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Brief of Case: Leonard V PepsiCo, Inc 1. Leonard v PepsiCo. Inc. 210 F.3d 88 2d (circa 2000) U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 2. Summary of Key Facts in the Case. A. The defendant PepsiCo ran a commercial ad called Pepsi Stuff in which consumers were encouraged to collect points that could then be used to redeem various Pepsi branded merchandise. The commercial featured things like t-shirts for 75 Pepsi points, and leather jackets for 1,450 and at the end a Harrier Fighter jet for 7,000,000 Pepsi points. B. Plaintiff, John Leonard a resident of Washington was determined to obtain enough Pepsi points to order the Harrier jet. C. Mr. Leonard raised $700,008.50, enough to purchase the points needed to redeem the jet. In March of 1996 he submitted a check along with an order form with Harrier Jet written in as the merchandise. D. In May of that same year PepsiCo returned Mr. Leonard’s check rejecting the order and explaining that the Jet was not a part of the Pepsi stuff collection.

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