SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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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*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Rovi Corp [ ROVI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP & General Counsel
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 03/01/2012 A 20,000(1) A $0.001 54,917(2) D
Common Stock 03/02/2012 S 3,546(3) D $35.04 51,371 D
Common Stock 03/05/2012 S 2,820(4) D $35.01(5) 48,551 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
Stock Option (right to buy) $35.62 03/01/2012 A 50,000 (6) 03/01/2019 Common Stock 50,000 $0 50,000 D
Performance Rights $0.001 03/01/2012 A 10,000 (7) 03/01/2016 Common Stock 10,000 $0 10,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Granted March 1, 2012, this restricted stock award vests over four years with 25% vesting on each of the annual anniversaries of the grant date.
2. Includes 64 shares purchased on January 31,2012, pursuant to the company's Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
3. Shares sold to cover tax withholdings associated with the vesting of restricted stock.
4. Sold pursuant to Mr. Yu's 10b5-1 plan dated November 18, 2009.
5. Shares sold on the open market are reported as an average sell price per share of $35.01; breakdown of shares sold and per share sale prices are as follows: 1,620 at $35.01 and 1,200 at $35.02.
6. Granted March 1, 2012; vests one-fourth (1/4) on the first anniversary of the date of grant and the remaining three-fourths (3/4) vesting in equal monthly increments over the next three years.
7. The restricted stock award will vest over a period of up to four years based on the achievement of total annual (measured on a calendar year basis) adjusted pro forma operating profit performance metrics.
Daybeth Cordoba Attorney-in-Fact for Stephen Yu 03/05/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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