Notice is hereby given that, on September 17, 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”), DICOM Standards Committee (“DICOM”), by its Secretariat, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (“NEMA”), 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: DICOM Standards Committee, Rosslyn, VA. The nature and scope of DICOM's standards development activities are: To develop and maintain the DICOM (“Digital Communications in Medicine”) Standard, an international standard for communication of biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic information in disciplines that use digital images and associated data. The goals of DICOM are to achieve compatibility and to improve workflow efficiency between imaging systems and other information systems in healthcare environments worldwide. The standards developed by DICOM are published by NEMA.Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-26623 Filed 12-2-04; 8:45 am]
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