Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. is pleased to announce results for the second quarter of 2009 for the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) by the firm's Cleantech Group. The CEPGI reached a record quarterly high and Honda again claimed the Clean Energy Patent Crown.

Victor Cardona, Co-chair of the firm's Cleantech Group stated, "we are pleased to announce that the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index reached a new quarterly high at 274 granted U.S. clean energy patents indicating an uptick in innovative activity in the vital clean energy sector. Fuel cells continued to dominate the other technologies while wind and solar patents continued an upswing. Honda earned more patents than the other patentees to again claim the Clean Energy Patent Crown. "