Infringement Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Infringement, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Infringement?

It refers to breach of contract, agreement, law and violation of patent and copyright rules. It also means illegal trespassing.This term is normally used in cases of patents and copyrights where intentionally or unintentionally someone have deemed invented or copied something which had already been patented or copyright respectively.