Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 26th November 2021 to 3rd December 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 3rd of December 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 1,779 patent applications have been published in the 49th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,779 applications published in the journal, 537 applications account for early publications while 1,242 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 914 applications have been granted last week as compared to 589 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 55.18%

Early Publications

List of Cities1st of January till date3rd December 2021 to 10th December 2021

Ordinary Publications

Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications11,501
Total ordinary publications37,679
Total applications published49,180
Total grants in Delhi10,776
Total grants in Mumbai4,398
Total grants in Chennai10,314
Total grants in Kolkata4,197
Total Grants29,685
Total applications examined65,931

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,295
Percentage difference: 37.37% increase


A total of 1,121 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
Delhi13718837.23% increase
Mumbai566821.43% increase
Chennai33412761.98% decrease
Kolkata54394.44% decrease
Total58138633.56% decrease

Publications under Grant

CityNo. of FER Issued

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,779 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 250 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 31 applications from Delhi, 37 applications from Mumbai, 26 applications from Pune, 70 applications from Bangalore, 59 applications from Chennai, 24 applications from Hyderabad and 3 applications for Kolkata.

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi92555240.32% decrease
Mumbai13111710.69% decrease
Chennai41411272.95% decrease
Kolkata2973151.72% increase
Total1,499 85443.03% decrease


CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi17119413.45% increase
Mumbai78858.97% increase
Chennai1701549.41% decrease
Kolkata56583.57% increase
Total4754913.37% increase


The design office has registered a total of 304 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 10,749 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 304
  • Total designs registered this Week: 304
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 10,749
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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