Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Sematech, Inc. d/b/a International Sematech, 9939 [2013-03137]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2013 / Notices Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Web site (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: As requested, the Commission will conduct an investigation and prepare a report containing information on the impact of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement on U.S. small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) since entry into force of the agreement on March 15, 2012. 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[FR Doc. 2013–03169 Filed 2–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9939 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Sematech, Inc. d/b/a International Sematech Notice is hereby given that, on January 16, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Sematech, Inc. d/b/a International Sematech (‘‘SEMATECH’’) 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, Lintec Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN; and Cabot Corporation, Boston, MA, 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 Sematech intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 22, 1988, Sematech 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 19, 1988 (53 FR 17987). The last notification was filed with the Department on October 19, 2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 4, 2012 (77 FR 71830). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–03137 Filed 2–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on January 15, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium, Inc. (‘‘USPVMC’’) has filed E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Sematech, Inc. d/b/a International Sematech

    Notice is hereby given that, on January 16, 2013, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Sematech, Inc. d/b/a 
International Sematech (``SEMATECH'') 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, Lintec Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN; and 
Cabot Corporation, Boston, MA, 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 Sematech intends to file additional 
written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
    On April 22, 1988, Sematech 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 19, 1988 (53 FR 17987).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on October 19, 
2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on December 4, 2012 (77 FR 71830).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-03137 Filed 2-11-13; 8:45 am]
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