With over 20 years of experience in Intellectual Property, Telecommunication, Privacy, Regulatory, Advertising, Unfair Competition, Sports, Entertainment, Consumer Protection, Litigation, Anti-counterfeiting; former co-chair INTA brand restriction committee; former President of the Central American and Caribbean Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI); Chair of the Knowledge-Net in Dominican Republic of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP); Intellectual Property professor at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; former National Delegate of the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (for its acronym in Spanish ASIPI), Wallis has been also president, several years ago, of the Dominican Republic Intellectual Property Association (for its Spanish acronym ADOPI). Member of INTA, ASIPI, AIPPI, IAPP, PTMG, ADOPI.
Wallis led the team with the CEI-RD in the MARCA PAÍS (Country Brand) affair.
Wallis obtained the first declaration of well-known trademark in Dominican Republic for GATORADE. And also obtained one of the few declarations of well-known trademark in Cuba for 7UP.
Wallis was a panellist in the brand restrictions panel, during the virtual INTA 2020 Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting. She had the chance to talk on how brand restriction started, legal violations in the implementation of these measures and strategy on how to address this matter.
Wallis Has an a LLM in Intellectual Property, Commerce and Technology at University of New Hampshire (formally known as Franklin Pierce Law Center)