He studied at the Franco-Bolivian School, currently called "LYCÉE ALCIDE D'ORBIGNY". He obtained the Bachelor of Arts in Bolivia, as well as the French Baccalaureate, in 1988. He obtained the indicated French Baccalaureate in Section A-2 (PHILOSOPHY - LETTERS - LANGUAGES), with MENTION OF EXCELLENCE.
Likewise, during the last three years of school, he took the Intensive French Courses called: NANCY I, NANCY II and NANCY III, having passed and obtained all three, also with MENTION OF EXCELLENCE. Having obtained the Diplomas corresponding to these three courses, Mr. Rodrigo Bermúdez Durán-Burgos, is entitled to be Professor of French, in any country in the world. Lawyer, graduated from the Bolivian Catholic University in 1996, after the defense of the Degree Thesis titled: "THE TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY THROUGH KNOW-HOW LICENSE. LEGAL ANALYSIS".
Dr. PAULO RODRIGO BERMÚDEZ DURÁN-BURGOS., Obtained a Post-Degree of Specialization in Business Law granted by the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (1997-1998), after the presentation of the work entitled: "CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION IN MATTERS OPPOSITIONS AND OBSERVATIONS WITHIN THE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ".
Dr. PAULO RODRIGO BERMÚDEZ DURÁN-BURGOS, was a collaborator, with several topics related to Intellectual Property (Industrial Property and Copyright), in the following publications:
"NUEVA ECONOMÍA" (La Paz - Bolivia): Weekly Publication.
"FOREIGN TRADE" (Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Bolivia): Monthly Publication.
"LA RAZÓN" (La Paz - Bolivia): Newspaper.
Likewise, Dr. PAULO RODRIGO BERMÚDEZ DURÁN-BURGOS, conducted several courses related to Commercial and Business Law, among which include the Course of Banking Contracts (Business School "Los Andes" - La Paz - Bolivia). In the same way, he attended several seminars and conferences related to his main specialty: Industrial Property.
Since 1990, he has worked at the Law Firm "BERMÚDEZ, BERMÚDEZ & BERMÚDEZ - S.C.", first as a legal assistant in Industrial Property matters and, since 1996, as an Industrial Property Agent. He also worked in the public sector, as Legal Advisor in the Mercantile Registry of Bolivia (1995-1996) and in the Ministry of Foreign Trade (1998).
He is a member of the Bolivian Association of Industrial Property, of the Official Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bolivia and of the Franco-Bolivian Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the La Paz Bar Association.
Languages: Spanish, English and French TO PERFECTION.