Patent office publishes first official journal of the year
This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 3rd of January 2020. 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 1472 patent applications have been published in the 1st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1472 applications published in the journal, 274 applications account for early publications while 1198 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. Also, a total of 837 applications have been granted last week.
TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (This Week): 1472
First Examination Report (FER) Statistics
A total of 2123 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|
Publications under Grant
Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’
Of the total 1472 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 323 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 67 applications from Delhi, 112 applications from Mumbai, 35 applications from Bangalore, 87 applications from Chennai, 15 applications from Hyderabad and 7 applications from Kolkata.
|List of Cities||1st of January till date|
Patent statistics summary (1st of January 2020 till date)
|Total early publications||274|
|Total ordinary publications||1198|
|Total applications published||1472|
|Total grants in Delhi||280|
|Total grants in Mumbai||120|
|Total grants in Chennai||303|
|Total grants in Kolkata||134|
|Total applications examined||2123|
Industrial Design Statistics
The designs office has registered a total of 246 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date now adds to a total of 246 applications.
- Total designs registered this Week: 246
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date: 246
Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath
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