Notice is hereby given that, on July 20, 2006, 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, HDL Design House, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro; Mitre Corp., Bedford, MA; chip Estimate Corp., Cupertino, CA; and IP Servicing Centre, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong-China have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Samsung Electronics Co., LTD., Yongin City, Republic of Korea; Beach Solutions, Reading, United Kingdom; Taiwan SoC Consortium, Chutung Hsinchu, Taiwan; and Artec Design Group, Tallinn, Estonia have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 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 February 28, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 23, 2006 (71 FR 14721).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 06-6955 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45am]
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