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The Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by fourteen percent (14%). Similarly, the total number of registrations granted has decreased by ten percent (10%). However, the total applications published in the trademark journal has increased by twenty six percent (26%).

Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics

Particulars Last Week This Week Change in %
Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 9201 9551 An increase of 4%
Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 7675 6607 A decrease of 14%
Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal 7094 8969 An increase of 26%
Total Registrations Granted 7835 7057 A decrease of 10%
Total Hearing Notices Issued 7551 9375 An increase of 24%
Total Renewals Notices Issued 1477 1902 An increase of 29%

Trademark Statistics by Office

Total Number of New Applications Received from December 5th to December 12th, 2018

Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applications Examined Published Registered
1 AHMEDABAD 770 478 1128