Examples of infringement in a Sentence
any government action limiting freedom of speech is an infringement of the U.S. Constitution
Recent Examples of infringement from the Web
The Trump administration, which regards the authority of foreign judges as an infringement of sovereignty, has both provisions in its sights.
The bunny-proxy is Uber, the brash front-runner that dominates the world of ride sharing—but has hamstrung itself with debilitating distractions like executive firings and allegations of systemic sexism and patent infringement.
For its part, Qualcomm has sued Apple for patent infringement and its asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban the import of certain iPhones into the U.S. that don’t use Qualcomm’s chips.
The complaint by Michael Miller was filed Friday in U.S. District Court and alleges copyright infringement by the Jenner sisters and their company for using his images without properly licensing them.
Summerfest is suing Red Lobster for trademark infringement in a slogan, according to CBS 58.
Critics of a primary seat belt law have called it an infringement on civil liberties.
Andrew Johnson was impeached for firing Cabinet members, a move that violated an act of Congress that Johnson sincerely (and correctly) believed was an unconstitutional infringement on the separation of powers.
Forever 21 is no stranger to being sued over alleged copyright infringement.
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First Known Use of infringement
Additional Notes on infringement
Infringement of a trademark, trade name, or trade dress involves use of one by the infringer that is the same as that of the owner or so similar that it is likely to deceive or to cause confusion or mistake on the part of the average purchaser. Infringement of a copyright involves the copying of a material and substantial portion of the protected work. If the alleged infringer denies copying, the copyright holder may be able to prove infringement with circumstantial evidence of the infringer's access to the protected work and of similarities between the two works.
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