Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 12th November 2021 to 19th November 2021

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 19th of November 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 1,179 patent applications have been published in the 47th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,179 applications published in the journal, 280 applications account for early publications while 899 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 384 applications have been granted last week as compared to 387 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 0.78%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 127 138 8.66% increase
Mumbai 55 29 47.27% decrease
Chennai 42 110 161.91% increase
Kolkata 30 3 90% decrease
Total 254 280 10.24% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 369 709 92.14% increase
Mumbai 57 70 22.81% increase
Chennai 110 105 4.55% decrease
Kolkata 55 15 72.73% decrease
Total 591 899 52.12% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 845
Percentage difference: 39.53% increase


A total of 1,431 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.

City No. of FER Issued
Mumbai 228
Chennai 637
Kolkata 80
Total 1,431

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 117 146 24.79% increase
Mumbai 59 46 22.03% decrease
Chennai 145 150 3.45% increase
Kolkata 66 42 36.36% decrease
Total 387 384 0.78% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,179 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 129 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 19 applications from Delhi, 14 applications from Mumbai, 6 applications from Pune, 35 applications from Bangalore, 27 applications from Chennai, 24 applications from Hyderabad and 4 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date12th November 2021 to 19th November 2021
Delhi 1,262 19
Mumbai 1,015 14
Pune 764 6
Bangalore 1,160 35
Chennai 1,224 27
Hyderabad 72424
Kolkata 240 4


ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total early publications 9,953
Total ordinary publications 34,073
Total applications published 44,026
Total grants in Delhi 10,044
Total grants in Mumbai 4,133
Total grants in Chennai 9,595
Total grants in Kolkata 3,935
Total Grants 27,707
Total applications examined 62,331


The design office has registered a total of 251 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 10,141 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 302
  • Total designs registered this Week: 251
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 10,141

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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