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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Trademark Violator Owes Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says defendant “spice” company intentionally violated plaintiff tobacco company’s trademarks for plaintiff’s cigarette brand “NEWPORT” with its similarly packaged product called “NEWPROT,” and rules in plaintiff’s favor on all counts and awards attorney’s fees in ...

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No Discovery Privilege for Corporate Fund Manager (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its earlier decision overruling claims of privilege for certain communications between defendants and lawyers employed by the entity that serves as its collateral manager of investment funds; the court finds no authority ...

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Gift, Classification Issues Prompt Remand (access required)

After rehearing oral argument in this divorce case, the Court of Appeals reaffirms its holdings that the trial court erred in determining that wife’s monetary and nonmonetary contributions to the parties’ Springfield residence transmuted the residence to marital property, and ...

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Regent University sues to stop Ga. college name (access required)

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Regent University, the Virginia Beach-based school founded by television preacher Pat Robertson, is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion. Regent announced last Wednesday it is filing the ...

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White House crashers’ divorce final in Virginia (access required)

FRONT ROYAL — A Virginia judge has signed off on the divorce of celebrity White House gate crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi. Tareq Salahi filed for divorce in Warren County last September, claiming his wife was having an affair with ...

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Spotsylvania man convicted of DUI … for 12th time (access required)

SPOTSVYLVANIA — A Spotsylvania man has been convicted in a drunken driving case for the 12th time. Forty-four-year-old David Maron Apraham pleaded guilty last Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court to felony driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license ...

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Contractor Indemnified for Worker-Death Settlement (access required)

On remand from the Supreme Court of Virginia of this dispute over insurance coverage in the wake of a construction-site accident that killed one employee and seriously injured another employee of an elevator subcontractor, a Fairfax Circuit Court grants partial ...

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