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PROPULSION TECHS. v. ATWOOD CORP., 03-40652

An agreement to manufacture boat parts is unenforceable under the Statute of Frauds as a transaction in goods with no ascertainable quantity term, thus the claim for fraud in the inducement cannot survive.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/26/2004
  • Published 05/26/2004

Judges

  • DUHÉ, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, DUHÉ and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Marie Roach Yeates (argued), Catherine B. Smith, Penelope E. Nicholson, Gwendolyn Johnson Samora, Daniel Saul Goldberg, Vinson & Elkins, Kim Bernard Battaglini, Manuel Lopez, Kristi Belt, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Houston, TX, for Propulsion Technologies, Inc., David William DeBruin (argued), William Mark Hohengarten, Jenner & Block, Washington, DC, for Attwood Corp., Donald W. Fowler, Rebecca Anne Womeldorf, Shawn Derek Bryant, Spriggs & Hollingsworth, Washington, DC, for Chamber of Commerce of U.S., Amicus Curiae.