Linear Curve in Patent Grants this week

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 6th 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 916 patent applications have been published in the 32nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 916 applications published in the journal, 202 applications account for early publications while 714 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 750 applications have been granted last week as compared to 728 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 3.02%

Early Publications

ParticularsNumber of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed261025
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined134662
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published98478
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered225107

Ordinary Publications

ParticularsLast WeekThis WeekPercentage Change
Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office62666300An increase of 0.54%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings30742721A decrease of 11.48%
Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal64355452A decrease of 15.28%
Total Registrations Granted88234604A decrease of 47.82%
Total Hearing Notices Issued117075802A decrease of 50.44%
Total Renewal Notices Issued20133112An increase of 54.60%

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 725
Percentage difference: 26.35% increase


A total of 1,588 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.

Sr. No.JurisdictionNew ApplicationsExaminedPublishedRegistered

Publications under Grant

ParticularsNumber of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed 271454
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined 138999
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published98934
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered229333

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 916 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 179 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 13 applications from Delhi, 45 applications from Mumbai, 32 applications from Pune, 13 applications from Bangalore, 40 applications from Chennai, 28 applications from Hyderabad and 8 applications from Kolkata.

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekChange in Percentage
Mumbai887415.91% decrease
Chennai10213027.45% increase
Kolkata2261200% increase
Total20223013.86% increase


CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Mumbai887415.91% decrease
Chennai10213027.45% increase
Kolkata2261200% increase
Total20223013.86% increase


The design office has registered a total of 253 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 6,300 applications.
● Total designs registered in the previous Week: 257
● Total designs registered this Week: 253
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 6,300
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey

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