Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 3rd December 2021 to 10th 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 10th 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 2,080 patent applications have been published in the 50th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 2,080 applications published in the journal, 581 applications account for early publications while 1,499 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 475 applications have been granted last week as compared to 914 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 48.03%

Early Publications

S. No.JurisdictionNew ApplicationsExaminedPublishedRegistered

Ordinary Publications

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed 439418
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined 213741
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published 110494
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered 313102

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,779


Percentage difference: 16.92% increase


A total of 1,492 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.

Sr.NoType of WorkNumber of Applications Filed in the Month of October 2021Number of Applications Filed in the Month of November 2021ChangePercentage Change
1Literary/ Dramatic Work
15541334220Decrease of 14%
2Artistic Work562399163Decrease of 29%
3Cinematograph Work172710Increase of 58%
4Sound Recording40044545Increase of 11 %
5Software 1321302Decrease of 1%
6Music 21298Increase of 38%
Total26862364322Decrease of 12%

Publications under Grant

ParticularsLast WeekThis WeekPercentage Change
Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office58564996A decrease of 15%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings40304835An increase of 20%
Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal60355781A decrease of 4%
Total Registrations Granted84325931A decrease of 30%
Total Hearing Notices Issued74758456An increase of 13%
Total Renewal Notices Issued30493870An increase of 27%

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 2,080 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 216 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 26 applications from Delhi, 17 applications from Mumbai, 13 applications from Pune, 68 applications from Bangalore, 40 applications from Chennai, 39 applications from Hyderabad and 13 applications for Kolkata.

S. No.JurisdictionNew ApplicationsExaminedPublishedRegistered


ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed447935
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined217306
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published110724
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered317733


The design office has registered a total of 301 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 11,050 applications.

  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 304
  • Total designs registered this Week: 301

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 11,050

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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