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Scavenger, Inc. v. GT Interactive Software, Inc.

Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division
708 N.Y.S.2d 405 (2000)


Facts

Scavenger, Inc. (plaintiff), a developer of computer games, entered into a sales contract with GT Interactive Software, Inc. (GT) (defendant), a game distributor. The contract provided for the sale of four games, each with a separate production and payment schedule. Scavenger duly provided the first two games but failed to deliver the last two. When GT made no payments, Scavenger sued and moved for partial summary judgment on the payment issue. The trial court granted summary judgment to Scavenger. GT appealed.

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