Posts Tagged: Whirlpool Corporation


Where parties dispute proper scope of claims, Board must provide an explicit claim construction

The Board declined to provide a construction of “settling speed” and determined that the claims were not invalid as anticipated. Homeland appealed... When parties dispute the proper …

Whirlpool files Supreme Court Amicus Supporting Kraft Foods in TC Heartland case

If the Supreme Court were to reverse the Federal Circuit and revert back to Fourco Glass, that would make it difficult for patent owners, including Whirlpool and …
By Gene Quinn
12 months ago 6

Whirlpool Corporation wins permanent injunction in patent suit against Chinese water filter manufacturer

Whirlpool successfully argued that it would be irreparably harmed without the relief of permanent injunction in addition to the settlement agreement, which is executed separately of the …
By Steve Brachmann
12 months ago 8

Inventing for convenience – Whirlpool focuses on optimizing home appliances

Whirlpool's recent patent applications published by the USPTO continue to showcase a great deal of research and development focused on home appliances. We noticed a couple of …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

Whirlpool’s Patent Applications: From Spherical Ice Dispensers to Steam Cooking Ovens

Publication of a patent application does not mean that a patent will be issued for the technology, but looking through them, we have our best chances of …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 1

Whirlpool Keeps Improving Tech Behind Household Appliances

We start off by looking at a patent application that would protect a system that could improve energy efficiency overall for appliances within a home. This type …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Whirlpool Appliances Detect Biometric Characteristics of the User

Featuring one patent application that may provide an incredible improvement to computer control systems on home appliances. This application would protect a system of analyzing user characteristics …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Renee Quinn Presenting at AIPF Annual Meeting Sept. 20

In addition to a diverse international faculty focusing on “Enhancing IP Rights in a Time of Erosion” and other innovative IP topics, AIPF offers its Brand of …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1