Dip in patent publications this week compensated by increase in grants

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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 3rd of July 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 625 patent applications have been published in the 27th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 625 applications published in the journal, 143 applications account for early publications while 482 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 862 applications have been granted last week as compared to 617 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 39.71%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 151 6 96.03% decrease
Mumbai 48 40 16.67% decrease
Chennai 37 97 162.16% increase
Kolkata 6 0
Total 242 143 40.91% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 191 136 28.8% decrease
Mumbai 73 110 50.68% increase
Chennai 215 211 1.86% decrease
Kolkata 70 25 64.29% decrease
Total 549 482 12.20% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 791


Percentage difference: 20.99% decrease