Federal Register: December 2, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 231)NoticesPage 67592From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--VSI Alliance
Notice is hereby given that, on July 14, 1999 pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), VSI Alliance has filedwritten notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filedfor the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Patrick Beauvillard, Saint Lambert des Bois, France; Mark Buckner, Oak Ridge, TN; Raymond Burkley, Cupertino, CA; CG-CoreEl Logic Systems Ltd., Pune, India; Cogency Technology, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Alon Drory, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Salt Lake City, UT; Ken Hodor, Sunnyvale, CA; IDEC, Taejon, Republic of China; Integrated Chipware, Reston, VA; Geeng-Wei Lee, Taiwan, Republic of China; Jari Nurmi, Tampere, Finland; Patrick Schaumont, Leuven, Belgium; Sirius Communications NV, Rotselaar, Belgium; Mandayam Srivas, Menlo Park, CA; Frank Vahid, Riverside, CA; Virtual Component Exchange, Livingston, Scotland; and Voyager Technologies, Inc., Morgan Hill, CA have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Alpine Microsystems, Campbell, CA; Asahi Kasei Microsystems Co., Ltd., Atusgi-shi, Kanagawa, Japan; Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Inc., Milpitas, CA; Cimaron Communications, Inc., Lawrence, MA; Cisco Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA; Chrysalis Symbolic Design, Inc., No. Billerica, MA; Electronic Tools Company, Sonoma, CA; Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; IK Technology Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; LG Semicon America, San Jose, CA; Mayasoft Corp., Sunnyvale, CA; Nordic VLSI A.S.A., Tiller, Norway; PrairieComm. Inc., Arlington Heights, IL; Quickturn Design Systems, San Jose, CA; Seiko Instruments, Inc., Mihamaku Chiba-Shi, Japan; Silicon Automation Systems, Bangalore, India; Silicon & Software Systems, Dublin, Ireland; Summit Design, Inc., San Jose, CA; Thine Microsystems, Inc., Tokyo, Japan; and Worldwide Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp., Hsinchu, Taiwan, Republic of China have been dropped 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 VSI Alliance intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On November 29, 1996, VSI Alliance filedits 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 March 4, 1997 (62 FR 9812).
The last notification was filedwith the Department on April 20, 1999. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register. Constance K. Robinson, Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
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