Indian Patent and Design Statistics 2024 (May 3rd to 10th)

Presenting the Weekly Patent Statistics and Design Report from the Official Indian Journal of Patents and Designs, covering the period from May 3rd to 10th, 2024.
Patent Statistics Overview:

• Total patent applications this week: 1,745 (Early publications: 1148, Ordinary publications: 597)

• Patent examination increased by 45%, standing at 447.

• Patent grants saw a decrease of 69% with 591 applications.

Breakdown by City – Early Publications:

• Delhi: increased by 146% (260 to 642)

• Mumbai: decreased by 77% (329 to 74)

• Chennai: increased by 17% (326 to 383)

• Kolkata: increased by 53% (32 to 49).

Ordinary Publications by City:

• Delhi: 61% drop (331 to 129)

• Mumbai: 31% decline (224 to 153)

• Chennai: 14% decrease (306 to 262)

• Kolkata: rose by 43% (37 to 53).

First Examination Report (FER) Distribution:

• Delhi: 149

• Mumbai: 101

• Chennai: 168

• Kolkata: 29

Publications Under Grant by City:

• Delhi witnessed a 74% decline (809 to 208)

• Mumbai saw a decrease of 64% (359 to 128)

• Chennai observed a drop of 66% (611 to 206)

• Kolkata reported a decrease of 73% (182 to 49).

Applications Based on ‘Applicant City’:
Of the 1,745 patent applications, the top contributing cities are:

• Delhi: 68

• Mumbai: 31

• Pune: 23

• Bangalore: 57

• Chennai: 54

• Hyderabad: 70

• Kolkata: 6

2024 Yearly Patent Overview (1st Jan – 10th May, 2024):

• Early publications: 12,010

• Ordinary publications: 18,348

• Total applications published: 30,358

• Total grants: 42,055 (Delhi: 17,255, Mumbai: 7,843, Chennai: 12,990, Kolkata: 3,967)

• Applications examined: 6,425.

Industrial Design Statistics:

• 1,017 designs registered this week, decreased from 2,873 the previous week.

• Total designs registered in 2024 : 19,479.

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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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