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
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Ghazi Sassine 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol SYNOPSYS INC [ SNPS ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
9/28/2020
(Street)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(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
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)  $212.64  9/28/2020    A (1)    13785      9/28/2021 (2) 9/28/2027  Common Stock  13785  $0.0  13785  D   
Restricted Stock Units  $0.0  9/28/2020    A (3)    3528      9/15/2021 (4) 9/15/2024  Common Stock  3528  $0.0  3528  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Grant to reporting person to buy shares of common stock under the Synopsys, Inc 2006 Employee Equity Incentive Plan. The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved an option grant value of $750,000, with the number of shares subject to the option to be determined by dividing that amount by the fair value of an option to acquire a share of Synopsys common stock on the grant date using the Black-Scholes option pricing model.
(2)  1/4 of the grant becomes exercisable one year after grant date with the remainder becoming exercisable in a series of 12 equal quarterly installments thereafter, subject to continued service through each vesting date.
(3)  The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved a restricted stock unit grant value of $750,000, with the number of restricted stock units to be determined by dividing that amount by the closing price of Synopsys common stock on the grant date.
(4)  25% of the units vest on the date shown followed by three equal annual installments.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Ghazi Sassine
690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043


Chief Operating Officer

Signatures
By: POA pursuant Christina Escalante-Dutra For: Sassine E. Ghazi 9/30/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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