Patents by Inventor Akinori Ito

Akinori Ito 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).

  • Publication number: 20210040253
    Abstract: Provided are a photoresist resin having high solubility in solvents and a method for producing the photoresist resin. Also provided are a photoresist resin composition containing the photoresist resin and a pattern formation method using the photoresist resin composition. A photoresist resin containing no cyano group at a resin end and having a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of not greater than 1.4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinori ITO, Akira EGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10876851
    Abstract: An environment adjustment system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire environmental information of an environment related to a user, a drafting unit configured to draft an action plan to recommend to the user based on the environmental information, a transmission unit configured to transmit the action plan to the user's terminal, and a confirming unit configured to confirm whether the user has performed the action plan. When the drafting unit drafts a new action plan for another user or for the user, it drafts the new action plan using a result of the confirmation by the confirming unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Iwai, Koji Yamada, Marie Ishikawa, Akinori Sato, Hiroyuki Yamada, Akira Shichi, Masanori Ishigaki, Shuji Tomura, Kenji Ito, Reiko Makino, Keisuke Ichige
  • Publication number: 20200388816
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a first core pack and a second core pack each holding a plurality of unit cells. The unit cells of one of first cell groups (or second cell groups) in each of the first core pack and the second core pack are electrically connected to a connector through a positive-side connection busbar and a negative-side connection busbar, respectively. Vertically adjacent cell groups are electrically connected to each other through cell group interconnection busbars. Insulator is interposed between the mutually facing cell group interconnection busbars that present a largest potential difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroto Kobayashi, Keiichi Ito, Akinori Shimomai, Takuya Nishinuma
  • Publication number: 20200388803
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a first core pack and a second core pack each holding a plurality of unit cells. The unit cells of a first cell group or second cell group that is closest to a connector are electrically connected to the connector through a third busbar. The unit cells of the first cell group or second cell group that is most distant from the connector are electrically connected to the connector through a fourth busbar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Takuya Nishinuma, Hiroto Kobayashi, Akinori Shimomai, Keiichi Ito
  • Publication number: 20200214517
    Abstract: A main unit and a hose of a cleaner may be connected via a connecting portion constituted by a ball joint. The hose may be wound around a hose holding portion and stored at a front end storage so that it can be held to the main unit in a compact manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinori ITO, Yasutoshi SHINMA
  • Publication number: 20200217416
    Abstract: A sliding member (10) including a coating film (1) composed of a hard carbon layer on a sliding surface (16) of a base material (11). The coating film has, when a cross section thereof is observed by a bright-field TEM image, a thickness within a range of 1 ?m to 50 ?m, and is configured by repeating units including black hard carbon layers (B), relatively shown in black, and white hard carbon layers (W), relatively shown in white, and laminated in a thickness direction, and comprise an inclined region, provided on a base material side, where thicknesses of white hard carbon layers (W) of the repeating units gradually increase in a thickness direction, and a homogeneous region\, provided on a surface side of the sliding member, where thicknesses of the white hard carbon layers (W) of the repeating units are the same or substantially the same in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD., NIPPON ITF, INC.
    Inventors: Takahiro OKAZAKI, Yoshihiro ITO, Hiroyuki SUGIURA, Shinya KANAZAWA, Hideki MORIGUCHI, Akinori SHIBATA, Takehiko OOSHIRO
  • Publication number: 20200054252
    Abstract: An enzyme sensor is configured to measure a measurement target substance included in a secretion of a living body. The enzyme sensor includes a layered structure including (a) an absorber layer configured to absorb the secretion, (b) an enzyme layer containing an enzyme, and (c) an electrode part arranged in an order of the (a), the (b), and the (c). The absorber layer includes a polymeric material having a chemically bound crosslinked structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: JSR Corporation
    Inventors: Masayasu FUJIOKA, Akinori ITO, Kenichi HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200000299
    Abstract: An electric motor serving as a drive source of a dust collection mechanism 20 is arranged such that a motor axis line of the electric motor is tilted with respect to a base portion of a main body case. Because of this configuration, a main body is made to be compact in the front-to-rear direction, in comparison to a configuration where the motor axis line of the electric motor is disposed parallel to the base portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasutoshi SHINMA, Akinori ITO
  • Patent number: 10457885
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film, a manufacturing method for the same, and a PVD device that not only sufficiently improve the balance of low-friction properties and wear resistance, but also improve chipping resistance and peeling resistance. This film is coated on a substrate surface, wherein the coating film has a hard carbon that presents relatively black and white when observed in a cross-sectional bright-field TEM image, a mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is formed using a PVD method, said layer having white-colored hard carbon in a mesh shape extending in the thickness direction and black-colored hard carbon dispersed into the cavities in the mesh, and the ID/IG ratio is 1-6 when the mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is measured using Raman spectroscopy, said ratio being the ratio of the Raman spectrum D band peak area intensity and G band peak area intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Tadashi Saito, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Akinori Shibata, Tetsumi Arahi, Katsuaki Ogawa, Takahiro Okazaki, Hiroyuki Sugiura, Yoshihiro Ito
  • Patent number: 10435399
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heterocyclic compound having a HDAC inhibitory action, and useful for the treatment of central nervous system diseases including neurodegenerative disease, and the like, and a medicament comprising the compound. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Masahiro Ito, Hideyuki Sugiyama, Osamu Kubo, Fumiaki Kikuchi, Takeshi Yasui, Keiko Kakegawa, Zenichi Ikeda, Tohru Miyazaki, Yasuyoshi Arikawa, Tomohiro Okawa, Jinichi Yonemori, Akinori Toita, Takuto Kojima, Yasutomi Asano, Ayumu Sato, Hironobu Maezaki, Shinobu Sasaki, Hironori Kokubo, Misaki Homma, Minoru Sasaki, Yasuhiro Imaeda
  • Publication number: 20190303419
    Abstract: A spot search device includes a device communication unit, a search unit, a generator unit, and a spot search unit. The device communication unit communicates with a server device on a network. The search unit searches over information on the network with the use of the device communication unit. The generator unit generates a genre regarding information on a spot included in a search history of the search unit. The spot search unit searches, over the information on the network, for information on one or more spots around a route of a vehicle, according to the genre generated by the generator unit, with the use of the search unit. The device communication unit transmits the information on the one or more spots around the route, together with information on the route, to an onboard navigation device installed on the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Haruyo MIYAKAWA, Akinori NAKAMURA, Daisuke ITO, Koki MATSUMOTO, Yuto AOKI
  • Publication number: 20190195646
    Abstract: An environment adjustment system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire environmental information of an environment related to a user, a drafting unit configured to draft an action plan to recommend to the user based on the environmental information, a transmission unit configured to transmit the action plan to the user's terminal, and a confirming unit configured to confirm whether the user has performed the action plan. When the drafting unit drafts a new action plan for another user or for the user, it drafts the new action plan using a result of the confirmation by the confirming unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi IWAI, Koji YAMADA, Marie ISHIKAWA, Akinori SATO, Hiroyuki YAMADA, Akira SHICHI, Masanori ISHIGAKI, Shuji TOMURA, Kenji ITO, Reiko MAKINO, Keisuke ICHIGE
  • Publication number: 20190193573
    Abstract: A traveling energy distribution system includes a plurality of supply facilities each of which is able to supply traveling energy to a vehicle, an information acquisition unit configured to acquire, from a vehicle, vehicle information relevant to an amount of traveling energy remaining in the vehicle and acquire, from each of the plurality of supply facilities, supply facility information relevant to an amount of traveling energy that can be supplied from that supply facility, and a determination unit configured to determine a transfer source supply facility and a transfer destination supply facility for traveling energy to be transferred from among the plurality of supply facilities and determine an amount of the traveling energy to be transferred based on the vehicle information and the supply facility information acquired by the information acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi IWAI, Koji YAMADA, Marie ISHIKAWA, Akinori SATO, Hiroyuki YAMADA, Akira SHICHI, Masanori ISHIGAKI, Shuji TOMURA, Shigeaki GOTO, Hajime MURATA, Kenji ITO, Reiko MAKINO, Keisuke ICHIGE
  • Publication number: 20190135799
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heterocyclic compound having a HDAC inhibitory action, and useful for the treatment of central nervous system diseases including neurodegenerative disease, and the like, and a medicament comprising the compound. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro ITO, Hideyuki SUGIYAMA, Osamu KUBO, Fumiaki KIKUCHI, Takeshi YASUI, Keiko KAKEGAWA, Zenichi IKEDA, Tohru MIYAZAKI, Yasuyoshi ARIKAWA, Tomohiro OKAWA, Jinichi YONEMORI, Akinori TOITA, Takuto KOJIMA, Yasutomi ASANO, Ayumu SATO, Hironobu MAEZAKI, Shinobu SASAKI, Hironori KOKUBO, Misaki HOMMA, Minoru SASAKI, Yasuhiro IMAEDA
  • Publication number: 20180338927
    Abstract: In a system where phase separation into two phases occurs when an ether cellulose derivative (A), a polymer (B) different from the ether cellulose derivative (A), and an alcohol solvent (C) are mixed together, the two phases including a solution phase mainly containing the ether cellulose derivative (A) and a solution phase mainly containing the polymer (B), the two separated phases containing approximately the same solvent, an emulsion is formed and brought into contact with a poor solvent (D) to provide an ether cellulose derivative microparticle having an average particle diameter of 1 to 1,000 ?m, a linseed oil absorption of 50 to 1,000 mL/100 g, and an average surface pore size of 0.05 to 5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Takahiko Otsubo, Kotoe Ohta, Yuji Echigo, Hiroshi Takezaki, Suguru Takaki, Satoshi Minakami, Akinori Ito, Hisashi Miyama
  • Patent number: 9579858
    Abstract: A method uses a first mask which is comprised of an X-shaped arm, a pattern portion which is a crossed part of the X-shape and is formed in a polygon shape or a circle shape, and a frame member which is connected to the pattern portion, and a second mask which is comprised of a cross-shaped arm, a pattern portion which is a crossed part of the cross shape and is formed in a polygon shape or a circle shape, and a frame member which is connected to the pattern portion; and includes a first transparent member wafer metal film-forming step of superimposing the first mask on one transparent member wafer between two transparent member wafers and forming a metal film between the pattern portions and the frame members, a second transparent member wafer metal film-forming step of superimposing the second mask on the other transparent member wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: KYOCERA CRYSTAL DEVICE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukiko Furukata, Kotaro Wakabayashi, Shingo Ishiuchi, Akinori Ito
  • Publication number: 20150014007
    Abstract: A power tool includes an outer rotor electric motor, a spindle and a gear train, and a tool accessory can be attached the spindle. The gear train transmits the rotational output of the electric motor to the spindle, and the speed reduction ratio of the gear train may be less than the speed reduction ratio of the gear train would need to be if the motor were instead an inner rotor electric motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ukai, Tooru Itakura, Akinori Ito
  • Patent number: D905358
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wataru Suzuki, Akinori Ito
  • Patent number: D907239
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventors: Akinori Ochiai, Yuki Imakura, Masafumi Nishino, Koju Ito
  • Patent number: D907240
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventors: Akinori Ochiai, Yuki Imakura, Masafumi Nishino, Koju Ito