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This week’s Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 13th of August 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 773 patent applications have been published in the 33rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 773 applications published in the journal, 230 applications account for early publications while 543 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 504 applications have been granted last week as compared to 750 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 32.8%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi 10 ----
Mumbai 88 74 15.91% decrease
Chennai 102 130 27.45% increase
Kolkata 2 26 1200% increase
Total 202 230 13.86% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 99 85 14.14% decrease
Mumbai 245 224 8.57% decrease
Chennai 237 187 21.1% decrease
Kolkata 133 47 64.66% decrease
Total 714 54323.95% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 916


Percentage difference: 15.61% decrease


A total of 795 FER’s were 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.

City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 277
Mumbai 142
Chennai 321
Kolkata 55
Total 795

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 247 177 28.34% decrease
Mumbai 106 65 38.68% decrease
Chennai 277 191 31.05% decrease
Kolkata 120 71 40.83% decrease
Total 750 504 32.8% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 773 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 158 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 19 applications from Delhi, 29 applications from Mumbai, 29 applications from Pune, 22 applications from Bangalore, 29 applications from Chennai, 21 applications from Hyderabad and 9 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 6th August 2021 to 13th August 2021