New Jersey Man Sues Pokémon Go Developer For Placing Stops On Private Property
Mealey's (August 3, 2016, 12:53 PM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — The developer of Pokémon Go, a popular “augmented reality” game that is played on smartphones, is liable for nuisance for placing virtual parts of the game known as “Pokéstops” and “Pokémon gyms” on or adjacent to private property, a New Jersey man alleges in a class complaint filed July 29 in a California federal court (Jeffrey Marder, et al. v. Niantic, Inc., et al., No. 16-4300, N.D. Calif.).
(Complaint available. Document #43-160805-031C.)
Jeffrey Marder claims that shortly after Pokémon Go was released July...