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IPO sees increase in patent activity

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IPO sees increase in patent activity

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.

Indian Patent Statistics

A total of 1139 patent applications have been published in the 39th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1139 applications published in the journal, 183 applications account for early publications while 956 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 588 applications have been granted last week as compared to 580 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking an increase of about 1%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi295175.86% increase
Mumbai503726% decrease
Chennai1089214.81% decrease
Total1901833.68% decrease

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi43152624.36% increase
Mumbai6110673.77% increase
Chennai24927610.84% increase
Kolkata764836.84% decrease
Total81795617.01% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1007


Percentage difference: 13.10% increase

First Examination Report (FER) Statistics

A total of 1442 FER’s have been 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.

CityNo. of FER Issued

 Publications under Grant

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi21424815.88% increase
Mumbai92902.17% decrease
Chennai18316310.92% decrease
Kolkata91874.39% decrease
Total5805881.37% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1139 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 164 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 35 applications from Bangalore, 16 applications from Hyderabad, 38 applications from Delhi, 31 applications from Chennai, 32 applications from Mumbai and 12 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities1st January 2019 to 27th September 201920th September 2019 to 27th September 2019

Patent statistics summary (1st January 2019 –till date)

Total early publications3928
Total ordinary publications31761
Total applications published35689
Total grants in Delhi6246
Total grants in Mumbai2322
Total grants in Chennai5171
Total grants in Kolkata2640
Total Grants16382
Total applications examined57161

Indian Industrial Design Statistics

The designs office has registered a total of 127 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date now adds to a total of 11569 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 181
  • Total designs registered this Week: 127

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date: 11569

Authored and compiled by Gaurav Mishra and Vibha Amarnath

About BIP’s Patent Attorneys

The patent news bulletin is brought to you by the patent division of BananaIP Counsels, a top patent and IP firm in India. Led by Senior Partners, Somashekar Ramakrishna, Nitin Nair and Vinita Radhakrishnan, BIP’s Patent Attorneys are among the leading patent practitioners in the country. They work with clients such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Samsung, HCL, Eureka Forbes, to name a few. The patent attorneys at BIP have strong technical and legal expertise in areas such as IT/Software, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Mechanical, Automotive, Green Energy, Traditional Medicine and Bio/Pharma domains. The firm is a first choice for clients looking for support in patent filing, prosecution, management and strategy in India, and across the world.

This weekly patent news bulletin is a part of their pro bono work, and is aimed at spreading patent awareness. You are free to share the news with appropriate attribution and back link to the source.

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Disclaimer: Kindly note that the news bulletin has been put together from different sources, primary and secondary, and BananaIP’s reporters may not have verified all the news published in the bulletin. You may write to [email protected] for corrections and take down

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