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Switzerland 17 April 2012 Federal Supreme Court (EAS tags case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/120417s1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-online.ch website

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20120417 (17 April 2012)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: Bundesgericht [= BGer = Federal Supreme Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 4A_591/2011

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Bezirksgericht March, 21 December 2010; 2d instance Kantonsgericht Schwyz, 30 August 2011

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland and Germany

GOODS INVOLVED: EAS tags


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 42 ; 45 ; 46 ; 47 ; 48 ; 49 ; 50 ; 51 ; 52 ; 74 ; 75 ; 76 ; 77

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

42A [Sellers obligation to deliver goods free from third-party claim based, e.g., on copyright, patent, trademark];

45A [Summary of buyer's remedies for breach by seller (art. 45(1))];

46A [Buyer's right to require performance (art. 46(1); cf. art. 62)];

47A [Buyer's right to fix additional period for performance];

48A [Seller's right to remedy any failure to perform];

49A [Grounds for avoidance];

50A [Buyer's right to reduce price for non-conforming goods (see art. 35)];

51A [Delivery or conformity of only part of goods];

52A [Early delivery: buyer may either take or refuse delivery];

74A [Loss suffered as consequence of breach];

75A [Substitute transaction after avoidance];

76A [Avoidance without purchase or resale under article 75];

77A [Obligation to take reasonable measures to mitigate damages]

Descriptors: Damages ; Fundamental Breach ; Third-party Claims

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Editorial remarks

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): Polyreg.ch website <http://www.polyreg.ch/d/informationen/bgeunpubliziert/Jahr_2011/Entscheide_4A_2011/4A.591__2011.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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