Standards Development Organization Notice

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U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE NATIONAL COOPERATIVE RESEARCH
AND PRODUCTION ACT OF 1993 -- [NAME OF STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT
ORGANIZATION]

Notice is hereby given that, on [INSERT DATE NOTIFICATION RECEIVED AND STAMPED IN PREMERGER NOTIFICATION UNIT], pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. § 4301 et seq. ("the Act"), [STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION] has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. 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 name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: [NAME OF THE STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, CITY, AND EITHER THE TWO LETTER U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ABBREVIATION FOR THE STATE OR, IF A FOREIGN- LOCATED ORGANIZATION, THE NAME OF THE COUNTRY IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS]. The nature and scope of [STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION]'s standards development activities are: [PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION, IN GENERAL TERMS, OF THE ORGANIZATION'S STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES].

[DESIRABLE BUT NOT REQUIRED IS THE IDENTIFICATION OF AN INDIVIDUAL FROM WHOM ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ORGANIZATION CAN BE OBTAINED.]

  _______________________________
Deputy Director of Operations
Antitrust Division
Updated June 25, 2015

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