DLA Piper Legal Director Natalia Kirichenko has made named Head of Intellectual Property and Technology in the firm's Kyiv office.
According to DLA Piper, Kirichenko’s primary areas of focus for the past 15 years have been Intellectual Property, Data Protection and Privacy, Telecommunications, and Information Technologies. Before joining DLA Piper in 2010, Kirichenko spent five years as an in-house lawyer with several companies in Ukraine. She received her doctorate from the Uzhhorod National University in 2016.
According to DLA Piper, “Natalia will lead the Intellectual Property and Technology team in Ukraine, which provides the full range of IP law services for leading international businesses in the country as well as international Ukrainian companies abroad.”
“Natalia started working as an associate in the firm and thanks to her exceptional talent and business acumen, has become an undoubted leader,” said Margarita Karpenko, Managing Partner of DLA Piper’s Kyiv office. “I look forward to Natalia driving further development of the practice."