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

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed309043
Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined155080
Total Number of Trademark Applications Published 112757
Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered239158

Ordinary Publications

Sr.NoType of WorkNumber of Applications Filed in the Month of August 2021Number of Applications Filed in the Month of September 2021ChangePercentage Change
1Literary/ Dramatic Work
1373142754Increase of 4%
2Artistic Work676530146Decrease of 21%
3Cinematograph Work26359Increase of 34%
4Sound Recording810696114Decrease of 14%
5Software 1561515Decrease of 3%
6Music 683434Decrease of 50%
Total31272873254Decrease of 8%
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.
CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi1369629.41% decrease
Mumbai695027.54% decrease
Chennai9311523.66% increase
Kolkata22386.36% decrease
Total32026417.5% decrease

Publications under Grant

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi47124448.2% decrease
Mumbai24032535.42% increase
Chennai30025515% decrease
Kolkata1649939.63% decrease
Total1,175 92321.45% decrease

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.

CityNo. of FER Issued



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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