Harry M. Flechtner

University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)

Professor of Law

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Issues Relating to Exemption ('Force Majeure') Under Article 79 of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods ('CISG')

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-08, UNIFORM LAW FOR INTERNATIONAL SALES UNDER THE 1980 UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION, John Honnold, 4th edition, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Sales, International Sales, Sales Convention, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, Exemption, Force Majeure, Excuse, Frustration of Purpose, Hardship, Mistake, Conformity of Goods

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Decisions on Conformity of Goods Under Article 35 of the U.N. Sales Convention (CISG): The 'Mussels Case,' Evidentiary Standards for Lack of Conformity, and the 'Default Rule' vs. 'Cumulative' Views of Implied Conformity Obligations

Forthcoming in International Commerce and Arbitration (Ingeborg Schwenzer, ed., Eleven Publishing, the Netherlands), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Aug 2012
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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International Sales, Warranties, International Case Law, Compliance with Buyer-State Regulations, Burden of Proof, Standard of Proof, Method of Proof, Evidence of Lack of Conformity, Scope of the CISG, Exclusion of Implied Warranties, Disclaimers, Exclusion of Conformity Obligations

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Issues Relating to the Applicability of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-07, UNIFORM LAW FOR INTERNATIONAL SALES UNDER THE 1980 UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION, John Honnold, 4th edition, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Sales, International Sales, Sales Convention, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, Applicability of CISG, Mixed Goods/Services Contracts, Burden of Proof, Manufacturers, Warranties

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The Exemption Provisions of the Sales Convention, Including Comments on 'Hardship' Doctrine and the 19 June 2009 Decision of the Belgian Cassation Court

Belgrade Law Review, Forthcoming, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-09
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2011
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Exemption, Excuse, Force Majeure, Hardship, U.N. Sales Convention, Sales Convention, CISG, UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, International Sales

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Selected Issues Relating to the CISG's Scope of Application

The Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Vol. 13, p. 91, 2009, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-29
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Commercial Law, International Commercial Law, Sales Law, International Sales Law, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, Sales Convention, Scope of the CISG, Burden of Proof, Warranty Disclaimers, CISG and the UCC, Interpretation of the CISG, Interpretation of Treaties, Procedure vs. Substance

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Opting In to the CISG: Avoiding the Redline Products Problems

Ch. 5 in A TRIBUTE TO JOSEPH M. LOOKOFSKY (Mads Bryde Andersen & René Franz Henschel, eds., Djøf Publishing, Copenhagen 2015), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Harry M. Flechtner and Ronald A. Brand
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus) and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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private international law, applicable law, CISG, Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, declarations, reservations, party autonomy, sales law, comparative law, commercial law, choice of law, conflict of laws, international economic law, dispute resolution, direct application

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Funky Mussels, a Stolen Car, and Decrepit Used Shoes: Non-Conforming Goods and Notice Thereof under the United Nations Sales Convention

Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 26, p. 1, 2008, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-21
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Sales, International Sales, Sales Convention, CISG, Conformity of Goods, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

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Globalization of Law as Documented in the Law on International Sales of Goods

NIEUW INTERNATIONAAL PRIVAATRECHT: MEER EUROPEES, MEER GLOBAAL, No. 35, pp. 541-560, J. Erauw, P. Taelman, eds., Kluwer, 2009 , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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International Commercial Law, the United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, Interpretation of the CISG; Uniformity, Choice of Law Clauses, Warranties, Mussels Case, Obligation to Comply with Regulations of Buyer’s Jurisdiction, Standard Terms, Battle of the Forms, Rolling Contract Theory

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Nominating Manfred Forberich: The Worst CISG Decision in 25 Years?

The Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration, Vol. 9, p. 199, 2005, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2009
Harry M. Flechtner and Joseph Lookofsky
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus) and University of Copenhagen
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International Sales, Sales Convention, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, UNCITRAL, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Raw Materials Inc. v. Manfred Forberich GmbH, domestic law and the CISG, Article 7

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Buyers' Remedies in General and Buyers' Performance-Oriented Remedies (25th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods)

Journal of Law and Commerce, Vol. 25, p. 339, 2005, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2009
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, CISG, U.N. Sales Convention, International Sales Convention, remedies, buyers' remedies, aggrieved buyer, breach of contract, seller's breaches, specific performance, damages, CISG Article 45, CISG Article 46, CISG Article 2

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Uniformity and Politics: Interpreting and Filling Gaps in the CISG

A chapter in FESTSCHRIFT FÜR ULRICH MAGNUS (Peter Mankowski and Wolfgang Wurmnest, eds., Sellier European Law Publishers 2014), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2014
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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International Sales, Warranties, International Case Law, Compliance with Buyer-State Regulations, Burden of Proof, Standard of Proof, Method of Proof, Evidence of Lack of Conformity, Scope of the CISG, Exclusion of Implied Warranties, Disclaimers, Exclusion of Conformity Obligations

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Viva Zapata! American Procedure and CISG Substance in a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal

The Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration, Vol. 7, p. 93, 2003, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Harry M. Flechtner and Joseph Lookofsky
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus) and University of Copenhagen
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Sales, International Sales, Vienna Sales Convention, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, CISG, Zapata Hermanos Sucesores, S.A. v. Hearthside Baking Co., transnational litigation, commercial arbitration, Article 74, attorney fees, American Rule, loser pays

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Zapata Retold: Attorneys' Fees are (Still) Not Governed by the CISG

Journal of Law and Commerce, Vol. 26, p. 1, 2007, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Harry M. Flechtner and Joseph Lookofsky
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus) and University of Copenhagen
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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, CISG, U.N. Sales Convention, International Sales Convention, CISG Article 74, breach of contract, damages, consequential damages attorney fees, recovery of attorney fees, loser pays, American rule, substance-procedure

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Comparing the General Good Faith Provisions of the PECL and the UCC: Appearance and Reality

Pace International Law Review, Vol. 13, p. 295, 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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good faith, fair dealing, Principles of European Contract Law, PECL, Uniform Commercial Code, UCC, obligations, comparative law, honesty in fact, pre-contractual liability, culpa in contrahendo

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Changing the Opt-Out Tradition in the United States

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2010-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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Commercial Law, International Commercial Law, Sales Law, International Sales Law, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, Sales Convention, Application of the CISG, Opting-out of the CISG

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The Past, Present and Future of the CISG (and Other Uniform Commercial Code Law Initiatives)

Journal of Law and Commerce, Vol. 38, p. 25, 2019-2020, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-15
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2021
Harry M. Flechtner
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (Emeritus)
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International Commercial Law, International Sales Law, United Nations Sales Convention, CISG, International Sales of Goods, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods