Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 8th October 2021 to 13th October 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 13th of October 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 534 patent applications have been published in the 42nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 534 applications published in the journal, 147 applications account for early publications while 387 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 468 applications have been granted last week as compared to 494 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 5.26%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi1751589.71% decrease
Mumbai795925.32% decrease
Chennai1571485.73% decrease
Kolkata574029.82% decrease
Total46840513.46% decrease

Ordinary Publications

List of Cities1st of January till date13th October 2021 to 22nd October 2021
Delhi1,216 24
Bangalore1,093 32

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,176
Percentage difference: 54.59% decrease


A total of 1,174 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.

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total early publications8,578
Total ordinary publications30,311
Total applications published38,889
Total grants in Delhi9,178
Total grants in Mumbai3,798
Total grants in Chennai8,683
Total grants in Kolkata3,617
Total Grants25,276
Total applications examined57,981

Publications under Grant

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi19178836.84% increase
Mumbai151741060% increase
Chennai55141216.36% increase
Kolkata19194.74% decrease
Total98494404.08% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 534 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 70 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 16 applications from Delhi, 10 applications from Mumbai, 3 applications from Pune, 17 applications from Bangalore, 13 applications from Chennai, 11 applications from Hyderabad.

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi4821,115 131.33% increase
Mumbai95869.47% decrease
Chennai33327318.02% decrease
Kolkata111863.64% increase
Total9211,492 61.99% increase


CityNo. of FER Issued


The design office has registered a total of 202 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 8,984 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 204
  • Total designs registered this Week: 202
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 8,984
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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