Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Zyvex

Notice is hereby given that, on August 28, 2002, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301et seq.("the Act"), Zyvex has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties 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 identifies of the parties are Zyvex Corporation, Richardson, TX; and Honeywell International, Redmond, WA. The nature and objectives of the venture are to develop and demonstrate low-cost, computer controlled, microscale components, with extension of this technology to nanoscale assemblers for the commercialization of nanotechnology. The activities of this joint venture will be partially funded by an award from the Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce.

Constance K. Robinson, Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.