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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 30th of July 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 725 patent applications have been published in the 31st issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 725 applications published in the journal, 194 applications account for early publications while 531 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 728 applications have been granted last week as compared to 417 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 74.58%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekChange in Percentage
Delhi3064113.33% increase
Mumbai274877.78% increase
Chennai668122.73% increase
Total 12419456.45% increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekChange in Percentage
Delhi846819.05% decrease
Mumbai16613816.87% decrease
Chennai2192170.91% decrease
Kolkata41108163.42% increase
Total5105314.12% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 634
Percentage difference: 14.35% increase


A total of 732 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.

CityNo. of FER issued
Delhi 302

Publications under Grant

City Previous WeekThis WeekChange in Percentage
Delhi13625788.97% increase
Mumbai6910146.38% increase
Chennai13525790.37% increase
Kolkata7713746.75% increase
Total41772846.75% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 725 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 – 23 applications from Delhi, 53 applications from Mumbai, 25 applications from Pune, 24 applications from Bangalore, 33 applications from Chennai, 13 applications from Hyderabad and 8 applications from Kolkata.
City1st January, 2021 till 23rd July, 2021 23rd July, 2021 till 30th July, 2021
Chennai 83633
Kolkata 1658


ParticularsNumber of Applications
Total early publications
Total ordinary publications20317
Total applications published26620
Total grants in Delhi6785
Total grants in Mumbai2831
Total grants in Chennai6425
Total grants in Kolkata2785
Total Grants18826
Total applications examined43917


The design office has registered a total of 257 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 6,047 applications.
● Total designs registered in the previous Week: 206
● Total designs registered this Week: 257
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 6,047
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey

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