BCTVOA, with GDG as Legal Advisor, Successfully Negotiates Cable License Agreements for Belize with HBO Latin America Group
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December 5, 2019
The law firm of Glenn D. Godfrey & Company LLP (“GDG”), through Consulting Attorney Marissa Longsworth, guided the Belize Cable Television Operators’ Association (“BCTVOA”) to the successful execution of a historic 3-year license contract for several channels from the HBO, Cinemax and NBCUniversal portfolios. Prior to this agreement, all usage by cable operators of the content was unauthorized.
Ms. Longsworth continues to work with the BCTVOA for its members to be copyright compliant in its cable offerings, having already successfully negotiated a deal with Discovery-Scripps Networks in 2018 for twenty-two channels. Ms. Longsworth is In-House Attorney for GDG’s affiliate intellectual property management company, CILGlobal IP Limited.