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Launch of Indian IP Statistics Report, 2021

BananaIP is happy to launch the IP statistics report for the year 2021. This report covers  Patent, Trademark, Design, Copyright and Geographical Indication (GI) statistics based on information available on the website of the Indian IP Office. Wherever relevant, a comparative review with previous years has been presented in the report. You may download a copy of the report here. [Download PowerPoint Version] [Download PDF Version] Findings and Conclusions At a general level, intellectual property activity before the IP Office…

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Geographical Indications Statistics – 2021

  GI STATISTICS IN 2021 Year 2021 has been a fruitful year for Geographical Indication and the Registry. The Registry received 76 new GI Applications and issued 33 registration certificates. In this post, we bring to you a recap of the GI statistics from 2021. CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change Delhi1118721.62% decrease Mumbai916825.27% decrease Chennai15010728.67% decrease Kolkata35488.57% decrease Total38726631.27% decrease In 2021 the total number of new GI Applications received from all the States and UTs’ were 76 and the total number of GI registration certificates issued for year…

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GI Applications Filed in India

First Publication Date: 17th November 2009 The Geographical Indication Act, 1999 came into force on 15th September, 2003.  The first GI was filed on 27th October, 2003 by the Tea Board, West Bengal for Darjeeling Tea in class 30.  Thereafter, approximately 130 GI has been registered and Published in the GI Journal.  GI registration is accorded to products with a reputation attributable to their place of origin or the area where they are manufactured.  Filings for GI have increased with in…

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