Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 27th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021

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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 September 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 1,495 patent applications have been published in the 36th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,495 applications published in the journal, 320 applications account for early publications while 1,175 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 984 applications have been granted last week as compared to 537 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 83.24%

Early Publications

City Previous WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi 87 13656.32% increase
Mumbai 46 69 50% increase
Chennai 86 93 8.14% increase
Kolkata 6 22 266.67% increase
Total 225 320 42.22% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 390 471 20.77% increase
Mumbai 203 240 18.23% increase
Chennai 197 300 52.28% increase
Kolkata 20 164 720% increase
Total 810 1,175 45.06% increase
TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,035
Percentage difference: 44.44% increase


A total of 1,289 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 526
Mumbai 271
Chennai 404
Kolkata 88
Total 1,289

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 188 365 94.15% increase
Mumbai 103 147 42.72% increase
Chennai 178 342 92.13% increase
Kolkata 68 130 91.18% increase
Total 537 984 83.24% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,495 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 438 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 297 applications from Delhi, 36 applications from Mumbai, 24 applications from Pune, 22 applications from Bangalore, 33 applications from Chennai, 14 applications from Hyderabad and 12 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date27th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021
Delhi 1,065 297
Mumbai 769 36
Pune 625 24
Bangalore 912 22
Chennai 1,015 33
Hyderabad 568 14


Total early publications 7,518
Total ordinary publications 24,457
Total applications published
Total grants in Delhi 7,909
Total grants in Mumbai 3,315
Total grants in Chennai 7,550
Total grants in Kolkata 3,223
Total Grants 21,997
Total applications examined 49,592


The design office has registered a total of 291 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 7,352 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 302
  • Total designs registered this Week: 291
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 7,352


Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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