Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 stories featuring his most well know characters Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. His entire body of work includes over 200 novels, short stories, historical novels, poems and pamphlets. He has been translated in over 40 languages and his immortal creations including Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson, Professor Challenger and Brigadier Gerard continue to inspire new books, films, plays, games and memorabilia.
The characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are trademarked in the European Union and owned by Arthur Conan Doyle Characters Ltd.
In the US, all works published after December 31, 1922 are protected for 95 years following the date of publication. For further information about the copyright status of Conan Doyle’s work go to our Copyrights page.
If you are interested in licensing the rights to Arthur Conan Doyle’s works or characters please contact us:
In the UK and EuropeOlivia Guest
Jonathan Clowes Ltd,
10 Iron Bridge House
London NW1 8BD
- Telephone: +44 (0)207 722 7674
In the US and the rest of the world:The Administrator
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate and Characters
- Telephone: +1 215 689 4503
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