Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 14th January 2022 to 21st January 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 21st of January 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 1,144 patent applications have been published in the 3rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,144 applications published in the journal, 358 applications account for early publications while 786 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 443 applications have been granted last week as compared to 482 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 8.09%

Early Publications

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Ordinary Publications

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TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,208
Percentage difference: 5.3% increase


A total of 1,016 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.

Publications under Grant

Sr.NoType of WorkNumber of Applications Filed in the Month of November 2021Number of Applications Filed in the Month of December 2021ChangePercentage Change
1Literary/ Dramatic Work
13341708374Increase of 28%
2Artistic Work399675276Increase of 69%
3Cinematograph Work27189Decrease of 33%
4Sound Recording445800355Increase of 80%
5Software 13015323Increase of 18%
6Music 29218Decrease of 28%
Total236433751011Increase of 43%

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,144 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 194 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 25 applications from Delhi, 34 applications from Mumbai, 26 applications from Pune, 15 applications from Bangalore, 58 applications from Chennai, 19 applications from Hyderabad and 17 applications for Kolkata.

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 144 118 18.06% decrease
Mumbai 34 41 20.59% increase
Chennai 192 576 200% increase
Kolkata 39
Total 370 774 109.19% increase


City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 345 583 68.99% increase
Mumbai 100 92 8% decrease
Chennai 392 268 31.63% decrease
Kolkata 10 19 90% increase
Total 847 962 13.58% increase


The design office has registered a total of 303 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 912 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 314
  • Total designs registered this Week: 303
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 912

Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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