Nano One Expands Patent Portfolio

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nano One Materials Corp. ("Nano One" or the "Company") (TSX-V:NNO) wishes to announce that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently issued to Nano One U.S. Patent No. 9,159,999 entitled "Complexometric Precursor Formulation Methodology For Industrial Production Of Fine And Ultrafine Powders And Nanopowders Of Lithium Metal Oxides For Battery Applications". This patent is specific to the formation of lithium metal oxides using the proprietary methods described in Nano One's U.S. Patent No. 9,136,534 that was issued and announced on September 16, 2015.

"Nano One continues to extend its Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio," stated Dr. Joseph Guy, Patent Agent and Director, "with recent filings in Canada, the United States, Europe, China, Japan and Korea." Dr. Guy added that, "Nano One has established a strong early IP position with patents being issued and allowed, across the globe, that describe the reactor, the process, the lithium metal oxides and a battery incorporating these lithium metal oxides for the cathode."

Dr. Stephen Campbell, who was recently appointed as Principal Scientist at Nano One, explained that, "Our patent portfolio is growing, demonstrating value in a high growth market to draw the attention of global players looking for strategic IP advantages. These patents issued quickly with only minor revisions, indicating a technological edge with freedom to operate and fertile ground to expand IP protection."

About Nano One

Nano One Materials Corp is focused on developing novel, scalable and low-cost processing technology for the production of high performance battery materials. The technology can be configured for a wide range of raw materials with the flexibility to shift with market trends and growth opportunities in other advanced nanostructured composite materials. The novel three-stage process uses equipment common to industry and is being engineered for high volume production and rapid commercialization. The patent portfolio demonstrates value to potential strategic partners. Nano One's mission is to establish its patented technology as a leading platform for the global production of a new generation of nanostructured composite materials.

NANO ONE MATERIALS CORP.

Dan Blondal, CEO

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