Fake Pokémon Yellow rises to No. 3 position on iTunes app charts

21 Feb 2012
by David Jannetta
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A counterfeit version of Nintendo’s popular Pokemon Yellow managed to climb to #3 on the paid app charts, according to Arstechnica.com.

“Apple doesn’t appear to perform any sort of legal check before putting an app on the store… Instead Apple relies on copyright holders to file a complaint once they notice the app is already on the store”, writes Kyle Orland.

IP Lasso believes that until brand owners start taking proactive measures against infringement on the App marketplaces, stories like this will become more prevelent.

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