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
Bob Marley's heirs are going to be jammin' all the way to the bank, after a California judge awarded them $2.4 million in a trademark infringement case against Marley Coffee.
Past presidents have also argued that the law is an infringement on the president’s power to make foreign policy.
But the mandate has drawn strong and sustained opposition from social conservatives, who see it as an infringement on freedom of conscience.
The fair’s company has sued the sneaker giant for trademark infringement, arguing that the free sneakers had sullied Art Basel’s image.
Lexmark sued for patent infringement, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a specialized court in Washington, accepted both of its main arguments, concerning domestic and international sales.
Since statutory damages for copyright infringement can run as high as $150,000 per work, on-demand streaming services have built businesses atop the legal equivalent of weapons of mass destruction, as one industry lawyer put it.
The Supreme Court limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in courts that have plaintiff-friendly reputations, a major decision that could provide a boost to companies that defend against patent claims.
NBC and Fox — backers of an online video joint venture called Hulu — filed a copyright infringement complaint against Redlasso, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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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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