Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th May 2022 to 27th May 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 27th of May 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 1,097 patent applications have been published in the 21st issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,097 applications published in the journal,399 applications account for early publications while 698 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 568 applications have been granted last week as compared to 465 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 22.15%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 125 85 32% decrease
Mumbai 65 82 26.15% increase
Chennai 235 231 1.7% decrease
Kolkata 26 1 96.15% decrease
Total 451 399 11.53% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 100 215 114.99% increase
Mumbai 139 178 28.06% increase
Chennai 79 238 201.27% increase
Kolkata 13 67 415.38% increase
Total 331 698 110.88% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 782
Percentage difference: 40.28% increase


A total of 802 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.

City No. of FER Issued
Delhi 318
Mumbai 152
Chennai 273
Kolkata 59
Total 802

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 160 219 36.88% increase
Mumbai 85 104 22.35% increase
Chennai 161 174 8.07% increase
Kolkata 59 71 20.34% increase
Total 465 568 22.15% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,097 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 279 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 26 applications from Delhi, 53 applications from Mumbai, 55 applications from Pune, 41 applications from Bangalore, 66 applications from Chennai, 32 applications from Hyderabad and 6 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 20th May 2022 to 27th May 2022
Delhi 576 26
Mumbai 649 53
Pune 560 55
Bangalore 804 41
Chennai 1,003 66
Hyderabad 566 32
Kolkata 192 6


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 8,269
Total ordinary publications
Total applications published 26,353
Total grants in Delhi 4,552
Total grants in Mumbai 1,977
Total grants in Chennai 4,506
Total grants in Kolkata 1,651
Total Grants 12,686
Total applications examined 29,465


The design office has registered a total of  367 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 7,385 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 430
  • Total designs registered this Week: 367
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 7,385

Data compiled by Mahasweta Bhattacharjee, Junior Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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