Decrease of 60 percent recorded in the total applications disposed through Show Cause Hearings,  decrease of 1832 in the number of applications published in the Trademark Journal this week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays.


“A brand is nothing but an expression of the consumer’s loyalty and trust.” – Phil Dusenberry


Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had an overall decrease in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by sixty percent (60%), and the total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by eleven percent (11%). There is also a decrease of thirty percent (30%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal.

Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics

Particulars Last Week This Week Change in %
Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 7118 5758 A decrease of 19%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 2753 1114 A decrease of 60%
Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal 8945 7122 A decrease of 30%
Total Registrations Granted 6975 5467 A decrease of 22%
Total Hearing Notices Issued 8106 7236 A decrease of 11%
Total Renewals Notices Issued 2949 2535 A decrease of 14%


Trademark Statistics by Office

Total Number of New Applications Received between October 30th 2019 to November 6th, 2019

Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applications Examined Published Registered
1 AHMEDABAD 604 327 865 301
2 CHENNAI 1419 605 1231 832
3 DELHI 2308 1110 2471 2612
4 KOLKATA 427 169 291 334
5 MUMBAI 1678 838 1570 1081
Total   6436 3049 6428 5160


Yearly Trademark Statistics

Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2019 to November 6th, 2019

  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed – 283845
  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined – 136919
  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Published – 133727
  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered – 244275

Authored and compiled by Shreya Chaddha & Uma T.S
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