of PW Capital Management, the Investment Manager of Atlas Fund III, and as the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Fund GP, the General Partner of Atlas Fund III, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Atlas Fund III. The Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
5. Represents securities owned directly by PW Partners Atlas Fund II LP ("Atlas Fund II"). The Reporting Person, solely by virtue of his position as the Managing Member of PW Capital Management, the Investment Manager of Atlas Fund II, and as the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Fund GP, the General Partner of Atlas Fund II, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities owned directly by Atlas Fund II. The Reporting Person expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
By: /s/ Patrick Walsh 08/25/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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