Notice is hereby given that, on August 24, 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”), 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, GSB SUMMIT CD (M) SDN BHD, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA, has been added as a party to this venture.
Also, Anam Electronics Co., Ltd., Ansan-City, Kyungki-do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Dongguan Contel Electronics Co., Ltd., Dongguan, Guangdong, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Guangzhou Changjia Electronic Co., Ltd., Guangzhou City, Guangdong, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; and Meridian Audio Limited, Cambridgeshire, UNITED KINGDOM, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
Also, Onkyo Sound & Vision has changed its name to Digital Acoustic Corporation, Neyagaw, Osaka, JAPAN.
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 May 24, 2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on June 29, 2012 (77 FR 38830).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-23411 Filed 9-21-12; 8:45 am]
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