Notice is hereby given that, on July 21, 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”), J Consortium, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications Start Printed Page 49264were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Universitat Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; BioSystems S.A., Barcelona, Spain; Ken Leiner Associates (KLA), Wheaton, MD; Trialog, Paris, France; Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany; and Manickavel Subramani, Boyds, MD have been added as parties 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 J Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On August 9, 1999, J 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 March 21, 2000 (65 FR 15175).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 20, 2000. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 00-20300 Filed 8-9-00; 8:45 am]
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