Whirlpool Corporation Patent Portfolio Statistics

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Whirlpool Corporation look like?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 3,280 2,207,893
Granted Patents: 2,548 1,328,040
Grant Index 85.99% 73.25%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 415 (14.01%) 484,987 (26.75%)
In-Process Applications: 306 394,866
Average Grant Time: 3.01 Years 2.61 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.76 1.53

Which Technology Area Whirlpool Corporation is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
1711 Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth 719
3744 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, AndCombustion 342
3637 Static Structures, Supports and Furniture 263
3742 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, AndCombustion 144
3761 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, and Combustion 138

How many patents are Whirlpool Corporation filing every year?

Year Total Applications Predicted
2022 0* 671
2021 82* 675
2020 175 614
2019 218 218
2018 279
2017 204
2016 235
2015 228
2014 159
2013 263

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Whirlpool Corporation in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220106728A1
Application number: 17/553,982

A laundry treating appliance having a lint pelletizer whereby clothing fibers retained within a fluid can be extracted from the fluid and formed into a pellet. The laundry treating appliance can be a clothes washer or a clothes dryer. The clothes washer or clothes dryer can be a vertical or horizontal axis, either of which can be top-loading or front loading.

Publication date: 2022-04-07
Applicant: Whirlpool Corporation
Inventors: Erica Roberts

Publication number: US20220107090A1
Application number: 17/550,086

Aspects of the disclosure generally relate to an insulation film, including a thermal insulation film or an insulation film for a cooking appliance. The insulation film can include a substrate, a first layer comprising silver nanowires proximate to the substrate, and a second layer comprising porous alumina proximate to the first layer and distal from the substrate.

Publication date: 2022-04-07
Applicant: Whirlpool Corporation
Inventors: Khizar Muhammad

Publication number: US20220099238A1
Application number: 17/550,351

A method for preparing a vacuum insulated panel includes forming an internal cavity between a liner and a wrapper and preparing a filler material to be disposed in the internal cavity. The filler material includes a first part and a second part and is prepared by treating a surface of the first part. A coating is applied to the surface of the first part with a chemical having a first charge. The coating forms a first surface charge on the surface of the first part. The method further includes mixing the first part with the second part forming the filler material. The second part includes a material having a second surface charge opposite the first surface charge.

Publication date: 2022-03-31
Applicant: Whirlpool Corporation
Inventors: B Devidas Raskar

How are Whirlpool Corporation’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/553,982 Fabric Treating Appliance With Pelletizer Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/550,086 Insulation Film Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/550,351 Method For Improved Insulation And Filler Materials Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination 1783 Thomas, Alexander S
17/550,077 Dishwasher Door With Counterbalance Assembly Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/546,471 Laundry Treating Appliance And Method Of Operation For A Laundry Treating Appliance Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket