Notice is hereby given that, on August 30, 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”), IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. (“IMS Global”) 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, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Clayton County Public School, Jonesboro, GA; Japan Electronic Publishing Association, Tokyo, JAPAN; Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pittsburgh, PA; Polk County Public Schools, Bartow, FL; Portfolium, Inc., San Diego, CA; UNINETT AS, Trondheim, NORWAY; and The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, MediaCore, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, has withdrawn as a party to this venture.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 IMS Global intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On April 7, 2000, IMS Global 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 September 13, 2000 (65 FR 55283).
The last notification was filed with the Department on June 8, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal Start Printed Page 70706Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 6, 2016 (81 FR 44048).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-24722 Filed 10-12-16; 8:45 am]
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