Today, the Government of India published a very promissing press release. For the first time in 11 years, the number of domestic patent applications has surpassed the number of international patent filings at the Indian patent office.
In terms of sheer numbers, a total 19796 patent applications were filed during this first quarter of 2022. Having 10706 filed by Indian applicants against 9090 by non-Indian applicants.
Another major step accomplished towards a reinforced national IP system.
- Publication date
- 13 April 2022