Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Kondo

Hitoshi Kondo 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).

  • Patent number: 10844886
    Abstract: A hydraulic system includes: a control valve connected to a pump and a tank; a cylinder connected to the control valve by a rod-side and a head-side supply lines; a recycle line connects the rod-side to the head-side supply lines; a recycle valve on the recycle line being opened at a time of extending the cylinder and closed at a time of retracting the cylinder; a switching valve on the recycle line between the recycle valve and the head-side supply line being switched to a first state at the time of extending the cylinder and switched to a second state at the time of retracting the cylinder; a release line branches off from the recycle line at a position between the recycle and switching valves, and connects to the tank; and a release valve closed at the time of extending the cylinder and opened when retracting the cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akihiro Kondo, Makoto Ito, Naoki Hata, Hideyasu Muraoka, Hitoshi Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20200333486
    Abstract: A plurality of electrochemical corrosion protection systems (30) for underground buried structure installed geographically dispersed are utilized so as to predict an earthquake. Changes in amounts of current flowing through closed loop electric circuits (W) for electrochemical corrosion protection in the electrochemical corrosion protection systems (30) are detected and an earthquake is predicted based on the detected changes in the amounts of current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicants: GENESIS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SHINSHU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hitoshi KONDO, Yuji ENOMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200239693
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a novel yellow pigment having excellent brightness and coloring power. The object is achieved by providing a quinophthalone compound represented by the following Formula (1): (in Formula (1), X1 to X16 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a halogen atom, Y is a hydrogen atom or a halogen atom, and Z is a lower alkylene group). Furthermore, a coloring agent containing a quinophthalone compound represented by Formula (1) and a coloring composition containing the coloring agent are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shigehiro, Hitoshi Kondo, Kengo Yasui
  • Publication number: 20200155464
    Abstract: The present invention addresses a problem of providing a high quality seamless capsule, with excellent uniformity of shell thickness and virtually no eyes in the shell. The problem can be solved by manufacturing a seamless capsule using a shell composition comprising at least one polysaccharide selected from the group consisting of agar, carrageenan and gellan gum, and a PVA copolymer comprising the following structural units: (i) polyvinyl alcohol, (ii) at least one unsaturated carboxylic acid selected from the group consisting of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, fumaric acid and maleic acid, and (iii) at least one unsaturated carboxylic acid ester selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by formula [I]: H2C?C(R?)—COOR2??[I] (wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R2 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Koichi Nishimura, Sergio Ishiba, Hitoshi Uruga, Hisayoshi Aoki, Yosuke Kondo, Yoshiyuki Shimokawa
  • Publication number: 20200107523
    Abstract: A teat opening protection Patch is stuck to portions inclusive of the teat openings of livestock, and includes a laminate 1 of an elastic sheet 2 and an adhesive layer 3 laminated on one surface of the elastic sheet 2, the laminate 1 having a double-stretched tensile stress in a range of 0.1 to 5 N.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoji INUI, Hitoshi KONDO, Katsuhiro SHIRAI
  • Patent number: 10607874
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electrostatic chuck includes a ceramic dielectric substrate, a base plate, and a heater plate. The ceramic dielectric substrate has a surface where a processing object is placed. The base plate supports the ceramic dielectric substrate. The heater plate is provided between the ceramic dielectric substrate and the base plate. The heater plate includes a first support plate including a metal, a second support plate including a metal, a heater element, a first resin layer, and a second resin layer. The heater element is provided between the first support plate and the second support plate. The heater element emits heat due to a current flowing. The first resin layer is provided between the first support plate and the heater element. The second resin layer is provided between the second support plate and the heater element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Toto Ltd.
    Inventors: Kengo Maehata, Shumpei Kondo, Hitoshi Sasaki, Kosuke Yamaguchi, Yuichi Yoshii
  • Publication number: 20200086832
    Abstract: A washing device includes a nozzle portion reciprocally movable between an accommodating position and a washing position. The washing device is configured to wash a surface of an external washing target by supplying fluid to the nozzle portion, moving the nozzle portion from the accommodating position to the washing position using pressure of the fluid, and spraying the fluid from a spray port of the nozzle portion onto the surface of the washing target. The nozzle portion is configured to reciprocate along one of a curved path and a bent path between the accommodating position and the washing position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hitoshi HORIBE, Takeshi KONDO
  • Patent number: 10556554
    Abstract: A mounting structure of a camera, includes: a camera configured to image an image corresponding to at least a part of surroundings of a vehicle; and a decorative member configured to be mounted on an exterior component of the vehicle and to cover the camera, wherein: the decorative member closely contacts the exterior component, and covers the camera in such a manner that the camera is not disturbed to image the image; and the camera is disposed in a region of an inside of the decorative member from an external surface of the decorative member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Horibe, Takeshi Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200029531
    Abstract: A teat opening protection patch is stuck to portions inclusive of the teat openings of livestock, and includes a laminate 1 of an elastic sheet 2 and an adhesive layer 3 laminated on one surface of the elastic sheet 2, the laminate 1 having a double-stretched tensile stress in a range of 0.1 to 5 N.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoji INUI, Hitoshi KONDO, Katsuhiro SHIRAI
  • Patent number: 10538630
    Abstract: A silicone-modified polybenzoxazole resin comprising repeating units of formulae (1a) and (1b) is prepared by addition polymerization. R1 to R4 are a C1-C8 monovalent hydrocarbon group, m and n are integers of 0-300, R5 is C1-C8 alkylene or phenylene, a and b are positive numbers of less than 1, a+b=1, and X1 is a divalent linker of formula (2). The resin is flexible, soluble in organic solvents, and easy to use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Maruyama, Ryuto Hayashi, Kazunori Kondo, Hideyoshi Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 10531640
    Abstract: A teat opening protection patch is stuck to portions inclusive of the teat openings of livestock, and includes a laminate 1 of an elastic sheet 2 and an adhesive layer 3 laminated on one surface of the elastic sheet 2, the laminate 1 having a double-stretched tensile stress in a range of 0.1 to 5 N.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoji Inui, Hitoshi Kondo, Katsuhiro Shirai
  • Patent number: 10533651
    Abstract: A gap adjustment member includes a main body and an outward protrusion. The main body portion has a diameter less than or equal to the diameter of a mounting hole. The outward protrusion protrudes outwardly on an outer perimeter surface of the main body portion, the number of the protrusions being less than or equal to the number of recessed grooves. A diameter of a circumscribing circle, which circumscribes the main body portion and passes a projecting end of the protrusion, and a crossing point, in which a line that passes the projecting end and a center of the main body portion intersects the outer perimeter surface of the main body portion, and which is a crossing point on the opposite side of the projecting end, is configured to be greater than the diameter of the mounting hole and less than or equal to the diameter of an annular groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Aichi Machine Industry, Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasushi Suzumura, Takayuki Nakashima, Hitoshi Oya, Toshitaka Tsuji, Hiromasa Kondo
  • Patent number: 10510649
    Abstract: An interconnect substrate includes an insulating layer having a first resin layer and a second resin layer covering an upper surface of the first resin layer, a first conductive layer having an upper surface and side surfaces covered with the first resin layer, a lower surface of the first conductive layer being exposed from a lower surface of the first resin layer, and a second conductive layer including an interconnect pattern and a via interconnect, the interconnect pattern being disposed on an upper surface of the second resin layer, the via interconnect penetrating through both the second resin layer and the first resin layer to connect the interconnect pattern to the upper surface of the first conductive layer, wherein the first resin layer is made of a resin having a higher modulus of elasticity and a lower coefficient of elongation than the second resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Kita, Hitoshi Kondo
  • Patent number: 10503067
    Abstract: A photosensitive resin composition comprising (A) a silicone-modified polybenzoxazole resin and (B) a photoacid generator which is decomposed to generate an acid upon exposure to radiation of 190-500 nm is coated onto a substrate to form a thick coating, which is exposed to radiation, baked, and developed to form a pattern. The resin coating is capable of forming a fine pattern and has improved crack resistance and other film properties, and reliability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Maruyama, Kazunori Kondo, Hideyoshi Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20190371717
    Abstract: An interconnect substrate includes an insulating layer having a first resin layer and a second resin layer covering an upper surface of the first resin layer, a first conductive layer having an upper surface and side surfaces covered with the first resin layer, a lower surface of the first conductive layer being exposed from a lower surface of the first resin layer, and a second conductive layer including an interconnect pattern and a via interconnect, the interconnect pattern being disposed on an upper surface of the second resin layer, the via interconnect penetrating through both the second resin layer and the first resin layer to connect the interconnect pattern to the upper surface of the first conductive layer, wherein the first resin layer is made of a resin having a higher modulus of elasticity and a lower coefficient of elongation than the second resin layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihiro KITA, Hitoshi KONDO
  • Publication number: 20190354013
    Abstract: A photosensitive resin composition comprising (A) a vinyl ether compound, (B) an epoxy-containing silicone resin, and (C) a photoacid generator is provided. The composition enables pattern formation using radiation of widely varying wavelength, and the patterned film has high transparency, light resistance, and heat resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Maruyama, Kazunori Kondo
  • Publication number: 20190323527
    Abstract: A hydraulic system includes: a control valve connected to a pump and a tank; a cylinder connected to the control valve by a rod-side and a head-side supply lines; a recycle line connects the rod-side to the head-side supply lines; a recycle valve on the recycle line being opened at a time of extending the cylinder and closed at a time of retracting the cylinder; a switching valve on the recycle line between the recycle valve and the head-side supply line being switched to a first state at the time of extending the cylinder and switched to a second state at the time of retracting the cylinder; a release line branches off from the recycle line at a position between the recycle and switching valves, and connects to the tank; and a release valve closed at the time of extending the cylinder and opened when retracting the cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akihiro KONDO, Makoto ITO, Naoki HATA, Hideyasu MURAOKA, Hitoshi NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10451970
    Abstract: The present invention provides a silicone skeleton-containing polymer including a silicone skeleton shown by the following formula (1) and having a weight average molecular weight of 3,000 to 500,000. This can provide a silicone skeleton-containing polymer that can easily form a fine pattern with a large film thickness, and can form a cured material layer (cured film) that is excellent in various film properties such as crack resistance and adhesion properties to a substrate, electronic parts, and a semiconductor device, particularly a base material used for a circuit board, and has high reliability as a film to protect electric and electronic parts and a film for bonding substrates; and a photo-curable resin composition that contains the polymer, a photo-curable dry film thereof, a laminate using these materials, and a patterning process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Maruyama, Kazunori Kondo, Michihiro Sugo
  • Patent number: 10398027
    Abstract: A wiring board includes: a wiring structure including: a first insulating layer; a first wiring layer formed on a bottom surface of the first insulating layer; and a protective insulating layer which covers the bottom surface of the first insulating layer and has a first opening; and a support base member bonded to the protective insulating layer with an adhesive layer and has a second opening. A diameter of the second opening at a position between the top surface and the bottom surface of the support base member in a thickness direction of the support base member is smaller than a diameter of the second opening at the top surface of the support base member and a diameter of the second opening at the bottom surface of the support base member, and smaller than a diameter of the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Oshima, Junji Sato, Hitoshi Kondo, Katsuya Fukase
  • Publication number: 20190248287
    Abstract: A display device includes a traveling state recognition unit configured to recognize a traveling state of a vehicle, an intervening driving manipulation recognition unit configured to recognize intervention in a driving manipulation by a driver of the vehicle during autonomous driving control, a trajectory acquisition unit configured to acquire a trajectory of the autonomous driving control, a first calculation unit configured to calculate a first path of the vehicle if an amount of intervention in the driving manipulation is maintained, a second calculation unit configured to calculate a second path of the vehicle due to the autonomous driving control based on the trajectory; and a display control unit configured to cause a first pointer showing the first path and a second pointer showing the second path to be displayed on an in-vehicle display when the intervention in the driving manipulation during the autonomous driving control is recognized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Sayaka Ono, Yoshitaka Fuwamoto, Hitoshi Kumon, Takayuki Iwamoto, Hiroki Mori, Takuji Narumi, Shunsuke Kondo, Tomohiro Tanikawa, Michitaka Hirose