Patents by Inventor Akiko Suga

Akiko Suga has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9889384
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, and first and second buttons. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the LCD above the center of the housing. The first and second buttons are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Yositomo Goto, Takanori Okamura, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Publication number: 20160129352
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, and first and second buttons. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the LCD above the center of the housing. The first and second buttons are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Kenichiro ASHIDA, Yositomo GOTO, Takanori OKAMURA, Junji TAKAMOTO, Masato IBUKI, Shinji YAMAMOTO, Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Akiko SUGA, Naoya YAMAMOTO, Daisuke KUMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 9272207
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, and first and second buttons. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the LCD above the center of the housing. The first and second buttons are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Yositomo Goto, Takanori Okamura, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Publication number: 20140295966
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, and first and second buttons. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the LCD above the center of the housing. The first and second buttons are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Kenichiro ASHIDA, Yositomo GOTO, Takanori OKAMURA, Junji TAKAMOTO, Masato IBUKI, Shinji YAMAMOTO, Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Akiko SUGA, Naoya YAMAMOTO, Daisuke KUMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 8827818
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD, and a projecting portion (an eaves portion). The LCD is provided on the front side of the housing. The projecting portion is provided so as to project at least at left and right positions on a back side of the housing above the center of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Yositomo Goto, Takanori Okamura, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Patent number: 8814680
    Abstract: An example device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, a display provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, an L button, and an R button. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the display above the center of the housing. The L button and the R button are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Yositomo Goto, Takanori Okamura, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Patent number: 8804326
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a housing, and a first terminal (e.g., a charging terminal). The housing is generally plate-shaped and includes an engagement hole formed therein. The first terminal is provided on a surface (e.g., a bottom surface) of the housing on which the engagement hole is formed. A stand, which is a support device, includes a support member, a second terminal (e.g., a charging terminal), and guide members which are rotating members. The second terminal can be connected to the first terminal of the terminal device. The support member supports a predetermined surface (e.g., a back surface) of the housing when the first terminal and the second terminal are connected to each other. Each of the guide members can rotate in a predetermined direction and is provided at such a position that it is received into the engagement hole when the first terminal and the second terminal are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Daisuke Kumazaki, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Yositomo Goto
  • Patent number: 8702514
    Abstract: An example controller system includes a terminal device, and an input device as an additional device configured to be attachable to and detachable from the terminal device. The terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, and an LCD 51 provided on the front side of the housing. The input device includes an operation section such as a stick, a bar-shaped first grip portion, and a support portion. The support portion detachably supports the terminal device so that the screen of the LCD is in a generally vertical direction when the first grip portion is in the vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Noboru Wakitani, Yositomo Goto, Yuji Hori, Takafumi Nishida, Hiroki Ikuta, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Patent number: 8591333
    Abstract: A video game controller for a video game and a receptor assembly may include a controller core unit including a housing formed with a top, bottom and opposite sides, at least the top having a plurality of control buttons thereon; and a base portion provided with a first connector; a receptor having a shape substantially similar to a component appearing in the video game. The receptor may be a gun-shaped sub-unit with a barrel portion and a gripper portion with an open slot adapted to receive the core unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Nintendo Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga
  • Patent number: D691663
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki, Yositomo Gotou, Takanori Okamura
  • Patent number: D694829
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki, Yositomo Gotou, Takanori Okamura, Masahiko Nishimura
  • Patent number: D699178
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Yuji Hori, Masahiko Nishimura, Yositomo Gotou, Daisuke Kumazaki, Takafumi Nishida
  • Patent number: D699680
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junji Takamoto, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Yuji Hori, Takafumi Nishida, Hiroki Ikuta, Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga
  • Patent number: D700137
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Yuji Hori, Masahiko Nishimura, Yositomo Gotou, Daisuke Kumazaki, Takafumi Nishida
  • Patent number: D702185
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Yata, Sadayoshi Hattori, Tomoki Narita, Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: D702645
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Hori, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Naoya Yamamoto, Masato Ibuki, Akiko Suga, Kenichiro Ashida, Hiroki Ikuta, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Junji Takamoto, Shinji Yamamoto, Takafumi Nishida
  • Patent number: D706357
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Noboru Wakitani, Yasuhisa Kitano, Toshiaki Iwao, Yuji Hori, Takafumi Nishida, Hiroki Ikuta
  • Patent number: D709454
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junji Takamoto, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Yuji Hori, Daisuke Kumazaki, Takafumi Nishida, Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga
  • Patent number: D709500
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Junji Takamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki, Takanori Okamura
  • Patent number: D713390
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masato Ibuki, Akiko Suga, Toshiaki Iwao