The latest local patents include a closet with a built-in piggy bank, a bridge system for stringed instruments, a blender and a kitchen appliance that can keep food hot and cold at the same time.
Some fascinating cases this week: a former employee allegedly opened bank accounts in the name of his former employer and then took out money, and now the company is suing the bank. Plus collections efforts from a handful of banks. Please also note, specific cases are available to BizSense Pro subscribers for an additional charge. BizSense will email the case to you.
A new investment bank/advisor in Henrico and some new restaurants.
Landlords, a bank and a supplier of food to restaurants are all trying to collect. Plus a suit alleging that a business that wired money was taking some of it. And of course some slip and falls, this week at a Wendy’s and Short Pump Town Center.
Lots of neighborhood markets opening, plus a retailer in Richmond called “RetroZone.”
In the R&D Dept. this week, a new surgical tool, a food product checking system for grading food and a new grip for devices like walkers. Plus a bunch of more technical ones from local manufacturers and a new credit card user option at Capital One.
A jammed packed docket this week. A local engineering firm wants a judgment of $375,000 against the Nature Conservancy. And in a fascinating case, another engineering firm wants its money back from a Richmond non-profit that it says received an enormous donation by an employee who stole those funds from it. Plus, municipalities are going after businesses that are late on business license fees.
A bunch of new taxis this week. Most unusual name: No Disrespect Entertainment LLC.
A bank is trying to collect more than $2 million on a defaulted note to a moving company magnate plus other collection efforts, including a condo association v. an insurance company. Plus a plaintiff claims she swallowed a piece of glass from a Pepsi. There are no Chesterfield cases this week on account of the snow.
Lots of new retailers, including a ton of salons. Plus new construction companies. And one neat name this week: Off the Hookah.