- to commit a breach or infraction of; violate or transgress: to infringe a copyright; to infringe a rule.
- to encroach or trespass (usually followed by on or upon): Don't infringe on his privacy.
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By that is not meant gross profits, but the net profits which the infringer has made.
If the infringer proves ignorance, only an injunction will hold.
The infringer of the specific claim may thus be held notwithstanding the generic claim becomes void.
Hence the infringer could imitate the patented design without liability, and the law was a nullity.
Pirated copies might be seized (art. 13) in any of the countries, without prejudice to other punishment of the infringer.
- (tr) to violate or break (a law, an agreement, etc)
- (intr; foll by on or upon) to encroach or trespass