265 Patent Publications, 219 Grants in the last week

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 24th of April 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 265 patent applications have been published in the 17th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 265 applications published in the journal, 100 applications account for early publications while 165 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 219 applications have been granted last week.

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 6
Mumbai 3
Chennai 3 98 3166.66% increase
Kolkata 0 2
Total 12 100 733.33% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 125 90 28% decrease
Mumbai 85 32 62.35% decrease
Chennai 133 37 72.18% decrease
Kolkata 17 6 64.71% decrease
Total 360 165 54.16% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 372
Percentage difference: 28.76% decrease


No FER’s have been issued in the referenced week.

City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 0
Mumbai 0
Chennai 0
Kolkata 0
Total 0

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 52
Mumbai 41
Chennai 83
Kolkata 43
Total 219

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 265 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 57 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 6 applications from Delhi, 7 applications from Mumbai, 4 applications from Pune, 18 applications from Bangalore, 17 applications from Chennai and 5 applications from Hyderabad and 0 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 17th April 2020 to 24th April 2020
Delhi 343 6
Mumbai 509 7
Pune 288 4
Bangalore 381 18
Chennai 369 17
Hyderabad 202 5
Kolkata 46


Total early publications 1,845
Total ordinary publications 12,108
Total applications published 13,953
Total grants in Delhi 2,702
Total grants in Mumbai 1,262
Total grants in Chennai 2,551
Total grants in Kolkata 1,303
Total Grants 7,818
Total applications examined 23,143


The design office has registered a total of 21 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date now adds to a total of 2845 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 0
  • Total designs registered this Week: 21

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date: 2845
Authored and compiled by Jaya Pandey
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