Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 15th April 2022 to 22nd April 2022

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 22nd of April 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 1,287 patent applications have been published in the 16th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,287 applications published in the journal, 378 applications account for early publications while 909 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 420 applications have been granted last week as compared to 369 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 13.82%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 92 113 22.83% increase
Mumbai 68 80 17.65% increase
Chennai 159 154 3.15% decrease
Kolkata 24 31 29.17% increase
Total 343 378 10.2% increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 237 373 57.38% increase
Mumbai 177 206 16.38% increase
Chennai 222 249 12.16% increase
Kolkata 29 81 179.31% increase
Total 665 909 36.69% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,008
Percentage difference: 27.68% increase


A total of 514 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
Delhi 225
Mumbai 102
Chennai 150
Kolkata 37
Total 514

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 119 140 17.65% increase
Mumbai 63 84 33.33% increase
Chennai 140 144 2.86% increase
Kolkata 47 52 10.64% increase
Total 369 420 13.82% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,287 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 192 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 23 applications from Delhi, 33 applications from Mumbai, 32 applications from Pune, 29 applications from Bangalore, 53 applications from Chennai, 13 applications from Hyderabad and 9 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 15th April 2022 to 22nd April 2022
Delhi 46029
Mumbai 480 33
Pune 416 32
Bangalore 568 48
Chennai 749 53
Hyderabad 40412
Kolkata 166 9


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 6,028
Total ordinary publications 14,971
Total applications published 20,999
Total grants in Delhi 3,645
Total grants in Mumbai 1,537
Total grants in Chennai 3,575
Total grants in Kolkata 1,295
Total Grants
Total applications examined 24,376


The design office has registered a total of 350 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 5,079 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 351
  • Total designs registered this Week: 350
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 5,079

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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