[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 194 (Thursday, October 7, 1999)]
[Page 54644]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-26180]



Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to The National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Multiservice Switching Forum

    Notice is hereby given that, on April 20, 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''), Multiservice Switching Forum has 
filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General 
and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership 
status. 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, Bosch 
Telecommunications, Stuttgart, GERMANY; Data Connection Ltd., Enfield, 
UNITED KINGDOM; IBM, Armonk NY; Marconi Communications, New Century 
Park, Coventry, UNITED KINGDOM; Mariner Networks Inc., Anaheim, CA; 
Mitel, Kanata, Ontario, CANADA; Motorola, Mansfield, MA; NET, Fremont, 
CA; Net Insight, Stockholm, SWEDEN; Nokia Telecommunications, Helsinki, 
FINLAND; NTT Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN; Oresis Communications, 
Beaverton, OR; Samsung Telecom, Seoul, KOREA; Telefonic de Espana, 
Madrid, SPAIN; Tellabs, Lisle, IL; Trillium, Los Angeles, CA; and 
Xbind, New York, NY 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 Multiservice Switching Forum intends 
to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in 
    On January 22, 1999, Multiservice Switching Forum 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 May 26, 1999 (64 FR 28519).
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 99-26180 Filed 10-6-99; 8:45 am]