Notice is hereby given that, on April 25, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Southwest Research Institute—Cooperative Research Group on ROS-Industrial Consortium-Americas (“RIC-Americas”) 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, Systems Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN; Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg, Inc., Columbus, IN; and Deere & Company, Moline, IL, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, KATERRA, Menlo Park, CA, has withdrawn as a party to this venture.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 RIC-Americas intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On April 30, 2014, RIC-Americas 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 Start Printed Page 260936(b) of the Act on June 9, 2014 (79 FR 32999).
The last notification was filed with the Department on January 5, 2018. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 12, 2018 (83 FR 6050).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-12063 Filed 6-4-18; 8:45 am]
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