When Pokémon GO(es) Too Far

Augmented Reality and Tort Law

“Non-players have had to pay the price for Pokémon’s decision to turn the entire world into its playing field.” – Sara Gold

Remember that game, Pokémon GO, where people were searching all over, and literally falling off cliffs, in order to win? This article, published in the Whittier Law Review, explains the trespass, business law, and other legal implications of the worldwide Pokémon GO frenzy—including the class-action lawsuit that materialized.


Citation: Sara Gold, When Pokémon GO(es) Too Far: Augmented Reality and Tort Law, 38 Whittier L. Rev. 161 (2018).

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