A 20-year draught in copyrighted content moving into the public domain has ended for what Duke University researchers say are hundreds of thousands of works, including many books.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a decision that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain.
In a recent copyright trial, the courts were forced to decide if the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Watson were so well-rounded that they couldn’t be parsed.
DailyLit is launching Recovering the Classics, a program offer readers redesigned book covers for public domain classics available as POD at Harvard Bookstore or as books.
The recent publication of a previously unpublished James Joyce children’s story by Dublin’s Ithys Press sparks an ugly feud over copyright and public domain.