Whirlpool saw the highest growth of 115% in patent filings and 135% in grants in August in Q3 2023. Compared to Q2 2023, Q3 2023 saw an increase in patent filings by 72% and grants by 94%. GlobalData’s DataBook provides a comprehensive analysis of Whirlpool‘s patent filings and grants. Buy the databook here.

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Whirlpool has been focused on protecting inventions in United States(US) with 211 publications in Q3 2023

The United States(US) Patent Office dominates the patent filings and grants with nearly 59% filings and 68% grants. The United States(US), European Patent Office(EPO), China(CN), and World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) patent Office are among the top ten patent offices where Whirlpool is filings its patents. Among the top granted patent authorities, Whirlpool has 68% of its grants in United States(US), 18% in European Patent Office(EPO), and 10% in China(CN).

Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai could be the strongest competitor for Whirlpool

In terms of grant share, Whirlpool stands in fifth position among its competitors. Gree Electric Appliances Inc of Zhuhai and Midea Group secured the top positions according to recent patent publication data.

Patents related to climate change and industrial automation lead Whirlpool's portfolio

Whirlpool has the highest number of patents in climate change followed by, industrial automation and emissions reduction. For climate change, nearly 43% of patents were filed and 53% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

Household appliances related patents lead Whirlpool portfolio followed by energy efficiency, and packaging

Whirlpool has highest number of patents in household appliances followed by energy efficiency, packaging, kitchen and communications. For household appliances, nearly 32% of patents were filed and 25% of patents were granted in Q3 2023.

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