North America

WDA INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM

Address: Av. Abraham Lincoln 1003, Torre Profesional Biltmore I, suite 301, Piantini, Santo Domingo, DN, Dominican Republic.
Phone: 809-540-8001
Website: https://www.wdalaw.com

WDA is a name that represents trust, a job well done and effective protection of IP assets in DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, PUERTO RICO AND CUBA; for over 25 years we have provided excellence in Intellectual Property protection to worldwide renowned companies including the most iconic pharmaceutical, beauty and clothing, beverages and motion pictures companies.

Our main practice is devoted to Intellectual Property which specializes in docketing maintenance of trademarks and patents and litigation attorneys of high profile IPR infringements, border protection and counterfeiting cases.

We provide significant, unique and exceptional legal expertise where others failed to properly protect trademarks at the border of Dominican Republic with counterfeiting merchandise bearing the trademarks of our clients.  WDA managed to have their client’s trademarks strongly protected by creating a system of prevention by servicing the Customs Legal department an unique permanent warning document to ask for protection measures as per the international guidelines established by the TRIPS agreement endorsed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) before the implementations created at the Dominican Republic legal system;

WDA has effectively achieved to obtain the protection of over 10,000 trademarks in Dominican Republic by the creation of legal strategies aimed to overcoming substantial objections and opposition actions throughout the years.

As for the trademark portfolio in charge of WDA, we have a success rate of 95% of trademark cases in and out of court and mainly at the administrative IP protection departments in Dominican Republic.

Our list of representative clients includes:

FAES FARMA, DESIGUAL CLOTHING, AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS, ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES, PLAYBOY ENTERPRISES, INC., GENERAL ELECTRIC, MYLAN INSTITUTIONAL INC., VIATRIS, SPIRITS INTERNATIONAL. TROPICANA, MOET CHANDON, PLAYBOY ENTERPRISES, PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, FROMAGERIES BEL (France); SUZUKI CORPORATION; EMI GROUP; STELLA MCCARTNEY; JENNIFER ANISTON; to mention a few.

Team Members

WENDY DIAZ

Managing Partner

FRANK LAZALA

IP litigator

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