Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kawashima

Hiroshi Kawashima 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: 20210168757
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a power storage management system includes a user terminal, a power storage apparatus and an information processing apparatus. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus is configured to, using a mobile communication network (e.g., Global System for Mobile Communications or the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), communicate with the power storage apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki NOMA, Tomoyuki ONO, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA, Kayoko TANAKA, Ryoki HONJO, Shigeru TAJIMA, Daisuke YAMAZAKI, Kazumi SATO, Yoshihito ISHIBASHI
  • Patent number: 11004761
    Abstract: The present invention provides a semiconductor device including an insulating layer, a conductive layer bonded to one main surface of the insulating layer, a semiconductor element arranged such that the upper surface of the semiconductor element faces a direction same as the one main surface of the insulating layer, an upper electrode provided on the upper surface of the semiconductor element, a wiring member that has one end electrically bonded to the upper electrode of the semiconductor element and has another end electrically bonded to the conductive layer, and has a hollow portion, a first sealing material, and a second sealing material, in which the first sealing material seals at least part of the semiconductor element so as to be in contact with the semiconductor element, and the second sealing material seals the wiring member so as to be in contact with the wiring member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Soichi Sakamoto, Junji Fujino, Hiroshi Kawashima, Taketoshi Maeda
  • Patent number: 10932222
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a power storage management system includes a user terminal, a power storage apparatus and an information processing apparatus. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus is configured to, using a mobile communication network (e.g., Global System for Mobile Communications or the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), communicate with the power storage apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Noma, Tomoyuki Ono, Hiroshi Kawashima, Kayoko Tanaka, Ryoki Honjo, Shigeru Tajima, Daisuke Yamazaki, Kazumi Sato, Yoshihito Ishibashi
  • Publication number: 20210001815
    Abstract: Embodiments of a windshield wiper assembly may include a support structure, a wiper blade connector assembly for connecting the support structure with a wiper arm of a vehicle, a wiper blade cover fittable over the wiper blade connector assembly, and a wiper blade strip secured to the underside of the support structure. The connector assembly may include a wiper blade connector, a wiper blade connector cover connected to the wiper blade connector and pivotable between an open position and a closed position, and a wiper blade connector adapter securable between the wiper blade connector and the wiper blade connector cover. The various embodiments of a wiper blade connector assembly permit the embodiments of the wiper blade assembly to be connected with a plurality of wiper arm types.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Matthew GRAHAM, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA, Will YOUNG
  • Publication number: 20200361420
    Abstract: A wiper blade having a wiper strip having a wide portion and a lip, and an elongate backing element. The backing element having a top portion, and two opposing legs that descend from the top portion, such that each opposing leg has a claw which extends towards the other opposing leg. A gap formed between the claws that is narrower than a width of the wide portion of the wiper strip. The claws, legs, and top portion define a wiper strip cavity sized to receive the wide portion wiper strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Pylon Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Publication number: 20200361419
    Abstract: A wiper blade having a wiper strip having a wide portion and a lip, and an elongate backing element. The backing element having a top portion, and two opposing legs that descend from the top portion, such that each opposing leg has a claw which extends towards the other opposing leg. A gap formed between the claws that is narrower than a width of the wide portion of the wiper strip. The claws, legs, and top portion define a wiper strip cavity sized to receive the wide portion wiper strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Pylon Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10829092
    Abstract: A wiper blade with a modular mounting base, having a wiper strip and a primary frame. The primary frame may be provided with a recessed portion having a base portion, a proximal end and a distal end, and may further be provided with a projection disposed on the proximal end, and with receiving holes on the base portion. The primary frame is capable of securing a mounting base having a bottom, a proximal end and a distal end such that one or more locking legs descending from the bottom of the mounting base can engage the receiving holes in the bottom portion of the primary frame, and such that the projection on the proximal portion of the recessed portion engages a guiding channel on the proximal end of the mounting base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Peter Peers, Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Publication number: 20200282956
    Abstract: A windshield wiper connector having a peripheral wall having at least two opposing peripheral side walls, a top surface extending from one of the two opposing peripheral side walls to the other; and a channel formed in the top surface, and extending longitudinally along the top of the connector. The connector including a groove near to the proximal end of the connector and sized to be capable of engaging a trapezoidal roller of a wiper arm. The opposing peripheral side walls having a retaining pin aperture aligned with one another and sized to be capable of accepting a retaining pin of at least one pin-type windshield wiper arm. The channel on the top of the connector sized to be capable of accepting a bayonet style wiper arm. A wiper blade assembly having a wiper strip, a force distribution structure, and a connector as described above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Pylon Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10766462
    Abstract: A connector for a windshield wiper, and a wiper blade assembly including same, that accommodates multiple pin-type windshield wiper arms having varying pin lengths and locking mechanisms. The connector for connecting a windshield wiper assembly to a wiper arm may have a peripheral wall having at least two opposing peripheral side walls and a top surface extending from one of the two opposing peripheral side walls to the other. The opposing peripheral side walls may each have one or more retaining pin apertures aligned with one another and sized to be capable of slideably accepting a retaining pin of at least one pin-type and/or pin-plus-locking-arm windshield wiper arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10744146
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a composition that has preventive or ameliorative action on symptoms or diseases caused by decreased brain function. This composition contains, as its active ingredient, arachidonic acid and/or a compound having arachidonic acid as a constituent fatty acid and, particularly, an alcohol ester of arachidonic acid or a triglyceride, phospholipid or glycolipid in which all or a portion of the constituent fatty acids are arachidonic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Kengo Akimoto, Hiroshi Kawashima, Yoshiko Ono, Hiroshige Okaichi, Youko Okaichi
  • Patent number: 10717414
    Abstract: A wiper blade having a wiper strip having a wide portion and a lip, and an elongate backing element. The backing element having a top portion, and two opposing legs that descend from the top portion, such that each opposing leg has a claw which extends towards the other opposing leg. A gap formed between the claws that is narrower than a width of the wide portion of the wiper strip. The claws, legs, and top portion define a wiper strip cavity sized to receive the wide portion wiper strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10661759
    Abstract: A windshield wiper connector having a peripheral wall having at least two opposing peripheral side walls, a top surface extending from one of the two opposing peripheral side walls to the other; and a channel formed in the top surface, and extending longitudinally along the top of the connector. The connector including a groove near to the proximal end of the connector and sized to be capable of engaging a trapezoidal roller of a wiper arm. The opposing peripheral side walls having a retaining pin aperture aligned with one another and sized to be capable of accepting a retaining pin of at least one pin-type windshield wiper arm. The channel on the top of the connector sized to be capable of accepting a bayonet style wiper arm. A wiper blade assembly having a wiper strip, a force distribution structure, and a connector as described above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Publication number: 20200122690
    Abstract: A connector assembly and wiper blade incorporating same having a base connector, having two longitudinal side walls, a first and second end, and a top surface extending therebetween, wherein the top surface has a pair of cantilevered beams, each provided with a locking tab, extending from a central portion towards each respective end of the base connector. The locking tabs are capable of engaging and securing an aperture in cap or wiper arm. The base connector further has a central recessed portion capable of receiving and securing a top wall of a side adapter. The base connector may further include a base support structure capable of securing the base connector to a wiper blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Publication number: 20200092841
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a power storage management system includes a user terminal, a power storage apparatus and an information processing apparatus. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus is configured to, using a mobile communication network (e.g., Global System for Mobile Communications or the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), communicate with the power storage apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki NOMA, Tomoyuki ONO, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA, Kayoko TANAKA, Ryoki HONJO, Shigeru TAJIMA, Daisuke YAMAZAKI, Kazumi SATO, Yoshihito ISHIBASHI
  • Publication number: 20200091047
    Abstract: A first lead terminal, a second lead terminal provided parallel to the first lead terminal, and a tie bar connecting the first lead terminal and the second lead terminal are provided. The tie bar includes a first narrow-width section touching the first lead terminal, a second narrow-width section touching the second lead terminal, and a wide-width section having a larger width than the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section and connecting the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section. The wide-width section has a through-hole formed between the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ken SAKAMOTO, Taketoshi SHIKANO, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200068524
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a power storage management system includes a user terminal, a power storage apparatus and an information processing apparatus. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus is configured to, using a mobile communication network (e.g., Global System for Mobile Communications or the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), communicate with the power storage apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki NOMA, Tomoyuki ONO, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA, Kayoko TANAKA, Ryoki HONJO, Shigeru TAJIMA, Daisuke YAMAZAKI, Kazumi SATO, Yoshihito ISHIBASHI
  • Publication number: 20200043822
    Abstract: The present invention provides a semiconductor device including an insulating layer, a conductive layer bonded to one main surface of the insulating layer, a semiconductor element arranged such that the upper surface of the semiconductor element faces a direction same as the one main surface of the insulating layer, an upper electrode provided on the upper surface of the semiconductor element, a wiring member that has one end electrically bonded to the upper electrode of the semiconductor element and has another end electrically bonded to the conductive layer, and has a hollow portion, a first sealing material, and a second sealing material, in which the first sealing material seals at least part of the semiconductor element so as to be in contact with the semiconductor element, and the second sealing material seals the wiring member so as to be in contact with the wiring member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Soichi SAKAMOTO, Junji FUJINO, Hiroshi KAWASHIMA, Taketoshi MAEDA
  • Patent number: 10541193
    Abstract: A first lead terminal, a second lead terminal provided parallel to the first lead terminal, and a tie bar connecting the first lead terminal and the second lead terminal are provided. The tie bar includes a first narrow-width section touching the first lead terminal, a second narrow-width section touching the second lead terminal, and a wide-width section having a larger width than the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section and connecting the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section. The wide-width section has a through-hole formed between the first narrow-width section and the second narrow-width section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ken Sakamoto, Taketoshi Shikano, Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10513246
    Abstract: A connector assembly and wiper blade incorporating same having a base connector, having two longitudinal side walls, a first and second end, and a top surface extending therebetween, wherein the top surface has a pair of cantilevered beams, each provided with a locking tab, extending from a central portion towards each respective end of the base connector. The locking tabs are capable of engaging and securing an aperture in cap or wiper arm. The base connector further has a central recessed portion capable of receiving and securing a top wall of a side adapter. The base connector may further include a base support structure capable of securing the base connector to a wiper blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Pylon Manufacturing Corp.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10506547
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a power storage management system includes a user terminal, a power storage apparatus and an information processing apparatus. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus is configured to, using a mobile communication network (e.g., Global System for Mobile Communications or the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), communicate with the power storage apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Noma, Tomoyuki Ono, Hiroshi Kawashima, Kayoko Tanaka, Ryoki Honjo, Shigeru Tajima, Daisuke Yamazaki, Kazumi Sato, Yoshihito Ishibashi