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Notice is hereby given that, on March 22, 2017, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation operating under the name of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (“AIM Photonics”) 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, International Business Machines, Yorktown Heights, NY; Mentor Graphics Corporation, Wilsonville, OR; Keysight Technologies, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA; Analog Photonics, LLC, Boston, MA; Coventor, Inc., Cary, NC; Trustees of Boston University, Boston, MA; Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA; The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK; University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA; University of Delaware, Newark, DE; PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC, Rochester, NY; and ESL Federal Credit Union, Rochester, NY 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 AIM Photonics intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On June 16, 2016, AIM Photonics 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 25, 2016 (81 FR 48450).
The last notification was filed with the Department on December 23, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 31, 2017 (82 FR 8857).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-08694 Filed 4-28-17; 8:45 am]
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