[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 197 (Thursday, October 11, 2012)]
[Page 61786]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24997]



Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation

    Notice is hereby given that, on August 31, 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''), Heterogeneous System 
Architecture Foundation (``HSA Foundation'') has filed written 
notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal 
Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the 
venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The 
notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's 
provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual 
damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties 
to the venture are: Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Austin, TX; ARM, Ltd., 
Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM; Imagination Technologies Group plc, Kings 
Langley, Hertfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; MediaTek Inc., Hsinchu City, 
Taiwan, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; and Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas, 
    The general area of HSA Foundation's planned activity shall 
include, but not be limited to, building and promoting the common 
business interests of the semiconductor industry by encouraging the 
broad and open industry adoption of the heterogeneous system 
architecture and stimulating a free exchange of information benefitting 
the industry.

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-24997 Filed 10-10-12; 8:45 am]