Indian Patent and Design Statistics 2024 (May 31st to June 7th)

We bring you the Weekly Patent and Design Statistics report from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs for the period of 31st of May to 7th of June, 2024.

Patent Statistics Overview:
  • Total patent applications this week: 1201 (Early publications: 663, Ordinary publications: 538)
  • Patent examination increased by 60%, standing at 279.
  • Patent grants saw a decrease of 28% with 846 applications
Breakdown by City – Early Publications:
  • Delhi: decreased by 7% (185 to 172)
  • Mumbai: increased by 50% (108 to 162)
  • Chennai: decreased by 49% (598 to 302)
  • Kolkata: decreased by 20% (34 to 27).
Ordinary Publications by City:
  • Delhi: 28% decline (240 to 171)
  • Mumbai: 31% decrease (187 to 129)
  • Chennai: 44% decrease (342 to 191)
  • Kolkata: dropped by 27% (65 to 47).
First Examination Report (FER) Distribution:
  • Delhi: 89
  • Mumbai: 64
  • Chennai: 94
  • Kolkata: 32
Publications Under Grant by City:
  • Delhi witnessed a 27% decrease (432 to 315)
  • Mumbai saw a decrease of 31% (254 to 173)
  • Chennai observed a drop of 27% (390 to 282)
  • Kolkata reported a decrease of 26% (103 to 76).
Applications Based on ‘Applicant City’:

Of the 1,201 patent applications, the top contributing cities are:

  • Delhi: 34
  • Mumbai: 24
  • Pune: 36
  • Bangalore: 27
  • Chennai: 120
  • Hyderabad: 36
  • Kolkata: 4
2024 Yearly Patent Overview (1st Jan – 7th June, 2024):
  • Early publications: 14,712
  • Ordinary publications: 20,801
  • Total applications published: 35,513
  • Total grants: 45,652 (Delhi: 18,629, Mumbai: 8,586, Chennai: 14,141, Kolkata: 4,296)
  • Applications examined: 7,409.
Industrial Design Statistics:
  • 1,011 designs registered this week, increased from 679 the previous week.
  • Total designs registered in 2024 : 22,816.
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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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