‘Sherlock Holmes’ Ruled Public Domain

‘Sherlock Holmes’ Ruled Public Domain

Sherlock Holmes, the world-renown detective of 221B Baker Street fame, has been ruled in the public domain. The decision handed down by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that 46 Sherlock Holmes stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle before 1923, along with the associated characters, are in the public domain. The […]

Sherlock Holmes: The Timeless Detective

Sherlock Holmes: The Timeless Detective

Sherlock Holmes is timeless. Even though the character first appeared in print over 125 years ago, he is still being reinvented as fiction’s greatest detective in the United States, United Kingdom and even in China. The iconic British detective first came onto the scene in 1854; the year he was born. The earliest character had […]