Notice is hereby given that, on November 7, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Manufacturers Standardization Society (“MSS”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) The name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: Manufacturers Standardization Society, Vienna, VA. The nature and scope of MSS's standards development activities are: Valves, Valve Actuators, Pipe Fittings, Valve Modification, Flanges, Pipe Hangers and Supports, and Associated Seals.
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-31745 Filed 12-9-11; 8:45 am]
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