Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Pistoia Alliance, Inc., 72713-72714 [2013-28843]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 3, 2013 / Notices Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 14) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting Google, Inc.’s motion to intervene. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3115. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on June 26, 2013, based on a complaint filed by Nokia Corporation of Espoo, Finland and Nokia Inc., of Sunnyvale, California (collectively, ‘‘Nokia’’). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges a violation of section 337 by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,035,189 (‘‘the ‘189 patent’’); 6,373,345; 6,711,211 (‘‘the ‘211 patent’’); 7,187,945; 8,140,650 (‘‘the ‘650 patent’’); and 8,363,824. 78 FR 38362 (Jun. 26, 2013). The respondents are HTC Corporation of Taoyuan City, Taiwan, and HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, Washington (collectively, ‘‘HTC’’). Subsequently, third party Google Inc. (‘‘Google’’) intervened as a party in this investigation with respect to three of the six patents, namely the ‘189, ‘211 and ‘650 patents. 78 FR 49764 Aug. 15, 2013). The complaint was amended to add U.S. Patent No. 7,366,529 (‘‘the ‘529 patent’’) and to add Nokia’s recently launched domestic industry products. 78 FR 56737 (Sept. 13, 2013). On September 17, 2013, Google filed a motion to intervene as a party in this investigation with respect to the ‘529 patent. The motion states that respondents HTC do not oppose the motion. On September 27, 2013, emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:36 Dec 02, 2013 Jkt 232001 complainants Nokia filed a response to Google’s motion. On October 31, 2013, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 14) granting Google’s motion. No party petitioned for review of the ID, and the Commission has determined not to review it. 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 sections 210.42–.46 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42–.46). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 26, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–28794 Filed 12–2–13; 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—3D PDF Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on October 31, 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’’), 3D PDF Consortium, Inc. (‘‘3D PDF’’) 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, Informative Graphics Corporation, Scottsdale, AZ, has been added as a party 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 3D PDF intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On March 27, 2012, 3D PDF 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 April 20, 2012 (77 FR 23754). The last notification was filed with the Department on April 19, 2013. A notice was published in the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72713 Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 10, 2013 (78 FR 27431). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–28844 Filed 12–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Pistoia Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on October 25, 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’’), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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, Instem LSS Ltd., Stone, Staffordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; Databiology Ltd., Oxford, Oxfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; and Nick Trigg (Individual), Didcot, Oxfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Constellation Technologies, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; and Perkin Elmer (Individual), Boston, MA, 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 Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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 July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364). The last notification was filed with the Department on August 6, 2013. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 72714 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 3, 2013 / Notices International Labor Affairs, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room S– 5317, Washington, DC 20210. Patricia A. Brink, Email: Email submissions should be Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust addressed to both Tina McCarter Division. (McCarter.Tina@dol.gov) and Randall [FR Doc. 2013–28843 Filed 12–2–13; 8:45 am] Hicks (Hicks.Randall.G@dol.gov). BILLING CODE P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina McCarter and Randall Hicks (see contact information above). DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Section 105(b)(1) of the Trafficking Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced Victims Protection Reauthorization Act or Indentured Child Labor in the of 2005 (‘‘TVPRA of 2005’’), Public Law Production of Goods in Foreign 109–164 (2006), directed the Secretary Countries and Efforts by Certain of Labor, acting through ILAB, to Countries To Eliminate the Worst ‘‘develop and make available to the Forms of Child Labor public a list of goods from countries that AGENCY: The Bureau of International the Bureau of International Labor Affairs Labor Affairs, United States Department has reason to believe are produced by of Labor. forced labor or child labor in violation of international standards’’ (TVPRA ACTION: Notice: Request for information List). and invitation to comment. Pursuant to this mandate, in SUMMARY: This notice is a request for December 2007 DOL published in the information and/or comment on reports Federal Register a set of procedural issued by the Bureau of International guidelines that ILAB follows in Labor Affairs (ILAB) September 30, developing the TVPRA List (72 FR 2013, regarding child labor and forced 73374). The guidelines set forth the labor in foreign countries. Relevant criteria by which information is information will be used by the evaluated; established procedures for Department of Labor (DOL) in public submission of information to be preparation of its ongoing reporting considered by ILAB; and identified the under Congressional mandates and process ILAB follows in maintaining Presidential directive. In addition, ILAB and updating the List after its initial will use relevant information to conduct publication. assessments of each country’s ILAB published its first TVPRA List individual advancement toward on September 30, 2009, and has issued eliminating the worst forms of child updates in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. labor during the current reporting This List is updated periodically as period compared to previous years. additional countries and territories are researched and new information for DATES: Submitters of information are requested to provide their submission to countries and territories already reviewed is evaluated. For a copy of the the Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor 2013 TVPRA List, Frequently Asked and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the Questions, and other materials relating email or physical address below by 5 to the TVPRA List, see ILAB’s TVPRA p.m. January 15, 2014. Web page at http://www.dol.gov/ILAB/ To Submit Information: Information programs/ocft/tvpra.htm. submitted to DOL should be submitted II. Executive Order No. 13126 (E.O. directly to OCFT, Bureau of 13126) declared that it was ‘‘the policy International Labor Affairs, U.S. of the United States Government * * * Department of Labor at (202) 693–4843 that the executive agencies shall take (this is not a toll free number). appropriate actions to enforce the laws Comments, identified as ‘‘Docket No. prohibiting the manufacture or DOL–2013–0003’’ may be submitted by importation of goods, wares, articles, any of the following methods: and merchandise mined, produced, or Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// manufactured wholly or in part by www.regulations.gov. forced or indentured child labor.’’ The portal includes instructions for Pursuant to E.O. 13126, and following submitting comments. Parties public notice and comment, the submitting responses electronically are Department of Labor published in the encouraged not to submit paper copies. January 18, 2001, Federal Register, a Facsimile (fax): OCFT at 202–693– final list of products (‘‘E.O. List’’), 4830. Mail, Express Delivery, Hand Delivery, identified by country of origin, that the Department, in consultation and and Messenger Service (1 copy): Tina cooperation with the Departments of McCarter and Randall Hicks at U.S. State (DOS) and Treasury [relevant Department of Labor, OCFT, Bureau of emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Act on September 10, 2013 (78 FR 55296). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:36 Dec 02, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 responsibilities now within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)], had a reasonable basis to believe might have been mined, produced or manufactured with forced or indentured child labor (66 FR 5353). In addition to the List, the Department also published on January 18, 2001, ‘‘Procedural Guidelines for Maintenance of the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor,’’ which provide for maintaining, reviewing, and, as appropriate, revising the EO List (66 FR 5351). Pursuant to Sections D through G of the Procedural Guidelines, the EO List may be updated through consideration of submissions by individuals or through OCFT’s own initiative. DOL has officially revised the EO List four times, most recently on July 23, 2013, each time after public notice and comment as well as consultation with DOS and DHS. The current EO List, Procedural Guidelines, and related information can be accessed on the Internet at http:// www.dol.gov/ILAB/regs/eo13126/ main.htm. III. The Trade and Development Act of 2000 (TDA), Public Law 106–200 (2002), established a new eligibility criterion for receipt of trade benefits under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), Caribbean Basin Trade and Partnership Act (CBTPA), and Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The TDA amends the GSP reporting requirements of Section 504 of the Trade Act of 1974, 19 U.S.C. 2464, to require that the President’s annual report on the status of internationally recognized worker rights include ‘‘findings by the Secretary of Labor with respect to the beneficiary country’s implementation of its international commitments to eliminate the worst forms of child labor.’’ Title II of the TDA and the TDA Conference Report, Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference, 106th Cong.2d.Sess. (2000), indicate that the same criterion applies for the receipt of benefits under CBTPA and AGOA, respectively. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Pistoia Alliance, Inc.

    Notice is hereby given that, on October 25, 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''), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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, Instem LSS Ltd., 
Stone, Staffordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; Databiology Ltd., Oxford, 
Oxfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM; and Nick Trigg (Individual), Didcot, 
Oxfordshire, UNITED KINGDOM, have been added as parties to this 
venture.
    Also, Constellation Technologies, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UNITED 
KINGDOM; and Perkin Elmer (Individual), Boston, MA, 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 Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to 
file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in 
membership.
    On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance, Inc. 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 July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on August 6, 
2013. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the

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Act on September 10, 2013 (78 FR 55296).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
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