Uniform Commercial Code

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC or the Code), first published in 1952, is one of a number of uniform acts that have been promulgated in conjunction with efforts to harmonize the law of sales and other commercial transactions in all 50 states within the United States of America.
Posts about Uniform Commercial Code
    • Your Facebook Copyright Notice is More Annoying than Farmville

      If you use Facebook, you probably already have noticed that many users are posting statements claiming that Facebook somehow acquires ownership of users’ intellectual property that has been posted to that site. Reacting to this entirely erroneous proposition, many Facebook users have posted very scary and onerous status updates aggressively asserting their intellectual property ...

      Scott Plamondon/ The IP Law Blog- 2 readers -
    • Facebook IP nonsense

      Apparently, the message below (or something like it) has been showing up on several thousand Facebook home pages Today, November 30, 2014, in response to the Facebook guidelines and under articles L.111, 112 and 113 of the code of intellectual property, I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photos, texts etc… published on my profile.

      David Post/ The Volokh Conspiracy- 3 readers -
  • Do we need a ‘radical simplification’ of law?

    … area of government, and then lawmakers decide whether to adopt them. This is how the Justinian and Napoleonic codes were created — it took only five months for Jean-Etienne Portalis and a small committee to propose a complete overhaul of French law. This is also how America’s Uniform Commercial Code was created. Simplified codes unleash enormous…

    David Post/ The Volokh Conspiracy- 1 readers -
  • Marijuana Contracts: Get Them in Writing

    … upon. When we pointed out to the parties how the UCC would treat their contract, the answers to their fight presented themselves and litigation was avoided. Bottom Line: If you want a clear contract that sets out the terms of your relationship, get it in writing. …

    Robert Mcvay/ Canna Law Blog™- 1 readers -
  • What is the UCC?

    … What is the UCC? A Business FAQ with Joshua A. Diveley. The UCC is a set of uniform laws that have been developed as kind of a recommendation for the states to apply and adopt for their states. It stands for Uniform Commercial Code and it covers different commercial matters like sales of goods, secure transactions and negotiable instruments…

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  • Foreign and Unexpected Items in Food: Pt 1

    … Commercial Code, that the Defendant had a duty as a seller of goods- to make sure that they were reasonably safe and fit for their ordinary purpose (in this case consumption). And due to the fact that there was a bone present in the chowder- liability must attach because bones are not fit for ordinary human consumption. The Defendant argued…

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  • A Cereal. A Rabbi. A Peppercorn.

    … it, to what extent might it have worked? That’s a critical question that involves not just contract law, but the Federal Arbitration Act and the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, and it’s something on which the U.S. Supreme Court has a view that’s not too hard to discern. What I’ve tried to do is to analyze it in a more systematic way…

    Richard Goldfarb/ Food Liability Law Blog- 2 readers -
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