94% increase in patent publications, over 2000 FERs issued this week

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This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 4th of December 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 1,010 patent applications have been published in the 49th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1,010 applications published in the journal, 350 applications account for early publications while 660 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 627 applications have been granted last week as compared to 584 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking an increase of about 7.36%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 28 185 560.71% increase
Mumbai 55 9 83.64% decrease
Chennai 88 111 26.14% increase
Kolkata 45
Total 171 350 104.68 % increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 67 95 41.79% increase
Mumbai 73 83 13.7% increase
Chennai 186 321 72.58% increase
Kolkata 23 161 600% increase
Total 349 660 89.11% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 520


Percentage difference: 94.23% increase