Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain — really
If the last thing keeping you from writing Sherlock Holmes fan fiction were the licensing fees, wait no longer. A judge has ruled that Sherlock and the familiar elements of his stories are in the public domain and, in a strongly worded opinion, criticized ...
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Copyright
It involved some stories by a chap called Conan Doyle, who wrote years and years ago about ... As I rose to make ready, Holmes glanced over. “And Watson?” he said. “Yes Sherlock, what is it?” I asked breathlessly. “Pack your pistol.”
Conan Doyle Estate Told to Pay Legal Fees
Klinger, a co-editor of the forthcoming book “In the Company of Sherlock Holmes,” a collection of new ... character who was complete only when Conan Doyle wrote the 10 Holmes stories that remain under copyright. Mr. Posner’s latest ruling was even ...
A fun, mysterious 'Sherlock Holmes' staged at Cortland Repertory Theatre (Review)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily," the current offering at Cortland Repertory Theatre, is a spin-off and spoof of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories ... so the story goes, wrote him some graphic love letters.
Posner Rips Sherlock Holmes Estate For 'Form of Extortion'
in challenging the legality of the demand,” the judge wrote. Author Leslie Klinger did just that, though, after the estate threatened his publisher with legal action and vendor boycotts if his planned anthology of new Holmes stories was released without ...