Helix Wind Awarded Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Helix Wind, Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: HLXW), a wind energy company, announced today that it was recently awarded a Notice of Allowance relating to a United States patent application that was filed in 2007. The application broadly covers segmented, helical rotors used in wind-driven turbines and will prevent competitors from making, using, or selling wind turbines similar to the company’s S322 and S594 products.

The Company also has related patent applications pending in Europe, China, India, Australia, as well as in other countries, and are awaiting examination.

"We are pleased that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded us a patent on what we believe is our cutting-edge rotor design," said Kevin Claudio, Chief Financial Officer. "This patent is intended to protect our valuable intellectual property by preventing others from offering wind turbines similar to our designs. Helix Wind turbines are known for their aesthetic appeal and our intellectual property is a core attribute of the Helix brand and portfolio of small wind turbine solutions."

About Helix: Helix Wind, Corp., a renewable energy company is engaged in the design, manufacturing and sales of small wind vertical axis turbines designed to generate 300W, 1kW, 2.0kW, and 4.5kW of clean, renewable electricity.