Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Yoshino

Hitoshi Yoshino 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: 20210017176
    Abstract: The present invention provides the compound, 3-[(1S,2S)-1-[5-[(4S)-2,2-Dimethyloxan-4-yl]-2-(4S)-2-(4-fluoro-3,5-dimethylphenyl)-3-[3-(4-fluoro-1-methylindazol-5-yl)-2-oxoimidazol-1-yl]-4-methyl-6,7-dihydro-4H-pyrazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-5-carbonyl]indol-1-yl]-2-methylcyclopropyl]-4H-1,2,4-oxadiazol-5-one, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the compound, as well as a preventative agent or a therapeutic agent for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes) or obesity containing such compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hitoshi YOSHINO, Satoshi TSUCHIYA, Atsushi MATSUO, Tsutomu SATO, Masahiro NISHIMOTO, Kyoko OGURI, Hiroko OGAWA, Yoshikazu NISHIMURA, Yoshiyuki FURUTA, Hirotaka KASHIWAGI, Nobuyuki HORI, Takuma KAMON, Takuya SHIRAISHI, Shoshin YOSHIDA, Takahiro KAWAI, Satoshi TANIDA, Masahide AOKI
  • Patent number: 10858356
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having the basic structure shown by Formula (I) in which the indole ring and the pyrazolopyridine structure is bound through a substituent, a salt thereof or a solvate of either the compound or a salt of the compound, as well as a preventative agent or a therapeutic agent for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes) or obesity containing such compound, salt or solvate as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hitoshi Yoshino, Satoshi Tsuchiya, Atsushi Matsuo, Tsutomu Sato, Masahiro Nishimoto, Kyoko Oguri, Hiroko Ogawa, Yoshikazu Nishimura, Yoshiyuki Furuta, Hirotaka Kashiwagi, Nobuyuki Hori, Takuma Kamon, Takuya Shiraishi, Shoshin Yoshida, Takahiro Kawai, Satoshi Tanida, Masahide Aoki
  • Patent number: 10771555
    Abstract: A relay device is provided that is provided on a first network hierarchy level and relays communications via a network hierarchy level higher than the first level, between a plurality of nodes subordinate to the relay device and a sales broker website, and includes: an application storage unit storing a sales broker application; and an application execution unit executing the sales broker application to cause the relay device to function as: an order data reception unit receiving order data including a plurality of contents; a first order data transmission unit transmitting the order data to the sales broker website; and a second order data transmission unit transmitting, when an order receiver node receiving an order for the product is any of the plurality of nodes, at least a part of the plurality of contents to the order receiver node without involving a level higher than the first level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SoftBank Corp.
    Inventors: Kazuma Tomimoto, Masayuki Miyashita, Manabu Mikami, Ryo Yamaguchi, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20200028910
    Abstract: A relay device is provided that is provided on a first network hierarchy level and relays communications via a network hierarchy level higher than the first level, between a plurality of nodes subordinate to the relay device and a sales broker website, and includes: an application storage unit storing a sales broker application; and an application execution unit executing the sales broker application to cause the relay device to function as: an order data reception unit receiving order data including a plurality of contents; a first order data transmission unit transmitting the order data to the sales broker website; and a second order data transmission unit transmitting, when an order receiver node receiving an order for the product is any of the plurality of nodes, at least a part of the plurality of contents to the order receiver node without involving a level higher than the first level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuma TOMIMOTO, Masayuki MIYASHITA, Manabu MIKAMI, Ryo YAMAGUCHI, Hitoshi YOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20200005234
    Abstract: A system is provided that includes: a first relay device provided on a first network hierarchy level; and a second relay device provided on a second network hierarchy level higher than the first network hierarchy level. The first relay device includes: a first information reception unit that receives target object information about a target object, transmitted by a radio tag attached to the target object in accordance with a predetermined timing; a first information storage unit that stores the target object information received by the first information reception unit; a first change determination unit that determines whether there has been a change in a status of the target object, based on a status of reception of the target object information; and a first information transmission unit that transmits the target object information to the second relay device, when the first change determination unit determines that there has been the change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuma TOMIMOTO, Masayuki MIYASHITA, Manabu MIKAMI, Ryo YAMAGUCHI, Hitoshi YOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20190225604
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having the basic structure shown by Formula (I) in which the indole ring and the pyrazolopyridine structure is bound through a substituent, a salt thereof or a solvate of either the compound or a salt of the compound, as well as a preventative agent or a therapeutic agent for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes) or obesity containing such compound, salt or solvate as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hitoshi YOSHINO, Satoshi TSUCHIYA, Atsushi MATSUO, Tsutomu SATO, Masahiro NISHIMOTO, Kyoko OGURI, Hiroko OGAWA, Yoshikazu NISHIMURA, Yoshiyuki FURUTA, Hirotaka KASHIWAGI, Nobuyuki HORI, Takuma KAMON, Takuya SHIRAISHI, Shoshin YOSHIDA, Takahiro KAWAI, Satoshi TANIDA, Masahide AOKI
  • Patent number: 9385892
    Abstract: There is provided a communication system capable of achieving a high usage efficiency of frequencies without the need for cooperation of multiplexed users. A communication system communicates over frequency channels set by dividing a frequency bandwidth assigned to the system allows interference between channels by overlapping the adjacent frequency channels with each other in the frequency domain, or a transmitting and receiving device, which transmits and receives a signal by allowing the interference between symbols at a waveform level for each channel to decrease the occupied bandwidth, is provided with ICI removal and ISI compensation filter 111 serving as either an ICI removal filter for removing the interference between channels or an ISI compensation filter for compensating the interference between symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Anass Benjebbour, Takahiro Asai, Hitoshi Yoshino, Tatsuo Furuno, Tomoyuki Ooya
  • Patent number: 8660611
    Abstract: A base station apparatus includes a distribution unit configured to distribute control information on a per-segmented area basis, the segmented area resulting from segmentation of a coverage area into multiple segmented areas, a storage unit configured to store the control information corresponding to the segmented areas, and a determination unit configured to determine a distribution method for each of the segmented areas. The determination unit determines one of a distribution method of periodically distributing the control information corresponding to the segmented areas in the coverage area in charge of the base station apparatus and a distribution method of distributing the control information corresponding to a segmented area requested by a terminal apparatus in response to the requesting by the terminal apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8660499
    Abstract: A delivery system includes a delivery apparatus for delivering a common control signal to an area having one or more available communication systems and a terminal apparatus for receiving the common control signal transmitted from the delivery apparatus. The common control signal includes system information required to access the communication systems in the area, and the system information includes multiple control information items. The delivery system causes the delivery apparatus to generate a first common control signal commonly used in one or more areas, to receive a delivery request signal from the terminal apparatus requesting to deliver a certain control information item and to generate a second common control signal including the certain control information item to transmit to the terminal apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8626239
    Abstract: A base station apparatus includes a transmitting unit which transmits control information with an area as a unit, which area is in multiple numbers and each of which area is divided from a coverage area; a storing unit which stores control information corresponding to the divided area; and a determining unit which determines an order of distribution for each of the divided areas. The determining unit includes either or both of a unit which randomly determines the order of distribution for each of the divided areas and a unit which determines an order of distribution for distributing the same information with another base station apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8619885
    Abstract: The second radio communication system selects one or more of the sub-carriers S21 to be used in accordance with a condition of the sub-carriers S11. The second radio communication system transmits a radio signal by using the sub-carriers S21 selected. In the selection of sub-carrier, the sub-carrier S21 located between the plurality of sub-carriers S11 radiated in the frequency band BW2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiromasa Fujii, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8615191
    Abstract: A distribution apparatus which distributes to multiple regions includes: a storage unit which stores each of radio communications systems usable for each of the regions; a selecting unit which selects, out of the multiple regions to which the distribution apparatus distributes, first regions in which a radio communications system in operation is the same; and a distribution unit which distributes, based on each of the radio communications system usable for each of the regions that is stored in the storage unit, all or some of information on the radio communications system for each of the first regions selected by the selecting unit. One or multiple radio communications systems are usable in each of the regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8611939
    Abstract: A delivery apparatus for delivering to multiple areas, wherein one or more radio communication systems are available in each of the areas, includes a storage unit configured to store system information for each of the areas, the system information being required to connect to the available radio communication systems, a detection unit configured to detect a second delivery apparatus for delivering to a portion of the delivery areas of the delivery station and a delivery unit configured to deliver system information for each of the areas as control information, the system information being required to connect to a radio communication system available in the area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8606323
    Abstract: A base station includes an internal-area information storing unit storing system information necessary to connect to radio systems in an area to which the base station belongs; an external-area transmission method information storing unit storing external-area transmission method information indicating a method of transmitting a common control signal in an area adjacent to the area to which the base station belongs; and a transmitting unit wirelessly transmitting the common control signal including the system information stored in the internal-area information storing unit or the external-area transmission method information to the terminal equipment. The common control signal including the external-area transmission method information is transmitted at regular or irregular transmission timings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8588325
    Abstract: A communication system capable of achieving a high usage efficiency of frequencies without the need for cooperation of multiplexed users is disclosed. The communication system communicates over frequency channels set by dividing a frequency bandwidth assigned to the system and allows interference between channels by overlapping the adjacent frequency channels with each other in the frequency domain. A transmitting and receiving device, which transmits and receives a signal by allowing the interference between symbols at a waveform level for each channel to decrease the occupied bandwidth, is provided. The receiving device is provided with an Inter-Channel Interference (ICI) removal and Inter-Symbol Interference (ISI) compensation filter serving as either an ICI removal filter for removing the interference between channels or an ISI compensation filter for compensating the interference between symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Anass Benjebbour, Takahiro Asai, Hitoshi Yoshino, Tatsuo Furuno, Tomoyuki Ooya
  • Patent number: 8577281
    Abstract: A distribution apparatus distributes a common control signal to one or more regions with one or more communications system which can be used. The common control signal includes system information required for accessing the communications system of each of the regions. The distribution apparatus has a unit which generates the common control signal of each of the regions, a unit which receives a distribution request signal from a terminal apparatus which requests for distribution of the common control signal, and a unit which transmits the common control signal according to a distribution rule. The distribution rule is updated according to a statistical trend of the distribution request signals received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Sagae, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8571573
    Abstract: A radio communication apparatus includes: a receiving unit configured to receive a cognitive signal including system information of each of a plurality of systems; a metric unit configured to prepare metric information indicating relationship degree between the radio communication apparatus and a communication system to which the radio communication apparatus does not belong; a condition determination unit configured to determine whether a restriction should be imposed on transmission by the radio communication apparatus based on the system information and the metric information; and a transmission unit configured to transmit a signal using predetermined radio resources when transmission by the radio communication apparatus is not prohibited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: NTT Docomo, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiromasa Fujii, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8506067
    Abstract: An ink jet image-forming method for forming an image by applying an ink in a fixed amount of 0.5 pl or more to 6.0 pl or less to plain paper. The ink contains a self-dispersion pigment, water, a water-soluble compound having a coefficient of hydrophilicity-hydrophobicity of 0.37 or more as defined by the equation (A) stated in the description and a water-soluble compound having a coefficient of hydrophilicity-hydrophobicity of 0.25 or less, and has a surface tension of 34 mN/m or less. The application of the ink is divided into plural times when an image having a portion where the ink is applied in a duty of 80% or more and an amount of 5.0 ?l/cm2 or less in total is formed in a basic matrix for forming the image, and the amount of the ink applied at each of the times divided is 0.7 ?l/cm2 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shoji Koike, Ryota Kato, Hitoshi Yoshino
  • Patent number: 8483038
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a communication channel with a low inter-cell interference while suppressing variation in the amount of inter-cell interference. Provided is a base station arranged in a radio communication system configured to implement a frequency division multiple access method by using a frequency division multiplexing method as a modulation method, and configured of cells each divided into an inner region and an outer region. The base station includes an allocation controller configured to perform subchannelization using a perfectly-orthogonal channel in the outer region of the cell, and to perform subchannelization using a quasi-orthogonal channel in the inner region of the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiromasa Fujii, Hitoshi Yoshino, Junichiro Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 8470829
    Abstract: An imidazole derivative represented by formula (I): wherein Q is: A is hydrogen, halogen, or a substituted or unsubstituted C1-4 alkyl group; E is independently selected from a C1-6 alkyl group; R2 and R3 are independently selected from C1-6 alkyls; X1 and X2 are independently selected from O and S; Y is selected from a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group and a substituted or unsubstituted divalent 5- or 6-membered monocyclic or 8- to 10-membered condensed heterocyclic group; Z is —CON(—Ra)—, —CO—, —OOO—, —NRa—C(?NH)NRb—, —NRa—C(?N—CN)NRb—, —N(—Ra)COO—, —C(?NH)—, —SO2—, —SO2N(—Ra)—, —SO2NR1—, —N(—Ra)CO—, —N(—Ra)CON(—Rb)—, —N(COR1)CO—, —N(—Ra)SO2—, —N(SO2R1)SO2—, —N(—Ra)— or —N(—Ra)SO2N(—Rb)—; R1 is independently a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, or substituted or unsubstituted group selected from C1-6 alkyl group, heterocyclic group, aryl group, C3-8 cycloalkyl group and C3-8 cycloalkenyl group; or salt or prodrug thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazutaka Tachibana, Haruhiko Sato, Masateru Ohta, Mitsuaki Nakamura, Takuya Shiraishi, Hitoshi Yoshino, Takashi Emura, Akie Honma, Etsuro Onuma, Hiromitsu Kawata, Kenji Taniguchi