Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Nojiri

Hiroshi Nojiri 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: 20240168218
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide: an optical element in which incident light can be transmitted or reflected at an angle in the predetermined direction and the wavelength dependence of the amount of transmitted light or reflected light is small; and an optical element including the optical element. The optical element according to the present invention comprises: an optically-anisotropic layer that is formed using a composition including a liquid crystal compound and an infrared absorbing colorant, in which the optically-anisotropic layer has a liquid crystal alignment pattern in which a direction of an optical axis derived from the liquid crystal compound changes while continuously rotating in at least one in-plane direction, and an absorption of the infrared absorbing colorant in a wavelength range of 700 to 2000 nm in a minor axis direction is higher than an absorption of the infrared absorbing colorant in a wavelength range of 700 to 2000 nm in a major axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2024
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi SATO, Yukito SAITOH, Ayako MURAMATSU, Mayumi NOJIRI, Hideyuki NISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11927792
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide: an optical element in which incident light can be transmitted or reflected at an angle in the predetermined direction and the wavelength dependence of the amount of transmitted light or reflected light is small; and an optical element including the optical element. The optical element according to the present invention comprises: an optically-anisotropic layer that is formed using a composition including a liquid crystal compound and an infrared absorbing colorant, in which the optically-anisotropic layer has a liquid crystal alignment pattern in which a direction of an optical axis derived from the liquid crystal compound changes while continuously rotating in at least one in-plane direction, and an absorption of the infrared absorbing colorant in a wavelength range of 700 to 2000 nm in a minor axis direction is higher than an absorption of the infrared absorbing colorant in a wavelength range of 700 to 2000 nm in a major axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sato, Yukito Saitoh, Ayako Muramatsu, Mayumi Nojiri, Hideyuki Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 11533841
    Abstract: One aspect of the present disclosure provides an electric working machine. The electric working machine includes a driver, a motor, and a control circuit. Attached to the driver is a selected tool. The motor drives the selected tool attached to the driver. The control circuit sets a target rotational frequency based on the selected tool. The control circuit controls the motor to rotate at the target rotational frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hata, Hiroshi Nojiri, Yoshitaka Ichikawa
  • Publication number: 20200260643
    Abstract: One aspect of the present disclosure provides an electric working machine. The electric working machine includes a driver, a motor, and a control circuit. Attached to the driver is a selected tool. The motor drives the selected tool attached to the driver. The control circuit sets a target rotational frequency based on the selected tool. The control circuit controls the motor to rotate at the target rotational frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya HATA, Hiroshi NOJIRI, Yoshitaka ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10610561
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition or a cosmetic product which can accelerate production of ceramide in cells. The ceramide production-accelerating agent contains a plant selected from the group consisting of Radix Heraclei Scabridi, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, Radix Rehmanniae, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei, Pseudobulbus Bletillae, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, Radix Platycodi, and Herba Leonuri, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient. Further, the present invention provides a moisturizing agent containing a plant selected from the group consisting of Herba Leonuri and Rhizoma Dioscoreae, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignees: Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Wan Zhang Qin, Chun Xin Yang, Fan Qi Kong, Hiroshi Nojiri, Shotaro Ito
  • Patent number: 10461674
    Abstract: An electric working machine according to one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a motor, a speed setting unit, a load detection unit, a determination unit, and a parameter setting unit. The determination unit calculates an estimated value of a heat generation amount of the motor, and determines that the motor is in an overload operation state when the estimated value reaches a predetermined threshold. The parameter setting unit sets a parameter to be used for calculating the estimated value and/or the threshold in accordance with a rotation speed set by the speed setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michisada Yabuguchi, Kouichi Takeda, Masumi Nishimura, Hiroshi Nojiri
  • Publication number: 20180048252
    Abstract: An electric working machine according to one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a motor, a speed setting unit, a load detection unit, a determination unit, and a parameter setting unit. The determination unit calculates an estimated value of a heat generation amount of the motor, and determines that the motor is in an overload operation state when the estimated value reaches a predetermined threshold. The parameter setting unit sets a parameter to be used for calculating the estimated value and/or the threshold in accordance with a rotation speed set by the speed setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michisada YABUGUCHI, Kouichi TAKEDA, Masumi NISHIMURA, Hiroshi NOJIRI
  • Patent number: 9782884
    Abstract: A motor-powered apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a motor, a drive switch, a reverse switch, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to drive the motor in a reverse direction when a drive command is inputted via the drive switch after a reverse command is inputted via the reverse switch and to drive the motor in a forward direction when the drive command is inputted again via the drive switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Ota, Hiroshi Nojiri, Takuya Kusakawa
  • Patent number: 9756783
    Abstract: A brush cutter includes a frame rod, a front end housing fixedly mounted to a front end of the frame rod, a cutting blade mounted on a support shaft within the front end housing, a rear end housing fixedly mounted to a rear end of the frame rod, an electric motor mounted within the rear end housing for rotation of the cutting blade, and a source of power supply for supplying electric power to the motor. In the brush cutter, a plurality of rechargeable battery packs adapted to use in electric power tools are used as the source of power supply for the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nojiri, Yoshifumi Morita, Toshikazu Migita
  • Publication number: 20160149520
    Abstract: A motor-powered apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a motor, a drive switch, a reverse switch, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to drive the motor in a reverse direction when a drive command is inputted via the drive switch after a reverse command is inputted via the reverse switch and to drive the motor in a forward direction when the drive command is inputted again via the drive switch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki OTA, Hiroshi NOJIRI, Takuya KUSAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20150366133
    Abstract: A brush cutter includes a frame rod, a front end housing fixedly mounted to a front end of the frame rod, a cutting blade mounted on a support shaft within the front end housing, a rear end housing fixedly mounted to a rear end of the frame rod, an electric motor mounted within the rear end housing for rotation of the cutting blade, and a source of power supply for supplying electric power to the motor. In the brush cutter, a plurality of rechargeable battery packs adapted to use in electric power tools are used as the source of power supply for the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi NOJIRI, Yoshifumi MORITA, Toshikazu MIGITA
  • Publication number: 20150132415
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition or a cosmetic product which can accelerate production of ceramide in cells. The ceramide production-accelerating agent contains a plant selected from the group consisting of Radix Heraclei Scabridi, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, Radix Rehmanniae, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei, Pseudobulbus Bletillae, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, Radix Platycodi, and Herba Leonuli, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient. Further, the present invention provides a moisturizing agent containing a plant selected from the group consisting of Herba Leonuri and Rhizoma Dioscoreae, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicants: Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Wan Zhang QIN, Chun Xin Yang, Fan Qi Kong, Hiroshi Nojiri, Shotaro Ito
  • Publication number: 20140208598
    Abstract: A vegetation cutter comprises a frame rod having a front end portion and a rear end portion, and assuming a hollow tube having an open front end; a cutter head mounted on the front end portion of the frame rod and including a drive motor, a cooling fan to be rotated by the drive motor, and a rotary cutter to be rotated by the drive motor; and a power head mounted on the rear end portion of the frame rod and providing electric power for the drive motor. The frame rod is provided with an air intake aperture located at a position rearward than the cutter head and communicating through the hollow tube toward the cutter head. The frame rod is comprised of a front part rod and a rear part rod separably coupled together by means of a tubular joint. The air intake aperture is located on the front part rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Inventors: Yoshifumi MORITA, Akihiro NOMURA, Hiroshi NOJIRI
  • Patent number: 8133991
    Abstract: An allergen inactivating agent is provided which has no adverse effects on the human body and which does not cause problems such as color development.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Mami Nonomura, Kimihiko Hori, Hiroshi Nojiri, Hiroyuki Yanagida, Fumiko Okuda
  • Publication number: 20110200694
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition or a cosmetic product which can accelerate production of ceramide in cells. The ceramide production-accelerating agent contains a plant selected from the group consisting of Radix Heraclei Scabridi, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, Radix Rehmanniae, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei, Pseudobulbus Bletillae, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, Radix Platycodi, and Herba Leonuli, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient. Further, the present invention provides a moisturizing agent containing a plant selected from the group consisting of Herba Leonuri and Rhizoma Dioscoreae, or an extract thereof as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2009
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Applicants: Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Wan Zhang Qin, Chun Xin Yang, Fan Qi Kong, Hiroshi Nojiri, Shotaro Ito
  • Patent number: 7819725
    Abstract: A motor is disposed in a main body and has a rotary shaft. A base is disposed below the main body. The base is coupled to the rotary shaft and adapted to make eccentric motions in accordance with rotations of the rotary shaft. A first receptacle is disposed in the main body. A second receptacle is disposed in the base. A foot is disposed between the first receptacle and the second receptacle. The foot includes a foot body made of metal, and elastic members provided on both ends of the foot body and respectively fitted into the first receptacle and the second receptacle, so that the foot body is pivotably supported between the first receptacle and the second receptacle. An elastic sleeve is fitted onto a part of an outer periphery of the foot body while being compressed by the first receptacle and the second receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Makita Corporation
    Inventors: Hirokazu Hagiwara, Hiroshi Nojiri
  • Publication number: 20080057841
    Abstract: A motor is disposed in a main body and has a rotary shaft. A base is disposed below the main body. The base is coupled to the rotary shaft and adapted to make eccentric motions in accordance with rotations of the rotary shaft. A first receptacle is disposed in the main body. A second receptacle is disposed in the base. A foot is disposed between the first receptacle and the second receptacle. The foot includes a foot body made of metal, and elastic members provided on both ends of the foot body and respectively fitted into the first receptacle and the second receptacle, so that the foot body is pivotably supported between the first receptacle and the second receptacle. An elastic sleeve is fitted onto a part of an outer periphery of the foot body while being compressed by the first receptacle and the second receptacle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirokazu Hagiwara, Hiroshi Nojiri
  • Publication number: 20050256082
    Abstract: This invention relates to an allergen inactivating agent containing a polysaccharide derivative as its effective component, wherein said polysaccharide derivative has a cellulose ether or a starch ether as its backbone, and some or all of hydrogen atoms in the hydroxy group of the polysaccharide derivative are substituted by a group represented by the following general formula (1): -E1-(OA)n-E2-R??(1) wherein E1 represents an alkylene containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms optionally substituted with hydroxy group or oxo group; n represents a number of 0 to 50; A independently represents an alkylene containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms, the number of A being n; E2 represents ether bond or oxycarbonyl group; R represents an alkyl group containing 4 to 30 carbon atoms optionally substituted with hydroxy group, a sulfoalkyl group containing 1 to 5 carbon atoms optionally substituted with hydroxy group, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Publication date: November 17, 2005
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Mami Nonomura, Kimihiko Hori, Hiroshi Nojiri
  • Patent number: D585258
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Assignee: Makita Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nojiri, Yuji Yamamoto
  • Patent number: RE48068
    Abstract: A brush cutter includes a frame rod, a front end housing fixedly mounted to a front end of the frame rod, a cutting blade mounted on a support shaft within the front end housing, a rear end housing fixedly mounted to a rear end of the frame rod, an electric motor mounted within the rear end housing for rotation of the cutting blade, and a source of power supply for supplying electric power to the motor. In the brush cutter, a plurality of rechargeable battery packs adapted to use in electric power tools are used as the source of power supply for the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nojiri, Yoshifumi Morita, Toshikazu Migita