15000+ patents granted so far, over 36000+ patent applications examined

This week’s Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 18th of June 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 667 patent applications have been published in the 25th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 667 applications published in the journal, 162 applications account for early publications while 505 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 469 applications have been granted last week as compared to 544 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 13.79%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 17 51 200% increase
Mumbai 22 30 36.36% increase
Chennai 14 68 385.71% increase
Kolkata 1 13 1200% increase
Total 54 162 200% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 57 83 45.61% increase
Mumbai 39 109 179.49% increase
Chennai 50 296 492% increase
Kolkata 51 17 66.67% decrease
Total 197 505 156.35% increase
TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 251
Percentage difference: 165.74% increase


A total of 963 FER’s were issued last week. Applicants and their agents can check if any of their patent applications have been examined by referring to the journal available here.
City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 446
Mumbai 161
Chennai 282
Kolkata 74
Total 963

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 188 158 15.96% decrease
Mumbai 76 89 17.12% increase
Chennai 191 167 12.57% decrease
Kolkata 89 55 38.2% decrease
Total 544 469 13.79% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 667 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 148 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 13 applications from Delhi, 24 applications from Mumbai, 50 applications from Pune, 26 applications from Bangalore, 19 applications from Chennai, 11 applications from Hyderabad and 5 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 11th June 2021 to 18th June 2021
Delhi 407 13
Mumbai 476 24
Pune 404 50
Bangalore 552 26
Chennai 707 19
Hyderabad 364 11
Kolkata 144 5


Total early publications 5,047
Total ordinary publications 16,805
Total applications published 21,852
Total grants in Delhi 5,425
Total grants in Mumbai 2,278
Total grants in Chennai 5,207
Total grants in Kolkata 2,261
Total Grants 15,171
Total applications examined 36,556


The design office has registered a total of 108 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 4,503 applications.
Total designs registered in the previous Week: 104
Total designs registered this Week: 108
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 4,503

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey

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