Selected Provisions

Excluding the Warranty of Title in Sales of Goods

Rarely do I have occasion to offer thoughts on drafting under article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code, which applies to sales of goods. Here are two warranty disclaimers from some equipment purchase agreements I’ve been reviewing: NO OTHER WARRANTY TO CUSTOMER FROM SELLER IS EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SELLER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A … Read More

Getting Rid of the “Successors and Assigns” Provision

[Update June 17, 2013: Go here for the June 15, 2013 post about my article It’s Time to Get Rid of the “Successors and Assigns” Provision.] [Update April 12, 2013: For more recent posts about the “successors and assigns” provision, see “The ‘Successors and Assigns’ and Successor Liability” (here) and “The Illinois Appellate Court’s Problematic Take on the Traditional Recital of Consideration and ‘Successors … Read More