ISE Limited

June 14, 2010 07:05 ET

ISE Issued 7 Additional U.S. Patents

CEPGI Cites ISE Corporation's 5 First Quarter 2010 Patent Grants in Line With Industry Leaders

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2010) - ISE Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ISE Limited (TSX: ISE), has been issued seven additional patents by the USPTO, including five in the first quarter of 2010. This increases the total number of issued patents in ISE's current U.S. patent portfolio to 32 issued patents.

Rick Sander, CEO and President of ISE, stated, "Our continued commitment to research and development has delivered additional patents that support our value proposition in hybrid technologies and strengthen our growing portfolio of IP. We believe ISE's core technology, which focuses on energy storage, controls software, and power electronics, is driving the future of vehicle electrification."

As published in the CLEAN ENERGY PATENT GROWTH INDEX (CEPGI), clean energy patents issued in the first quarter of 2010 hit a record high with 379 U.S. patents granted including 50 for hybrid/electric vehicle patents. Recipients include Honda (30); General Motors (28); Samsung (21); Toyota (12); Ford (11); Nissan (9); GE (7); Panasonic and Hitachi (6 each); and Hyundai, Toshiba, United Technologies, and CEPGI newcomer ISE Corporation (5 each).

ISE uses a combination of intellectual property safeguards, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets, as well as employee and third-party confidentiality agreements, to protect its IP. The issued patents and pending patents cover energy storage systems, controls software, power electronics and other hybrid technologies.

The CLEAN ENERGY PATENT GROWTH INDEX (CEPGI), published quarterly by the Cleantech Group at Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., provides an indication of the trend of innovative activity in the Clean Energy sector. The CEPGI is updated quarterly and is occasionally supplemented with related articles posted on or

About ISE Limited
ISE Limited ( is a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of heavy duty hybrid-electric drive systems based on our core proprietary technology, which is focused on three critical subsystems: energy storage, controls software and power electronics. ISE specializes in series hybrid-electric and all-electric/zero emission technologies, and offers industry-leading energy storage systems and hybrid system components. Over the past 10 years, ISE has sold over 300 hybrid-electric drive systems that have demonstrated reliability and performance in over 13 million miles of fleet operation.

Established in 1995, ISE is headquartered in San Diego, California. ISE's history of innovation and technological leadership has resulted in the design and development of systems and components that deliver superior operating performance. For more information visit

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