Leonard v Pepsico [2000, America]

Facts

  • Pepsi ran an ad claiming, inter alia, that a Harrier jump jet, worth ~$23,000,000 could be purchased with ‘Pepsi points’ worth $700,000
  • The claimant sent a cheque for the equivalent in ‘Pepsi points’, claiming that he had purchased a jump jet

Issue

  • Could the advertisement constitute a contractual offer

Decision

  • No contract

Reasoning

  • Clearly mere puffery
RELATED CASE  Jobson v Johnson [1989]

Posted in Contract Law Revision Notes.

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