Patents by Inventor Hideo Asano

Hideo Asano 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: 20220017530
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a compound that may be useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of constipation and the like. The present invention provides a compound represented by the following formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Kazuaki Takami, Masaki Seto, Shinobu Sasaki, Haruhi Ando, Masaki Ogino, Tomoko Ohashi, Toshihiro Imaeda, Ikuo Fujimori, Yasuhiro Tsukimi, Masami Yamada, Kenichiro Shimokawa, Takeshi Wakabayashi, Masataka Murakami, Makoto Fushimi, Tomohiro Okawa, Jinichi Yonemori, Tomohiro Ohashi, Hideo Suzuki, Hironobu Maezaki, Ayumu Sato, Yasutomi Asano, Steve Swann
  • Publication number: 20210316622
    Abstract: A power receiving coil unit is installed on a moving object. The power receiving coil unit includes a power receiving coil, a housing that is made from a resin and that includes an accommodator that accommodates the power receiving coil, and a reinforcing member that is made from metal, is provided outward from the accommodator of the housing, and reinforces the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi KAMEYAMA, Hideo ASANO
  • Patent number: 10937591
    Abstract: A coil unit includes a coil configured by winding a conductive wire in a spiral shape, a magnetic body, and a base member disposed between the coil and the magnetic body, wherein the coil and the magnetic body are fixed to the base member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Murashige, Shoma Asai, Hideo Asano
  • Publication number: 20190304677
    Abstract: A coil unit includes a coil configured by winding a conductive wire in a spiral shape, a magnetic body, and a base member disposed between the coil and the magnetic body, wherein the coil and the magnetic body are fixed to the base member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya MURASHIGE, Shoma ASAI, Hideo ASANO
  • Patent number: 9911462
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing stream linking in audio/video disk media is disclosed. The present invention sets-up an audio/video stream on a disk drive, uses read and write commands for accessing contiguous data and, given an established stream, establishes a linked stream by sending a linked stream request with the number of a primary stream to the drive. The new stream inherits the beginning and ending addresses of the primary stream. Passed pointer detection is enabled for linked stream pointers passing primary stream pointers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Daniel James Colegrove, Akira Kibashi, Masahiko Sato
  • Publication number: 20140355950
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing stream linking in audio/video disk media is disclosed. The present invention sets-up an audio/video stream on a disk drive, uses read and write commands for accessing contiguous data and, given an established stream, establishes a linked stream by sending a linked stream request with the number of a primary stream to the drive. The new stream inherits the beginning and ending addresses of the primary stream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Daniel James Colegrove, Akira Kibashi, Masahiko Sato
  • Patent number: 8737805
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing stream linking in audio/video disk media is disclosed. The present invention sets-up an audio/video stream on a disk drive, uses read and write commands for accessing contiguous data and, given an established stream, establishes a linked stream by sending a linked stream request with the number of a primary stream to the drive. The new stream inherits the beginning and ending addresses of the primary stream. Passed pointer detection is enabled for linked stream pointers passing primary stream pointers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Daniel James Colegrove, Akira Kibashi, Masahiko Sato
  • Publication number: 20130209796
    Abstract: Provided is a polycarbonate with a hard coat layer, which is excellent in transparency, high surface hardness, weather resistance, chemical resistance, durability, and heat resistance. The polycarbonate with a hard coat layer includes a hard coat film (1 and 4) bonded to a base (3) formed of a polycarbonate resin via an adhesive layer (2), in which the hard coat film includes, on an outermost surface, a resin layer (4) that is obtained by curing a photocurable resin composition containing at least a photocurable polyhedral silsesquioxane resin and that has a light transmittance at a wavelength of 550 nm of 90% or more, a glass transition temperature of 250° C. or more, and a thickness of 10 ?m or more and 200 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Inventors: Hiroaki Yamada, Yoshihisa Goto, Hideo Asano, Keiichi Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20130180916
    Abstract: A biological purifier of the present invention includes chaff retaining sulfate-reducing bacteria. A biological purification system of the present invention includes a treatment container in which anaerobic conditions are maintained, and the above biological purifier is stored; a supply system for supplying the untreated waste water into the treatment container; and an discharge system for discharging treated water from which the heavy metal ions have been removed in the treatment container by the purifier, from the treatment container. In a biological purification method of the present invention, the biological purifier and the untreated waste water are brought into contact with each other under anaerobic conditions, thereby precipitating and removing the heavy metal ions as sulfide from the untreated waste water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: JAPAN OIL, GAS AND METALS NATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi Furuya, Nobuyuki Masuda, Atsushi Osame, Mikio Kobayashi, Hideo Asano, Masao Okumura, Hidekatsu Nakamura, Ayumi Kurosaka
  • Patent number: 8119739
    Abstract: The invention provides a retardation film, composed primarily of an acrylic polymer, with transparency, heat resistance, and large retardation. The retardation film of the present invention is composed primarily of an acrylic polymer. The film has an in-plane retardation of from 130 nm to 500 nm, inclusive, per 100 ?m thickness at a wavelength of 589 nm. The film has a total light transmittance of not less than 85%. The retardation film has a glass transition temperature of preferably from 110° C. to 200° C., inclusive. The acrylic polymer, which is the primary component, preferably has a lactone ring structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Akio Naka, Hirokazu Niwa, Tomoyuki Kuwamoto, Hiroyasu Watabe, Yoshiyuki Shiotani
  • Patent number: 7906570
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoplastic resin composition contains including a methacrylic resin having a ring structure in a main chain thereof and a glass transition temperature of 110° C. or higher, and at least one kind of metal compound selected from metal salts, metal complexes, and metal oxides, wherein a content of the metal compound in the composition is from 10 to 10,000 ppm in terms of metal atom based on a mass of the methacrylic resin, and a process for producing such a thermoplastic resin composition, the process including carrying out, when preparing a methacrylic resin having a ring structure in a main chain thereof and a glass transition temperature of 110° C. or higher, cyclization condensation reaction using a catalyst to form the ring structure; and then adding a deactivator of the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2011
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-ichi Ueda, Shigeo Otome, Shoji Ito, Yow-hei Sohgawa, Hideo Asano
  • Publication number: 20100316353
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing stream linking in audio/video disk media is disclosed. The present invention sets-up an audio/video stream on a disk drive, uses read and write commands for accessing contiguous data and, given an established stream, establishes a linked stream by sending a linked stream request with the number of a primary stream to the drive. The new stream inherits the beginning and ending addresses of the primary stream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Daniel James Colegrove, Akira Kibashi, Masahiko Sato
  • Publication number: 20100272971
    Abstract: A novel optical film is provided that exhibits a wavelength dispersion (a reverse wavelength dispersion) such that the birefringence of the film decreases as the wavelength becomes shorter, at least in the visible light range. The optical film includes a layer formed of a resin (A) having a heteroaromatic group or a molecular structure represented by the following formula (1), (2) or (3): where in the formula (1), n is a natural number in the range of 1 to 4, and R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group. The optical film exhibits a wavelength dispersion such that the birefringence of the film decreases as the wavelength becomes shorter, at least in the visible light range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Miyai, Yoshiyuki Shiotani, Hideo Asano, Hirokazu Niwa, Susumu Hirama, Satoshi Ishida, Masanori Takaiwa
  • Patent number: 7809879
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing stream linking in audio/video disk media is disclosed. The present invention sets-up an audio/video stream on a disk drive, uses read and write commands for accessing contiguous data and, given an established stream, establishes a linked stream by sending a linked stream request with the number of a primary stream to the drive. The new stream inherits the beginning and ending addresses of the primary stream. Passed pointer detection is enabled for linked stream pointers passing primary stream pointers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Daniel James Colegrove, Akira Kibashi, Masahiko Sato
  • Patent number: 7691921
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a method for producing a copolymer for a cement admixture, which enables to easily produce a blend of a plurality of copolymers with different monomer compositions in one polymerization operation, and is superior in water reducing performance and/or slump retention ability. Disclosed is a method for producing a copolymer for a cement admixture, which comprises a step of polymerizing monomer components comprising unsaturated polyalkylene glycol ether-based monomer (A) and unsaturated organic acid-based monomer (B), wherein the unsaturated polyalkylene glycol ether-based monomer (A) is added into a reactor in advance and the unsaturated organic acid-based monomer (B) is added thereto with an addition rate thereof changed at least one time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Akihiko Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20090202822
    Abstract: Provided is a polarizer protective film, which has high heat resistance, high transparency, high optical characteristics, and high mechanical strength, and is excellent in adhesion with respect to a polarizer. Further, provided are a polarizing plate using the polarizer protective film and a polarizer, which has high adhesion with respect to the polarizer protective film and the polarizer and is excellent in optical characteristics, and in particular, excellent in transmittance as viewing angle characteristics, and an image display apparatus of high quality using the polarizing plate. The polarizer protective film of the present invention includes a cellulose-based resin layer having a thickness of 0.3 to 3 ?m on at least one surface of a transparent resin layer containing a (meth)acrylic resin having a lactone ring structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2007
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Naofumi Tsujino, Hideo Asano, Tsuyoshi Chiba, Naoki Tomoguchi, Youichirou Sugino
  • Publication number: 20090135483
    Abstract: The invention provides a retardation film, composed primarily of an acrylic polymer, with transparency, heat resistance, and large retardation. The retardation film of the present invention is composed primarily of an acrylic polymer. The film has an in-plane retardation of from 130 nm to 500 nm, inclusive, per 100 ?m thickness at a wavelength of 589 nm. The film has a total light transmittance of not less than 85%. The retardation film has a glass transition temperature of preferably from 110° C. to 200° C., inclusive. The acrylic polymer, which is the primary component, preferably has a lactone ring structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2007
    Publication date: May 28, 2009
    Applicant: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Akio Naka, Hirokazu Niwa, Tomoyuki Kuwamoto, Hiroyasu Watabe, Yoshiyuki Shiotani
  • Patent number: 7511981
    Abstract: A non-volatile memory device according to one embodiment comprises a plurality of memory cells each comprising a magneto resistive element and a selection transistor; wherein at least some of the memory cells are arranged into a two dimensional array; a first interconnect line extending in a first direction of the memory array and functioning as a gate electrode of a selection transistor included in each memory cell; a second interconnect line extending in the first direction of the memory array; a third interconnect line extending in a second direction; wherein the magneto resistive element of at least some of the memory cells is sandwiched between the second and third interconnect lines, wherein the second interconnect line extends at least partially along all magneto resistive elements in a particular one of the memory cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Koji Kitamura, Hisatada Miyatake, Kohki Noda, Toshio Sunaga, Hiroshi Umezaki
  • Patent number: 7489482
    Abstract: In the case of magnetic head of magnetoresistance effect type whose breakdown voltage is as low as 0.3 V, it is impractical to ignore even a very small amount of static electricity that occurs during fabrication or use. In one embodiment, the desired magnetic head is produced by forming an SiO2 layer on a silicon slider, thereby forming an SOI substrate; forming on the SOI substrate circuits to protect a TMR element from overvoltage and a read-write circuit; forming field effect transistors from an Si semiconductor layer (formed by reduction of the SiO2 layer or epitaxial growth on the SiO2 layer); forming three electrodes (source, gate, drain) on the Si semiconductor layer; forming a Schottky diode by Schottky contact (metal) with the Si semiconductor layer; forming overvoltage protective circuits of aluminum wiring on the SOI substrate; and forming a TMR element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2009
    Assignee: Hitachi GLobal Storage Technologies Netherlands B.V.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ono, Hiroaki Suzuki, Toshio Sunaga, Hisatada Miyatake, Hideo Asano
  • Publication number: 20080094882
    Abstract: A non-volatile memory device according to one embodiment comprises a plurality of memory cells each comprising a magneto resistive element and a selection transistor; wherein at least some of the memory cells are arranged into a two dimensional array; a first interconnect line extending in a first direction of the memory array and functioning as a gate electrode of a selection transistor included in each memory cell; a second interconnect line extending in the first direction of the memory array; a third interconnect line extending in a second direction; wherein the magneto resistive element of at least some of the memory cells is sandwiched between the second and third interconnect lines, wherein the second interconnect line extends at least partially along all magneto resistive elements in a particular one of the memory cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Publication date: April 24, 2008
    Inventors: Hideo Asano, Koji Kitamura, Hisatada Miyatake, Kohki Noda, Toshio Sunaga, Hiroshi Umezaki