Head, Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent)
Class 2 Active State Advisor of the Russian Federation (2003).
Secretary of the Union of Writers of Russia.
Since 2015 - Head, the Federal Service for Intellectual Property
Since 2011 - Deputy Minister, State Secretary of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.
2007 to 2011 - Deputy of the fifth State Duma in the federal list of candidates of the United Russia party, Chairman of the Culture Committee. He prepared over 25 bills contributing to the organization and development of the State social and cultural policy.
2002 to 2007 - Head, the Legal Division of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
1998 to 2002 - Head of Section, Deputy Head of the Department for Relations with the Federal Assembly, Non-Governmental Organizations and Religious Associations of the Government Staff of the Russian Federation.
1985 to 1994 - Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Deputy Dean, Dean of the Moscow State Law Academy.
From 1994 to 1997, he worked in the staff of the State Duma Committee on Legislation and Judicial-and-Legal Reform and in the Legal Division of the State Duma.
From 1985 to 1994, he taught at the All-Union Extra-Mural Law Institute (Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Deputy Dean, Dean of the Faculty).
In 1981, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Lomonosov Moscow State University, in 1984, he completed his postgraduate studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
From 1974 to 1976, he taught the German language and geography at the Maksy eight-year school (the village of Maksy, the Saraevsky District, the Ryazan region).
He was a member of the scientific editorial board of the Internet project Constitution of Russia, of the Moscow Conservatory's Board of Trustees, of the Expert Advisory Board on Conservation, Use, Promotion and Public Protection of Cultural Heritage Sites of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. Co-coordinator of the United Russia State Patriotic Club.
Candidate of Legal Sciences, Associate Professor.
Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation.
He is the author of more than 50 scientific works, including The Russian Constitution and Development of Culture, Library System as Information and Cultural Basis for the Innovative Development of Russia, Improvement of the Legislation on the Protection of Cultural Heritage (Historical and Cultural Monuments) of the Peoples of the Russian Federation, Copyright in Libraries: Action in Practice, Spiritual Unity and Diversity, etc.