Indian Patent and Design Statistics 2024 (May 17th to 24th)

We bring you the Weekly Patent and Design Statistics report from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs for the period of 17th to 24th of May, 2024.

Patent Statistics Overview:

• Total patent applications this week: 829 (Early publications: 379, Ordinary publications: 450)
• Patent examination decreased by 18%, standing at 238.
• Patent grants saw a decrease of 6% with 760 applications.

Breakdown by City – Early Publications:

• Delhi: decreased by 95% (287 to 13)
• Mumbai: decreased by 8% (91 to 83)
• Chennai: decreased by 21% (345 to 270)
• Kolkata: increased by 8% (12 to 13).

Ordinary Publications by City:

• Delhi: 6% rise (173 to 185)
• Mumbai: 50% decline (132 to 65)
• Chennai: 33% decrease (270 to 180)
• Kolkata: dropped by 64% (56 to 20).

First Examination Report (FER) Distribution:

• Delhi: 101
• Mumbai: 49
• Chennai: 68
• Kolkata: 20

Publications Under Grant by City:

• Delhi witnessed a 11% decline (333 to 294)
• Mumbai saw an increase of 12% (149 to 167)
• Chennai observed a drop of 14% (258 to 221)
• Kolkata reported an increase of 8% (72 to 78).

Applications Based on ‘Applicant City’:

Of the 829 patent applications, the top contributing cities are:

• Delhi: 18
• Mumbai: 14
• Pune: 30
• Bangalore: 20
• Chennai: 139
• Hyderabad: 20
• Kolkata: 2

2024 Yearly Patent Overview (1st Jan – 24th May, 2024):

• Early publications: 13,124
• Ordinary publications: 19,429
• Total applications published: 32,553
• Total grants: 43,627 (Delhi: 17,882, Mumbai: 8,159, Chennai: 13,469, Kolkata: 4,117)
• Applications examined: 6,956.

Industrial Design Statistics:

• 527 designs registered this week, decreased from 1,120 the previous week.
• Total designs registered in 2024 : 21,126.

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DISCLAIMER

This report is limited by the following:
1. Accuracy and availability of data on the IP Office’s online database and publications;
2. The date and time at which the search for the data was performed to collect data;
3. Understanding and analysis of the data by BananaIP’s attorneys and experts, which may vary from other attorneys and experts; and
4. The limitations inherent in the collection of Patent and Design data and statistics.

Compiled by Sushma H. A.

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