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Article 19

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 19 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 50 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 19 case law:

Austria 5         France   5         ICC   3 Switzerland        3
Belgium      3 Germany       15 Mexico   2 United States   6
China 4 Hungary   3 Netherlands  1         TOTAL      50

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 19 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 19 cases. All cases are listed in chronological sequence, commencing with the most recent. Asterisks identify the cases cited in the 2008 and 2012 UNCITRAL Digests, commencing with the 31 March 2010 citation reported below. Cases are coded to the UNCITRAL Thesaurus.

English texts and full-text English translations of cases are provided as indicated. In most instances researchers can also access UNCITRAL abstracts and link to Unilex abstracts and full-text original-language case texts sourced from Internet websites and other data, including commentaries by scholars to the extent available.

Netherlands 19 August 2015 Rechtbank Den Haag (Silicon Refractory Anchoring Systems B.V. v. Refrattari Sirc S.R.L.) 19A

Germany 25 March 2015 Bundesgerichtshof 19A1 ; 19B ; 19C1

Neteherlands 3 December 2014 Rechtbank Overijssel 19A

Netherlands 1 October 2014 District Court Rotterdam (Chemicals case)

Spain 9 September 2014 Appellate Court Palencia (Coffee case) 19B ; 19B1

Netherlands 30 July 2014 District Court Gelderland (Trucks case) 19C ; 19C1

France 27 May 2014 Supreme Court (Paving stones case) 19B ; 19C1

Netherlands 16 April 2014 Rechtbank Limburg (Scheldebouw BV v. Hero Glas GmBH) 19B

United States 10 September 2013 District Court [Pennsylvania] (Roser Technologies, Inc. v. Carl Schreiber GmbH) 19A1 ; 19B1

Spain 2 September 2013 Court of First Instance No. 2 Almendralejo

Netherlands 23 January 2013 District Court 's-Hertogenbosch (Conveyor belts case) 19A ; 19A1

United States 23 January 2013 Federal District Court [Florida] (2P Commercial Agency S.R.O. v. SRT USA Inc.) 19A

Germany 25 May 2012 Appellate Court Köln (Wafer case) 19A1 ; 19C1

Austria 31 January 2012 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Locker case) 19A

Slovenia 13 September 2011 Vrhovno sodišče [Supreme Court] 19C

Germany 18 April 2011 OLG Stuttgart (Fire trucks case) 19B ; 19C ; 19D

France 22 March 2011 Supreme Court (Société Galperti Tech et a. contre Société RKS)

United States 8 February 2011 Federal District Court [Maryland] (CSS Antenna, Inc. v. Amphenol-Tuchel Electronics, GMBH.) 19A ; 19B ; 19C

United States 18 January 2011 Federal District Court [New York] (Hanwha Corporation v. Cedar Petrochemicals, Inc.) 19A1 ; 19B

Germany 30 November 2010 Appellate Court Hamm (Pig case)

Germany 11 October 2010 Appellate Court Hamburg (Tank case)

Netherlands 29 September 2010 District Court Rotterdam (Frihol Mushroom Vertriebsgesellschaft mbh v. Greenery BV) 19A

Germany 15 July 2010 Appellate Court Hamburg (Medical equipment case) 19A [translation available]

Germany 22 June 2010 District Court Aachen (Synthetic fibers case) 19A ; 19B ; 19C ; 19D

Switzerland 15 June 2010 Kantonsgericht St. Gallen (StencilMaster case) 19A ; 19B ; 19C ; 19D

France 10 May 2010 Arbitration Chamber of Paris Case No. 3089 (Frozen fish) 19A

* United States 31 March 2010 Federal District Court [Alabama] (Belcher-Robinson, L.L.C. v. Linamar Corporation et al.) 19C

Germany 1 March 2010 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz (Asphalt mixing unit case) 19A ; 19B [translation available]

United States 21 January 2010 Federal District Court [California] (Golden Valley Grape Juice and Wine, LLC v. Centriys Corporation et al.)

Switzerland 15 January 2010 Appellate Court Genève (Steel case)

* United States 26 March 2009 U.S. District Court [Ohio] (Miami Valley Paper, LLC v. Lebbing Engineering & Consulting GmbH) 19A1

Netherlands 5 November 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Arnhem (Baufix Holz- und Bauetechnik GmbH v. Eurovite Nederland)

United States 16 September 2008 U.S. District Court [Michigan] (Key Safety Systems, Inc v. Invista, S.A.R.L., L.L.C) 19C

* United States 25 July 2008 U.S. District Court [Pennsylvania] (Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. Power Source Supply, Inc.)

United States 16 June 2008 U.S. District Court [Minnesota] (BTC-USA Corporation v. Novacare et al.)

United States 9 May 2008 U.S. District Court [Delaware] (Solae, LLC v. Hershey Canada, Inc.) 19A

* France 27 May 2008 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Rennes (Brassiere cups case) 19C [translation available]

Italy 21 November 2007 Tribunale [District Court] Rovereto (Takap B.V. v. Europlay S.r.l.) [translation available]

Canada 20 September 2007 Superior Court of Justice, Ontario (Guiliani v. Invar Manufacturing) 19A

Netherlands 29 May 2007 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Hertogenbosch [translation available]

United States 31 January 2007 Federal District Court [Minnesota] (Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics Canada Limited) 19A

Italy 24 August 2006 Tribunale [District Court] di Rovereto (Euroflash Impression S.a.s. v. Arconvert S.p.A.)

* Germany 26 June 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt (Printed goods case) 19C [translation available]

* Germany 24 May 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Shock-cushioning seat case) 19A [translation available]

Russia 28 March 2006 Federal Arbitration Court of the North Caucasus Area, Krasnodar

Austria 29 November 2005 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

Canada 28 October 2005 Superior Court of Justice, Ontario (Chateau des Charmes Ltd v. Sabaté USA Inc. et al.)

Canada 29 July 2005 Quebec Superior Court (Sonox Sia v. Albury Grain Sales Inc. et al.)

United States 15 June 2005 Federal District Court [New Jersey] (Valero Marketing v. Greeni Oy) 19A ; 19C

Switzerland 5 April 2005 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court] 19C [translation available]

* Austria 23 March 2005 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Conveyor band case) 19A ; 19B ; 19C ; 19D [translation available]

* Mexico 10 March 2005 Primer Tribunal Colegiado en Materia Civil del Primer Circuito [Appellate Court] (Kolmar Petrochemicals v. Idesa Petroquímica) 19C [translation available]

Austria 1 February 2005 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Innsbruck (Powdered tantalum case) [translation available]

Belgium 25 January 2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Tongeren (Scaforn International BV & Orion Metal BVBA v. Exma CPI SA) [translation available]

Austria 14 December 2004 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 19A [translation available]

* Switzerland 2 December 2004 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (Dextrose case) 19C [translation available]

* Belgium 8 November 2004 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 19A1 [translation available]

United States 28 October 2004 Federal District Court [California] (Comerica Bank v. Whitehall Specialties, Inc.) 19C

Switzerland 11 October 2004 Kantonsgericht [Canton Court] Freiburg 19A [translation available]

* Mexico 5 October 2004 Juicio ordinario mercantile [Commercial Court] Federal District (Kolmar Petrochemicals Americas, Inc. v. Idesa Petroquímíca S.A. de C.V.)

Belgium 17 May 2004 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Ghent [translation available]

Germany 21 April 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [15 U 88/03] 19C [translation available]

Germany 8 January 2004 Landgericht [District Court] Trier 19A [translation available]

Austria 17 December 2003 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 19A [translation available]

Switzerland 11 December 2003 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug [detailed abstract available]

* China 17 September 2003 CIETAC Arbitration proceeding (Australia cotton case) 19B ; 19C [translation available]

* Germany 25 July 2003 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf

Spain 7 June 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia [translation available]

United States 5 May 2003 U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals [9th Cir.] (Chateau des Charmes Wines v. Sabate USA) 19C

China 18 April 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/05] (Desulfurization reagent case) [English text]

Spain 3 April 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Alicante

Belgium 19 March 2003 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Veurne

Netherlands 25 February 2003 Gerchtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Hertogenbosch

Netherlands 22 January 2003 Rechtbank [District Court] Zwolle

United States 13 December 2002 California Court of Appeal (Regency Wines, Inc. v. Champagne Montaudon)

Ukraine 25 November 2002 Arbitration Award 19C [translation available]

* Germany 4 October 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz 19A ; 19B ; 19C [translation available]

* China 10 June 2002 CIETAC Arbitration award 19B2 [translation available]

* Austria 7 March 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz 19B [translation available]

Belgium 18 February 2002 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Ieper 19A

* Germany 9 January 2002 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 19A ; 19B ; 19C [translation available]

* China 2002 Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (Gulf Resources Development Co. Ltd. v. Hangzhou Hanggang Foreign Economic Co. Ltd.) 19A1 [abstract available]

Austria 13 September 2001 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 19B [translation available]

* Belgium 10 July 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [Commercial Court] Oudenaarde (Textile case) 19A1 [translation available]

Belgium 25 April 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Veurne 19A [translation available]

United States 10 April 2001 U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court [Ohio] (Victoria Alloys v. Fortis Bank)

Denmark 15 February 2001 Højesteret [Supreme Court] [translation available]

United States 30 January 2001 U.S. District Court [California] (Supermicro Computer v. Digitechnic)

Belgium 29 January 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Ieper

Germany 23 October 2000 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden (Powdered milk case) 19A ; 19B ; 19C [translation available]

Belgium 25 May 2000 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court]

Belgium 13 April 2000 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court]

* Germany 6 April 2000 Landgericht [District Court] München 19A1 [translation available]

* Austria 9 March 2000 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 19A [translation available]

Spain 28 January 2000 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] 19A [translation available]

* ICC 2000 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10329 19A ; 19B ; 19C [English text]

* United States 7 December 1999 Federal District Court [Illinois] (Magellan International v. Salzgitter Handel) 19A

China 30 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/30] (Peppermint oil case) 19C [translation available]

* Germany 27 April 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Naumburg 19B [translation available]

* ICC December 1998 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8908 19A ; 19B [English text]

Belgium 2 December 1998 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

* Switzerland 30 November 1998 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

* France 16 July 1998 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] 19A1 ; 19C1 [translation available]

Spain 26 May 1998 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] 19A

* United States 6 April 1998 Federal District Court [Southern Dist. NY] (Calzaturificio Claudia v. Olivieri Footwear)

* Germany 11 March 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]

United States 19 February 1998 U.S. District Court [North Dakota] (PrimeWood v. Roxan) 19C

Spain 17 February 1998 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] [2977/1996] 19A

Spain 17 February 1998 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court] [3587/1996] 19B

Russia 16 February 1998 Arbitration award 33/1997

* Hungary 17 June 1997 Fovárosi Bíróság [Metropolitan Court]

* Austria 20 March 1997 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Mono ammonium phosphate case) 19B ; 19C [translation available]

* ICC 23 January 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8611 [translation available]

* Netherlands 19 November 1996 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's Hertogenbosch 19A

Austria 7 November 1996 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Wien (Vienna)

* Switzerland 10 July 1996 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich 19C [translation available]

Austria 11 June 1996 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Wien (Vienna)

China 29 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/16] (Natural rubber case) 19C [translation available]

Germany 28 February 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Oldenburg (Egg case) [translation available]

* Austria 6 February 1996 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

* France 13 December 1995 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Paris [translation available]

* Germany 6 October 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Kehl 19A [translation available]

* Belgium 19 September 1995 Tribunal de commerce [District Court] Nivelles 19B [translation available]

Germany 5 July 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 19A [translation available]

* Germany 23 May 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 19A ; 19C [translation available]

* Germany 31 March 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 19A ; 19C [translation available]

* Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 1720/94] 19A1

* France 4 January 1995 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] 19B [translation available]

Germany 14 July 1994 Landgericht [District Court] Kassel

* Germany 4 March 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 19A1 [translation available]

* China 1 April 1993 CIETAC Arbitration award 19B [translation available]

Germany 13 January 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Saarbrücken (Doors case) [translation available]

Germany 22 December 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Giessen

Switzerland 21 December 1992 Zivilgericht [Civil Court] Basel [translation available]

* Hungary 25 September 1992 Legfelsobb Birosag [Supreme Court] [translation available]

* Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) 19A1 [translation available]

* France 22 April 1992 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Paris 19B

* United States 14 April 1992 Federal District Court [Southern Dist. NY] (Filanto v. Chilewich) 19A ; 19B ; 19C

Germany 23 March 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Saarbrücken

* Hungary 10 January 1992 Fovárosi Bíróság [Metropolitan Court] 19A [translation available]

ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7585 [English text]

* Germany 14 August 1991 Landgericht [District Court] Baden-Baden 19B [translation available]

Germany 18 January 1991 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

Austria 7 June 1990 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Furniture case)

ICC 1989 International Court of Arbitration, Case 5904

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