Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney settle patent cases over jet engines

Reuters noted that Rolls-Royce and Pratt &, Whitney (owned by United Technologies Corp) have dropped patent infringement lawsuits filed against each other over disputes surrounding Rolls' Trent 900 and 1000 engines and the GP7200 engine, developed by P&W and General Electric .

"We have reached an amicable, confidential settlement agreement resulting in dismissal of all patent litigation between the parties," a Rolls-Royce spokesman told Reuters.


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