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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-The ATM Forum

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Notice is hereby given that, on January 10, 2000, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), The ATM Forum 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, Ellacoya Networks, Inc., Merrimack, NH; NorthPoint Communications, San Frncisco, CA; Calix Networks, Petaluma, CA; Jetstream Communications, Inc., Los Gatos, CA; Onex Communications Corporation, Bedford, MA; Oresis Communications, Inc., Portland, OR; and Westwave Communications, Santa Rosa, CA have been added as parties to this venture. The following members have changed their names: Omnia Communications, Inc. to Ciena Corporation, Marlboro, MA; Future Communications Software to Future Software Private Ltd., Nandanam, Madras, India; Mitel Corporation to Mitel Semiconductor, Kanata, Ontario, Canada; Broadband Technologies, Inc. to Pliant Systems Inc., Durham, NC; Telefonica I+D to Telefonica de Espana, Madrid, Spain. Also, the following four auditing members have upgraded to principal members: ADTRAN, Inc., Huntsville, AL; Altera Corporation, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom; ANDA Networks, Inc., Santa Clara, CA; and Efficient Networks, Dallas, TX.

No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Start Printed Page 38595Membership in this group research project remains open, and The ATM Forum intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.

On April 19, 1993, The ATM Forum 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 June 2, 1993 (58 FR 31415).

The last notification was filed with the Department on October 12, 1999. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register.

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Constance K. Robinson,

Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 00-15598 Filed 6-20-00; 8:45 am]