Kirian specializes in intellectual property and regulatory affairs, with a particular focus on food, pharmaceuticals and life sciences. His IP work includes complex patent litigation, often involving cross-border issues, and support and advice in respect of IP portfolio management. His regulatory work spans the fields of clinical trials, launch and marketing strategies, pricing and reimbursement, tendering and life-cycle management.
Kirian obtained a Master in Law degree magna cum laude at the Universiteit Gent. After three years of IP practice, Kirian acquired additional international experience through postgraduate studies (LL.M) at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where he also obtained the Law and Technology Certificate.
Kirian is also a member of the Boalt Hall Alumni Association, the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law, and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. Additionally, he regularly speaks at conferences and seminars.