Patents by Inventor Ichiro Yoshioka

Ichiro Yoshioka 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: 20190222705
    Abstract: A reading device includes an imaging sensor that reads a document; a document-transporting unit that transports the document to a position facing the imaging sensor; a control unit that controls the imaging sensor and the document-transporting unit; a housing that covers the imaging sensor, the document-transporting unit, and the control unit; and a power switch electrically connected to the control unit; where a recessed portion is formed in the housing and the power switch is disposed in the recessed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Ichiro YOSHIOKA, Makoto HOSHINA, Yoriko HAMA
  • Publication number: 20180194142
    Abstract: There is provided a printer that functions as a droplet ejecting apparatus including: a tank which is configured of at least a part having light transmission property; a tank cover which functions as a cover portion that covers the tank; and a light transmitting portion which is provided at least at a part of the tank cover, and through which liquid accommodated on the inside of the tank can be visually confirmed, in which at least one of gradations and reference marks is provided in the light transmitting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki TANAKA, Koji KAWAI, Tomoyuki HIGUCHI, Ichiro YOSHIOKA, Yusuke YAMASHITA, Masahide NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 9485373
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads a document mounted on a document table, a printing unit that performs printing on a print medium fed from a feed opening, and a document cover which is supported openably/closably with respect to the document table and which supports the print medium inserted into the feed opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Takaaki Ishikawa, Ichiro Yoshioka, Tsuyoshi Himeno
  • Publication number: 20160037007
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads a document mounted on a document table, a printing unit that performs printing on a print medium fed from a feed opening, and a document cover which is supported openably/closably with respect to the document table and which supports the print medium inserted into the feed opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMASHITA, Takaaki ISHIKAWA, Ichiro YOSHIOKA, Tsuyoshi HIMENO
  • Patent number: 8913305
    Abstract: There is a problem in that, when a handle section is provided in a recording device, the handle section protrudes from a casing and the size of the recording apparatus is increased. A recording apparatus is provided with a recording head which records on paper and a discharge tray which is provided to be able to slide with regard to a casing and holds the paper which is recorded upon using the recording head and discharged, where the discharge tray has a through section which is formed on the downstream side in a discharge direction and a handle section which is formed at an edge section more to the downstream side in the discharge direction than the through section, the handle section is accommodated inside of the casing in a state where the discharge tray is accommodated in the casing, the through section and the handle section are positioned outside of the casing in a state where the discharge tray is drawn out from the casing, and the discharge tray is supported in a state of hanging down from the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Seiichi Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20140078562
    Abstract: There is a problem in that, when a handle section is provided in a recording device, the handle section protrudes from a casing and the size of the recording apparatus is increased. A recording apparatus is provided with a recording head which records on paper and a discharge tray which is provided to be able to slide with regard to a casing and holds the paper which is recorded upon using the recording head and discharged, where the discharge tray has a through section which is formed on the downstream side in a discharge direction and a handle section which is formed at an edge section more to the downstream side in the discharge direction than the through section, the handle section is accommodated inside of the casing in a state where the discharge tray is accommodated in the casing, the through section and the handle section are positioned outside of the casing in a state where the discharge tray is drawn out from the casing, and the discharge tray is supported in a state of hanging down from the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro YOSHIOKA, Seiichi TANIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 7823877
    Abstract: A transportation device including first and second tray portions which are stacked relative to each other, first and second transportation openings included in the first and second tray portions, respectively, and a transportation path for a material which is formed between the first and second transportation openings. The first tray portion includes a first movable tray portion which can be displaced, the second tray portion includes a second movable tray portion which can be displaced. The first movable tray portion and the second movable tray portion are configured move between a tray position where the first and second movable tray portions form a tray member for transporting the material and a housing position where the tray portions form a housing configuring member by closing the first and second transportation openings which are exposed in the tray position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Hiroto Miyauchi, Manabu Kawahara
  • Patent number: D614234
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takaaki Ishikawa, Kenji Yanagisawa, Ichiro Yoshioka, Manabu Kawahara, Shinji Kitazawa
  • Patent number: D630679
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Kenji Yanagisawa, Hiroto Miyauchi, Tomoyuki Mokuo, Hidenori Harada
  • Patent number: D634358
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Kenji Yanagisawa, Hiroto Miyauchi, Tomoyuki Mokuo, Hidenori Harada
  • Patent number: D647958
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Hiroto Miyauchi, Takashi Matsuki, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: D648377
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroto Miyauchi, Ichiro Yoshioka, Hiroyuki Yoda, Takashi Matsuki
  • Patent number: D665014
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuhiko Matsuno, Kenji Oshima, Yukiko Koshi, Ichiro Yoshioka, Takaaki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: D665015
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuhiko Matsuno, Kenji Oshima, Yukiko Koshi, Ichiro Yoshioka, Takaaki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: D665016
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuhiko Matsuno, Kenji Oshima, Yukiko Koshi, Ichiro Yoshioka, Takaaki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: D686658
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuhiko Matsuno, Takaaki Ishikawa, Ichiro Yoshioka, Atsuhiko Takeuchi, Hisayuki Akahane, Kazunori Takabayashi, Masamitsu Shimazu, Kenichi Shirota
  • Patent number: D754787
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Seiji Kimura, Kazuhiko Tsuyama, Hidenori Harada
  • Patent number: D809059
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Ichiro Yoshioka, Makoto Sato
  • Patent number: D823940
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Himeno, Ichiro Yoshioka
  • Patent number: D827022
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Ichiro Yoshioka, Hisayuki Akahane