Notice is hereby given that, on April 10, 2009, 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, Microscan Systems, Inc., Renton, WA; B & PLUS, Saitama, JAPAN; Plasmart, Inc. Daejeon, Daejeon, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; TOKYO TRON CO., LTD., Tokyo-to, JAPAN; THK CO., LTD., Ota-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN; Alpha Wire Company, Elizabeth, NJ; and Delta Electronics, Inc., Taipei, TAIWAN have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, RivaTek, Inc., Minneapolis, MN; Micro Motion, Inc. (Emerson Electric), Boulder, CO; SEC (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.), Kyungki-do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; and Amphenol Alden Products, Brockton, MA have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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.Start Printed Page 23885
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 FR 6039).
The last notification was filed with the Department on December 3, 2008. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 31, 2008 (73 FR 80430).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-11826 Filed 5-20-09; 8:45 am]
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