Pratt & Whitney is asking the International Trade Commission (ITC) to investigate Rolls-Royce’s importation of Trent 1000 engines into the U.S., effectively seeking to block engine deliveries to Boeing’s 787 assembly line. The action, which is based on related legal action alleging patent infringement, also includes the Trent 900 for the Airbus A380 and, if upheld, would prevent engines being imported into the U.S. for further testing or development. The filing, made today with the ...


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