Kirk Goodwin is Assistant General Counsel and Global Head of Patents for Whirlpool Corporation. Previously, Mr. Goodwin served as Chief Patent Counsel, North America, and Chief Counsel for Global Information Systems for Whirlpool. Mr. Goodwin leads Whirlpool’s team of patent attorneys, agents and paralegals in various patent functions, including IP clearance, acquisition, technology transactions, and litigation. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Mr. Goodwin was a senior patent attorney for Maytag Corporation, where he led offensive and defensive patent and trade secret litigation.
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