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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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blaser Brian J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
100 ABBOTT PARK ROAD

(Street)
ABBOTT PARK IL 60064

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ABBOTT LABORATORIES [ ABT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/06/2012
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 shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.489 105,978 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 5,300 D $64.49 100,678 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,600 D $64.495 99,078 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.4975 98,978 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,700 D $64.5 97,278 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 2,100 D $64.505 95,178 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.509 95,078 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,400 D $64.51 93,678 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 700 D $64.515 92,978 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,800 D $64.52 91,178 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,600 D $64.525 89,578 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 3,000 D $64.53 86,578 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 900 D $64.535 85,678 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,154 D $64.54 84,524 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 400 D $64.545 84,124 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,500 D $64.555 82,624 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 1,700 D $64.56 80,924 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 300 D $64.585 80,624 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 800 D $64.59 79,824 D
Common shares without par value 12/06/2012 S 100 D $64.595 79,724 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:
Remarks:
Form 2 of 2.
John A. Berry, by power of attorney for Brian J. Blaser 12/10/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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