Fraud is a deliberate, deceptive act engaged in for one's advantage at a cost to another. Trademark infringers often fall into two categories: 1) unintentional infringers and 2) willful infringers. While ignorance of the law is not a defense, willful infringers are deliberately using the well known reputation of another in a misrepresentative or deceitful manner calculated for their advantage. Learn how to recognize circumstances that may indicate fraudulent activity and how to report it.
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