Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 29th April 2022 to 6th 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 6th 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 1,244 patent applications have been published in the 18th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,244 applications published in the journal, 540 applications account for early publications while 704 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 522 applications have been granted last week as compared to 567 grants in the week preceding the last thereby marking a decrease of about 7.94 %

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 85 143 68.24% increase
Mumbai 65 61 6.15% decrease
Chennai 161 323 100.62% increase
Kolkata 2 13 550% increase
Total 313 540 72.52% increase

Ordinary Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 245 163 33.47% decrease
Mumbai 246 145 41.06% decrease
Chennai 156 337 116.03% increase
Kolkata 56 59 5.36% increase
Total 703 704 0.14% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1,016
Percentage difference: 22.44% increase


A total of 1,424 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 601
Mumbai 271
Chennai 440
Kolkata 112
Total 1,424

Publications under Grant

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 216 176 18.52% decrease
Mumbai 78 77 1.28% decrease
Chennai 194 188 3.09% decrease
Kolkata 79 81 2.53% increase
Total 567 522 7.94% decrease

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 29th April 2022 to 6th May 2022
Delhi 519 32
Mumbai 537 24
Pune 461 14
Bangalore 643 52
Chennai 834 51
Hyderabad 449 24
Kolkata 173 4


Particulars No. of Applications
Total early publications 6,881
Total ordinary publications 16,378
Total applications published 23,259
Total grants in Delhi 4,037
Total grants in Mumbai 1,692
Total grants in Chennai 3,957
Total grants in Kolkata 1,455
Total Grants 11,141
Total applications examined 26,895


The design office has registered a total of  500 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 6,173 applications.
  • Total designs registered in the last to last Week: 594
  • Total designs registered this Week: 500
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date: 6,173

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

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