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ISRG Intuitive Surgical

Filed: 1 Feb 21, 5:00pm


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): February 1, 2021
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 000-30713 77-0416458
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
1020 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, California 94086
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 523-2100

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share ISRG The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ¨  
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨  





Item 5.03.Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On January 28, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (the “Company”) amended and restated the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws (as so amended and restated, the “Amended Bylaws”) to provide that, unless the Company consents in writing to the selection of an alternative forum, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (or, in the event that the Chancery Court does not have jurisdiction, the federal district court for the District of Delaware or other state courts of the State of Delaware) is the sole and exclusive forum for (i) any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Company, (ii) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any of the Company’s directors, officers, or stockholders to the Company or to the Company’s stockholders, (iii) any action arising pursuant to any provision of the Delaware General Corporation Law or the Company’s certificate of incorporation or bylaws (as either may be amended from time to time), or (iv) any action asserting a claim against the Company governed by the internal affairs doctrine. In addition, pursuant to the Amended Bylaws, unless the Company consents in writing to the selection of an alternate forum, the federal district courts of the United States shall be the exclusive forum for the resolution of any complaint asserting a cause of action arising under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
The foregoing description of the Amended Bylaws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended Bylaws filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.
d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Description
3.1
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Date: February 1, 2021 By:/s/ Marshall L. Mohr
 
     Name: Marshall L. Mohr
 
     Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer