Notice is hereby given that, on June 13, 2008, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. 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, Australian Defence Information & Electronic Systems Association, Inc., Manuka, ACT, AUSTRALIA; Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, Berlin, GERMANY; The SDR Forum Inc., Phoenix, AZ; and SenseResponder LLC, San Diego, CA have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Ball Solutions Group Pty Ltd., Barton, ACT, AUSTRALIA; Interoperability Clearinghouse, Alexandria, VA; and United States Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Washington, DC have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On November 19, 2004, Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. 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 February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5486).
The last notification was filed with the Department on March 25, 2008. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 9, 2008 (73 FR 26414).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E8-16438 Filed 7-18-08; 8:45 am]
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