Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-ASTM International Standards, 14836 [2013-05308]

Download as PDF 14836 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 45 / Thursday, March 7, 2013 / Notices contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. The Commission instituted this investigation on April 10, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. of New Rochelle, New York (‘‘GPH’’). 77 FR 21584 (April 10, 2012). The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain consumer electronics devices and display devices and products containing same, by reason of infringement of various claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,650,327; U.S. Patent No. 6,816,145; and U.S. Patent No. 5,717,881. The notice of investigation named numerous respondents, including HTC Corporation of Taoyuan, Taiwan; HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, Washington; LG Electronics, Inc. of Seoul, South Korea; LG Electronics, Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc. of San Diego, California; LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; Research in Motion Ltd. of Ontario, Canada; Research In Motion Corp. of Irving, Texas; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., of Seoul, South Korea; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey; Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC of Richardson, Texas; Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan; Sony Corporation of America of New York, New York; Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, California; Sony Mobile Communications AB of Lund, Sweden; Sony Mobile Communications (USA) Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (collectively ‘‘the remaining respondents’’); and Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (previously terminated). On January 15, 2013, GPH and the remaining respondents filed joint a motion to terminate the investigation on the basis of settlement agreements. On January 25, 2013, the Commission investigative attorney filed a response in support of the motion. No party opposed the motion. On January 28, 2013, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 30) granting the motion pursuant to section 210.21(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 21.21(b)). The ALJ found no indication that termination of the investigation based on the settlement agreements would have an adverse impact on the public interest. No petitions for review of the ID were filed. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:43 Mar 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The investigation is terminated. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42). Issued: March 1, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–05267 Filed 3–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ASTM International Standards Notice is hereby given that, on February 11, 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’’), ASTM International (‘‘ASTM’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. 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, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between December 2012 and February 2013 designated as Work Items. A complete listing of ASTM Work Items, along with a brief description of each, is available at http://www.astm.org. On September 15, 2004, ASTM 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 November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226). The last notification was filed with the Department on December 12, 2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 9, 2013 (78 FR 1884). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–05308 Filed 3–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Members of SGIP 2.0, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on February 5, 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’’), Members of SGIP 2.0, Inc. (‘‘MSGIP 2.0’’) 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: American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), Frederick, MD; American Electric Power, Columbus, OH; Arizona Public Service Company, Phoenix, AZ; Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, Washington, DC; Battelle Pacific Northwest Lab, Richland, WA; California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, CA; Clevest Solutions, Inc., Richmond, British Columbia, CANADA; Climate Talk Alliance, San Ramon, CA; Florida Power & Light Company, Juno Beach, FL; Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., Washington, DC; WiMAX Forum, Solana Beach, CA; Hydro-Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; SunSpec Alliance, Scotts Valley, CA; Tendril, Boulder, CO; Ameren Services, St. Louis, MO; CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, Houston, TX; New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Rensselaer, NY; American Council of Independent Laboratories, Washington, DC; Lakeview Consulting Group, Morgan Hill, CA; Grid2Home, Inc., San Diego, CA; Homegrid Forum, Beaverton, OR; Japan Smart Community Alliance, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa, JAPAN; Southern Company Services, Inc., Birmingham, AL; Systems Integration Specialists Company, Inc. (SISCO), Sterling Heights, MI; National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), Arlington, VA; PJM Interconnection, Norristown, PA; Landis+Gyr Technology, Inc., Alpharetta, GA; DTE Energy, Detroit, MI; Eaton Corporation, Arden, NC; Buford Goff & Associates, Inc., Columbia, SC; FirstEnergy Service E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 45 (Thursday, March 7, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--ASTM International Standards

    Notice is hereby given that, on February 11, 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''), ASTM International 
(``ASTM'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the 
Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions 
or changes to its standards development activities. 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, ASTM has provided an updated list of 
current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between December 
2012 and February 2013 designated as Work Items. A complete listing of 
ASTM Work Items, along with a brief description of each, is available 
at http://www.astm.org.
    On September 15, 2004, ASTM 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 November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on December 12, 
2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on January 9, 2013 (78 FR 1884).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-05308 Filed 3-6-13; 8:45 am]
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