Stock Option Agreement Sample Contracts

Stock Option AgreementA stock option agreement is a negotiable instrument that gives the holder of the option the right to buy or sell a certain number of shares of the stock at a specified price with a specific timeframe.  Stock option agreements are often between corporations and select employees.

Principia Biopharma Inc. – Principia Biopharma Inc. Amended and Restated 2008 Equity Incentive Plan Stock Option Agreement (August 17th, 2018)

Pursuant to its Amended and Restated 2008 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended from time to time (the Plan), Principia Biopharma Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), hereby grants to the Optionee listed below (Optionee), an option to purchase the number of shares of the Companys Common Stock set forth below, subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan and this Stock Option Agreement (this Option Agreement). Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms defined in the Plan shall have the same defined meanings in this Option Agreement.

Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 14th, 2018)

THIS NON-QUALIFIED STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") entered into as of __________, 2018 (the "Grant Date") between Forward Industries, Inc. (the "Company") and ______ (the "Optionee"). The "Company" shall include subsidiaries and/or affiliates of the Company.

Inotek Pharmaceuticals – Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Non-Employee Consultants Under Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (August 14th, 2018)

Pursuant to the Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), hereby grants to the Optionee named above, who is a Consultant (as defined in the Plan) of the Company, an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Stock"), of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. The Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

INSIGNIA SYSTEMS, INC. 2018 EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 14th, 2018)

Insignia Systems, Inc. (the "Company"), pursuant to its 2018 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan"), hereby grants an Option to purchase shares of the Company's common stock to you, the Participant named below. The terms and conditions of the Option are set forth in this Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement, consisting of this cover page and the Terms and Conditions on the following pages, and in the Plan document, a copy of which has been provided to you. Any capitalized term that is not defined in this Agreement shall have the meaning set forth in the Plan as it currently exists or as it is amended in the future.

Inotek Pharmaceuticals – Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Employees Under Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (August 14th, 2018)

Pursuant to the Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), hereby grants to the Optionee named above an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Stock"), of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. The Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Inotek Pharmaceuticals – Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Non-Employee Directors Under Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (August 14th, 2018)

Pursuant to the Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), hereby grants to the Optionee named above, who is a director of the Company ("Director") but is not an employee of the Company, an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Stock"), of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. The Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. – Loxo Oncology Non-Plan Stock Option Agreement (Inducement Stock Option Award) (August 9th, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement (this Agreement) is made and entered into as of the date of grant set forth below (the Date of Grant) by and between Loxo Oncology, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and the optionee named below (Optionee). Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them in Section 20 or, if not defined therein, in the Companys 2014 Equity Incentive Plan (the Plan).

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – KALA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 9th, 2018)
Zafgen, Inc. – Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement Inducement Award (August 9th, 2018)
Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 9th, 2018)

This STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT is between TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY, a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the above-referenced Participant (the "Optionee").

Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 8th, 2018)

THIS AGREEMENT dated as of <<OptDate>> (the Effective Date), between CELLDEX THERAPEUTICS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and <<FirstName>> <<LastName>> (the Optionee).

Stock Option Agreement (August 8th, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is entered into by and between XXX ("Optionee") and Universal Electronics Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Corporation"), effective as of the Grant Date specified in the Stock Option Grant Statement attached hereto (the "Grant Statement"), which shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement.

ARCH CAPITAL GROUP LTD. Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 8th, 2018)

FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, Arch Capital Group Ltd. (the "Company"), a Bermuda company, hereby grants to [insert name], an employee of the Company on the date hereof (the "Option Holder"), the option to purchase common shares, $0.0011 par value per share, of the Company ("Shares"), upon the following terms:

CorVel Corporation Stock Option Agreement (August 8th, 2018)
Endo International plc – Endo International Plc Stock Option Agreement Under the Amended and Restated 2015 Stock Incentive Plan (August 8th, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement (this "Option Agreement") is made and entered into as of the date of grant set forth below (the "Date of Grant") by and between Endo International plc, an Irish public limited company (the "Company"), and the optionee named below (the "Participant"). Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Company's Amended and Restated 2015 Stock Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). Where the context permits, references to the Company shall include any successor to the Company.

ARCH CAPITAL GROUP LTD. Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 8th, 2018)

FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, Arch Capital Group Ltd. (the "Company"), a Bermuda company, hereby grants to Constantine Iordanou, an employee of the Company on the date hereof (the "Option Holder"), the option to purchase common shares, $0.0011 par value per share, of the Company ("Shares"), upon the following terms:

Luminex Corporation Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 7th, 2018)

THIS NON-QUALIFIED STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of __________ (the "Grant Date"), by and between Luminex Corporation, a Delaware corporation (together with its Subsidiaries and Affiliates where applicable, the "Company"), and the person whose name is set forth on the attached Notice of Grant of Stock Options (the "Optionee"). Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to such terms in the Luminex Corporation 2018 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan").

Radius Health, Inc. – Radius Health, Inc. Employment Inducement Stock Option Agreement (August 7th, 2018)

THIS STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into as of the Grant Date set forth below (the "Grant Date") between Radius Health, Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (the "Company"), and the individual identified in paragraph 1 below, currently residing at the address set out at the end of this Agreement (the "Optionee").

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated Flexible Stock Plan Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 3rd, 2018)

Pursuant to the Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated Flexible Stock Plan, as amended and restated effective May 23, 2017 (the "Plan"), and pursuant to action of the Committee charged with the Plan's administration, the Company has granted to Employee, effective [_______] (the "Date of Grant"), subject to the terms, conditions and limitations stated in this Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (this "Agreement"), the Plan and the Company's Executive Compensation Recoupment Policy (as discussed in Section 8(c)), an option ("Option") to purchase, at the price specified in Section 2, [_______] shares of the Common Stock of the Company (each, an "Option Share"). The Option is exercisable as provided in Section 3.

Medicines Company (The) – The MEDICINES COMPANY Form of Non-Statutory Stock Option Agreement Granted Under 2013 Stock Incentive Plan (August 2nd, 2018)

shall terminate three months after the date of such vesting (but in no event after the Final Exercise Date). Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a Change in Control Event occurs after such employment termination and during the Interim Period, then (A) such options, to the extent unvested, shall be subject to the vesting terms and conditions set forth in Section 2(f), (B) if such unvested options are assumed or substituted for by the acquiring or succeeding corporation (or an affiliate thereof) pursuant to Section 2(f), then such unvested options shall remain outstanding and eligible to vest for the period commencing on the date of such Change in Control Event and ending on the eighteen (18) month anniversary of such Change in Control Event, (C) in no event shall such unvested options be eligible to vest on account of any deemed service or employment relationship between the Participant and the Company after such Change in Control Event, and (D) in no event will the Participant's termina

Form of Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Company Employees Under the Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. 2013 Stock Incentive Plan (August 2nd, 2018)

Pursuant to the Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. 2013 Stock Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (the "Company") hereby grants to the Optionee named above an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Stock") of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. This Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

ENDURANCE INTERNATIONAL GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. Stock Option Agreement Amended and Restated 2013 Stock Incentive Plan (August 2nd, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement (this "Agreement") is made between Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Participant.

1. Position. Your New Title Will Be Chief Financial Officer, and You Will Continue to Report to the Companys Chief Executive Officer, Himesh Bhise. This Is a Full-Time Exempt Position With a Principal Place of Employment in Buffalo, NY. 2. Cash Compensation. Your Annual Salary Will Continue to Be Administered at the Rate of $300,000 Per Year, Payable in Accordance With the Companys Standard Payroll Schedule. This Salary Will Be Subject to Adjustment Pursuant to the Companys Employee Compensation Policies in Effect From Time to Time. 3. Employee Benefits. As Agreed Upon in Your Offer Letter, Si (August 1st, 2018)
Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Consultants Under Blueprint Medicines Corporation 2015 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (August 1st, 2018)

Pursuant to the Blueprint Medicines Corporation 2015 Stock Option and Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Blueprint Medicines Corporation (the "Company") hereby grants to the Optionee named above an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Stock") of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. This Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc – Stock Option Agreement (August 1st, 2018)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement, dated as of May 15, 2018 (the "Grant Date"), between ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the associate whose name appears on the signature page hereof and who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries (the "Associate"), is being entered into pursuant to the Amended and Restated ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The meaning of capitalized terms used, but not otherwise defined, in this Agreement may be found in the Plan. Reference is made to that certain Employment Agreement between the Company and the Associate, dated May 15, 2018 (the "Employment Agreement").

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc – Sign-On Stock Option Agreement (August 1st, 2018)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement, dated as of May 15, 2018 (the "Grant Date"), between ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the associate whose name appears on the signature page hereof and who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries (the "Associate"), is being entered into pursuant to the Amended and Restated ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The meaning of capitalized terms used, but not otherwise defined, in this Agreement may be found in the Plan. Reference is made to that certain Employment Agreement between the Company and the Associate, dated May 15, 2018 (the "Employment Agreement"), pursuant to which the Associate commenced employment with the Company on May 15, 2018 (the "Start Date").

Eurosport Active World Corp – Eurosport Active World Corporation Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement (August 1st, 2018)

This Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement certifies that, pursuant to the Eurosport Active World Corp. (the "Company") 2012 Non Qualified Stock Option Plan (the "Plan"), the Company has granted an option to purchase shares of common stock Class A, no par value per share (the "Common Stock") of Eurosport Active World Corp. as stated below. Capitalized terms used herein and not defined shall have the meaning ascribed to such terms in the Plan.

Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Company Employees Under Blueprint Medicines Corporation 2015 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (August 1st, 2018)

Pursuant to the Blueprint Medicines Corporation 2015 Stock Option and Incentive Plan as amended through the date hereof (the "Plan"), Blueprint Medicines Corporation (the "Company") hereby grants to the Optionee named above an option (the "Stock Option") to purchase on or prior to the Expiration Date specified above all or part of the number of shares of Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Stock") of the Company specified above at the Option Exercise Price per Share specified above subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Plan. This Stock Option is not intended to be an "incentive stock option" under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Tyme Technologies, Inc. – Tyme Technologies, Inc. [Nonqualified] [Incentive] Stock Option Agreement (July 31st, 2018)

Tyme Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), pursuant to the Company's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan"), has granted to [NAME OF EMPLOYEE] (the "Optionee") [a nonqualified] [an incentive] stock option (the "Option") to purchase a total of _________ shares (each, a "Share") of the common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the "Common Stock"), of the Company, at the exercise price of $_____ per Share (the "Exercise Price"), on the terms and conditions set forth in this Nonqualified Stock Option Plan Agreement (this "Agreement") and, in all respects, subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan. The date of grant of the Option is July __, 2018 (the "Date of Grant"). The Option is [not] intended to qualify as an Incentive Stock Option under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"); provided, however, to the extent that the Option does not qualify as an Incentive Stock Option under the Code, such portion of the Option shall

Gopher Protocol Inc. Stock Option Agreement (July 31st, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement ("Agreement") is made and entered into as of the date set forth below, by and between GOPHER PROTOCOL INC., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), and the following director of the Company (herein, the "Optionee"):

Focus Financial Partners Inc. – Focus Financial Partners Inc. 2018 Omnibus Incentive Plan Compensatory Stock Option Agreement (July 31st, 2018)

This COMPENSATORY STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (this Agreement) is executed as of [ ] (the Effective Date), by and between Focus Financial Partners Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and [ ] (you or the Holder).

Seattle Genetics, Inc. Amended and Restated 2007 Equity Incentive Plan Stock Option Agreement for Non-Us Participants (July 26th, 2018)

THIS STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") dated %%OPTION_DATE,'MM/DD/YYYY'%-% ("Grant Date") between Seattle Genetics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and %%FIRST_NAME%-% %%MIDDLE_NAME%-% %%LAST_NAME%-% ("Optionee"), is entered into as follows:

Seattle Genetics, Inc. Amended and Restated 2007 Equity Incentive Plan Stock Option Agreement (July 26th, 2018)

THIS STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") dated %%OPTION_DATE,'MM/DD/YYYY'%-% ("Grant Date") between Seattle Genetics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and %%FIRST_NAME%-% %%MIDDLE_NAME%-% %%LAST_NAME%-% ("Optionee"), is entered into as follows:

Seattle Genetics, Inc. Amended and Restated 2007 Equity Incentive Plan Stock Option Agreement (July 26th, 2018)

THIS STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") dated %%OPTION_DATE,'MM/DD/YYYY'%-% ("Grant Date") between Seattle Genetics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and %%FIRST_NAME%-% %%MIDDLE_NAME%-% %%LAST_NAME%-% ("Optionee"), is entered into as follows:

Vaccinex, Inc. – Vaccinex, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Incentive Plan Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement Cover Sheet (July 23rd, 2018)

Vaccinex, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), hereby grants an option (the Option) to purchase shares of its common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the Stock), to the Grantee named below, subject to the vesting and other conditions set forth below. Additional terms and conditions of the grant are set forth in this cover sheet and in the attachment (collectively, the Agreement) and in the Companys 2018 Omnibus Incentive Plan (as amended from time to time, the Plan).