A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of August-October 2021, is given below.

AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2021

In September, a total of 2873 copyright applications were filed. A decrease of 8% was seen compared to the month of August 2021, during which a total 3127 applications were filed.
The majority of applications during the months of August and September, 2021,  were filed for literary/ dramatic works.

Total early publications7,782
Total ordinary publications25,380
Total applications published33,162
Total grants in Delhi8,119
Total grants in Mumbai3,376
Total grants in Chennai7,714
Total grants in Kolkata3,278
Total Grants22,487
Total applications examined50,866

SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2021

In October, a total of 2686 copyright applications were filed. A decrease of 6% was seen compared to the month of September 2021, during which a total of 2873 applications were filed.
The majority of applications during the months of September and October, 2021,  were filed for literary/ dramatic works.

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi13817728.26% increase
Mumbai2994224.14% increase
Chennai11015238.18% increase
Kolkata37133.33% increase
Total28043053.57% increase

 

Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels) and Anjali Shekhawat (Legal Intern)

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