patent infringement

Definition of "patent infringement"
  1. An unauthorized use or manufacture of a patent-protected invention or improvement. This unauthorized activity makes the infringing party financially responsible to the patent owner for any profits made and any harm incurred
How to use "patent infringement" in a sentence
  1. After the company began selling a similar device, the patent holder accused them of patent infringement.
  2. She faced a legal battle when she was accused of patent infringement for her new product.
  3. Accusations of patent infringement can result in costly legal battles and potential financial loss.

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