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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-CommerceNet Consortium, Inc.

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Notice is hereby given that, on January 14, 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”), 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, EComXML, Inc., Washington Crossing, PA; and, Colorado Springs, CO have joined the Consortium as Core members. TIBCO Software, Inc., Palo Alto, CA has joined the Consortium as a Portfolio member. Also, Trusted Information Systems, Inc., Glenwood, MD; Marshall Industries, San Diego, CA; ChannelPoint, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO; Keynote Systems, Inc., San Mateo, CA; CompuCom Systems, Dallas, TX; Allaire Corporation, Cambridge, MA; and American Power Conversion, West Kingston, RI have been dropped as parties to this venture.

No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned Start Printed Page 40129activity of the group research project. Memership 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 December 2, 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. 00-16485 Filed 6-28-00; 8:45 am]