a breach or infraction, as of a law, right, or obligation; violation; transgression.
an act of infringing.
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How to use infringement in a sentence
PEN America issued a statement that McNeil’s losing his job over the use of a word was an infringement of free-speech principles.Some journalists are debating when it’s okay to use the n-word. But this one should be easy. | Margaret Sullivan | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Weber said the game’s rosters will be composed of players with randomly generated names, numbers and attributes, thereby avoiding potential infringement on any current players’ name, image or likeness rights.EA Sports revives college football franchise as courts mull NCAA’s stance on amateurism | Mike Hume, Rick Maese | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Under pressure from governments and consumers over data privacy infringement concerns, Google a year ago said it will disable third-party cookies by 2022 in its Chrome browser, which is used by more than 60% of the world’s web users.Why Google’s approach to replacing the cookie is drawing antitrust scrutiny | Kate Kaye | February 2, 2021 | Digiday
The 10%-of-revenues maximum fine for infringements will be accompanied by “periodic penalty payments” of 5% of global revenues, if companies continue misbehaving.Big Tech risks big fines, and even breakup, under Europe’s new content and antitrust rules | David Meyer | December 15, 2020 | Fortune
Peloton Interactive on Thursday was sued for patent infringement by Icon Health & Fitness, the maker of the NordicTrack bike, escalating the legal tussle between the two fitness equipment giants.NordicTrack maker sues Peloton over new exercise bike design | Rachel King | October 15, 2020 | Fortune
State officials were not amused, and are suing the advocacy group for copyright infringement.
Navajo Nation once took Urban Outfitters to court for trademark infringement.Who Designed Urban Outfitters's Bloody Kent State Shirt? They Won't Say | Asawin Suebsaeng | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To avoid copyright infringement, “Dumb Starbucks” was technically a parodic art gallery and not a coffee shop.Nathan Fielder’s Business Theater: ‘Dumb Starbucks’ Wasn’t a Prank | Rich Goldstein | August 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Thomas Pink defeats Victoria's Secret in infringement lawsuit.Is This the End of CR Fashion Book?; Armani Names New Protégé | The Fashion Beast Team | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The more important the right, the more intense the response to government infringement.
The infringement of an invention is in effect an admission of utility, because use implies utility.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The Stationers' Company of London quickly seized his press and declared that his attempt was an infringement of their rights.A History of the Cambridge University Press | S. C. Roberts
He regarded the tax as an infringement of constitutional liberty, and rejoiced that the Americans had resisted it.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
If all men who set the example of forcible infringement of law are criminals, Gracchus was a criminal.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
The slightest infringement of discipline was punished with cells.The Escape of a Princess Pat | George Pearson