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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Dube Eric M
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Retrophin, Inc. [ RTRX]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
3721 VALLEY CENTRE DR, #200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
01/04/2019
(Street)
SAN DIEGO, CA92130
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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 01/04/2019 A 50,000 A $ 0 50,000 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 (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(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
Employee stock option (right to buy) $ 23.34 01/04/2019 A 400,000 ( 1 ) 01/03/2029 Common Stock 400,000 $ 0 400,000 D
Performance-based restricted stock units ( 2 ) 01/04/2019 A 50,000 ( 3 ) ( 3 ) Common Stock 50,000 $ 0 50,000 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Dube Eric M
3721 VALLEY CENTRE DR, #200
SAN DIEGO, CA92130
X Chief Executive Officer
Signatures
/s/ Elizabeth E. Reed, Attorney-in-fact 01/08/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )One-fourth of the shares subject to the stock option vest and become exercisable on the first anniversary of the date of grant, and the remaining shares vest in 36 equal monthly installments thereafter.
( 2 )Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Common Stock of the Issuer.
( 3 )This grant will vest upon the later of (i) 12 months from the date of grant, and (ii) the achievement of specified clinical and regulatory development milestones, provided that the grant will expire on May 9, 2023 to the extent the specified clinical and regulatory milestones are not achieved by such date.

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