Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 10th September 2021 to 17th September 2021

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 17th of September 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm.


A total of 756 patent applications have been published in the 38th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 756 applications published in the journal, 80 applications account for early publications while 676 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 274 applications have been granted last week as compared to 490 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 44.08%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi18195.56% increase
Mumbai836350% increase
Chennai428397.62% increase
Kolkata12283.33% decrease
Total8014075% increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi256592131.25% increase
Mumbai1561591.92% increase
Chennai2368962.29% decrease
Kolkata28293.57% increase
Total67686928.55% increase
TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,187
Percentage difference: 36.31% decrease


A total of 1,510 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.
CityNo. of FER Issued

Publications under Grant

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi112239113.39% increase
Mumbai4199141.46% increase
Chennai93213129.03% increase
Kolkata2864128.57% increase
Total274615124.45% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 756 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 144 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 31 applications from Delhi, 28 applications from Mumbai, 9 applications from Pune, 13 applications from Bangalore, 39 applications from Chennai, 16 applications from Hyderabad and 8 applications from Kolkata.
List of Cities1st of January till date17th September 2021 to 24th September 2021
Delhi1,159 26
Chennai1,091 13


Total early publications8,002
Total ordinary publications26,925
Total applications published34,927
Total grants in Delhi8,470
Total grants in Mumbai3,516
Total grants in Chennai8,020
Total grants in Kolkata3,370
Total Grants23,376
Total applications examined53,423
The design office has registered a total of 307 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date now adds to a total of 7,970 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the previous Week: 311
  • Total designs registered this Week: 307
  • Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2021 till date: 7,970
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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