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Patent publications double this week, grants decrease slightly

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Patent publications double this week, grants decrease slightly

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 17th 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 1425 patent applications have been published in the 3rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1425 applications published in the journal, 147 applications account for early publications while 1278 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 337 applications have been granted last week as compared to 348 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 3.26%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi362141.66% decrease
Mumbai503922% decrease
Chennai476538.29% increase
Total13314710.52% increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi242746208.26% increase
Mumbai2382536.30% increase
Chennai18026547.22% increase
Kolkata801482.50% decrease
Total740127872.70% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 873


Percentage difference: 63.23% increase

First Examination Report (FER) Statistics

A total of 1237 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
Delhi10412621.15% increase
Mumbai546112.96% increase
Chennai1258730.4% increase
Kolkata65633.07% decrease
Total3483373.16% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1425 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 124 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 18 applications from Delhi, 30 applications from Mumbai, 27 applications from Bangalore, 29 applications from Chennai, 17 applications from Hyderabad and 3 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities1st of January till date10th January 2020 to 17th January 2020

Patent statistics summary (1st of January till date) 

Total early publications554
Total ordinary publications3216
Total applications published3770
Total grants in Delhi510
Total grants in Mumbai235
Total grants in Chennai515
Total grants in Kolkata262
Total Grants1522
Total applications examined5169

Indian Industrial Design Statistics

The designs office has registered a total of 187 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date now adds to a total of 745 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 313
  • Total designs registered this Week: 187

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2020 till date: 745

 Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath

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