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Psystar is geared up and ready to fight Apple

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Posted August 1, 2008 by admin in News

In a Monday filing that extended Psystar Corp.’s deadline to respond to Apple’s lawsuit, the company was represented by lawyers from Carr & Ferrell LLP, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based firm that touts its intellectual property (IP) expertise on its Web site.

The stipulation filed Monday, which was agreed to by both Psystar and Apple, gives the former until Aug. 18 to reply to the lawsuit entered into federal court earlier this month. Previously, Psystar had until Monday to respond to a summons issued July 8.

At that time, Apple charged Psystar with multiple counts of violating copyright, trademark, breach-of-contract and unfair-competition laws by installing Mac OS X 10.5 on Intel-based computers that it has sold since April. According to the lawsuit, Psystar violated the Mac OS X end-user licensing agreement (EULA) when it installed Leopard on its OpenComputer desktops and OpenServ servers, both which can be ordered from the company with Apple’s operating system onboard.

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