infringement

  • 1 infringement — in·fringe·ment n: the act or an instance of infringing; esp: the unauthorized use of copyrighted or patented material or of a trademark, trade name, or trade dress see also equivalent, fair use ◇ Infringement of a trademark, trade name, or trade… …

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  • 2 Infringement — Infringement, when used alone, has several possible meanings in the English language. In a legal context, an infringement refers to the violation of a law or a right. This includes intellectual property infringements such as: *copyright… …

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  • 3 Infringement — In*fringe ment, n. 1. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution. [1913 Webster] The punishing of this infringement is proper to that jurisdiction against which the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 infringement — 1590s, from INFRINGE (Cf. infringe) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 infringement — *breach, infraction, violation, trespass, transgression, contravention Analogous words: encroachment, invading or invasion, entrenchment (see corresponding verbs at TRESPASS): intruding or intrusion, obtruding or obtrusion (see corresponding… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 infringement — /infrinjmant/ A breaking into; a trespass or encroachment upon; a violation of a law, regulation, contract, or right. Used especially of invasions of the rights secured by patents, copyrights, and trademarks. See also encroachment trespass. @… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 infringement — /infrinjmant/ A breaking into; a trespass or encroachment upon; a violation of a law, regulation, contract, or right. Used especially of invasions of the rights secured by patents, copyrights, and trademarks. See also encroachment trespass. @… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 8 infringement — infringe in‧fringe [ɪnˈfrɪndʒ] also infringe on verb [transitive] to do something that is against a law or someone s legal rights: • There was no evidence that Apple s work was infringing Xerox copyrights. • We ll be watching closely to see… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 infringement — [[t]ɪnfrɪ̱nʤmənt[/t]] infringements 1) N VAR: usu N of/on n An infringement is an action or situation that interferes with your rights and the freedom you are entitled to. ...infringement of privacy... They see it as an infringement on their own… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 infringement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ alleged ▪ possible ▪ copyright, patent, trademark ▪ serious ▪ minor …

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  • 11 infringement — n. an infringement of, on (an infringement of smb. s rights) * * * [ɪn frɪndʒmənt] on (an infringement of smb. s rights) an infringement of …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 infringement —    The improper use of a patent (i.e., protected invention) or creative work (written, graphic or musical) that is protected by copyright or trademark without permission or notice, and without agreeing to a contract involving the payment of a… …

    Business law dictionary

  • 13 infringement — noun 1. an act that disregards an agreement or a right he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment • Syn: ↑violation • Derivationally related forms: ↑infringe, ↑violate (for: ↑violation) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 infringement — in|fringe|ment [ ın frındʒmənt ] noun count or uncount an action that infringes something: One infringement cost New Zealand the game …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 infringement — pažeidimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Normalios organo, organizmo ar sistemos (biologinės ar mechaninės) būsenos sutrikdymas. atitikmenys: angl. infringement; transgression vok. Verletzung, f rus. нарушение, n …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 16 infringement — infringe ► VERB 1) violate (a law, agreement, etc.). 2) encroach on (a right or privilege). DERIVATIVES infringement noun infringer noun. ORIGIN Latin infringere, from in into + frangere to break …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 infringement — noun Date: 1628 1. the act of infringing ; violation 2. an encroachment or trespass on a right or privilege …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 infringement — /in frinj meuhnt/, n. 1. a breach or infraction, as of a law, right, or obligation; violation; transgression. 2. an act of infringing. [1585 95; INFRINGE + MENT] * * * …

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  • 19 infringement — noun a violation or breach, as of a law See Also: infringe, infringer …

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  • 20 infringement — Synonyms and related words: adoption, appropriation, arrogation, assumption, bad faith, bankruptcy, borrowed plumes, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breakage,… …

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