Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

ReMapp International Corporation v. Comfort Keyboard Company, Inc.

560 F.3d 628 (2009)

Case BriefRelatedOptions
From our private database of 35,600+ case briefs...

ReMapp International Corporation v. Comfort Keyboard Company, Inc.

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

560 F.3d 628 (2009)

Facts

ReMapp International Corporation (ReMapp) (plaintiff) manufactured circuit boards designed for individual customers’ particular needs. ReMapp had a business relationship with Comfort Keyboard Company, Inc. (Comfort) (defendant). Comfort would call ReMapp and indicate the parts it needed, and ReMapp would send a pro forma invoice. The payment terms were 50 percent after receipt of the pro forma order and 50 percent 30 days after receipt. Khalil Afifi, Comfort’s president, contacted Hal Edmonds, ReMapp’s president, and verbally ordered 1,000 USB boards and later 1,000 HUB boards, and subsequently increased both orders to 2,000. Afifi also asked Edmonds to purchase microprocessors for Comfort if ReMapp could buy them for under $6 each. Afifi gave Edmonds verbal authorization to buy 4,100 processors at $5.85 each. ReMapp provided Comfort with a pro forma invoice for the boards and a standard invoice for the microprocessors. Over the next four months, Edmonds and Afifi continued to communicate about the orders. Afifi did not send 50 percent payment after receiving the pro forma invoice but never told Edmonds not to proceed with manufacturing the boards. Edmonds requested payment and issued an invoice for the parts that had been manufactured. Afifi told Edmonds his investors wanted to use a different supplier. ReMapp sued Comfort for breach of contract. Entering judgment for ReMapp, the court found that three oral contracts existed between ReMapp and Comfort that fell within exceptions to the statute of frauds. Comfort appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Kapala, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 618,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.

    Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.

    Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee

Here's why 618,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 35,600 briefs, keyed to 984 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership
Here's why 618,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
  • Reliable - written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students
  • The right length and amount of information - includes the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents
  • Access in your class - works on your mobile and tablet
  • 35,600 briefs - keyed to 984 casebooks
  • Uniform format for every case brief
  • Written in plain English - not in legalese and not just repeating the court's language
  • Massive library of related video lessons - and practice questions
  • Top-notch customer support

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership