Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 7, 2020


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Bedford, MA 01730
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueIRBTThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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Item 1.01    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On December 7, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of iRobot Corporation (the “Company”) approved a revised form of indemnification agreement (the “Indemnification Agreement”) to be entered into between the Company and its current and future directors and executive officers. The Company will execute new Indemnification Agreements with each of its directors and executive officers, which will supersede the previous indemnification agreements between such parties.

The Indemnification Agreement will, among other things, require the Company to indemnify, and advance expenses to, each director and executive officer to the fullest extent permitted by law, including indemnification of expenses such as attorneys’ fees, court costs, judgements, fines, penalties, excise taxes and settlement amounts incurred by the director or executive officer in any action or proceeding arising out of such person’s services as a director or executive officer. The Indemnification Agreements are intended to provide indemnification rights to the fullest extent permitted under Delaware law and shall be in addition to any other rights the directors and executive officers may have under the Company’s certificate of incorporation and bylaws.

The foregoing description of the Indemnification Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the form of Indemnification Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(e) The information set forth under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, as it relates to the Company's executive officers, is incorporated into this Item 5.02(e) by reference.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No. Description
 Form of Amended and Restated Indemnification Agreement
10.4 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


    Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 9, 2020iRobot Corporation
By: /s/ Glen D. Weinstein
Name: Glen D. Weinstein
Title: Chief Legal Officer and Secretary