Patent publications decrease this week but grants increase slightly even as India battles COVID

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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 23rd 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 617 patent applications have been published in the 17th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 617 applications published in the journal, 203 applications account for early publications while 414 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 436 applications have been granted last week as compared to 388 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 12.37%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 42 30 28.57% decrease
Mumbai 16 26 62.5% increase
Chennai 94 145 54.26% increase
Kolkata 4 2 50% decrease
Total 156 203 30.13% increase

Ordinary Publications

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City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 303 305 0.66% increase
Mumbai 94 57 39.36% decrease
Chennai 214 238 11.22% increase
Kolkata 37 24 35.14% decrease