The R&D Dept.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 1.23.13

Phillip Morris gets the green light on a slew of patents. Two patents for railroad cars. And Innsbrook-based Hamilton Beach gets another patent.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 1.2.13

Several of Richmond’s biggest companies start the new year with new patents including Phillip Morris, Tredegar, Capital One and a local firm called TransThought. The R&D Dept. gives you leads on all the innovations local companies are working.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 12.19.12

Some interesting inventions from locals this week including a cigar box from a company in Glen Allen and a foldable cup from a man in Richmond. Plus patents from Capital One, Afton Chemical and more.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 12.5.12

A busy two weeks in the R&D Dept. with patents from VCU, MeadWestvaco and an invention for a “virtual reality shopping experience.” Get details on all the local patents with BizSense Pro.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 11.21.12

Another patent for a Shockoe Slip company. MeadWestvaco has invented a new type of drink container. Plus patents from Hamilton Beach, Phillip Morris and more. See all the local innovations with BizSense Pro.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 11.7.12

Patents this week from MeadWestvaco, Afton Chemical, Dupont and Phillip Morris. And a local family patents a handicap accessible portable shower.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 10.24.12

A busy week for the R&D Dept. with patents from Afton Chemical, a local drug company, a man in Petersburg, and a company that deals in sludge.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 10.10.12

It’s a double dose of the R&D Dept. this week with patents from firms all over town including Philip Morris, Afton Chemical and Hamilton Beach. And a local woman is trying to patent a dog-related invention.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 9.12.12

A man in Chester has an invention to help you sleep better. Plus another sleep related patent and new innovations from Afton Chemical, IBM and others.