AMF, Inc. v. McDonald’s Corp. case brief summary
536 F.2d 1167 (1976)
Appellant cash register company sought
review of a decision by the United States District Court for the
Northern District of Illinois, which dismissed appellant's complaints
against appellee restaurant chain regarding a contract for the
purchase of cash registers.
CASE FACTS Appellant cash register company sought
review of a decision, which dismissed appellant's complaints against
appellee restaurant chain regarding a contract for the purchase of
The court affirmed and held that appellee had entered
into contracts for 23 cash registers, but that appellant was not able
to perform its obligations under the contracts.
The court concluded
that under U.C.C. § 2-610, appellee justifiably repudiated the
contracts to purchase all 23 cash registers.
The court found that
appellee was warranted in repudiating the contracts and, therefore,
had a right to cancel the orders by virtue of U.C.C. § 2-711.
The court affirmed the dismissal of an action by appellant cash
register company against appellee restaurant chain because appellee
justifiably repudiated the contract for cash registers as appellant
could not perform under the contract. Recommended Supplements and Study Aids for Property Law
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