KARLA VILLALOBOS WONG

Director Intellectual Property

Karla is an experienced lawyer with more than 12 years working in Intellectual Property, coordinating processes in Costa Rica and Central America with an emphasis in Trademark, Industrial Design, Copyright, and Utility Models.

Additionally, in 2007 she participated as a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Association of Professionals in Intellectual Property (APPICR). 

Since then, she has been actively participating in multiple meetings of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).

Also, she works in the real estate area providing advice on corporate movements, obtaining operating permits, day-to-day consultations of the different departments, preparation, review, and negotiation of commercial, service, and lease contracts.

  • 2003 – Universidad De La Salle, San José, Costa Rica. Law Degree
  • 2003 – Universidad De La Salle, San José, Costa Rica. Notary Public
  • 2022 Associate Attorney, TACTIC Legal Studio
  • 2021 Associate Attorney, COLBS Legal Studio
  • 2015 – 2020: Senior Attorney, Corporate Law Department, BLP ABOGADOS
  • 2012 – 2015: Attorney and Notary Public, Intellectual Property and Banking Law Department, WEINSTOK ABOGADOS
  • 2010 – 2012: Associate Attorney, Intellectual Property and Notarial Department, ARIAS Y MUÑOZ
  • 2003 – 2010: Attorney and Notary Public, Intellectual Property and Notarial Department, TRADEMARES CR (GHP ABOGADOS)
  • 2001 – 2003: Paralegal, Intellectual Property and Corporate Law Department, FERNÁNEZ LÓPEZ Y ASOCIADOS