An interesting email-related patent this week from a local company called Message Level. Plus more patents from the minds at Afton Chemical and Philip Morris.
A new skateboard shop plus new contractors new law firms and an architect.
More collections efforts, plus a former customer at Gold’s Gym claims she twisted her foot in a spinning class.
Lots of businesses trying to collect. Plus a local computer manufacturer is suing its former marketing firm for bad-mouthing it after the contract was not renewed and the Virginia Tourism Corporation is going after an apparel company for allegedly using its trademarked “Virginia is for Lovers” slogan. And a former patient claims her surgeon left sponges inside her abdomen after a procedure.
New contractors, mechanics and a retailers, including a frozen yogurt business.
The patent office’s “approved” stamp has been busy lately as a ton of patents were granted for local inventors all over town including one for an airplane in Midlothian.
New companies in construction, real estate, financial services and retail. And a few new restaurants.
A landlord is trying to collect $130,000 in back rent and a law firm is trying to collect its fees. Plus a wrongful termination case.
Tons of business lawsuits this week: A bank is trying to collect millions from a Richmond-based restaurant ownership group, plus lots of construction-related suits. And an aggrieved customer claims she was locked in the dressing room of a Leggs Hanes outlet for hours. She wants $750,000 in damages. Plus two lawyers are being sued.
New retailers (including a Chick-Fil-A in Chesterfield), construction firms and restaurants.