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CISG-online number
819
Case name
SO.M.AGRI s.a.s. v. Erzeugerorganisation Marchfeldgemüse GmbH & Co. KG
Jurisdiction
Italy
Court
Tribunale di Padova (District Court Padova)
Chamber
Sezione Distaccata di Este
Judge
Dott. Alessandro Rizzieri (Sole judge)
Date of decision
25 February 2004
Case nr./docket nr.
40552
Claimant 1
Name
SO.M.AGRI s.a.s. di Ardina Alessandro & C.
Place of business
Italy
Role in transaction
Seller
Respondent 1
Name
Erzeugerorganisation Marchfeldgemüse GmbH & Co. KG
Place of business
Austria
Role in transaction
Buyer
Seller 1
Name
SO.M.AGRI s.a.s. di Ardina Alessandro & C.
Place of business
Italy
Buyer 1
Name
Erzeugerorganisation Marchfeldgemüse GmbH & Co. KG
Place of business
Austria
Category of goods
5: Vegetables and fruit
Goods as per contract
Agricultural products, including winter potatoes and summer potatoes
CISG applicable
yes, Art. 1(1)(a)
CISG applied
yes
(Domestic) law applied in addition
Austrian law
Key CISG provisions applied
Art. 7(1); Art. 7(2); Art. 63
CISG provisions also cited
Art. 1(1)(a); Art. 1(1)(b); Art. 1(2); Art. 9(2); Art. 11; Art. 25; Art. 30; Art. 53; Art. 59
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Decision published in 4
Giurisprudenza Italiana (Giur. It.) (2004), 1405–1408 [Full text – in Italian]
Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (Riv. dir. int. priv. e proc.) (2004), 697 [Full text – in Italian]
Giurisprudenza di merito (Giur. merito) (2004), 867–873 [Full text – in Italian]
Internationales Handelsrecht (IHR) (2005), 31–33 [Excerpts (translation) – in German]
Case identifier in the old Albert H. Kritzer Database
040225i3
Comments on this decision 2
Edoardo Ferrante, 'Thirty Years of CISG: International Sales, Italian Style', 5 Italian Law Journal (Italian L.J.) (2019), 87–130, at 115–117 [– in English]  
Leonardo Graffi, 'L'Interpretazione autonoma della Convenzione di Vienna: rilevanza del precedente straniero e disciplina della lacune', Giurisprudenza di merito (Giur. merito) (2004), 873–882 [– in Italian]
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