This bug was fixed in the package libunity -

libunity (7.1.4+16.04.20180209.1-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * UnityLauncher: Prepend snap namespace to desktop file or desktop-id
    (LP: #1747814)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <>  Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:48:43

** Changed in: libunity (Ubuntu Xenial)
       Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released

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  Snapped applications using ubuntu launcher integration needs desktop

Status in libunity package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in libunity source package in Xenial:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  [ Impact ]

  Launching a snapped application with ubuntu launcher icon integration
  doesn't properly work as the desktop ID does not use the proper

  Also, a snapped app could decorate other apps outside the snap scope.

  [ Test case ]

  git clone
  cd ubuntu-launcher-integration-snap
  snapcraft prime
  snap try prime

  Then launch those (you might do it from dash/activities to get proper 

  All these apps should get an icon in the launcher with emblems (of
  different values when they're launched together).

  [ Regression potential ]

  Application with SNAP environments could point to wrong desktop-file
  to decorate

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