Khemi Salhan Senior Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2017 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Khemi Salhan

Khemi advises clients on how to best protect, enforce and exploit their intellectual property (IP) rights.

Khemi works across a full range of intellectual property rights, but has a particular interest in brand and design disputes. She enjoys working as part of her clients' teams to protect their brands and designs, whether on smaller enforcement matters or in High Court litigation.

In addition, Khemi manages a number of global enforcement projects, liaising with a network of attorneys to ensure that her clients' rights are robustly protected worldwide.

Khemi is a member of The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and sits on both the CITMA Review working group and the CITMA West Midlands working group.


  • Advising a consumer goods client on the global enforcement of its patent and trademark portfolio against infringers and counterfeiters, and co-ordinating enforcement through a network of local attorneys.
  • Advising a luxury car manufacturer with the enforcement of its trademarks, designs and copyright against infringers.
  • Acting for a patent owner in litigation in both the High Court and Court of Appeal against an implementer of the technology.
  • Advising a design-led children's toy and furniture retailer on the launch of infringing products by a well-known supermarket.
  • Co-ordinating and enforcing a client's global trademark portfolio for its homeopathic brands.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Career
      July 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Education
      Oxford University, Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice
  • 2017

    • Career
      September 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2015

    • Career
      August 2015
      Gowling WLG (UK), Trainee
  • 2013

    • Education
      Durham University, Law LLB