Notice is hereby given that, on September 18, 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”), Salutation Consortium, Inc. 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, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Bethesda, MD; and Daniel Stevenson, Cambridge, MA have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA; Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; Pistachio Software, Inc., Portland, OR; Sharp Corporation, Nara, Japan; TRG Products, Inc., Des Moines, IA; and Walletware, Inc., Irvine, CA have been dropped as parties to this venture. The following members have changed their names: Koos W. Hussem to Square USA, Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ; Shazia Azhar to Consumer Electronics Association, Arlington, VA; MicroBurst to Mburst, Rockville, MD; and Mita to Kyocera Mita, Osaka, Japan.
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 Salutation Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On March 30, 1995, Salutation 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 June 27, 1995 (60 FR 33233).
The last notification was filed with the Department on June 19, 2000. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 11, 2000 (64 FR 49266).Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 00-29985 Filed 11-22-00; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-11-M