Wendy Diaz

Wendy Diaz is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Rights Law expert in the Dominican Republic on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Wendy directly using the contact details listed above.

Wendy  has successfully obtained the approval / registration of more than 1000 trademarks for the Dominican Republic and won more than 200 cases in defence of infringed / counterfeited trademarks belonging to United States and European Corporations.

We already hold the representation of major companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Our list of representative clients includes:

  • ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES
  • PLAYBOY ENTERPRISES, INC.
  • GENERAL ELECTRIC
  • SPIRITS INTERNATIONAL
  • JAM SESSION HOLDINGS, INC.
  • CONOCO-PHILLIPS
  • IN GEAR FASHIONS, INC.
  • TROPICANA
  • MOET CHANDON
  • PLAYBOY ENTERPRISES
  • PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL
  • FROMAGERIES BEL
  • SUZUKI CORPORATION
  • MAC COSMETICS
  • TYSON FOODS
  • EATON CORPORATION
  • FAES FARMA
  • MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS

We are Corporate and International Commerce Law Attorneys assisting clients doing business in Latin America and the Caribbean; incorporation of LLC´s and individually owned companies; licenses and permits, Free Zones; Labour Law; Business Immigration; maintenance of trademarks and patents and exclusive litigators to high profile counterfeiting cases in The Americas of worldwide renowned companies manufacturers of alcoholic beverages, pharmaceutical and movie-based characters products; representative to major European, Asian and United States corporations, with main offices in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; branches in Miami and throughout the Americas and Caribbean.

Firm Overview:

WDA LAW is the Leader of intellectual property firms throughout the Americas, specialising in docketing trademarks maintenance of patents; representatives to exclusive and high-profile plaintiffs in cases of trademark counterfeiting in the Americas for leading manufacturers of renowned spirits and pharmaceuticals products; Representative of big corporations from Europe, Asia and United States, headquarters in Miami, Florida And Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

UWIMANA Clemence

The founder Mrs. UWIMANA Clemence is an experienced Advocate Member of Rwanda Bar Association from 2011; holder of a Bachelor Degree and Post Graduate Diploma in legal practice, and participated in different legal trainings Human rights, Children rights, criminal Law, civil law, and Intellectual property seminars organised by World Intellectual Property organisation (WIPO) & African Regional Intellectual Property organisation (ARIPO).

Blessed Law Firm is a Rwandan Law Firm Specializing in Intellectual Property Law and business incorporation. This Firm has been established five years ago from 2010.

Blessed Law Firm offers high quality services to its clients by focusing on:

– Patent Application, Patent Assignment and Patent renewal
– Industrial Design, and Renewal
– Trade Mark searches, Trade Mark filing, Trade Mark prosecution, Changes of ownership and assignment recorders, Trade Mark registration, Trade Mark renewals, and transactional and IP litigation practice
– Copyright (Books, CD or DVD)
– Registration of local and foreign companies and amendment

Firm Overview:

Our job is to protect your intellectual property rights. We have a thriving intellectual property department that negotiates property rights agreements, handles trademark and patent application procedures, declarations of use and renewal. We handle protection of these trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights and layout designs.

We have also successfully enforced intellectual property rights in matters involving trademark violations, licensing and exploitation in Rwanda and we successfully handled the first unfair competition and predatory pricing action in Rwanda.