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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 14 July 1994 District Court Kassel (Test tubes case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/940714g1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: Michael R. Will


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19940714 (14 July 1994)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: LG Kassel [LG = Landgericht = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 11 O 4279/94

CASE NAME: German case citations do not identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 2nd instance OLG Frankfurt 31 March 1995 [reversing]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Italy (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Test tubes


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 1(1) ; 3 ; 18(1) ; 19(1) and 19(3) ; 23 ; 74 ; 78 [Also cited: Article 53 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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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): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/194.htm>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Perales, Battle of the Forms and Burden of Proof, 6:2 Vindobona Journal (2002) 217-228, n. 4; Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]

German: Piltz, Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 1996, 2768 [2770 n.32]

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