Notice is hereby given that, on July 12, 2004, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), VSI Alliance 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 Start Printed Page 51331recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Dolphin Integration, Meylan, France; and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Hong Kong-China have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Cira Nova, Inc., Campbell, CA; ClearSpeed Technology Ltd. (Pixelfusion), Stoke Gifford, Bristol, England, United Kingdom; Himanshu Dwivedi (individual member), San Francisco, CA; Ganesh Gopalakrishnan (individual member), Salt Lake City, UT; Rabi Mahapatra (individual member), College Station, TX; Diethard Mahorka (individual member), Melk, Austria; Cyril Rayan (individual member), San Jose, CA; Eung Shin (individual member), Atlanta, GA; Christos Sotirou (individual member), Heraklion, Greece; and Thomson Multimedia, Villingen-Schwenninge, Germany have been dropped as parties to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and VSI Alliance intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On November 29, 1996, VSI Alliance 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 4, 1997 (62 FR 9812).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 12, 2004. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 3, 2004 (69 FR 24195).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-18870 Filed 8-17-04; 8:45 am]
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