Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 9th December 2022 to 16th December 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 16th of December 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 950 patent applications have been published in the 50th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 950 applications published in the journal, 366 applications account for early publications while 584 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 697 applications have been granted this week as compared to 616 grants in the week preceding thereby marking an increase of about 13.14%.

Early Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi16310038.65% decrease
Mumbai1106640.00% decrease
Chennai23119416.01% decrease
Kolkata31680.64% decrease
Total53536631.58% decrease

Ordinary Publications

CityPrevious WeekThis WeekPercentage of change
Delhi23219852.17% increase
Mumbai26221916.41% decrease
Chennai24313146.09% decrease
Kolkata515200.00% increase
Total5335849.56% increase

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS (Previous Week): 1068
Percentage difference: 11.04% decrease

First Examination Report (FER) Statistics

A total of 1037 FER’s were issued this 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
Delhi2722479.19% decrease
Mumbai7412467.56% increase
Chennai21424715.42% increase
Kolkata567941.07% increase
Total61669713.14% increase

Number of Applications published based on ‘Applicant City’

Of the total 950 patent applications published in the journal this week, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata have contributed a total of 265 applications. The total applications from each of the previously mentioned cities are as follows – 6 applications from Delhi, 34 applications from Mumbai, 18 applications from Pune, 154 applications from Bangalore, 33 applications from Chennai, 19 applications from Hyderabad and 1 applications from Kolkata.

List of Cities1st of January 2022 till 16th December 20229th December 2022 to 16th December 2022

Patent Statistics Summary (1st Of January 2022 till 16th December 2022)

ParticularsNo of Applications
Total early publications22,394
Total ordinary publications45,975
Total applications published68,369
Total grants in Delhi11,044
Total grants in Mumbai4,735
Total grants in Chennai10,538
Total grants in Kolkata3,666
Total Grants29,983
Total applications examined59,373


The design office has registered a total of 698 designs this week. The total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date now adds to a total of 13,591 applications.
● Total designs registered in the last Week: 403
● Total designs registered this Week: 698
Total designs registered from the 1st of January 2022 till date:  13,591
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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