Apple and Psystar Agree on Trade Secret Confidentiality
In what may be the second-most ridiculous current tech-related intellectual property case--after, of course, The Pirate Bay trial in Stockholm--Apple and clone-maker Psystar continue to battle it out.
However, just last week, the two companies filed a "Joint Motion for Protective Order," an 18-page document that allows both companies to establish "confidential" material, as well as other material that "would affect [each company's] competitive position...or technological developments in an adverse manner."
Confidential information would only be allowed to be seen by attorneys and no more than two full-time employees selected by each company. Members of the court, including jurors and expert witnesses, would also be bound by confidentiality.
Once the judge rules on this motion, reports
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