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Virginia’s Go To Lawyers for Intellectual Property Law

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present the next group of honorees in our program recognizing the leading lawyers in a particular field of law. In this issue, we showcase “Virginia’s Go To Lawyers” for intellectual property law. The attorneys ...

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Whistleblower can be sued for breach of NDA (access required)

A federal contractor’s claim that a whistleblower breached a nondisclosure agreement, or NDA, by disclosing the company’s confidential information to media outlets has survived dismissal. The contractor alleged that the whistleblower’s disclosures caused it reputational and financial harm. The whistleblower ...

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Courthouse creates first-of-its-kind children’s room (access required)

On the second floor of the Henry A. Vanover Judicial Center in Clintwood sits a room stocked with books and toys for the Dickenson County Courthouse’s youngest visitors. The children’s waiting room, described as a “first of its kind” project ...

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No sanctions for disclosure of psychiatric info (access required)

A federal court in Virginia has declined to impose sanctions against a plaintiff’s attorney who extensively detailed the psychiatric condition and behavior of the plaintiff’s ex-girlfriend in two publicly filed documents. Judge Norman K. Moon of the Western District had ...

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