SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Spellman Mary

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 CARDINAL WAY, 2ND FLOOR

(Street)
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/03/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Menlo Therapeutics Inc. [ MNLO ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Medical Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of 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
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 Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: 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
Stock Option (1) 11/30/2027 Common Stock 100,092(2) 4.83(2) D
Stock Option (3) 05/02/2028 Common Stock 80,000 8.49 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The shares subject to the option will vest over a period of four years, with 1/4th of the shares subject to the option vesting twelve months after the Vesting Commencement Date of August 1, 2017, and the remaining shares vesting in equal monthly installments over the remaining 36 months at the rate of 1/48th.
2. Reflects a 1-for-2.6975 reverse stock split of the Issuer's capital stock effected on January 8, 2018.
3. The shares subject to the option will vest over a period of four years, with 1/48th of the shares subject to the option vesting monthly.
Remarks:
/s/ Mary Spellman 05/09/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY

        Known all by these present, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Jerome Lansangan and Sunny Ryan, with full power of
substitution, 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") an
Update Passphrase Acknowledgement and any other forms necessary to generate new
EDGAR codes on my behalf 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, director and/or more than 10% stockholder of Menlo
Therapeutics Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 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 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 undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of May 8, 2018.


Signature:  Mary Spellman
Print Name: Mary Spellman