German firm asks Apple to pull “Memory” apps from store

According to an article on Gamasutra by Frank Cifaldi, a German game-making company is asking Apple to remove apps from the App Store that contain the word “Memory” in their name. Ravensburger claims to hold trademark to the term in Europe. They are the makers of the popular Memory board game.

As a result, Apple is sending notices to App Store developers letting them know of the situation. The developers are supposed to either rename their apps or remove them from the store.

Darren Murtha, half of the duo behind the popularPreschool Memory Match, tells us that he was forced to remove it from all 42 countries, as he’s too busy working on another app to re-submit this one with a new name.

Read the full article on Gamasutra.

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