Apple
APPLE INC (Form: 4, Received: 10/07/2015 21:46:13)
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 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 *

KONDO CHRIS
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

APPLE INC [ AAPL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

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3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

10/5/2015
(Street)

CUPERTINO, CA 95014
(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

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
Restricted Stock Unit     (1) 10/5/2015     A      17152         (2)   (2) Common Stock   17152   $0.00   17152   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, at settlement, one share of common stock.
( 2)  This award was granted on October 5, 2015. 12.5% of the award vests on April 15, 2016 and the remaining restricted stock units vest 12.5% in semi-annual installments over the four-year period ending October 15, 2019, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.

Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KONDO CHRIS
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CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Principal Accounting Officer

Signatures
/s/ Sam Whittington, Attorney-in-Fact for Chris Kondo 10/7/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Exhibit 24

SUBSTITUTE POWER OF ATTORNEY

Under the terms of powers of attorney (each, a "Power of Attorney") previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the undersigned was appointed an attorney-in-fact for the following individuals to, among other things, execute for and on behalf of the following individuals any Forms 3, 4 and 5 or any amendments thereto, in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder:

Angela J. Ahrendts
Timothy D. Cook
Eduardo H. Cue
Craig Federighi
Albert Gore, Jr.
Robert A. Iger
Andrea Jung
Chris Kondo
Arthur D. Levinson
Luca Maestri
Daniel J. Riccio
Philip W. Schiller
D. Bruce Sewell
Ronald D. Sugar
Susan Wagner
Jeffrey E. Williams

In accordance with the authority granted under each Power of Attorney, including the power of substitution, the undersigned hereby appoints Sam Whittington as substitute attorney-in-fact, on behalf of the individuals listed above, with the power to exercise and execute all of the powers granted or conferred in the original Power of Attorney. This Substitute Power of Attorney shall not revoke the powers granted to the undersigned in any Power of Attorney.

This Substitute Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the underlying Power of Attorney is revoked or terminated, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing.

Date: October 2, 2015



By:             /s/ Gene D. Levoff
                ________________________________________
Name: Gene D. Levoff
Title: Attorney-in-Fact