Notice is hereby given that, on September 5, 2014, 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, Philip Quinlan (individual member), Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM; and QFAB Bioinformatics, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, 3E Company Environmental, Ecological and Engineering, Carlsbad, CA, has withdrawn as a party to this venture.
In addition, the following members have changed their names: Accelrys to Dassault Systèmes, Surenes, Cedex, FRANCE; and GGA to EPAM Systems, Newtown, PA.
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 June 16, 2014. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 23, 2014 (79 FR 42816).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-24043 Filed 10-8-14; 8:45 am]
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