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Prime Start Limited v. Maher Forest Products Limited

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
442 F. Supp. 2d 1113 (2006)


Facts

Prime Start, Ltd. (Prime Start) (plaintiff) contracted with Maher Forest Products, Ltd. (Maher) (defendant) for custom construction materials. Prime Start was incorporated under the laws of the British Virgin Islands, and Maher was incorporated under the laws of the State of Washington. Prime Start sued in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington for breach of contract, alleging that Maher delivered nonconforming goods. Maher filed a motion for summary judgment, contending that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), 15 U.S.C. App. 52, is the law that governs the contract.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Coughenour, J.)

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