Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 28th January 2022 to 4th February 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 4th of February 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 1,736 patent applications have been published in the 5th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,736 applications published in the journal, 774 applications account for early publications while 962 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 911 applications have been granted last week as compared to 587 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a increase of about 55.2%

Early Publications

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

Ordinary Publications

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

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,217
Percentage difference: 42.65% increase


A total of 1,046 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 397
Mumbai 182
Chennai 361
Kolkata 106
Total 1,046

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 192 331 72.4% increase
Mumbai 92 116 26.09% increase
Chennai 217 347 59.91% increase
Kolkata 86 117 36.05% increase
Total 587 911 55.2% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 1,736 patent applications published in the journal last week, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 333 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 39 applications from Delhi, 19 applications from Mumbai, 18 applications from Pune, 53 applications from Bangalore, 96 applications from Chennai, 96 applications from Hyderabad and 12 applications for Kolkata.

List of Cities 1st of January till date 28th January 2022 to 4th February 2022
Delhi 157 39
Mumbai 161 19
Pune 147 18
Bangalore 156 53
Chennai 275 96
Hyderabad 192 96
Kolkata 56 12


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 2,155
Total ordinary publications 4,195
Total applications published 6,350
Total grants in Delhi 1,136
Total grants in Mumbai 417
Total grants in Chennai 1,140
Total grants in Kolkata 395
Total Grants 3,088
Total applications examined 5,436


The design office has registered a total of 312 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 1,530 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 306
  • Total designs registered this Week: 312
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 1,530
Data compiled by Jaya Pandey, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

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