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“The future of branding is marketing with people, not at them” – John Morgan


The Indian Trademark Office has had a slow week. The total number of the show cause hearings issued has increased by forty seven percent (47%). Similarly, the total number of applications published in the trademark journal has increased by eight percent (8%). However, the total applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by sixteen percent (16%).

Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics

Particulars Last Week This Week Change in %
Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 9551 9570 An increase of 0.2%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 6607 5546 A decrease of 16%
Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal 8969 9670 An increase of 8%
Total Registrations Granted 7057 7067 An increase of 0.14%
Total Hearing Notices Issued 9375 13758 An increase of 47%
Total Renewals Notices Issued 1902 1562 A decrease of 18%

 Trademark Statistics by Office

Total Number of New Applications Received from December 12th to December 19th, 2018

Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applications Examined Published Registered
1 AHMEDABAD 912 550 917 545
2 CHENNAI 1477 839 2135 1538
3 DELHI 2794 1614 2186 2528
4 KOLKATA 421 292 510 300
5 MUMBAI 1738 1044 2053 1709
Total   7342 4339 7801 6620

Yearly Trademark Statistics

Trademark Statistics from January 01st, 2018 to December 19th 2018

  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed – 292867
  • Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined –  140049
  • Total Number of Trademark Appl