Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. is pleased to announce results for the third quarter of 2009 for the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) by the firm's Cleantech Group.

Victor Cardona, Co-chair of the firm's Cleantech Group stated, "we are pleased to announce that the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index reached its second highest quarterly value and is on a record pace for 2009. Toyota took the quarterly Clean Energy patent Crown from Honda, closely followed by GM and Nissan. Hybrid/ electric vehicle patents rose while solar and wind patents continued to converge toward each other. Fuel cell patents dominated the other sectors."