Notice is hereby given that, on December 2, 1999, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), CommerceNet Consortium, Inc. (the “Consortium”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Connectinc.com, Mountain View, CA; Cohera Corporation, Hayward, CA; EPRICSG, Palo Alto, CA; and bTrade.com, Dallas, TX have joined the Consortium as Core members. Ocwen Technology Xchange, West Palm Beach, FL; and Inforonics.com, Littleton, MA have joined the Consortium as Portfolio members. Also, Inference Corporation, Novato, CA has been dropped as a party to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and CommerceNet Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On June 13, 1994, CommerceNet Consortium, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on August 31, 1994 (59 FR 45012).
The last notification was filed with the Department on October 14, 1999. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 00-10602 Filed 4-27-00; 8:45 am]
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