The Difference Between Selling Widgets and Buying Widgets

You’re general counsel of Widgetco, the world’s leading supplier of widgets. When anyone needs widgets, they come to you!

But you’re also a big buyer of widgets. The primary raw material for widgets is … widgets!

You have one contract template for selling widgets and another for buying widgets. How do they differ? Bear in mind we’re not talking about, say, computer equipment—just widgets.

About the author

Ken Adams is the leading authority on how to say clearly whatever you want to say in a contract. He’s author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, and he offers online and in-person training around the world. He’s also chief content officer of LegalSifter, Inc., a company that combines artificial intelligence and expertise to assist with review of contracts.