Indian Copyright Statistics-July and August 2021

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of July-August  2021, is given below.


In the month of August 2021 there has been a decrease of 7%  in the total number of copyright applications filed, as compared to the month of July 2021. A total of  3364 applications were filed in July 2021 and a total of 3127 applications were filed in August 2021.  The majority of applications were filed for literary/ dramatic works in both July and August.

Total early publications7,782
Total ordinary publications25,380
Total applications published33,162
Total grants in Delhi8,119
Total grants in Mumbai3,376
Total grants in Chennai7,714
Total grants in Kolkata3,278
Total Grants22,487
Total applications examined50,866

Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels)

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