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Resort Owners Must Exhaust Remedies in Dock Dispute (access required)

In this dispute over plaintiff landowners’ right to build a dock on their Smith Mountain Lake property over which defendant power company has a Flowage Easement and federal license, a Roanoke U.S. District Court denies plaintiffs’ motion to remand their ...

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Class Certified In Seasonal Laborers’ Suit (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to certify a class of migrant workers from Guatemala in their suit against defendants who operated a tree-planting service, alleging violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act and the ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Patent License Dispute (access required)

In this dispute over a licensee’s alleged use of an eye-tracking technology licensed by U.Va.’s patent foundation, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court disagrees with the foundation that the licensee’s nonpayment of royalties implicates the scope of the subject patent; the ...

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No Trespass Claim for Pipeline Survey Crew (access required)

Property owners in Augusta County who challenge defendants’ proposed entry onto their property as authorized by Va. Code § 56-49.01 to survey for construction of natural gas pipeline across plaintiffs’ land cannot sue for trespass; the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court ...

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