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The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.16.12

A feud between dentists in Henrico. Plus a Richmond-based counseling business is getting sued by its payroll company. Two locally-based law firms are trying to collect and as usual, a few construction-related suits, including one from a contractor trying to get paid for work on a Chesterfield fire station.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 2.15.12

VCU gets the green light for patents on couple inventions, including a new invention for headphones. Plus patents for MeadWestvaco, Hamilton Beach, Philip Morris and more.

New Business Licenses 2.10.12

Interesting new business names of the week: Grateful Gypsy, Circus Jumps, and dentist office called Who Does Your Teeth. Plus, a license for a new burger joint in Henrico.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.10.12

A massive Docket this week, with lots of developer and contractor disputes and a ton of medical malpractice lawsuits. And a computer leasing company wants to collect more than $200,000 from SunTrust while a participant of a “mud run” is suing for millions for an injury he allegedly suffered after diving into a mud pit at an event on Brown’s Island.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 2.1.12

Patents this week for Capital One, Intelliject and Philip Morris. Plus Freddie Mac received a patent for a system that helps it determine the likelihood that a loan will close.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 1.26.12

An unusually high number of suits against contractors/construction firms. Plus the state is going after a payday lender. And a public transit bus rider claims she was literally thrown from a bus by the driver after she got into an argument with him over a fare.

Moving Day: Home sales over $500,000

The monthly run-down of home sales over $500,000 from data provided by the Realtor’s Association. This month, all sorts of high-end homes including farm houses in Goochland, a Georgian house in Ashland and a cabin-like home in Chesterfield.