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News article13 April 20221 min read

National patent applications in India surpassed international patent applications for the first time in 11 years!

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