Amyris
AMYRIS, INC. (Form: 4, Received: 12/27/2012 16:42:35)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

DOERR L JOHN
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

AMYRIS, INC. [ AMRS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O KLEINER PERKINS CAUFIELD & BYERS, 2750 SAND HILL ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/24/2012
(Street)

MENLO PARK, CA 94025
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   12/24/2012     P    1677852   A $2.98   3025037   I   By Foris Ventures, LLC   (1)
Common Stock                  6000   D  
 
Common Stock                  144707   I   By Clarus, LLC   (2)
Common Stock                  3724558   I   By Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers XII, LLC   (3)
Common Stock                  67952   I   By KPCB XII Founders Fund, LLC   (4)
Common Stock                  8503   I   The Vallejo Ventures Trust U/T/A 2/12/96   (5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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:
( 1)  The Reporting Person indirectly holds all of the membership interests in Foris Ventures, LLC. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
( 2)  The Reporting Person is the manager of Clarus, LLC. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein. The shares are held for convenience in the name of "KPCB Holdings, Inc., as nominee" for the account of entities affiliated with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and others. KPCB Holdings, Inc. has no voting, dispositive or pecuniary interest in any such shares.
( 3)  The General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers XII, LLC is KPCB XII Associates, LLC, of which the Reporting Person is a managing member. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein. The shares are held for convenience in the name of "KPCB Holdings, Inc., as nominee" for the account of entities affiliated with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and others. KPCB Holdings, Inc. has no voting, dispositive or pecuniary interest in any such shares.
( 4)  The General Partner of KPCB XII Founders Fund, LLC is KPCB XII Associates, LLC, of which the Reporting Person is a managing member. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein. The shares are held for convenience in the name of "KPCB Holdings, Inc., as nominee" for the account of entities affiliated with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and others. KPCB Holdings, Inc. has no voting, dispositive or pecuniary interest in any such shares.
( 5)  The Reporting Person transferred this stock to The Vallejo Ventures Trust U/T/A 2/12/96 on August 21, 2012. The Reporting Person is a Trustee of The Vallejo Ventures Trust U/T/A 2/12/96.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
DOERR L JOHN
C/O KLEINER PERKINS CAUFIELD & BYERS
2750 SAND HILL ROAD
MENLO PARK, CA 94025
X



Signatures
/s/ L. John Doerr by Nicholas Khadder, Attorney-in-Fact 12/27/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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