Trademark Statistics – 2021

Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2021 to December 30th, 2021

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total early publications387
Total ordinary publications658
Total applications published1,045
Total grants in Delhi217
Total grants in Mumbai83
Total grants in Chennai267
Total grants in Kolkata98
Total Grants665
Total applications examined913

Yearly Trademark Statistics – A Comparison

ParticularsTotal Number of Applications
Total applications Published52379
Total Patents granted30431
Total applications examined67727
Total applications refused5599
Total applications abandoned due to failure to respond to examination report (s. 21(1))5289

As we can see from the table above, there has been an increase of 13.78% in the total number of new trademark applications filed in the year 2021 as compared to 2020. However, there has been a remarkable increase of 40.80% in the total registrations granted in the year 2021 as compared to 2020.

Further, the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearing in 2021 has increased by 47.86% compared to 2020. This increase is a testament to the fact that slowly things are getting back in track in the Trade Mark Office as compared to huge dip in 2020.

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Please note that this is based on data available on the IP India Website as on 30th December, 2021

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