High Court Nixes Psystar Appeal In Apple OS X Copyright Row

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s rejection of Psystar Corp.’s claims that Apple Inc. misused its copyrights in a licensing agreement requiring that its Mac OS X operating system run only on Apple-manufactured computers.

As is customary, the Supreme Court denied Psystar’s writ of certiorari petition without comment.

Psystar had asked the high court in December to determine whether it is considered copyright misuse to use a copyright in operating-system software to limit the use of the operating system to...
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