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Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Copyright

By posted at 11:00 am on December 28, 2013 0

Sherlock Holmes has solved his greatest mystery yet. It only took 125 years, but Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective is in the public domain. A federal judge has ruled that all Sherlock Holmes stories published before January 1, 1923 are no longer under U.S. copyright law.





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