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The Docket: Court Roundup for 9.8.11

Lots of collections efforts, especially in construction. And two dentists are fueding after one claims he was given the first right to purchase a property. Plus a plaintiff claims the Cracker Barrel was serving cleaning solution instead of water. She wants $7.5 million.

Business Licenses 9.2.11

Tons of new businesses this week, including contractors and another Sweet Frog frozen yogurt shop. Best name this week: “Richmond Geeks” (a computer repair shop on W. Broad).

The Docket: Court Roundup for 9.1.11

Performance Foods is trying to collect from customers. Plus a paintball business is again alleging its business broker stole trade secrets. And a plaintiff wants a $1.2 million garnishment from an antiques business.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 8.18.11

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.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 8.17.11

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.