IP Law: Apple Has Not Misused Mac OS X Software Copyright
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) — Psystar, a company that sells PC hardware running the Mac OS X operating system, lost an appeal of a lower court decision. The Ninth Circuit held that Apple’s license agreement does not amount to copyright misuse. Jessica McKinney, who wrote an article about Apple Inc. v. Psystar Corp. in Bloomberg Law’s Intellectual Property Law Report, talks with Josh Block about the case. Also, a review of IP developments including the rise in demand for patent lawyers, basketball great Bill Russell challenges the NCAA over the use of his image, and the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a challenge to copyright protection for some foreign works.