Commvault Sues Cohesity and Rubrik
April 21, 2020
filed lawsuits in federal court in Delaware alleging Cohesity and Rubrik
collectively infringe seven Commvault patents relating to data
management technologies including cloud, data deduplication, snapshots,
search, security and virtualization.
Commvault has invested more than $1 billion in research and development,
yielding nearly 900 patents worldwide, with 350 patent applications
pending. Commvault’s lawsuits allege that Rubrik and Cohesity have
impermissibly appropriated Commvault-patented inventions in their
products to short-circuit the development process and minimize the
investment necessary for them to have competitive products.
is pursuing a judgment finding that Rubrik and Cohesity have infringed
and are infringing its United States patents and seeks injunctive
relief, as well as monetary damages for past and ongoing infringement.
“Commvault is not a litigious company but given this clear patent
infringement by Cohesity and Rubrik, we have a responsibility to file
these lawsuits – we must stand up for our innovation and intellectual
property,” said Commvault Vice President and General Counsel Warren
The lawsuit alleges that Cohesity has infringed and continues to
infringe at least one claim of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,725,671, 7,840,533,
8,762,335, 9,740,723, 10,210,048, and 10,248,657 and Rubrik has
infringed and continues to infringe at least one claim of U.S. Patent
Nos. 7,725,671, 7,840,533, 8,447,728, 9,740,723, 10,210,048, and