Faux Pokémon NFT venture taken to court docket by The Pokémon Firm


The Pokémon Firm has taken an organization utilizing its logos and belongings to promote an NFT-based Pokémon cellular recreation to court docket.

Australian firm Pokémon Pty Ltd arrange and marketed an internet site claiming to be launching a crypto recreation known as PokéWorld (thanks, Vooks).

The corporate even claimed to have labored on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Pokémon Dwelling and Pokémon Sleep.

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The Pokémon Firm Worldwide has requested the court docket to hunt a decision to cease Pokémon Pty Ltd from utilizing their logos, and to cease the sport’s launch in addition to promoting any NFTs utilizing their mental property.

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It has additionally emphasised that neither The Pokémon Firm nor Nintendo has launched any NFTs.

This does look like a slam-dunk case of blatant copyright infringement.


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