Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 13th May 2022 to 20th May 2022

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 20th of May 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 782 patent applications have been published in the 20th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 782 applications published in the journal,451 applications account for early publications while 331 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 465 applications have been granted last week as compared to 512 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 9.12 %

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 126 125 0.79% decrease
Mumbai 67 65 2.99% decrease
Chennai 323 235 27.24% decrease
Kolkata 22 26 18.18% increase
Total 538 451 16.17% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 287 100 65.16% decrease
Mumbai 227 139 38.77% decrease
Chennai 115 79 31.3% decrease
Kolkata 48 13 72.92% decrease
Total 677 331 51.11% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,215
Percentage difference: 35.64% decrease


A total of 970 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 389
Mumbai 183
Chennai 320
Kolkata 78
Total 970

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 136 160 17.65% increase
Mumbai 96 85 11.46% decrease
Chennai 214 161 24.77% decrease
Kolkata 66 59 10.61% decrease
Total 512 465 9.12% decrease

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 782 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 211 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 16 applications from Delhi, 23 applications from Mumbai, 17 applications from Pune, 79 applications from Bangalore, 46 applications from Chennai, 25 applications from Hyderabad and 5 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 13th May 2022 to 20th May 2022
Delhi 550 16
Mumbai 596 23
Pune 505 17
Bangalore 763 79
Chennai 937 46
Hyderabad 534 25
Kolkata 186 5


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 7,870
Total ordinary publications 17,386
Total applications published 25,256
Total grants in Delhi 4,333
Total grants in Mumbai 1,873
Total grants in Chennai 4,332
Total grants in Kolkata 1,580
Total Grants 12,118
Total applications examined 28,663


The design office has registered a total of  430 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 7,018 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 478
  • Total designs registered this Week: 430
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 7,018
Data compiled by Mahasweta Bhattacharjee, Junior Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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