[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 46 (Thursday, March 8, 2012)]
[Pages 14045-14046]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5593]



Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Accellera Systems (Formerly Open Systemc 

    Notice is hereby given that, on February 6, 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''), Accellera Systems (formerly 
Open SystemC Initiative) 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. Open 
SystemC Initiative (``OSCI'') has changed its name to Accellera Systems 
Initiative (``Accellera'') through a merger whereby Accellera is the 
    In addition, Global Unichip Corp., Hsinchu, Taiwan; CoFluent 
Design, Nantes, France; GreenSocs Ltd., Cambridge, United Kingdom; 

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Technologies Austria AG, Villach, Austria; Semiconductor Technology 
Academic Research Center, Yokohama, Japan; Industrial Technology 
Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan; and XtremeEDA Corporation, Ottawa, 
Ontario, Canada, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 Accellera intends to file additional 
written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
    On October 9, 2001, OSCI 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 3, 2002 (67 FR 350).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on April 14, 
2011. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on May 20, 2011 (76 FR 29267).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-5593 Filed 3-7-12; 8:45 am]