[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 1 (Wednesday, January 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 118]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31467]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--DVD Copy Control Association

    Notice is hereby given that, on December 3, 2012, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), DVD Copy Control 
Association (``DVD CCA'') 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, CSR Technology Inc., Sunnyvale, CA; 
Guangdong Coagent Electronics S&T Co., Ltd., Guangdong, PEOPLE'S 
REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Hong Kong ASA Multimedia Co., Ltd., Kowloon, HONG 
KONG-CHINA; National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, CA; 
sMedio, Inc., Tokyo, JAPAN; and VIXS Systems Inc., Toronto, CANADA, 
have been added as parties to this venture.
    Also, Arts Electronics Co., Ltd., Guangdong, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 
CHINA; DVD Club Ltd., Moscow, RUSSIA; Forworld Electronics Co., Ltd., 
Taichung City, TAIWAN; Mimeos VoF, Baarlo Noord Limburg, THE 
NETHERLANDS; Sonic Solutions, Novato, CA; and Zoran Corporation, Santa 
Clara, CA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
    In addition, Cinram International has changed its name to Cinram 
Group Inc., Toronto, CANADA.
    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 DVD CCA intends to file additional 
written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
    On April 11, 2001, DVD CCA 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 
August 3, 2001 (66 FR 40727).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on August 24, 
2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on September 24, 2012 (77 FR 58870).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-31467 Filed 12-31-12; 8:45 am]
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