EX-4.1 2 sava-20190630xex4_1.htm EX-4.1 Exhibit 41

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CASSAVA sciences PO BOX 43004, Providence, RI 02940-3004 MR A SAMPLE DESIGNATION (IF ANY) ADD 1 ADD 2 ADD 3 ADD 4 CUSIP XXXXXX XX X HOLDER ID XXXXXXXXXX Insurance Value 1,000,000.00 Number of Shares 123456 DTC 12345678 123456789012345 Certificate Numbers Num/No. Denom. Total 1234567890/1234567890 1234567890/1234567890 1234567890/1234567890 1234567890/1234567890 1234567890/1234567890 1234567890/1234567890 Total Transaction 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 ZQ CERT# COY CLS RGSTRY ACCT# TRANSTYPE RUN# TRANS# COMMON STOCK PAR VALUE $0.001 COMMON STOCK CASSAVA sciences Certificate Number ZQ00000000 Shares INCORPORATED UDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE THIS CERTIFIES THAT MR. SAMPLE AND MRS. SAMPLE & MR. SAMPLE & MRS. SAMPLE SEE REVERSE FOR CERTAIN DEFINITIONS CUSIP 14817C 10 7 is the owner of ZERO HUNDRED THOUSAND ZERO HUNDRED AND ZERO THIS CERTIFICATE IS TRANSFERABLE IN CITIES DESIGNATED BY THE TRANSFER AGENT, AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.computershare.com FULLY PAID AND NON-ASSESSABLE SHARES OF COMMON STOCK, PAR VALUE $0.001 EACH, OF Cassava Sciences (hereinafter called the “Corporation”) transferable on the books of the Corporation by the holder in person or by duly authorized attorney upon surrender of this certificate properly endorsed. This certificate and the shares represented hereby are issued and shall be held subject to all of the provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation and the By-Laws, as from time to time amended, of the Corporation (copies of which are on file at the office of the Transfer Agent), and the holder hereof, by acceptance of this certificate, consents to and agrees to be bound by all of said provisions. This certificate is not valid unless countersigned and registered by the Transfer Agent and Registrar. WITNESS the facsimile seal of the Corporation and the facsimile signature of its duly authorized officer. Remi Barbier President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors Dated DD-MMM-YYYY COUNTERSIGNED AND REGISTERED: COMPUTERSHARE INC. TRANSFER AGENT AND REGISTRAR, CASSAVA SCIENCES, INC. CORPORATE SEAL MAY 4, 1998 DELAWARE BY AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE SECURITY INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE Printed by DATA BUSINESS FORMS 1234567


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CASSAVA SCIENCES, INC. THE COMPANY WILL FURNISH WITHOUT CHARGE TO EACH STOCKHOLDER WHO SO REQUESTS, A COPY OF THE DESIGNATIONS, POWERS, PREFERENCES AND RELATIVE, PARTICIPATING, OPTIONAL OR OTHER SPECIAL RIGHTS OF EACH CLASS OF STOCK OR SERIES THEREOF AND THE QUALIFICATIONS, LIMITATIONS OR RESTRICTIONS OF SUCH PREFERENCES AND/OR RIGHTS. ANY SUCH REQUESTS MAY BE ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY OF THE CORPORATION. The following abbreviations, when used in the inscription on the face of this certificate, shall be construed as though they were written out in full according to applicable laws or regulations: TEN COM - as tenants in common TEN ENT - as tenants by the entireties JT TEN  as joint tenants with right of survivorship and not as tenants in common UIF GIFT MIN ACT (Cust) Custodia (Minor) under Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (State) UNIF TRF MIN ACT (Cust) Custodian (until age) (Minor) under Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (State) Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list. For value received, hereby sell, assign and transfer unto PLEASE INSERT SOCIAL SECURITY OR OTHER IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF ASSIGNEE (PLEASE PRINT OR TYPEWRITE NAME AND ADDRESS, INCLUDING POSTAL ZIP CODE, OF ASSIGNEE) Shares of the Common Stock represented by the within Certificate, and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint Attorney to transfer the said stock on the books of the within-named Corporation with full power of substitution in the premises. Dated: Signature: Signature: Notice: The signature to this assignment must correspond with the name as written upon the face of the certificate, in every particular, without alteration or enlargement, or any change whatever. Signature(s) Guaranteed: Medallion Guarantee Stamp THE SIGNATURE(S) SHOULD BE GUARANTEED BY AN ELIGIBLE GUARANTOR INSTITUTION (Banks, Stockbrokers, Savings and Loan Associations and Credit Unions) WITH MEMBERSHIP IN AN APPROVED SIGNATURE GUARANTEE MEDALLION PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO S.E.C. RULE 17Ad-15. SECURITY ISTRUCTIONS THIS IS WATERMARKED PAPER, DO NOT ACCEPT WITHOUT NOTING WATERMARK. HOLD TO LIGHT TO VERIFY WATERMARK. The IRS requires that the named transfer agent (“we”) report the cost basis of certain shares or units acquired after January 1, 2011. If your shares or units are covered by the legislation, and you requested to sell or transfer the shares or units using a specific cost basis calculation method, then we have processed as you requested. If you did not specify a cost basis calculation method, then we have defaulted to the first in, first out (FIFO) method. Please consult your tax advisor if you need additional information about cost basis. If you do not keep in contact with the issuer or do not have any activity in your account for the time period specified by state law, your property may become subject to state unclaimed property laws and transferred to the appropriate state. 1234567