In 1982 Mrs. Petrova graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" and got a degree of an automation engineer.
In 1990 she studied at the Central Institute of Advanced Training for high-level personnel and employees of national economy in the sphere of patent work with a degree of a patent specialist.
From April 1982 till May 1986 she worked as an engineer of the Heat Treatment Unit and as an engineer of the Formation and Heat Treatment Division at the Kyiv branch of the VIASM Institute.
Till December 1990 was an expert of the 2nd category of the All-Union Center for Patent Services (VTSPU).
From January 1991 till November 1991 worked as an engineer of the 2nd category of the Kyiv Experimental Design Bureau for trading mechanical engineering.
Till April 1992 worked as an engineer of the 1st category of the NTTs "Ekorant".
From May 1992 till July 2000 was a scientific worker of the Scientific Research Center for Patent Examination (SRCPE), a deputy manager of the SRCPE Department.
From September 2000 till June 2003 – Head of the Light and Polygraphic Industry Unit, Head of the Unit of Provisional Processing and Formal Examination of Applications for Inventions and Utility Models of the State Enterprise "Ukrainian Industrial Property Institute" (SE"UIPI").
From June 2003 – Head of the Division of Examination of Applications for Inventions, Utility Models and Integrated Circuits Topographies of the SE "UIPI".
From January 2013 – Deputy Director on Examination Matters of the SE "UIPI".
From August 2015 – Director for Examination of Ukrpatent.
2005– Diploma of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
2006 – Letter of acknowledgment of the Kyiv City State Administration.
2007 – Jubilee medal of the state system of intellectual property legal protection of Ukraine.
2011– Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.