Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 22nd April 2022 to 29th April 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 29th of April 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 1,016 patent applications have been published in the 17th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,016 applications published in the journal, 313 applications account for early publications while 703 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 567 applications have been granted last week as compared to 420 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 35%

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 113 85 24.78% decrease
Mumbai 80 65 18.75% decrease
Chennai 154 161 4.55% increase
Kolkata 31 2 93.55% decrease
Total 378 313 17.2% decrease

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 373 245 34.32% decrease
Mumbai 206 246 19.42% increase
Chennai 249 156 37.35% decrease
Kolkata 81 56 30.86% decrease
Total 909 703 22.66% decrease

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,287
Percentage difference: 21.06% decrease


A total of 1,095 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 467
Mumbai 199
Chennai 349
Kolkata 80
Total 1,095

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 140 216 54.29% increase
Mumbai 84 78 7.14% decrease
Chennai 144 194 34.72% increase
Kolkata 52 79 51.92% increase
Total 420 567 35% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,016 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 178 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 33 applications from Delhi, 33 applications from Mumbai, 31 applications from Pune, 42 applications from Bangalore, 34 applications from Chennai, 20 applications from Hyderabad and 3 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 22nd April 2022 to 29th April 2022
Delhi 487 33
Mumbai 513 33
Pune 447 31
Bangalore 591 42
Chennai 783 34
Hyderabad 425 20
Kolkata 169 3


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 6,341
Total ordinary publications 15,674
Total applications published
Total grants in Delhi 3,861
Total grants in Mumbai 1,615
Total grants in Chennai 3,769
Total grants in Kolkata 1,374
Total Grants 10,619
Total applications examined 25,471


The design office has registered a total of 594 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 5,673 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 350
  • Total designs registered this Week: 594
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 5,673
Data compiled by Mahasweta Bhattacharjee, Junior Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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