Notice is hereby given that, on September 27, 2001, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), PKI Forum, 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, Btexact Technologies, Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom; ValiCert, Mountain View, CA; Canadian Payments Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ; Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswich, NJ; Seiko Instruments, Inc., Chiba, Japan; PKI Forum Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; TRW, Inc., Cleveland, OH; Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Government of Canada PKI Secretariat, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; and DOD/Federal PKIPMO, Ft. Mead, MD have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Spyrus, Inc., San Jose, CA; and Sybase, Inc., Emeryville, CA have been dropped 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 PKI Forum, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On April 2, 2001, PKI Forum, 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 May 3, 2001 (66 FR 22260).
The last notification was filed with the Department on June 27, 2001. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on July 30, 2001 (66 FR 39336).Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 02-1540 Filed 1-18-02; 8:45 am]
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