The R&D Dept.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 7.6.11

An interesting patent this week for a local man who wants to create a real estate investment fund. Also a health insurance related patent, another patent from Capital One, and a patent for a new type of fishing line.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 6.8.11

Some promising patents this week including an invention for restraining someone, a painter-friendly ladder and a flame resistant garment. Plus, another patent for Capital One and a few for Phillip Morris.

The R&D Dept.: Patents for 5.25.11

The brains at Hamilton Beach in Glen Allen have been busy lately with several new patents this week. A Shockoe Slip-based drug device maker gets yet another patent. And Phillip Morris has now invented a dissolvable tobacco strip.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 5.11.11

Local patents this week for VCU, Capital One, Phillip Morris and a Midlothian humidifier maker. Plus a local inventor has a hand in a patent for Freddie Mac, and someone in Glen Allen wants to patent a pillow case.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 4.13.11

Some interesting patents this week including a new invention for local startup Intelliject, a flower stem wrapper and genetic soybean research. And just in time for margarita season, a new blender design from the brains at Hamilton Beach in Glen Allen.

The R&D Dept.: Patents for 3.30.11

A smorgasbord of patents this week including an invention to help select health insurance plans, a proposed patent for a drink maker, some high-tech gloves and a some sort of explosive-related device.

The R&D Dept.; Local Patents for 3.16.11

Capital One has a new invention to help people get more credit. Plus, the brains at Afton Chemical are at it again; and a local inventors teams with a group in India on a complex invention.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 3.2.11

Another dog-related invention patented by a local pet supply manufacturer; a bunch of new patents for Afton Chemical, one for MeadWestvaco, an initial claims patent for a kettle; and as usual, a cigarette-related patent for Philip Morris.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 2.16.11

A wearable hooded towel, plus a neat new phone program to help companies when they put callers on hold and a patent at Capital One.