Burnaby, B.C.-based Nano One Materials Corp. has been issued Korean patent No. 10-1839000, the firm's seventh patent. The Korean patent is directed to an improved lithium ion battery using Nano One proprietary cathode material. Nano One now has been granted patents in Canada, the U.S., Taiwan, Japan and Korea, and has over 30 other pending patent applications worldwide. The company is developing technology for the low-cost production of high performance battery materials used in electric vehicles, energy storage, consumer electronics and next-generation batteries.