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Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation

Notice is hereby given that, on October 9, 2012, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 301et seq.("the Act"), Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation ("HSA Foundation") 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, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Symbio, San Jose, CA; Arteris, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA; Vivante Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA; Apical Ltd., London, UNITED KINGDOM; MulticoreWare, Cupertino, CA; Sonics, Inc., Milpitas, CA; Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, CA; and LG Electronics, Inc., Seocho-gu, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, 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 HSA Foundation intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.

On August 31, 2012, HSA Foundation filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in theFederal Registerpursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 11, 2012 (77 FR 61786).

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