IPEC rules on copyright and joint authorship: ‘useful jargon’, ‘helpful criticism’ and ‘minor plot suggestions’ are not enough

By Smith J, Morgan A.

Abstract

Nicholas Martin, Big Hat Stories Limited v Julia Kogan, Florence Film Limited, Pathé Productions Limited, Qwerty Films Limited [2017] EWHC 2927 (IPEC), 22 November 2017In its 2017 decision in Martin v Kogan, the UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) ruled that Ms Kogan’s contribution to the screenplay for the film …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice