Patent News Bulletin: Indian Patent Statistics and Industrial Design Statistics

These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the patents and designs office published weekly on Fridays. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm.

Indian Patent Statistics

A total of 732 patent applications have been published in the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 732 applications published in the journal, 98 applications account for early publications while 643 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 535 applications have been granted last week as compared to 302 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking an increase of about 77.15%.
Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 1 64 6300% increase
Mumbai 113 2 98.23% decrease
Chennai 55 22 60% decrease
Kolkata 10
Total 169 98 42.01% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 71 95 33.80% increase
Mumbai 68 113 66.17% increase
Chennai 101 277 174.25% increase
Kolkata 13 159 1123.07% increase
Total 253 643 154.13% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 422
Percentage difference: 73.45% increase
First Examination Report (FER) Statistics
A total of 781 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.

City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 305
Mumbai 127
Chennai 253
Kolkata 96
Total 781

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 134 238 77.61% increase
Mumbai 36 72 100% increase
Chennai 79 151 91.13% increase
Kolkata 53 74 39.62% increase
Total 302 535 77.15% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’
Of the total 732 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 136 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 17 applications from Chennai, 29 applications from Bangalore, 42 applications from Delhi, 11 applications from Hyderabad, 28 applications from Mumbai and 9 application from Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st January 2019 to 23rd August 2019 16th August 2019 to 23rd August 2019
Delhi 845 42
Mumbai 474 28
Bangalore 751 29
Chennai 710 17
Hyderabad 290 11
Kolkata 188 9

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

Total early publications 3271
Total ordinary publications 27472
Total applications published 30743
Total grants in Delhi 5310
Total grants in Mumbai 1997
Total grants in Chennai 4576
Total grants in Kolkata 2302
Total Grants 14185
Total applications examined 52456

Indian Industrial Design Statistics

The designs office has registered a total of 227 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date now adds to a total of 10221 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 213
  • Total designs registered this Week: 227

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date: 10221
Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath & Gaurav Mishra
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