Notice is hereby given that, on November 16, 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”), Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (“MCDC”) 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, Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM; SHL Pharma, LLC, Deerfield Beach, FL; Metabiota, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Pertexa Healthcare Technologies, Ridgecrest, CA; Mesa Science Associates, Frederick, MD; University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; University of Florida, Institute for Therapeutic Innovation, Gainesville, FL; AbViro LLC, Bethesda, MD; Oryn Therapeutics, LLC, Vacaville, CA; BioFactura, Inc., Frederick, MD; The Conafay Group, Washington, DC; Biologica Modular, Brownsburg, IN; and Start Printed Page 89979DynPort Vaccine Company, LLC, a CSRA Company, Frederick, MD, have been added 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 MCDC intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On November 13, 2015, MCDC 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 January 6, 2016 (81 FR 513).
The last notification was filed with the Department on June 23, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 11, 2016 (81 FR 53162).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-29873 Filed 12-12-16; 8:45 am]
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