SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. — Computer hard drive maker Seagate Technology said Wednesday that it filed a patent infringement suit against rival Cornice Inc.
Seagate’s suit claims that Longmont-based Cornice violated six patents protecting its disk drive technology.
A Cornice spokeswoman said the company does not comment on pending litigation.
Seagate is seeking monetary damages and a permanent injunction barring Cornice from making, using, importing, or selling the disputed products in the United States.
Privately held Cornice makes small, high-capacity drives used in MP3 players and digital camera.
The suit was filed in Delaware’s District Court.
Seagate shares were up 13 cents, or 0.93 percent, at $14.07 recently on the New York Stock Exchange.