Contract Drafting Class 9 Tues. Feb 14. University of Houston Law Center D. C. Toedt III. Common contract screw-ups. Common contract screw-ups. “8. The contract that is signed by both parties but with manuscript revisions initialled [sic] only by one party or by neither party .”
University of Houston Law Center
D. C. Toedt III
“8. The contract that is signed by both parties but with manuscript revisions initialled[sic] only by one party or by neither party.”
[From “Top 10 howlers when preparing contracts for signature,” by the IP Draughts blog at http://goo.gl/Km6Dw.]
Hat tip: ProfessorBainbridge.com
Man has big trust fund for his kids
Sued for killing another in car accident
Adopts girlfriend so she’ll share ($70MM) in trust fund
BUT: Is their relationship now incestuous – and thus illegal?
Quaere:1. What did the drafters (presumably) intend for “however slight” to modify? 2. Could this have been better phrased?
826.04 Incest. …. "Sexual intercourse" is the penetra-tionof the female sex organ by the male sex organ, however slight ….
How could these be improved?
Attains the age of
Does not operate to do X
DSO – what is it?
This License Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into as of February 9, 2012, by RALPH PRODUCTS, LP, a Virginia limited partnership (“Ralph LP” or “Licensor”); and MERCHANDISERS EXTRAORDINAIRE, INC., an Oregon corporation (“Merchan-disers” or “Licensee”).