Notice is hereby given that, on September 15, 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”), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (“ASME”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization, and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY. The nature and scope of ASME's standards development activities are: Activities that address a broad range of topics related to mechanical engineering and the operation of conformity assessment, including requirements for safety, health, design, production, construction, maintenance, performance or operation of equipment, and qualification of personnel.Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-22895 Filed 10-12-04; 8:45 am]
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