Notice is hereby given that, on May 31, 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”), National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Inc. (“NCMS”) 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, Coherix, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI; and Star Cutter Company, Farmington Hills, MI have been added as parties to this venture. Also, General Atomics, San Diego, CA; and Zagar Incorporated, Cleveland, OH have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 NCMS intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 20, 1987, NCMS 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 17, 1987 (52 FR 8375).
The last notification was filed with the Department on February 1, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on March 8, 2005 (70 FR 11271).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 05-13350 Filed 7-6-05; 8:45 am]
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