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Patent statistics – general dip in publications and grants this week

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Patent statistics – general dip in publications and grants this week

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These patent and design statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the patents and designs office published by the patent office every week on Fridays. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm.

Indian Patent Statistics

A total of 887 patent applications have been published in the 37th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 887 applications published in the journal, 45 applications account for early publications while 842 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 358 applications have been granted last week as compared to 639 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 44%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi34294.12% decrease
Mumbai361752.78% decrease
Chennai341361.76% decrease
Kolkata71385.71% increase
Total1114559.46% decrease

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi55241225.36% decrease
Mumbai1486556.08% decrease
Chennai3543306.78% decrease
Kolkata1135218.18% increase
Total106584220.94% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1176


Percentage difference: 24.57% decrease

First Examination Report (FER) Statistics

A total of 757 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
Delhi26113548.28% decrease
Mumbai746512.16% decrease
Chennai1929848.96% decrease
Kolkata1126046.43% decrease
Total63935843.97% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 887 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 99 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 28 applications from Bangalore, 20 applications from Hyderabad, 18 applications from Delhi, 16 applications from Chennai, 9 applications from Mumbai and 8 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities1st January 2019 to 13th September 20197th September 2019 to 13th September 2019

Patent statistics summary (1st January 2019 –till date)

Total early publications3555
Total ordinary publications29988
Total applications published33543
Total grants in Delhi5784
Total grants in Mumbai2140
Total grants in Chennai4825
Total grants in Kolkata2462
Total Grants15211
Total applications examined54720

Indian Industrial Design Statistics

The designs office has registered a total of 229 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date now adds to a total of 11263 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 451
  • Total designs registered this Week: 229

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2019 till date: 11263


Authored and compiled by Gaurav Mishra

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