Lawyer and Notary graduated from San Carlos University in Guatemala. Postgraduate studies in International Business and Intellectual Property in Switzerland, Uruguay and the US. He worked as a diplomat for the UN in New York and as Deputy Manager of Commerce for Guatemala´s State Department. He has provided his services as a consultant for the World Intellectual Property Organization to projects financed by the IDB. He is currently the Vice president for Guatemala in the Inter-American Copyright Institute and a member of the Executive Committee of the Inter-American Intellectual Property Association.