- Battery technology group Ilika said that it had been granted eight solid-state battery patent filings in five patent jurisdictions.

The company said that, over the past two years, it had seen substantial progress firming up its patent portfolio in China, Korea, Japan, the US and Europe.

Three of its patent families were significantly stronger, with eight related filings going to grant and notices of allowance being issued for a further four.

The filings protected the methods used to make Ilika's thin-film solid-state Stereax cells.

At 1:26pm: [LON:IKA] Ilika share price was +0.5p at 22p

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