Slight increase in the Patents activity this week at IPO

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 27th of August 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 1,035 patent applications have been published in the 35th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,035 applications published in the journal, 225 applications account for early publications while 810 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 537 applications have been granted last week as compared to 396 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 35.61%

Early Publications

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed299951
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined151523
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published111056
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered233928

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi8713656.32% increase
Mumbai466950% increase
Chennai86938.14% increase
Kolkata622266.67% increase
Total22532042.22% increase


TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,136
Percentage difference: 8.89% decrease


A total of 1,063 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.
CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi39047120.77% increase
Mumbai20324018.23% increase
Chennai19730052.28% increase
Kolkata20164720% increase
Total8101,175 45.06% increase

Publications under Grant

CityNo. of FER Issued

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,035 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 310 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 166 applications from Delhi, 33 applications from Mumbai, 15 applications from Pune, 32 applications from Bangalore, 30 applications from Chennai, 24 applications from Hyderabad and 10 applications from Kolkata.
CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi18836594.15% increase
Mumbai10314742.72% increase
Chennai17834292.13% increase
Kolkata6813091.18% increase
Total53798483.24% increase


List of Cities1st of January till date27th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021
Delhi1,065 297
Chennai1,015 33


The design office has registered a total of 302 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 7,061 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 207
  • Total designs registered this Week: 302
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 7,061
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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