Contracts Keyed to Calamari
Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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• Defendant would design fashions and could also increase sales of the designs of others through her endorsement. • In the agreement, Plaintiff was granted exclusive right to place endorsements and to place Defendant’s own designs for sale. Defendant would retain half the profits and Plaintiff the other half of the profits. • Nothing in the document expressly stated what Wood promised to do. • Plaintiff’s business organization was adapted to the purpose of placing endorsements.
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