Indian Patent office granted 15,262 of patents in financial year 2007 -08 and this is record number of patent granted in a year. (Click here for full story). In previous year it was 7539 and total number of filing also crossed 35,000.
The another news source made note on this news that quality of the indian granted patents are also of concern and it compares with EPO’s No. last year EPO had granted 54,000+ having 1300 of examiners and Indian patent office having approxi. 135+ examiners had granted 15,262 patents. (To read full story Click here)