On the hunt for a Pokemon? You might want to check the courthouse.
The hugely popular game “Pokemon Go” has sparked a class-action lawsuit filed by a New Jersey man who says he’s been hounded by players descending on his private residence.
In the suit, filed Friday in federal court in California, Jeffrey Marder says that GPS coordinates for some of
According to the lawsuit, that’s led to a big headache for Marder, who claims that, during the first week of
Marder claims that there are other aggrieved property owners, including a Massachusetts resident whose home was designated as a Pokemon gym, and who reportedly received more than 15 uninvited visitors in just a few hours as a result.
The lawsuit is seeking big bucks, noting that “the aggregate amount in controversy exceeds $5 million.”
The complaint, which claims nuisance and unjust enrichment, names game develop Niantic, the Pokemon Company and Nintendo as plaintiffs.
Niantic and Nintendo have not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.