infringement of trademark


infringement of trademark
A use or imitation of one's trademark by another on the letter's goods in such manner that the purchasers of such goods are deceived, or likely to be deceived, and induced to believe that they were manufactured or sold by the owner of the trademark. 52 Am J1st Tradem § 84.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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