Conan Doyle Estate Ltd
Conan Doyle Estate Ltd is owned by the Arthur Conan Doyle family.
We manage the literary, merchandising, and advertising rights in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works and characters, including Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and Professor Challenger. We can also provide our unique seal of approval for new projects.
Although other persons claim ownership of rights relating to Sherlock Holmes, only Conan Doyle Estate Ltd. is associated with the family of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Arthur Conan Doyle’s diary of his trip aboard the Hope is to be published for the first time as ‘Dangerous Work’: Diary of an Arctic Adventure, complete with illustrations and photographs.
From time to time parties unrelated to the Conan Doyle family have claimed to own literary or other rights in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s work, including Sherlock Holmes.
Latest news from the Conan Doyle Estate, new projects, news from our agents and events surrounding the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his descendants.
In the latest Sherlock Holmes story to be officially endorsed by the Conan Doyle family in the past 80 years, Anthony Horowitz transports us back 100 years to a “missing” Holmes case.
Andrew Lane uses clues left behind in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels to take us through the detective’s schooldays, right up to the beginning of ACD’s first Sherlock novel.
Conan Doyle Estate Ltd has recently endorsed three new film and TV projects: Warner Bros’ Sherlock Holmes movies, the BBC’s Sherlock and CBS’ Elementary.