FORM 4
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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 *

LING CURTIS
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

MAXLINEAR INC [ MXL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Technical Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

2051 PALOMAR AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/22/2011
(Street)

CARLSBAD, CA 92011
(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
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   (1) 2/22/2011     C (1)    961   A   (1) 2368   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    161   D $10.37   2207   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.48   2107   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.59   2007   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.65   1907   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.72   1807   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.85   1707   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.90   1607   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.91   1507   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/22/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.92   1407   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   (1) 2/23/2011     C (1)    961   A   (1) 2368   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.26   2268   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.29   2168   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.32   2068   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.37   1968   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    99   D $10.38   1869   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    1   D $10.39   1868   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    200   D $10.4125   1668   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.45   1568   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    61   D $10.50   1507   D    
Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   2/23/2011     S (2)    100   D $10.51   1407   D    

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
Class B Common Stock (convertible into Class A Common Stock)   (1)   (3) 2/22/2011     C   (1)       961      (3)   (3) Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   961   $0.00   685300   D    
Class B Common Stock (convertible into Class A Common Stock)   (1)   (3) 2/23/2011     C   (1)       961      (3)   (3) Class A Common Stock ($0.0001 par value)   961   $0.00   684339   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Reflects shares of Class B common stock converted into an equivalent number of shares of Class A common stock pursuant to a power of attorney granted by the reporting person on June 7, 2010 in connection with the adoption of a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan.
(2)  The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on June 7, 2010.
(3)  Each share of Class B Common Stock is convertible into one share of Class A Common Stock, which is the publicly traded stock, upon certain transfers and at the option of the holder. On the seventh anniversary of the closing of the Registrant's initial public offering (March 29, 2017), the Class B Common Stock and the Class A Common Stock will automatically convert into a single class of Common Stock.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LING CURTIS
2051 PALOMAR AIRPORT ROAD
SUITE 100
CARLSBAD, CA 92011
X
Chief Technical Officer

Signatures
/s/ Patrick E. McCready, by power of attorney 2/23/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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