Cloud Corp. v. Hasbro
|Cloud Corp. v. Hasbro
|United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Cloud Corporation ("Cloud") & Hasbro Incorporated engage in casual communications in the form of e-mail.
Hasbro, a toymaker, engaged with "Cloud" to produce powder packets for aquariums.
Hasbro would transmit purchase orders to Cloud via e-mail; Cloud would reply to confirm the order.
Over time, the popularity of the toy aquariums waned; Hasbro sent Cloud an 8.4 million order packet.After several intermediate occurrences, Hasbro refused to accept a Cloud delivery for 9.5 million powder packets.
Cloud sued for breach of contract; Hasbro wins in the trial court.Cloud appealed to the 7th Circuit.