Notice is hereby given that, on August 31, 2010, 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, FREEbox SAS, Paris, France; Hakuto Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Loewe Opta GmbH, Kronach, Germany; Seiko Epson Corporation, Nagano-ken, Japan; Shenzhen Maxmade Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China; and Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Korea Corporation, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, GP Industries Limited, Singapore, Singapore; Mikasa Shoji (HK) Corporation, Kowloon, Hong Kong-China; Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; Quantum Optical Laboratories (QOL), Vernouillet, France; Tecunion Electronics Technology Ltd., Futian District, Shenzhen, People's Republic of China; and Yuan High-Tech Development Co., Taipei, Taiwan, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 7, 2010. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 14, 2010 (75 FR 40851).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-25209 Filed 10-8-10; 8:45 am]
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