Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 09/01/2017 16:13:41)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Marshall Keith W

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/31/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. [CNAT]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC., 16745 WEST BERNARDO DRIVE, SUITE 200

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
EVP, COO & CFO /

(Street)

SAN DIEGO, CA 92127       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Remarks:
No securities are beneficially owned.
No securities are beneficially owned.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Marshall Keith W
C/O CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
16745 WEST BERNARDO DRIVE, SUITE 200
SAN DIEGO, CA 92127


EVP, COO & CFO

Signatures
/s/ Michelle L. Vandertie, Attorney-in-Fact for Keith W. Marshall 9/1/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY

        Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Steven J. Mento, Ph.D. and Michelle L. Vandertie, signing
singly, with full power of substitution, as the undersigned's true and lawful
attorney-in-fact to:

(1)        prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a
Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or
appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make
electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

(2)     execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer and/or director of Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Delaware
corporation (the "Company"), and/or 10% holder of the Company's capital stock,
Forms 3, 4, and 5 and any amendments thereto in accordance with Section 16(a) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

(3)        do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4,
or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file
such form with the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(4)        take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to,
in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
attorney-in-fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the under/signed has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 31st day of August, 2017.


Signature: /s/ Keith W. Marshall, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Print Name:  Keith W. Marshall, Ph.D., M.B.A.