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20000 patents granted till date. Will the Indian patent office issue enough patents this year?

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20000 patents granted till date. Will the Indian patent office issue enough patents this year?

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 15th of November 2019. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 714 patent applications have been published in the 46th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 714 applications published in the journal, 108 applications account for early publications while 606 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 378 applications have been granted last week as compared to 557 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 32.13%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi203155% increase
Mumbai1640150% increase
Chennai1536140% increase
Kolkata12191.66% decrease
Total6310871.42% increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi48133131.18% decrease
Mumbai1525365.13% decrease
Chennai26120023.37% decrease
Kolkata2202290% decrease
Total111460645.60% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1177


Percentage difference: 39.33% decrease


A total of 1072 FER’s have been 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.

CityNo. of FER Issued

 Publications under Grant

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi18614522.04% decrease
Mumbai684336.76% decrease
Chennai19313729.01% decrease
Kolkata1105351.81% decrease
Total55737832.13% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 714 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 86 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 29 applications from Delhi, 17 applications from Mumbai, 11 applications from Bangalore, 14 applications from Chennai, 11 applications from Hyderabad and 4 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities1st January 2019 to 15th November 20198th November 2019 to 15th November 2019

Patent statistics summary (1st January 2019 –till date)

Total early publications4743
Total ordinary publications38291
Total applications published43034
Total grants in Delhi7610
Total grants in Mumbai2768
Total grants in Chennai6419
Total grants in Kolkata3224
Total Grants20021
Total applications examined68240


The designs office has registered a total of 147 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date now adds to a total of 13012 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 406
  • Total designs registered this Week: 147

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date: 13159

 Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath

About BIP’s Patent Attorneys

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