Patent Publications double this week in India

This week’s Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 16th of July 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 879 patent applications have been published in the 29th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 879 applications published in the journal, 325 applications account for early publications while 554 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 547 applications have been granted last week as compared to 508 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 7.68%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi19122115.71% increase
Mumbai74705.41% decrease
Chennai17319814.45% increase
Kolkata705817.14% decrease
Total5085477.68% increase

Ordinary Publications

City1st of January till date9th July 2021 to 16th July 2021
Pune 48820

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 558
Percentage difference: 57.53% increase


A total of 1,053 FER’s were 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.

ParticularsNumber of Applications
Total early publications5985
Total ordinary publications19276
Total applications published25261
Total grants in Delhi6392
Total grants in Mumbai2661
Total grants in Chennai6033
Total grants in Kolkata2595
Total Grants17681
Total Applications Examined42148

Publications under Grant

Total grants in Delhi6392
Total grants in Mumbai2661
Total grants in Chennai6033
Total grants in Kolkata2595
Total Grants17681

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 879 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 191 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 27 applications from Delhi, 23 applications from Mumbai, 20 applications from Pune, 35 applications from Bangalore, 62 applications from Chennai, 20 applications from Hyderabad and 4 applications from Kolkata.
Total designs registered in the previous Week215
Total designs registered this Week303
Total designs registered from the 1/01/2021 till date5584

Patent Statistics Summary (1st of January, 2021 till date)


The design office has registered a total of 303 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 5,584 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 215
  • Total designs registered this Week: 303

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 5,584

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey

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