Patent office continues working hard amidst pandemic, over 800 applications examined this week

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This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 30th of April 2021. 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 727 patent applications have been published in the 18th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 727 applications published in the journal, 123 applications account for early publications while 604 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 538 applications have been granted this week as compared to 436 grants in the last week thereby marking an increase of about 23.39%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 30 29 3.33% decrease
Mumbai 26 18 30.77% decrease
Chennai 145 75 48.28% decrease
Kolkata 2 1 50% decrease
Total 203 123 39.41% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 305 276 9.51% decrease
Mumbai 57 62 8.77% increase
Chennai 238 244 2.52% increase
Kolkata 24 22 8.33% decrease