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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 OF SECURITIES

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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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Cox Russell J.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc [JAZZ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP & Chief Commercial Officer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS PLC, CONNAUGHT HOUSE, 1 BURLINGTON RD, FL. 4
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/09/2012
(Street)

DUBLIN 4, L2 
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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
Ordinary Shares 08/09/2012   A(1)   35,000 A $ 0 50,012 D  

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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 (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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
(Month/Day/Year)
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
Option (right to buy) $46.83 08/09/2012   A   70,000     (2) 08/08/2022 Ordinary Shares 70,000 $ 0 70,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Cox Russell J.
C/O JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS PLC
CONNAUGHT HOUSE, 1 BURLINGTON RD, FL. 4
DUBLIN 4, L2 
      EVP & Chief Commercial Officer  

Signatures

 /s/ Peter Soparkar as attorney in fact for Russell J. Cox   08/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) These restricted stock units are granted pursuant to the Issuer's 2011 Equity Incentive Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one ordinary share upon the vesting of the unit. These units vest in four equal annual installments on the anniversary of the grant date, August 9, 2012.
(2) This option is granted pursuant to the Issuer's 2011 Equity Incentive Plan and consists of a nonstatutory stock option exercisable for 65,133 ordinary shares and an incentive stock option exercisable for 4,867 ordinary shares. This option vests over four years measured from the grant date, August 9, 2012, with 1/4th vesting on the first anniversary of the grant date and the remainder vesting in 36 equal monthly installments thereafter.

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