In the legal strike the world has been waiting for, Apple has finally unleashed its lawyers on Psystar and its Open Computer – a PC running Mac OS X.
It’s three months since the Open Computer was launched with the option of Mac OS X pre-installed, apparently in defiance of Apple’s license agreement. Apple has now filed a suit against Psystar alleging copyright and trademark infringements, among others.
Apple’s filing says "By offering for sale copies of Apple software to actual and potential purchasers for use on non-Apple-labeled computers, and by providing services to install Apple software to cause it to operate on non-Apple-labeled computers, [Psystar] has induced, caused or materially contributed to the infringing conduct of purchasers."
"Psystar’s actions harm consumers by selling to them a poor product that is advertised and promoted in a manner that falsely and unfairly implies an affiliation with Apple."