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Venue Requires ‘Substantial’ Business (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court grants defendant’s motion to change venue in this case, as the controlling venue statute now prescribes “substantial” business activity in order to sustain venue, which is not demonstrated here. Evan’s Adm’r v. Haddad v. St. Mary’s ...

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Personal Jurisdiction from Company Purchase (access required)

In this patent infringement case involving a dog breed test kit, a Richmond U.S. District Court says defendant’s purchase of the company that manufactured the kits, advertised them online and sold them in Virginia, confers personal jurisdiction on defendant company ...

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