National cooperative research notifications: Wireless Application Protocol Forum,


[Federal Register: November 12, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 218)]


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Anitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Wireless Application Protocol, Forum (``WAP'')

Notice is hereby given that, on April 6, 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''), Wireless Application Protocol Forum (``WAP'') 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, The Fantastic Corporation, Zug, SWITZERLAND; Finnet Association, Helsinki, FINLAND; Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munchen, GERMANY; KPN, Leidschendam, HOLLAND; Lucent Technologies, Naperville, IL; Mannesmann, Dusseldorf, GERMANY; Nextel Communications Inc., McLean, VA; Nissan Communications Systems Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN; Oy Radiolinja AB, Helsinki, FINLAND; ProxiNet Inc, Emeryville, CA; and S K Telecom Co Ltd., Seoul, KOREA 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 Wireless Application Protocol Forum (``WAP'') intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.

On March 18, 1998, Wireless Application Protocol Forum (``WAP'') 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 December 31, 1998 (63 FR 72333).

The last notification was filedwith the Department on January 29, 1999. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register. Constance K. Robinson, Director of Operations Antitrust Division.

[FR Doc. 99-29513Filed11-10-99; 8:45 am]