Notice is hereby given that, on September 4, 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”), 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, China Hualu Group, Ltd., Dalian, People's Republic of China; JVC Kenwood Holdings, Inc., Kanagawa, Japan; and SIIX Corp., Osaka, Japan have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, A&A Stamper House, Inc., Baldwin Park, CA; Evatone, Inc., Clearwater, FL; Kat Digital Corp., Taipei, Taiwan; Kenwood Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; Polar Frog Digital, Scottsdale, AZ; Sea Star Technology (Hong Kong) Company Ltd., Hong Kong, Hong Kong-China; Shenzhen Sea Star Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, People's Republic of China; Soaring Technology Co., Ltd., Taipei-Hsien, Taiwan; Victor Company of Japan, Limited, Kanagawa, Japan; and Zentek Technology Japan, Inc., Tokyo, Japan have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 DVD CCA intends to file additional written notifications 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 5, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-25626 Filed 10-26-09; 8:45 am]
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