SEVENTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
(Incorporated September 29, 1997)
The undersigned, Shelley B. Thunen, hereby certifies that:
is the duly elected and acting Chief Financial Officer of IntraLase
Sixth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation was
filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on
THIRD: This Seventh Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation amends and restates the Certificate of Incorporation, and the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation is hereby amended and restated in its entirety to read as follows:
ARTICLE I – NAME
The name of this Corporation is IntraLase Corp.
ARTICLE II – REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The address of the registered office of the Corporation
in the State of
ARTICLE III – PURPOSE
The purpose of the Corporation is to engage in any
lawful act or activity for which corporations may be organized under the
General Corporation Law of the State of
ARTICLE IV – CAPITAL STOCK
A. Classes of Stock. This Corporation is authorized to issue two classes of stock to be designated, respectively, “Common Stock” and “Preferred Stock.” The total number of shares of capital stock which this Corporation has authority to issue is Fifty Five Million (55,000,000) shares. Forty Five Million (45,000,000) shares shall be designated Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share and Ten Million (10,000,000) shares shall be designated Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value per share.
B. Preferred Stock. The Board of Directors is authorized, subject to limitations prescribed by law, to provide for the issuance of the shares of Preferred Stock in series, and by filing a certificate pursuant to the applicable law of the State of Delaware, to establish from time to time the number of shares to be included in each such series, and to fix the designation, powers,
preferences and rights of the shares of each such series and the qualifications, limitations or restrictions thereof. The authority of the Board with respect to each series shall include, but not be limited to, determination of the following:
1. The number of shares constituting that series and the distinctive designation of that series;
2. The dividend rate, if any, on the shares of that series, whether dividends shall be cumulative, and, if so, from which date or dates, and the relative rights of priority, if any, of payment of dividends on shares of that series;
3. Whether that series shall have voting rights, in addition to the voting rights provided by law, and if so, the terms of such voting rights;
4. Whether that series shall have conversion privileges, and, if so, the terms and conditions of such conversion, including provision for adjustment of the conversion rate in such events as the Board of Directors shall determine;
5. Whether or not the shares of that series shall be redeemable, and, if so, the terms and conditions of such redemption, including the date or date upon or after which they shall be redeemable, and the amount per share payable in case of redemption, which amount may vary under different conditions and at different redemption dates;
6. Whether that series shall have a sinking fund for the redemption or purchase of shares of that series, and, if so, the terms and amount of such sinking fund;
7. The rights of the shares of that series in the event of voluntary or involuntary liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Corporation, and the relative rights of priority, if any, of payment of shares of that series; and
8. Any other relative rights, preferences and limitations of that series.
ARTICLE V – DIRECTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS
A. Board of Directors. The business and affairs of the Corporation shall be managed by or under the direction of the Board of Directors and elections of directors need not be by written ballot unless otherwise provided in the Bylaws. The number of directors of the Corporation shall be fixed from time to time by the Board of Directors either by a resolution or Bylaw adopted by the affirmative vote of a majority of the entire Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors shall be divided into three (3) classes, as nearly equal in number as possible, designated Class I, Class II and Class III. The number of directors constituting each Class shall be fixed from time to time by a resolution duly adopted by the Board of Directors. Class I directors shall hold office for an initial term expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2005. Class II directors shall hold office for an initial term expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2006, and Class III directors shall hold office for a term expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2007. At each annual meeting of stockholders held thereafter, directors shall be elected for a three-year term to succeed the directors of the Class whose terms then expire.
B. Meetings of Stockholders. Meetings of the
stockholders may be held within or without the State of
C. No Stockholder Action by Written Consent. Any action required or permitted to be taken by the stockholders of the Corporation must be effected at a duly called annual or special meeting of such stockholders and many not be effected by any consent in writing by such stockholders. At any annual or special meeting of stockholders of the Corporation, only such business shall be conducted as shall have been brought before such meeting in the manner provided by the Bylaws of the Corporation.
ARTICLE VI – LIMITATION OF DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY
A director of this Corporation shall not be personally liable to the Corporation or its stockholders for monetary damages for breach of fiduciary duty as a director, provided that this provision shall not eliminate or limit the liability of a director (i) for any breach of his duty of loyalty to the Corporation or its stockholders, (ii) for acts or omissions not in good faith or which involve intentional misconduct or a knowing violation of the law, (iii) under Section 174 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, or (iv) for any transaction from which the director derives an improper personal benefit. If the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware is hereafter amended to authorize corporate action further limiting or eliminating the personal liability of directors, then the liability of the directors of the Corporation shall be limited or eliminated to the fullest extent permitted by the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, as so amended from time to time. Any repeal or modification of this Article shall be prospective only, and shall not adversely affect any limitation on the personal liability of a director of the Corporation existing at the time of such repeal or modification.
ARTICLE VII – INDEMNIFICATION
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the Corporation is authorized to provide indemnification of (and advancement of expenses to) its directors, officers, employees and agents (and any other persons to which Delaware law permits the Corporation to provide indemnification) through bylaw provisions, agreements with such agents or other persons, vote of stockholders or disinterested directors or otherwise, in excess of the indemnification and advancement otherwise permitted by Section 145 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, subject only to limits created by applicable Delaware law (statutory or non-statutory), with respect to actions for breach of duty to a corporation, its stockholders, and others. Any repeal or modification of this Article shall be prospective only, and shall not adversely affect any right or protection of a director, officer, agent or other person existing at the time of, or increase the liability of any director of the Corporation with respect to any acts or omissions of such director, officer or agent occurring prior to such repeal or modification.
ARTICLE VIII – AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS
In furtherance and not in limitation of the powers conferred by statute, the Board of Directors is expressly authorized to make, alter, amend, change, add to or repeal the Bylaws of the Corporation.
FOURTH: The foregoing Seventh Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation has been duly adopted by the Corporation’s Board of Directors and stockholders in accordance with the applicable provisions of Sections 242 and 245 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Seventh Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and does affirm the foregoing as true under penalty of perjury this day of , 2004.
/s/ SHELLEY B. THUNEN
Shelley B. Thunen, Chief Financial Officer
Signature Page to Seventh Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of IntraLase Corp.