WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549

                                 FORM 12b-25

                         Notification of Late Filing


                        Commission File Number 0-13337

(Check one)
   [ ] Form 10-K and Form 10-KSB   [ ]  Form 11-K   [ ]   Form 20-F

   [X] Form 10-Q and Form 10-QSB   [ ]  Form N-SAR

       For the period ended:  June 30, 2004

   [ ] Transition Report on Form 10-K and Form 10-KSB

   [ ] Transition Report on Form 20-F

   [ ] Transition Report on Form 11-K

   [ ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q and Form 10-QSB

   [ ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR

       For the transition period ended:

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has
verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify
the item(s) to which the notification relates:

                                  PART I
                          REGISTRANT INFORMATION

  Full name of Registrant       ADVANCED BATTERY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

  Former name, if applicable

            100 Wall Street, 15th Floor,  New York, NY   10005
                  Address of principal executive office

                                 PART II

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or
expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the
following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)  [X]

  (a) The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could
not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
  (b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form
10-K 10-KSB, 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof will be filed on or
before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject
quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q, 10-QSB,or portion thereof
will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due
date; and
  (c) The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule
12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.

                                  PART III

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. is unable to file its Quarterly Report on
Form 10-QSB within the required time because there was a delay in completing
the adjustments necessary to close its books for the quarter.

                                  PART IV
                             OTHER INFORMATION

(1) Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this

                     John C. Leo   212-232-0120  x 221

(2) Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) or the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of
1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the
registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed. Yes [X]    No [ ]

(3) Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by
the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion
thereof.                                                   Yes [ ]    No [X]

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and
quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable
estimate of the results cannot be made.

               Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter

Has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
thereunto duly authorized.

Date:  August 16, 2004             By: /s/ John C. Leo
                                       John C. Leo
                                       Chief Financial Officer