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merger doctrine noun


(COPYRIGHT LAW) a principle which provides that when an idea can be expressed in only one or a limited number of ways, copyright law will not cover the expression because is considered to have merged with the idea
Java API’s declarations are a very good example of the merger doctrine.

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