Notice is hereby given that, on April 6, 2005, 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. 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, IPTC Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; and Consortium Brazil-IP Network, Recife, Brazil have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse, Pittsburgh, PA; Amphion Semiconductor, Ltd., Belfast, Ireland; Denso Corporation, Aichi, Japan; Digitas, Tranby, Normway; and Bitboys Oy, Noormarkku, Finland have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 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 January 19, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on February 23, 2005 (70 FR 8823).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 05-9526 Filed 5-11-05; 8:45 am]
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