8-K 1 rpx_8k-072612.htm CURRENT REPORT rpx_8k-072612.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 26, 2012
 
RPX Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
001-35146
 
26-2990113
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File No.)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
One Market Plaza
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
 
(866) 779-7641
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
 
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Item 5.02  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
 
The Company previously reported that Eran Zur resigned from its Board of Directors as of April 26, 2012 and from his position as the Company’s President effective as of August 1, 2012.  The effectiveness of Mr. Zur’s resignation as President has now changed to August 10, 2012.  The resignation is for personal reasons and does not involve any controversy or disagreement with the Company.

On July 26, 2012, the Board of Directors appointed John A. Amster to serve as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective as of August 10, 2012.  Mr. Amster is currently the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and will assume the additional duties of President upon the departure of Mr. Zur.  Mr. Amster’s compensation is not changing in connection with his appointment as President.
 
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 
RPX Corporation
   
 
By:
/s/ Martin E. Roberts
   
Martin E. Roberts
   
General Counsel
     
Dated:  August 1, 2012