Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 19th August 2022 to 26th August 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 26th of August 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 1,403 patent applications have been published in the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,403 applications published in the journal,510 applications account for early publications while 893 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 703 applications have been granted last week as compared to 452 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking an increase of about 55.53%

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi16426964.02% Increase
Mumbai735919.17% Decrease
Chennai19315619.17% Decrease
Kolkata472644.68% Decrease
Total4775106.91% Increase

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi42633122.30% Decrease
Mumbai2071955.79% Decrease
Chennai171355107.60% Increase
Kolkata81250% Increase
Total8128939.97% Increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week):1,289
Percentage difference: 8.84% increase

First Examination Report (FER) Statistics

A total of 662 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
Delhi15525665.16% Increase
Mumbai 89945.61% Increase
Chennai14925873.15% Increase
Kolkata599561.01% Increase
Total45270355.53% Increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,403 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 191 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 17 applications from Delhi, 34 applications from Mumbai, 20 applications from Pune, 41 applications from Bangalore, 53 applications from Chennai,24 applications from Hyderabad and 2 applications for Kolkata.

List of cities1st January, 2022 till 26th August, 2022This Week

Patent Statistics Summary (1st of January 2022 till 26th August 2022)

ParticularsNo. of Applications
Total Early Publications14025
Total Ordinary Publications30914
Total Applications Published44939
Total Grants in Delhi7044
Total Grants in Mumbai3073
Total Grants in Chennai7105
Total Grants in Kolkata2502
Total Grants19724
Total Applications Examined43028


The design office has registered a total of 102 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 9,410 applications.
● Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 110
● Total designs registered this Week: 102

Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 9,410

Data compiled by Sushma H.A, Associate Patents, BananaIP Counsels

About BananaIP Counsels Patent Attorneys

The patent statistics is brought to you by the patent division of BananaIP Counsels, a top-ranked patent and IP firm in India. Led by Senior Partners, Somashekar Ramakrishna, Nitin Nair and Vinita Radhakrishnan. BananaIP Counsels’ Patent Attorneys are among the leading patent practitioners in the country. They work with clients such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Samsung, HCL, Eureka Forbes, to name a few. The patent attorneys at BananaIP Counsels have strong technical and legal expertise in areas such as IT/Software, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Mechanical, Automotive, Green Energy, Traditional Medicine and Bio/Pharma domains. The firm is a first choice for clients looking for support in patent filing, prosecution, management and strategy in India, and across the world.

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