Explanation of Trademark Infringement
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Infringing a trademark means using a company's licensed "mark" without permission and for monetary gain.
There are two types of trademark infringement.
1. Use of a trademark as part of a domain name in which the domain is identical or confusingly similar to a distinctive mark, or the domain name is identical or confusingly similar to or dilutive of a famous mark.
2. Use of a trademark on a website, which may include the logo as well as the stylized lettering.
Use of the Coca-Cola logo and stylized lettering on a website selling drinks or use of the word Yahoo! and the distinctive Yahoo lettering in connection with an information portal on the web.