Notice is hereby given that, on December 3, 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”), Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Inc. (“ODVA”) 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, Racine Federated Inc., Racine, WI; Mon Seiki Co., Ltd. (U.S. subsidiary Digital Technology Laboratory, Corporation), West Sacramento, CA; and TR-Electronic GmbH, Trossingen, GERMANY have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Contemporary Controls Systems, Inc., Downers Grove, IL; and Bird Electronic Corporation, Solon, OH have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 ODVA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On June 21, 1995, ODVA 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 15, 1996 (61 FY 6039).
The last notification was filed with the Department on September 5, 2008. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on October 21, 2008 (73 FR 62543).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E8-31043 Filed 12-30-08; 8:45 am]
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