Notice is hereby given that, on April 24, 2019, 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 Start Printed Page 22521Defense 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, MAE Group LLC, Deerfield, NH; and University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Bioo Scientific Corporation, Austin, TX; Excet, Inc., Springfield, VA; Rubicon Biotechnology, Lake Forest, CA; and Qrono Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 January 28, 2019. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 28, 2019 (84 FR 6821).
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division.
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