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Patent Activity at the IPO slows down in comparison to the preceding week

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Patent Activity at the IPO slows down in comparison to the preceding week

Indian Patent Statistics - "Patent Activity at the IPO slows down in comparison to the preceeding week"

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.


A total of 1177 patent applications have been published in the 45th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1177 applications published in the journal, 63 applications account for early publications while 1114 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 557 applications have been granted last week as compared to 359 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 55.15%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi152033.33% increase
Mumbai321650% decrease
Chennai641576.56% decrease
Kolkata1121100% increase
Total1126343.75% decrease

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi26848179.47% increase
Mumbai12615220.63% increase
Chennai2802616.78% decrease
Kolkata56220292% increase
Total730111452.60% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 842


Percentage difference: 39.78% increase


A total of 1503 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
Delhi14518628.27% increase
Mumbai69681.44% decrease
Chennai1891932.11% increase
Kolkata8611027.90% increase
Total35955755.15% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1177 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 104 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 23 applications from Delhi, 16 applications from Mumbai, 7 applications from Bangalore, 49 applications from Chennai, 4 applications from Hyderabad and 5 applications from Kolkata.


List of Cities1st January 2019 to 8th November 20191st November 2019 to 8th November 2019

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

Total early publications4635
Total ordinary publications37685
Total applications published42320
Total grants in Delhi7465
Total grants in Mumbai2725
Total grants in Chennai6282
Total grants in Kolkata3171
Total Grants19643
Total applications examined67168


The designs office has registered a total of 168 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date now adds to a total of 13012 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 188
  • Total designs registered this Week: 406

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date: 13012


Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath

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