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”), National Spectrum Consortium (“NSC”) 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, Columbia University, New York, NY; Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation, Huntsville, AL; and Abside Networks, Inc., Acton, MA, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Expression Networks, LLC, McLean, VA; Hughes Network Systems, LLC, Germantown, MD; Disney-ABC TV Group, New York, NY; Constellation Data Systems, Inc., Cincinnati, OH; Shenandoah Research and Technology, LLC, Mount Jackson, VA; Ideal Innovations Incorporated, Arlington, VA; Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Haigh-Farr, Inc., Bedford, NH; RWC, LLC, Annapolis, MD; and Metric Systems Corporation, Vista, CA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned Start Printed Page 870activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and NSC intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On September 24, 2014, NSC 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 November 4, 2014 (79 FR 65424).
The last notification was filed with the Department on August 16, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on September 20, 2016 (81 FR 64507).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-31902 Filed 1-3-17; 8:45 am]
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