Udi Pillay

Partner | Attorney
Contact Details
+27 31 536 3740
Suite 2, Level 3, Ridgeside Office Park, 21 Richefond Circle, Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, South Africa
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About me

Udi Pillay is a Partner in the Trade Mark Department at Adams & Adams in Durban. Udi holds LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and was admitted as an attorney in 2006. She completed her LLB degree in 2004 and she is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Udi is a member of the Legal Practice Council and a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).

Udi assists clients from small start-up businesses to large corporations, from various fields of business and in various countries. The skills she has acquired and the experience she has gained thus far have equipped her with the confidence and ability to become a productive member of our firm. Her goals are to build credibility with her colleagues and clients by using effective communication skills, adapt to a changing environment and accommodate clients’ demands, and to produce accurate work at a high standard.

  • Trade Mark Searches / Clearance
  • Filing of Trade Mark Applications
  • Prosecution and Maintenance of Trade Marks (in south Africa and abroad)
  • Assignments, Recordals, Renewals
  • General Law Correspondent matters (high and magistrate courts).

Academic Record

  • LLB – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2004


  • Admitted Attorney | 2006


  • Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Student Member

Udi Pillay News & Podcasts

Patent Protection in Information and Communications Technology

Nov 29 2020 | Intellectual Property, | James Davies, | Patents, | Thapelo Mmotong, | Udi Pillay, | Vishen Pillay, | Wynand Fourie,

Innovations in electronic, mechanical and software technology are a dynamic and increasingly growing...


Feb 19 2018 | Darren Olivier, | Intellectual Property, | Trade Marks, | Udi Pillay,

The appellant, Cochrane Steel Products (Pty) Ltd (“Cochrane”), applied for the registration of t...