Acting Director General of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property
1979 – graduated from Dnepropetrovsk State University with a specialization in “hydrodynamics”.
1979 - 1990 – engineer, senior engineer, principal engineer of “Yuzhnoe” construction department.
1990 - 1995 – research officer, State patent expert at the Division of Specialized Machinery of the Transport Department of the All-Union Research Institute of State Patent Examination.
1995 - 2001 – State patent examiner, senior State patent examiner, principal State patent examiner, Deputy Head of the Division for Theory and Practice of intellectual property protection, FIPS; from 2001 to November 2005 – Head of the Division.
2005 - 2009 – Director of the Department for Intellectual Property Legal Protection provision.
2009 - 2014 – Deputy Director General of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property.
August, 2014 – Acting Director General of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property.
Kiriy L. is a member of the scientific-and-technical council of ROSPATENT and FIPS and Chairman of Section “Problems of legal protection and examination of intellectual property objects”; a member of the Advisory Council by Rospatent; a Chairman of Rospatent Appellation Committee.
Kiriy L. is the author of more than 20 scientific publications and methodical researches relating to the issues of legal protection of the objects of intellectual property.