Netflix is ​​responding to Enola Holmes’ lawsuit

While the majority of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is in the public domain, the final parts that make up the stories that make up The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes are still copyrighted, and Conan Doyle’s estate claims the film Enola Holmes violates this Copyright because the film shows Sherlock Holmes in a form he has only seen in these stories. In a motion (via THR) filed on behalf of Netflix, Legendary Pictures, Enola Holmes original writer Nancy Springer, and the film’s writer, Jack Thorne, and director Harry Bradbeer, attorney Nicolas Jampol argue that Ideas and emotions are not subject to copyright ©. The application reads in part …

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