290 patent publications, no examinations and no grants in the last week

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 10th of April 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 290 patent applications have been published in the 15th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 290 applications published in the journal, 8 applications account for early publications while 282 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. No applications have been granted last week.

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 1
Mumbai 2 3 50% increase
Chennai 5 2 60% decrease
Kolkata 0 3
Total 8 8

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 119 103 13.45% decrease
Mumbai 55 62 12.72% increase
Chennai 209 109 47.85% decrease
Kolkata 25 8 68% decrease
Total 408 282 30.88% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 416


Percentage difference: 30.29% decrease


No FER’s have been issued in the referenced week.

City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 0
Mumbai 0
Chennai 0
Kolkata 0
Total 0

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 139
Mumbai 54
Chennai 132
Kolkata 81
Total 406

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 290 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 69 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 8 applications from Delhi, 19 applications from Mumbai, 14 applications from Pune, 12 applications from Bangalore, 9 applications from Chennai and 7 applications from Hyderabad.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 3rd April 2020 to 10th April 2020
Delhi 311 8
Mumbai 468 19
Pune 267 14
Bangalore 351 12
Chennai 338 9
Hyderabad 183 7
Kolkata 42 0


Total early publications 1,733
Total ordinary publications 11,583
Total applications published 13,316
Total grants in Delhi 2,650
Total grants in Mumbai 1,221
Total grants in Chennai 2,468
Total grants in Kolkata 1,260
Total Grants 7,599
Total applications examined 23,143


The design office has not registered any designs last week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date stands at a total of 2824 applications.

Authored and compiled by Jaya Pandey

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