[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 51 (Thursday, March 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 15395]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-6279]


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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 February 24, 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, Diamondking Inc., Chino, CA; Guangdong 
OPPO Mobile Telecommunications, Dongguan, Guangdong, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC 
OF CHINA; Hyundai Digital Technology Co., Ltd., Kyoungki-do, REPUBLIC 
OF KOREA; and Vtrek Electronics Co., Ltd., Guangzhou City, PEOPLE'S 
REPUBLIC OF CHINA, have been added as parties to this venture.
    Also, BBK Electronics Corp., Ltd., Donngguan, Guangdong, PEOPLE'S 
REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Creative Technology Ltd., Singapore, SINGAPORE; 
Express Way Limited, Hong Kong, HONG KONG--CHINA; Magnum Semiconductor, 
Inc., Milpitas, CA; Main Technology Co., Ltd., Taipei Hsien, TAIWAN; 
Mustek Systems Inc., Hsin-Chu, TAIWAN; Technicolor S.A. (formerly known 
as Thomson S.A.), Boulogne Billancourt, FRANCE; Wistron Corporation, 
Taipei Hsien, TAIWAN; and Ocean Way International Co., Ltd., Macau, 
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 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 November 23, 
2011. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on December 21, 2011 (76 FR 79218).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-6279 Filed 3-14-12; 8:45 am]
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