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Can you copyright a song in public domain?

No, but a new work based on a PD song can be protected by copyright. A new translation, setting, arrangement, etc may be copyrightable. A common example would be the tradition (MORE)

Is morning has broken public domain?

"Morning Has Broken" was published as a Christian hymn in 1931 and has entered public domain. The arrangement by Cat Stevens and Rick Wakeman in 1972 has not.
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What is public domain?

In terms of intellectual property "public domain" refers to items that have no restrictions of use due to expiration of legal controls (patents, trademarks, copyright)
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Are patent drawings public domain?

No, they're not "public domain" until the copyright of the author expires. Just because they were sent to the patent office and issued as a patent does not changed the copyrig (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

Is Big Iron public domain?

The 1959 Marty Robbins song "Big Iron" will not enter the public domain until 2054 at the earliest; particular recordings of it may be protected even longer.
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Is Godzilla public domain?

No; the films are protected by copyright, and the name and character are registered trademarks.
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