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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 *
MORRISSEY MICHAEL
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EXELIXIS INC [EXEL]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O EXELIXIS, INC., 210 E. GRAND AVE.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/15/2012
(Street)

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
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
Common Stock 08/15/2012   M(1)   3,125 A $ 0 20,796 D  
Common Stock 08/15/2012   F   1,146(2) D $ 0 19,650 D  
Common Stock               72,500 I By Trust(3)
Common Stock               7,348 I By 401(k)(4)

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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
Restricted Stock Units (5) 08/15/2012   M     3,125   (6)   (6) Common Stock 3,125 (5) 18,750 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
MORRISSEY MICHAEL
C/O EXELIXIS, INC.
210 E. GRAND AVE.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
  X     President and CEO  

Signatures

 /s/ James B. Bucher, Attorney in Fact   08/17/2012
** 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) Represents the conversion upon vesting of restricted stock units into common stock (the "Converted Common Stock"). On December 9, 2009, the reporting person was granted 50,000 restricted stock units, of which 1/16th of the shares subject to the restricted stock units vested on August 15, 2012. Such restricted stock units were previously reported in Table II on a From 4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 11, 2009.
(2) The reporting person is reporting the withholding by Exelixis, Inc. of 1,146 shares of common stock to satisfy the reporting person's tax withholding obligations in connection with the delivery of the Converted Common Stock to the reporting person on August 15, 2012.
(3) Shares held by Michael M. Morrissey and Meghan D. Morrissey, Trustees of the Morrissey Family Living Trust dates July 21, 1994, as amended.
(4) Represents 7,348 shares of Exelixis, Inc. common stock under the Exelixis, Inc. 401(k) Plan, pursuant to a plan statement dated as of August 15, 2012.
(5) Each restricted stock unit is the economic equivalent of one share of Exelixis, Inc. common stock.
(6) On December 9, 2009, the reporting person was granted 50,000 restricted stock units, of which 1/16th of the shares subject to the restricted stock units vested on August 15, 2012. The common stock into which such vested restricted stock units converted on August 15, 2012 is reported in Table I on this Form 4. The remaining unvested restricted stock units will continue to vest as to 1/16th of the original number of shares subject to the restricted stock units on each succeeding November 15, February 15, May 15 and August 15 until fully vested.

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