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*
Ekman Lars

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SPARK THERAPEUTICS, INC.
3737 MARKET STREET, SUITE 1300

(Street)
PHILADELPHIA PA 19104

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
01/29/2015
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Spark Therapeutics, Inc. [ ONCE ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
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 (right to buy) (1) 08/11/2024 Common Stock 37,203 3.45 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This option was granted on August 11, 2014 and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vesting on May 24, 2015, and the remainder vesting quarterly thereafter.
Remarks:
Exhibit Index: 24.1 Power of Attorney
/s/ Joseph La Barge, as Attorney in Fact for Lars Ekman 01/29/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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         LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

       Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes,
constitutes and appoints each of Joseph W. La Barge and Stephen W. Webster,
signing singly and each acting individually, as the undersigned's true and
lawful attorney in fact with full power and authority as hereinafter described
to:

       (1)   execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer and/or director of Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (the
"Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any amendments thereto) in accordance
with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules
thereunder (the "Exchange Act");

       (2)   do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the
undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to prepare, complete and execute
any such Form 3, 4, or 5, prepare, complete and execute any amendment or
amendments thereto, and timely deliver and file such form with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any stock exchange or similar
authority, including without limitation the filing of a Form ID or any other
application materials to enable the undersigned to gain or maintain access to
the Electronic Data Gathering,
 Analysis and Retrieval system of the SEC;

       (3)   seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
undersigned's behalf, information regarding transactions in the Company's
securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan
administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such
person to release any such information to such attorney in fact and approves and
ratifies any such release of information; 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 relieving, nor is the Company assuming nor
relieving, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16
of the Exchange Act.  The undersigned acknowledges that neither the Company nor
the foregoing attorneys in fact assume (i) any liability for the undersigned's
responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange Act, (ii) any
liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements,
or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement
under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act.

       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 this 29th day of January, 2015.

                           /s/ Lars Ekman
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                           Signature

                           Lars Ekman, M.D., Ph.D.
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