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    Default Can a Song Title Be Copyrighted

    My question involves criminal law for the state of: Florida

    I have a question. Can you copyright the title of a song or is it just the lyrics that can be copyrighted ? Because if a title of a song can be copyrighted than that would mean that a lot of simple titles are taken, meaning that I cannot use titles such as " The Ocean " because it's already taken, so techically I need to research like 8000000000 songs just to make sure that " I Love You " hasn't already been copyrighted. I mean most titles are already used.

    I couldn't find " Copyright Law " forum so I just posted it here.

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    Default Re: Can a Song Title Be Copyrighted

    Quote Quoting Rocky
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    Can you copyright the title of a song or is it just the lyrics that can be copyrighted ?
    In virtually all cases, song titles of themselves will not be subject to copyright.

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    Default Re: Can a Song Title Be Copyrighted

    Oh, Thank you.

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