Notice is hereby given that, on July 7, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation (“HSA Foundation”) 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, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU), Erlangen, GERMANY, has been added as a party to this venture.
Also, Sonics, Inc., Milpitas, CA; Tensilica, Inc., Santa Clara, CA; STMicroelectronics International, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS; Analog Devices, Inc., Norwood, MA; Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan, Hsinchu, TAIWAN; VIA Technologies, Inc., New Taipei City, TAIWAN; System Software Lab National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, TAIWAN; and Tsinghua University, Beijing, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 HSA Foundation intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On August 31, 2012, HSA Foundation 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 October 11, 2012 (77 FR 61786).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 12, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 18, 2016 (81 FR 31259).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-19042 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
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