Patents by Inventor Hironori Sato

Hironori Sato 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: 20190275192
    Abstract: Provided is a water absorbent resin that is useful to sanitary materials such as a disposable diaper, a sanitary napkin, and a blood absorbent for medical use each having a higher liquid permeability and a higher water absorbing speed. Further provided is a water absorbent resin powder that is useful to sanitary materials such as a disposable diaper, a sanitary napkin, and a blood absorbent for medical use each having increased in absorbency of a liquid and in heat retaining property. A gel grinding device to be used to produce a water absorbent resin, includes: a screw; a feed opening; an extrusion opening; a porous plate; and a barrel, the barrel including a return preventing member provided on an inner surface thereof, and the return preventing member satisfying at least one of specific parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kazushi TORII, Kohei OMORI, Nobuya TANAKA, Shigeru SAKAMOTO, Kenji TADA, Hironori SATO
  • Patent number: 10406256
    Abstract: Provided is a water absorbent resin that is useful to sanitary materials such as a disposable diaper, a sanitary napkin, and a blood absorbent for medical use each having a higher liquid permeability and a higher water absorbing speed. Further provided is a water absorbent resin powder that is useful to sanitary materials such as a disposable diaper, a sanitary napkin, and a blood absorbent for medical use each having increased in absorbency of a liquid and in heat retaining property. A gel grinding device to be used to produce a water absorbent resin, includes: a screw; a feed opening; an extrusion opening; a porous plate; and a barrel, the barrel including a return preventing member provided on an inner surface thereof, and the return preventing member satisfying at least one of specific parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushi Torii, Kohei Omori, Nobuya Tanaka, Shigeru Sakamoto, Kenji Tada, Hironori Sato
  • Patent number: 10404255
    Abstract: A device for automatic configuration of a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a memory that stores circuit data representing a structure of a logic circuit including a first clock gating circuit, and a processor. The processor is configured to retrieve the circuit data from the memory, determine first and second logical elements from each of which an enable signal is output to the first clock gating circuit, calculate a delay time of each of the first and second logical elements, separate the first and second logical elements on the basis of the calculated delay time, and add a second clock gating circuit for the first logical element after separating the first and second logical elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori Sato, Hiroaki Muraoka
  • Publication number: 20190269046
    Abstract: A circuit module 2 comprises: a wiring structure 4; at least one electronic component 6a, 6b arranged on the upper surface of the wiring structure 4; an insulating resin layer 8 which is provided on the upper surface of the wiring structure 4 and in which at least one electronic component 6a, 6b is embedded; and a metal layer 10 provided on the upper surface of the insulating resin layer 8. The surface roughness of the portion 51 directly above each electronic component on the upper surface of the insulating resin layer 8 is expressed as R1. The surface roughness of the portion S2 other than the portion directly above all the electronic components on the upper surface of the insulating resin layer 8 is expressed as R2. At least one R1 satisfies the condition: R1>R2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi TAKIZAWA, Hironori SATO, Atsushi YOSHINO, Hideki KACHI
  • Publication number: 20190267330
    Abstract: A circuit module 2 comprises: a wiring structure 4; an electronic component 6a, 6b arranged on the upper surface of the wiring structure 4; an insulating resin layer 8 which is provided on the upper surface of the wiring structure 4 and in which the electronic component 6a, 6b is embedded; and a metal layer 10 provided on a side surface S1 of the insulating resin layer 8 and a side surface S2 of the wiring structure 4. The surface roughness of the side surface S1 of the insulating resin layer 8 is expressed as R1. The surface roughness of the side surface S2 of the wiring structure 4 is expressed as R2. R1 and R2 differ from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi TAKIZAWA, Hironori SATO, Atsushi YOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20190267997
    Abstract: A device for automatic configuration of a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a memory that stores circuit data representing a structure of a logic circuit including a first clock gating circuit, and a processor. The processor is configured to retrieve the circuit data from the memory, determine first and second logical elements from each of which an enable signal is output to the first clock gating circuit, calculate a delay time of each of the first and second logical elements, separate the first and second logical elements on the basis of the calculated delay time, and add a second clock gating circuit for the first logical element after separating the first and second logical elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Hironori SATO, Hiroaki MURAOKA
  • Publication number: 20190257842
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a method for assisting diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), and a detection reagent, a diagnosis kit and a diagnosis system for use in the method. Provided is a method for assisting diagnosis of AD, comprising the steps of: measuring an amount of a urine biomarker in a urine sample derived from urine collected from a subject; and determining whether the subject suffers from AD or has a high risk of developing AD based on the amount of the urine biomarker measured, wherein the urine biomarker is at least one urine protein selected from the group consisting of ApoA-I, ApoA-II, ApoA-IV, ApoB-100, ApoB-48, ApoC-I, ApoC-II, ApoC-III, ApoD, ApoE, IFITM1, IFITM2, IFITM3, NPC1, NPC2, NPC1L1, and MT.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiyonori KATSURAGI, Kiyotaka MACHIDA, Hirokazu KARIYAZONO, Ryo HIGASHIYAMA, Hironori KOBATASHI, Yoko SAIJO, Ayumi SATO
  • Patent number: 10388907
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence display device includes: a lower electrode that is made of a conductive inorganic material and formed in each of pixels arranged in a matrix in a display area; a light-emitting organic layer that is in contact with the lower electrode and made of a plurality of different organic material layers including a light-emitting layer emitting light; an upper electrode that is in contact with the light-emitting organic layer, formed so as to cover the whole of the display area, and made of a conductive inorganic material; and a conductive organic layer that is in contact with the upper electrode, formed so as to cover the whole of the display area, and made of a conductive organic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Sato, Hironori Toyoda
  • Publication number: 20190238692
    Abstract: An image reading device includes storage, an image reading section, a receiving section, a display section, and a controller. The storage stores therein a plurality of barcode types and designation information items each associated with any of the barcode types. The image reading section acquires a read image by reading a document image including a barcode image. The receiving section receives input of a designation information item among the designation information items. The display section displays one or more barcode types among the barcode types. The controller controls the storage, the receiving section, and the display section. The barcode image exhibits a barcode belonging to any of the one or more barcode types. The controller causes the display section to display the one or more barcode types on the basis of the designation information item received by the receiving section and associated with the one or more barcode types.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroko KAI, Sachiko SHINTANI, Makiko SATO, Hironori HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10367231
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide an electrolytic solution having high oxidation decomposition potential, where dissolution and deposition of magnesium proceed repeatedly and stably, using a non-nucleophilic alkoxide-type magnesium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sato, Takahiro Kiyosu, Hironori Mizuta, Goro Mori, Kuniaki Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10366712
    Abstract: A first side shield has a first sidewall and a second sidewall, and a second side shield has a third sidewall and a fourth sidewall. The first to fourth sidewalls have first to fourth edges, respectively, that are farthest from a top surface of a substrate. The distance between a rear end of the first edge and a rear end of the third edge in a track width direction is greater than the distance between a front end of the first edge and a front end of the third edge in the track width direction. The distance between the second edge and the fourth edge in the track width direction increases with increasing distance from the medium facing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Sasaki, Hiroyuki Ito, Kazuki Sato, Hironori Araki, Yukinori Ikegawa, Yoji Nomura
  • Publication number: 20190228795
    Abstract: A first side shield has a first sidewall and a second sidewall, and a second side shield has a third sidewall and a fourth sidewall. The first to fourth sidewalls have first to fourth edges, respectively, that are farthest from a top surface of a substrate. The distance between a rear end of the first edge and a rear end of the third edge in a track width direction is greater than the distance between a front end of the first edge and a front end of the third edge in the track width direction. The distance between the second edge and the fourth edge in the track width direction increases with increasing distance from the medium facing surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka SASAKI, Hiroyuki ITO, Kazuki SATO, Hironori ARAKI, Yukinori IKEGAWA, Yoji NOMURA
  • Publication number: 20190175027
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device including: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract an indicator indicating a cardiac state, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms that are consecutively measured by a sensor that is configured to be worn on a body part of a user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat; and a processing unit configured to output the indicator extracted by the indicator extraction unit. The indicator extraction unit is configured to extract a value of a cardiac load indicator for each heartbeat, from the data regarding blood pressure waveforms, and calculate the indicator indicating the cardiac state, based on characteristics related to distribution of values of the cardiac load indicator corresponding to a plurality of heartbeats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159685
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that extracts, from blood pressure waveform data measured continuously by a sensor that is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure a blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, an indicator expressing a load placed on the user's heart by an activity, and a processing unit that outputs the indicator extracted by the indicator extraction unit. The indicator extraction unit finds the indicator on the basis of a difference between a blood pressure waveform in a resting section corresponding to when the user is in a resting state and a blood pressure waveform in an active section corresponding to when the user is engaged in the activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159723
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that converts, into a frequency spectrum, time series data of a blood pressure waveform continuously measured by a sensor that is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure the blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, and extracts an indicator based on a strength of a prescribed frequency component in the frequency spectrum; and a processing unit that carries out a process based on the extracted indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159682
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that obtains data of a blood pressure fluctuation section, which is a section in which a blood pressure fluctuation has occurred, from time series data of a blood pressure waveform measured continuously by a sensor, which is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure a blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, and extracts an indicator expressing a blood pressure fluctuation type of the user from the data of the blood pressure fluctuation section; and a processing unit that outputs the indicator expressing the blood pressure fluctuation type extracted by the indicator extraction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159722
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device includes: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms consecutively measured by a sensor configured to be worn on a body part of a sleeping user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat, an indicator that is related to the functionality of respiratory organs of the user, based on characteristics of the blood pressure waveforms; and a processing unit configured to perform processing that is based on the indicator thus extracted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190150755
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device including: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms consecutively measured by a sensor configured to be worn on a body part of a user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat, an indicator that indicates an event occurrence risk, which is the risk of an event occurring due to a change in blood pressure, based on characteristics of the blood pressure waveforms; and a processing unit configured to perform processing that is based on the indicator thus extracted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • 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: 20190139146
    Abstract: The risk analysis system according to the present invention includes: a storage apparatus which stores subject data including information related to health of a subject; an analyzer which analyzes a risk related to the health of the subject based on the subject data acquired from the storage apparatus; and an output apparatus which outputs an analysis result by the analyzer. The analyzer has: a risk estimating unit which estimates an event onset risk of the subject based on the subject data; and a medical expense predicting unit which predicts future medical expenses, which are medical expenses to be incurred in the future by the subject, based on the event onset risk estimated by the risk estimating unit and the subject data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Hironori SATO, Mitsuharu KONISHI, Seisuke FUJIWARA