9th Circ. Keeps Psystar On Hook In Apple IP Suit

Law360, San Diego (September 28, 2011, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday rejected Psystar Corp.’s copyright misuse argument that Apple Inc.’s licensing agreement requiring its Mac OS X operating system to run only on Apple computers was unenforceable, affirming an injunction barring Psystar from infringing the technology giant’s software.

The three-judge panel upheld a California federal court’s award of summary judgment that Apple had not engaged in copyright misuse, finding that its licensing agreement was intended to require the operating system to be used on the computer it was designed to operate and...
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