CILTrust International and CILGlobal IP are proud to announce the addition of an eminent new attorney to the law firm and its intellectual property division. She is Miss Marissa Longsworth, LLB (UWI), LLM (Strathclyde), CLE.
“The addition of a new attorney will further strengthen the group’s growing presence in Belize City and San Pedro, Ambergris Caye ” said Senior Partner Glenn D. Godfrey SC. The firm’s other partner, Andrew Bennett LLB (UWI); CLE endorsed that assessment.
Miss Longsworth brings with her a wealth of expertise in general law (including defamation, corporate and commercial law) but, most particularly, in intellectual property, trademarks and patents law. Prior to joining the group, she held the post of Manager of the Copyright & Related Rights Directorate at the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) where she contributed to the successful passage through Parliament of amendments to Jamaica’s Copyright Act completed in July 2015. She is also on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s list of consultants, having been commissioned to assist Trinidad and Tobago’s IP Office in formulating the structure for a new copyright division. She holds an LL.M in Internet Law and Policy with merit from the University of Strathclyde based in Glasgow, Scotland. Miss Longsworth was called to the Jamaica Bar in 2012. She is Jamaican by birth and a naturalized Belizean citizen.
Miss Longsworth was pleased to join Glenn D. Godfrey & Co LLP, CILTrust International and CILGlobal IP’s prestigious practice. She expressed her eagerness to take on more responsibility in the firm and was confident that her abilities, expertise and experience will contribute to the continued growth of the firm.
About Glenn D. Godfrey & Co. LLP and CILGlobal IP
Although Glenn D. Godfrey & Co LLP is best known for its activities in the International Financial Services Business – the firm helped to found and guided through their early years more than one-third of all of Belize’s existing operational banks; in fact the firm serves a diverse group of clients in numerous businesses. The full service, general practice law firm retains a highly trained legal team with expertise in several areas, including Corporate Transactions and Business Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, Environmental and Land Use Law, Litigation, Public Law, Commercial Real Estate, Sports and Tax, Trust and Estate Law. Top-tier personnel, innovative technology and superior client service adds to Glenn D. Godfrey & Co LLP’s reputation as one of the most highly regarded Belize Law Firm. CILGlobal IP Ltd is the intellectual property arm of Glenn D. Godfrey & Co LLP.