Notice is hereby give that, on December 19, 2003, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), AAF Association, 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, BAE Systems, San Diego, CA; Curious Rabbit Software, Livermore, CA; Diaquest LLC, Benicia, CA; Eastman Koday Company, Rochester, NY; Merging Tech Inc., Northbrook, IL; Synthetic Aperture, San Juan Capistrano, CA; and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain have been added as parties to this venture. Also, da Vinci Systems, Inc., Coral Springs, FL; Leitch Incorporated, Burbank, CA; and VRT (Vlaamse Radio-en Televisioeomroep), Brussels, Belgium 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 AAF Association, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On March 28, 2000, AAF Association, 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 29, 2000 (65 FR 40127).
The last notification was filed with the Department on September 11, 2003. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on October 1, 2003 (68 FR 56650).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-1155 Filed 1-20-04; 8:45 am]
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