Deb buys a song through eSongs, an online music vendor. Before completing the purchase and downloading the song, Deb must agree to a provision not to make and sell copies of the song. This provision is
a click-on agreement.
Bill offers to sell his Consumer Service Center business to Dina for $100,000. Dina replies, "The price is too high. I will buy it for $90,000." Dina has
rejected the offer and made a counteroffer.
Royal Properties, Inc., mails a flyer to hundreds of firms, advertising a building for sale. Standard Manufacturing Company responds by saying, "We accept your offer." Between Royal and Standard, there is
Deepwater Mining Corporation offers to sell East China Refining, Inc., a certain quantity of unrefined oil. If East China sends an acceptance via Deepwater's authorized mode of communication, it will be effective when it is
Howie enters into a contract with Ida over the Internet to buy soybeans as a hedge against falling prices in corn. Neither party prints out a hard copy. Under the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN Act), this contract can
not be "denied legal effect" because it is only in electronic form.
Michelle gives out a business card with an e-mail address on it. According to the comments that accompany the UETA, it may be reasonable to infer that Michelle has consented to
transact business electronically.
Nate tells Opal, "I might sell the skis that I bought last fall since I haven't used them and the skiing season is almost over." This is
a statement of future intent.
Somethin'-in-the-Oven Corporation and Cookin' Good, Inc., transact a deal under the UETA. Other state law applies to a dispute between the parties relating to
the formation of the parties' contract.
Fanny tells Eden that she will sign a lease if it includes a clause permitting Fanny to extend the lease at the same amount of rent. Fanny's intent to sign the lease is determined by reference to Fanny's
words and action.
An offeree's power of acceptance is terminated when the offeror dies unless the offer is irrevocable
A forum-selection clause indicates the place for the resolution of a dispute arising under a contract.
An acceptance sent by means not expressly or impliedly authorized is not effective until it is received.
If an offeror does not expressly authorize a certain mode of acceptance, then acceptance may be made by any reasonable means.
Created when an offeror promises to hold an offer open for a specified period of time in return for a payment (consideration) given by the offeree.
If the authorized mode of communication is the mail, then an acceptance becomes valid once it is dispatched, not when it is received.
Click on Agreement
The act of clicking on a box indicating "i agree/accept" to accept an online offer.