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“Indian Trade Mark Statistics for April (Second Week) 2018, Castrol Wins Trade Mark Infringement Suit, Alibaba Sues Cryptocurrency Firm, Madurkathi Bags GI Tag and more” brought to you by the Trade Mark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels.


“Brand is the holistic sum of customers’ experience, composed of visual, tonal and behavioural brand components, many of which are shaped by interaction design.” –Kate Kaplan


In the last week, the Indian Trade Mark Office have had a mixed week. The total number of the total number of hearing notices issued has tremendously increased by two hundred and seventeen percent (217%). Similarly, the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has increased by ninety-two percent (92%). However, the number of applications published in the trade mark journal has decreased by forty-four percent (44%).

Weekly Indian Trade Mark Statistics

Particulars Last Week This Week Change in %
Total Trade Mark Applications Examined by Trade Mark Office 2300 2048 A decrease of 10%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 3420 6558 An increase of 92%
Total Applications Published in the Trade Mark Journal 11049 6155 A decrease of 44%
Total Registrations Granted 8196 7737 A decrease of 6%
Total Hearing Notices Issued 4085 12967 An increase of 217%
Total Renewals Notices Issued 1840 2031 An increase of 10%

Trade Mark Statistics by Office

Total Number of New Applications Received from April 4th to April 11th, 2018

Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applica