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In 2013, 43 674 applications were filed with the Indian patent office. This area provides statistics on filing trends and grant figures in India, background information on the Indian patent system, and guidance on other aspects of patent documentation from India.


Answers to common questions about patents and patent information in India. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, you can write to us using our form.

Grant Procedure

A flowchart overview of the most important steps in the Indian procedures from filing an application to the grant of a patent.

Facts and figures

Developments in filing figures and applications trends in India.

Numbering system

An introduction to the most important document types and explanations of the formats for document numbers.

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