Case Comment: Martin v Kogan

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  • Mark Hyland
  • Michael Howard
Comments on Martin v Kogan (IPEC), setting out the applicable tests for joint authorship, and accordingly, whether the defendant's contribution rendered her joint author of the claimant's screenplay. Considers the case's contribution to determining what is "substantial" for the purposes of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 s.10(1) and its consequences for the creative industries and practitioners in the field.


  • Joint Authorship, Test for Control, Copyright
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-820
JournalEuropean Intellectual Property Review
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018

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