The legal owner of Arthur Conan Doyle's accuse the American media company, Netflix, and others Involved in the production of a film about the younger sister of the fictional master detective, Sherlock Holmes, the violations of copyright and trademark law. In a nineteen-page complaint alleges that the forthcoming Film "Enona Holmes" will make use of such traits of Sherlock Holmes, the shows were only in stories that are still protected by copyright.
feuilleton correspondent, based in London.F. A. Z.
Conan Doyle between 1887 and 1927, a total of sixty Holmes stories written by, of which fifty are prior to 1923 published works in the public domain. The rights-holders argue that the figure of the until then, as aloof and cool the illustrated detective in the after 1923, not yet licensed stories emotional. The reason is that Conan Doyle, in the lost between the time his brother and his son in the First world war.
When he had taken up the Holmes stories again, no longer was it sufficient to portray the Detective as a brilliant, rational and analytical mind. "The character had to develop empathy." In your "Enona-Holmes"-crime thrillers that underlie the movie, I was awarded the American author Nancy Springer Holmes these properties. Springer, its publisher, Penguin Random House, the screenwriter Jack Thorne, the film's Director Harry Bradbeer, and the participating production companies are accused in a Federal court in New Mexico filed suit also copyright infringement. The owner of Doyle's rights to seek a jury process.Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 10:19