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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-DVD Copy Control Association

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Notice is hereby given that, on September 21, 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”), DVD Copy Control Association (“DVD CCA”) 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, 2GeeksinaLab, Inc., Palmdale, CA; Advanced Duplication Services, LLC, Plymouth, MN; Capgemini US LLC, Irving, TX; Giant Video Electronics Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, Hong Kong-China; Marubun/Arrow(S) Pte Ltd., Singapore, Singapore; Novatron Co. Ltd., Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea; OVK Optics Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, People's Republic of China; Premium Disc Corp., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Shunde Xiongfeng Electric Industrial Company, Guangdong, People's Republic of China; and Xiamen Punch Video Co., Ltd., Xiamen, People's Republic of China have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Cal-Comp Electronics, Bangkok, Thailand has withdrawn as a party to this venture.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 DVD CCA intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.

On April 11, 2001, DVD CCA 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 August 3, 2001 (66 FR 40727).

The last notification was filed with the Department on June 22, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 20, 2006 (71 FR 41257).

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Patricia A. Brink,

Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 06-8912 Filed 10-26-06; 8:45 am]