Patents Represented by Attorney Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
  • Patent number: 8048909
    Abstract: A proton pump inhibitor containing a compound represented by the formula (I) wherein X and Y are the same or different and each is a bond or a spacer having 1 to 20 carbon atoms in the main chain, R1 is an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group or an optionally substituted heterocyclic group, R2, R3 and R4 are the same or different and each is a hydrogen atom, an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group, an optionally substituted thienyl group, an optionally substituted benzo[b]thienyl group, an optionally substituted furyl group, an optionally substituted pyridyl group, an optionally substituted pyrazolyl group, an optionally substituted pyrimidinyl group, an acyl group, a halogen atom, a cyano group or a nitro group, R5 and R6 are the same or different and each is a hydrogen atom or an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group, which has a superior proton pump action and shows an antiulcer activity and the like after conversion to a proton pump inhibitor in the body, or a salt thereof, or a prodrug the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Masahiro Kajino, Atsushi Hasuoka, Terufumi Takagi
  • Patent number: 8048427
    Abstract: The present invention discloses the construction of dengue virus subgenomic replicons containing large deletions in the structural region (C-preM-E) of the genome, which replicons are useful as vaccines to protect against dengue virus infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Xiaowu Pang, Andrew I. Dayton, Mingjie Zhang
  • Patent number: 8047591
    Abstract: A grip device for moving a front floor of a vehicle includes a front clamping member and a rear clamping member. The front claming member can clamp a flange portion around a suspension mounting hole of the front floor according to an angle of the flange portion. The rear clamping member can claim a member flange portion of the front floor according to the change of clamping position. The device can be applied to various vehicle models.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Doo Il Hwang
  • Patent number: 8047535
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for successively conveying a series of sheets are disclosed. The apparatus has a first conveyer for conveying a sheet in a sheet conveying direction at a first speed and a second conveyer disposed spaced vertically away from the first conveyer for conveying the sheet in the same direction at a second speed. The second conveyer has a region overlapping with the first conveyer at least for a distance corresponding to a dimension of the sheet, e.g. the width of veneer sheet, as measured in the sheet conveying direction. A suction mechanism is disposed in said overlapping region for transferring by suction the sheet in the entirety of its dimension from the first conveyer to the second conveyer and holding by suction the sheet against the second conveyer. The sheet is further moved by the second conveyer, e.g. to a sheet stacking station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Meinan Machinery Works, Inc.
    Inventors: Ritsuo Nishimura, Hideki Akita
  • Patent number: 8049525
    Abstract: A parallelism adjusting mechanism of a probe card is provided. The parallelism adjusting mechanism can bring probes held by a probe card into uniform contact with a wafer even if a parallelism between a mounting reference surface for the probe card and the wafer as a test object is lost. To achieve this purpose, specifically, to adjust a parallelism of a probe card (101) that holds a plurality of probes (1) for electrically connecting a wafer (31) as a test object and a circuitry for generating a signal for a test with respect to the wafer (31), adjusting screws (22) as at least part of an inclination changing unit are provided. The inclination changing unit changes a degree of inclination of the probe card (101) with respect to a mounting reference surface (S1) of a prober (202) for mounting the probe card (101) thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: NHK Spring Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Yamada, Hiroshi Nakayama, Mitsuhiro Nagaya, Tsuyoshi Inuma, Takashi Akao
  • Patent number: 8046910
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a surface mounted (crystal) device comprising: the steps of providing an aggregated sheet material having a plurality of container main bodies lengthwise and crosswise, accommodating at least a crystal piece inside the concavities of the plurality of container main bodies formed in the aggregated sheet material, and then parting the aggregated sheet material into individual container main bodies. The method further includes: the steps of providing annular grooves on outer perimeters between the container main bodies of the aggregated sheet material; positioning an outer peripheral edge of an electrode roller having an inclined face of a seam welder inside the annular groove; abutting the inclined face against a metal cover tacked to the container main body; bonding the metal cover to an aperture end face of the container main body, by seam welding; and then parting the aggregated sheet material into individual container main bodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masakazu Nishiwaki, Yasuo Sakaba
  • Patent number: 8049344
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus according to the present invention includes one or a plurality of pairs of a standard pattern and an offset pattern formed therein with respect to the standard pattern as manufacturing information and other information at an information writing position, which is visible from the outside, of each semiconductor chip on a wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasunori Kitamura
  • Patent number: 8047112
    Abstract: The pivoting shaft of a handle member has an axial center position in a support platform that is substantially fixed, and the position with respect to the handle member is to be displaceable. Furthermore, as for a support shaft, the position in the handle member is fixed, and the axial center of the pivoting shaft is positioned near a perpendicular bisector of a segment connecting both ends of a support shaft-guiding hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Plus Stationery Corporation
    Inventor: Xiao Dong Wu
  • Patent number: 8047110
    Abstract: A system for slitting a web includes a carriage assembly having an elongate housing including a first wall, where the first wall defining a longitudinal axis. A first plurality of rails can be mounted on the first wall, wherein the plurality of rails extends parallel to the longitudinal axis. At least one of the plurality of rails can have a substantially circular cross section, among others. The system also includes a first plurality of carriers. Each carrier can be adapted and configured to support an instrumentality such as a blade for performing an operation (e.g., cutting) on a web of material. The carrier body includes a first body portion and a second body portion. Each of body portion includes at least one mounting feature for mounting the carrier on a the plurality of rails.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Catbridge Machinery, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Michael Pappas, William Christman
  • Patent number: 8048483
    Abstract: A method to deposit a thin film on a flexible polymer substrate at room temperature comprising heating source vapor, which is vaporized by an evaporator, in a shower head in a reaction chamber so that the source vapor is thermally decomposed to be converted into the nano-size single phase; and depositing the source vapor in the nano-size single phase on the flexible polymer substrate which is not separately heated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: The Industry & Academic Cooperation in Chungnam National University (IAC)
    Inventors: Soon-Gil Yoon, Nak-Jin Seong, Sang-Yong Jeon
  • Patent number: 8050505
    Abstract: In a card serving as an external storage device to be inserted into a digital color multi-function printer, features of a reference image and processing rule information indicating processing content to be applied to input image data judged to be similar to the reference image are prestored. Then, in cases where the input image data is judged to be similar to the reference image, the content of a process to be performed on the input image data is controlled in accordance with the processing rule information corresponding to the reference image. This makes it possible to save users the trouble of setting the content of a process to be performed on input image data, and to prevent a shortage of memory capacity of a memory of the image processing apparatus even in cases where there is an increase in the number of reference images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hitoshi Hirohata, Masakazu Ohira
  • Patent number: 8048992
    Abstract: It is intended to clarify a molecule which is available as a target in treating or diagnosing cancer and utilize the molecule in the medical field or the research field. By treating IgSF4, which has been identified as a molecule specifically expressed in lung cancer cells, with an antibody, and ADCC activity is exerted. Based on this finding, an anti-IgSF4 antibody is provided as a means efficacious in treating cancer, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignees: Institute for Antibodies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Kurosawa, Yasushi Akahori, Nobuhiro Takahashi, Atsushi Sugioka, Nobuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takasaki, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Miwa Morita, Gene Kurosawa, Sari Fujiyama, Susumu Tsustumi, Keiko Ogawa, Kazuki Matsuda, Chiho Muramatsu, Yoshitaka Iba, Mariko Sumitomo, Masachika Azuma, Yoshinori Ukai, Kazuhiro Morishita
  • Patent number: 8049609
    Abstract: An in-vehicle display device includes (a) a display unit provided on a surface of an instrument panel of a vehicle, opposed to a windshield of the vehicle, and configured to indicate a plurality of information dots V in a row or in a rectangular array on the windshield such that the necessary information dots are selectably displayed from among the plurality of the information dots and superposed upon a real image viewed through the windshield, (b) a target information acquisition unit that obtains target information of which a driver of the vehicle is to be notified, and (c) a display control unit that controls the display unit and makes the display unit indicate the predetermined information dots V that correspond to the target information that has been obtained by the target information acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takahashi, Kunimitsu Aoki, Masahiro Takamatsu
  • Patent number: 8048793
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a flip chip, in which a gold typically used in a flip chip manufacturing is adhered by conductive adhesives, wherein the method comprises steps of depositing a metal seed layer on a substrate; applying and patterning a photoresist or a dry film; forming a gold bump by electroplating; patterning the seed layer; forming an insulating layer on the seed layer and upper end of the gold bump; and patterning an insulating layer. Accordingly, it is possible to manufacture a flip chip, in which electrical function between bumps can be evaluated, with less cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Sungkyunkwan University Foundation for Corporate Collaboration
    Inventors: Seung Boo Jung, Jong Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 8047262
    Abstract: A cooling system for a low-pressure casting mold is provided, in which a sprue is located at a side surface of a cylinder head to ensure a sufficient distance between a combustion chamber and the sprue so that a combustion chamber cooling system combined with water cooling and air cooling is provided in a lower mold, thus reducing cycle time. Moreover, the cooling system for a low-pressure casting mold improves mechanical properties of a material used by reducing dendrite arm spacing (DAS) and porosity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Kyung Sik Kweon
  • Patent number: 8047827
    Abstract: The mold for in-mold coating formation is one including a mold main body 30 having, provided thereinside, a mold cavity 5 permitting injection molding of a resin molding with coated surface and a coating material injecting unit 50 capable of injecting a coating material to an area corresponding to the coated surface of the resin molding, within the mold cavity 5, in which a groove portion 3 of 0.3 to 1 mm width (W) is provided on the peripheral edge 15 of the mold, and in which the angle (?1) made by the inner circumferential surface 25 of the mold and the mold-opening-side internal wall surface 27 of the groove portion 3 is in the range of 30° to 70°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Ube Machinery Corporation, Ltd.
    Inventor: Etsuo Okahara
  • Patent number: 8048393
    Abstract: A zeolite catalyst for removing nitrogen oxides is provided, in which 5 to 30 wt % of manganese (Mn) and 2 to 20 wt % of iron (Fe) on the basis of the total weight of the catalyst are supported on zeolite, and a method for preparing the same, and a method for removing nitrogen oxides using the same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Ordeg Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Woo Choung, In-Sik Nam, Hyuk Jae Kwon, Young-Jin Kim, Dae-Hwan Kang, Moon-Soon Cha
  • Patent number: 8050823
    Abstract: The present apparatus stabilizes the behavior of the vehicle when a lateral disturbance occurs and includes a lateral disturbance detection unit, a target yaw rate computation unit and a vehicle yaw rate control unit. The lateral disturbance detection unit detects a lateral disturbance. The target yaw rate computation unit calculates a driver's steering angle when the lateral disturbance is detected, and calculates a target yaw rate using the calculated driver's steering angle, and vehicle information, including vehicle behavior information and vehicle specification information. The vehicle yaw rate control unit controls a vehicle yaw rate so as to attenuate a turning moment attributable to the lateral disturbance, thereby causing the controlled vehicle yaw rate to converge on the calculated target yaw rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Joong Ryoul Lee, Dong Ho Shin
  • Patent number: 8049804
    Abstract: A contact portion 9 of a lens holding frame 1 and a contact portion 8 of a nut 10 are so formed that when the lens holding frame 1 and the nut 10 are brought into contact with each other by a coil spring 12, an urging force acts on the lens holding frame 1 in an optical axis direction and an orthogonal direction that orthogonally intersects the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hideaki Fujita
  • Patent number: D647820
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Yong-Pil Jang