Brief of Case-Supermicro v.Digitechnic

Brief of Case-Supermicro v.Digitechnic - Brief of...

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Brief of Case-Supermicro Computer, Inc v. Digitechnic, S.A Facts of case: Plaintiff, the seller, called Supermicro Computer, Inc., is a California corporation that manufactures computer parts. Defendant, the buyer, called Digitechnic, S.A., is a French corporation that assembles and sells computer network systems. The buyer made fourteen purchases of computer parts from the seller between May 1996 and December 1997. In each transaction, the buyer placed an order by phone and email and the seller shipped the computer parts to France with a sales invoice and a user’s manual including certain terms disclaiming warranties and limiting the seller’s liability. Beginning in 1998, the buyer found that there were electrical problems with some of the purchased parts and that some computer parts even caught fire. The buyer demanded the seller for recovery of damage, a replacement cost of 200,400 francs and consequential damages of around 6,000,000 francs. The seller rejected because of the disclaimer and limited liability of the seller in the contract. In December 1998, the buyer filed an action in France. With that the
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BUS 401 taught by Professor Terrywilson during the Spring '11 term at Solano Community College.

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Brief of Case-Supermicro v.Digitechnic - Brief of...

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