Notice is hereby given that, on April 17, 2012, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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, Richard Lewin Wife (individual), The Hague, THE NETHERLANDS; Scitegrity Limited, Sandwich, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM; Chris Barber (individual), Leeds, Yorkshire, UNITED KINGDOM; Ted Kalbfleisch (individual), Louisville, KY; Andrea Splendiani (individual), London, UNITED KINGDOM; Oracle America, Inc., Redwood Shores, CA; and Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC), Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Novartis, Cambridge, MA; and Genome Quest, Westborough, MA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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 July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364).
The last notification was filed with the Department on January 27, 2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 16, 2012 (77 FR 9266).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-11513 Filed 5-11-12; 8:45 am]
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