Patents by Inventor Junichi Harada

Junichi Harada 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: 20200354680
    Abstract: The present invention chiefly aims to provide a process for directly inducing cardiomyocytes from somatic cells without performing artificial gene transfer, a cardiomyocyte obtained thereby, and a composition comprising a combination of chemical compounds capable of using for the said process. The present invention can include a process for producing a cardiomyocyte by inducing differentiation directly from a somatic cell, the process comprising a step of culturing the somatic cell in the presence of a MEK inhibitor and a cAMP inducer, and a cardiomyocyte obtained thereby, and then a composition for producing a cardiomyocyte by inducing differentiation directly from a somatic cell, the composition comprising a MEK inhibitor and a cAMP inducer. The cardiomyocytes obtained according to the present invention are useful in regenerative medicine and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: KATAOKA CORPORATION, Kyoto Prefectural Public University Corporation
    Inventors: Ping DAI, Yukimasa TAKEDA, Yoshinori HARADA, Junichi MATSUMOTO, Ayumi KUSAKA
  • Publication number: 20200102632
    Abstract: A steel sheet of the present invention has a steel structure obtained by performing a soaking at a dual phase region temperature of Ac1 temperature or higher and lower than Ac3 temperature for a soaking time of 15 seconds or longer and 35 seconds or shorter, next, performing a primary cooling to a temperature range of 250° C. or higher and 380° C. or lower within 3 seconds at a cooling rate of 0.5 ° C./s or more and 30° C./s or less, and performing a retention in a temperature range of 260° C. or higher and 370° C. or lower for 180 seconds or longer and 540 seconds or shorter, in which a yield ratio is 65% or less and tensile strength is 590 MPa or more after the primary cooling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji FUKUMOTO, Takashi ARAMAKI, Junichi YASUI, Norimitsu HARADA
  • Patent number: 10585313
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a common electrode, an insulation film, and a pixel electrode, and a second substrate including a black matrix which includes a first light-shield portion, a second light-shield portion and a third light-shield portion, a first crossing portion at which the first light-shield portion and the second light-shield intersect, a second crossing portion at which the first light-shield portion and the third light-shield portion intersect, and a columnar spacer extending from a position overlapping the first crossing portion toward the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Junichi Kobayashi, Kazuyuki Harada
  • Patent number: 10577513
    Abstract: A printing ink composition for laminate contains a pigment, a binder resin, a polyfunctional isocyanate compound as curing agent, and an organic solvent, wherein the binder resin is a polyurethane resin and a vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer; at least one of the polyurethane resin and vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer has a reactive group that can react with the isocyanate group in the polyfunctional isocyanate compound; the ratio of the solid content of the polyurethane resin and that of the vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer is in a range of 9/1 to 1/9 (polyurethane resin/vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer); and the ratio of the sum of the solid contents of the polyurethane resin and vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer and the solid content of the curing agent is in a range of 1:0.2 to 0.9 ((polyurethane resin+copolymer):curing agent).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Harada, Yoshiaki Maeoka, Ken Natsuki
  • Publication number: 20200062976
    Abstract: Provided is a flexible package laminate print ink composition including a pigment, a binder resin, and an organic solvent. The binder resin includes polyurethane resin including a biomass polyurethane resin obtained by a reaction of a biopolyester polyol component and an organic diisocyanate component, and includes, at a terminal thereof, a primary or secondary amino group. The biopolyester polyol component includes a dicarboxylic acid, a certain amount of organic acid having three or more active hydrogen groups, each having a certain molecular weight, and diol. At least one of the dicarboxylic acid and the diol is plant-derived, and has NCO group/OH group=1.2 to 3.0. A content of the biomass polyurethane resin in the polyurethane resin is 5 mass % to 100 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Harada, Toru Ogawa, Yoshiaki Maeoka, Ryo Takabayashi, Kenta Akasaka
  • Patent number: 10569492
    Abstract: A binding processing device includes a first pressing member including: a first convex portion; a first concave portion; and a first connection portion which is provided between the first convex portion and the first concave portion; and a second pressing member including: a second convex portion; a second concave portion; and a second connection portion which is provided between the second convex portion and the second concave portion. In a state in which the first convex portion of the first pressing member and the second concave portion of the second pressing member come in contact with each other at the first connection portion and the second connection portion, the first connection portion contacts with the second connection portion and a gap is formed between the first convex portion and the second concave portion along a pressing direction of the first and second pressing members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Nakano, Hiroaki Awano, Takuya Makita, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Katsumi Harada, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Junichi Hirota
  • Patent number: 10543655
    Abstract: There is provided a binding member. An upper toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in a bundle of recording materials. A lower toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in the bundle of recording materials and forming a pair with the upper toothed part. In at least one of the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part, in a cross section shape of the toothed part, the recesses of the toothed part have depressed areas depressed from virtual lines which are extensions of inclined surfaces of the toothed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10538830
    Abstract: A steel sheet of the present invention has a steel structure obtained by performing a soaking at a dual phase region temperature of Ac1 temperature or higher and lower than Ac3 temperature for a soaking time of 15 seconds or longer and 35 seconds or shorter, next, performing a primary cooling to a temperature range of 250° C. or higher and 380° C. or lower within 3 seconds at a cooling rate of 0.5° C./s or more and 30° C./s or less, and performing a retention in a temperature range of 260° C. or higher and 370° C. or lower for 180 seconds or longer and 540 seconds or shorter, in which a yield ratio is 65% or less and tensile strength is 590 MPa or more after the primary cooling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Fukumoto, Takashi Aramaki, Junichi Yasui, Norimitsu Harada
  • Patent number: 10533027
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a cyclometalated iridium complex by use of a non-chlorine iridium raw material. The method for producing a cyclometalated iridium complex includes producing a cyclometalated iridium complex by reacting a raw material including an iridium compound with an aromatic heterocyclic bidentate ligand capable of forming an iridium-carbon bond, the raw material being non-halogenated iridium having a conjugated base of a strong acid as a ligand. Here, the non-halogenated iridium is preferably one containing a conjugated base of a strong acid having a pKa of 3 or less as a ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K., NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hideo Konno, Junichi Taniuchi, Ryosuke Harada, Toshiyuki Shigetomi, Rumi Kobayashi, Yasushi Masahiro
  • Publication number: 20200010702
    Abstract: An ink composition for film printing contains a pigment, a binder resin and an organic solvent, wherein the binder resin contains a polyurethane resin (A) and a “vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate”-based copolymer resin (B); the polyurethane resin (A) contains a polyurethane resin that has at its end at least one type of amino group selected from primary amino group, secondary amino group, and tertiary amino group, and also have a hydroxyl group; and (A)/(B)=95/5 to 45/55 (ratio by mass). The ink composition allows decorative printing by offering excellent printability characteristics and adhesion property when printed on a clear deposition film having an inorganic oxide deposited on its surface, or a composite film on which a barrier resin is layered, therefore expanding the fields in which the ink composition can be applied for use on packaging containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Junichi HARADA, Kyohei KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10504598
    Abstract: A non-volatile semiconductor storage device includes a memory cell array and a control circuit configured to control a data write operation for the memory cell array in a first or second write mode in response to a write command sequence. In the first write mode, the control circuit performs a first write operation, which includes an operation in which one or more bit lines are charged according to write data and an operation in which a write voltage is applied to a selected word line according to address data included in the write command sequence. In the second write mode, the control circuit performs a second write operation, which includes the operation in which the one or more bit lines are charged according to the write data and does not include the operation in which the write voltage is applied to the selected word line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuto Uehara, Yoshikazu Harada, Kenta Shibasaki, Junichi Sato, Akio Sugahara
  • Patent number: 10482256
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus holding a secure chip includes a determination unit that determines whether the information processing apparatus returns from an idle state; a detection unit that, if the determination unit determines that the information processing apparatus returns from the idle state, detects initialization of the secure chip before starting application software; and a control unit that, if the detection unit detects the initialization of the secure chip, controls an operation of the information processing apparatus so that a hash value of the application software is not registered in the secure chip that is initialized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junichi Hayashi, Koji Harada, Nobuhiro Tagashira, Takami Eguchi, Yasuhiro Nakamoto, Kazuya Kishi, Ayuta Kawazu
  • Publication number: 20190317375
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device for which laser repair can be easily performed to correct a defect pixel, and/or a liquid crystal display device capable of reducing generation of contact failure and a short circuit. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a first substrate, a liquid crystal layer, and a second substrate in the given order. The first substrate includes: an insulating substrate; a scanning line; a data line; a first insulating film disposed between the scanning line and the data line; a common line extending in an extension direction of the scanning line or the data line; a counter electrode facing the common line with the first insulating film in between; a switching element being connected to the scanning line and the data line; a second insulating film; a pixel electrode being connected to the switching element and the counter electrode; a third insulating film; and a common electrode being provided with an opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: JUNICHI MORINAGA, MITSUNORI HARADA, MASAHIRO YOSHIDA, TOMOO FURUKAWA
  • Patent number: 10421306
    Abstract: There is provided a binding member. The binding member includes: an upper toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in a bundle of recording materials; and a lower toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in the bundle of recording materials and forming a pair with the upper toothed part. In at least one of the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part, in side surfaces of the recesses of one toothed part, when the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part are engaged, surfaces wide in a direction parallel to the pressing direction of the toothed parts are formed so as to be provided gaps between the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10406843
    Abstract: In a cross section shape of the toothed part, in gaps formed between a recesses and a projections when a upper toothed part and a lower toothed part are engaged without a bundle of recording materials, when the distances between the recesses and the projections in a pressing direction of the toothed part at positions where the distances from a center lines of the projections in a direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part to the surfaces of the projections in the direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part are a distance L1 are H1, and the distances between the recesses and the projections at positions where the distances from the center lines to surfaces of the projections in the direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part are H2, a combination of L1 and L2 satisfies H1 is smaller than H2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10357932
    Abstract: There is provided a binding member. The binding member includes an upper toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in a bundle of recording materials; and a lower toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in the bundle of recording materials and forming a pair with the upper toothed part. In at least one of the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part, in some of parts of inclined surfaces of the toothed part which form the recesses, second curved surfaces having the centers of curvature on the opposite sides of the inclined surfaces to the centers of curvature of first curved surfaces which form the recesses are formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10346179
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus having a function of entering and returning from a hibernation state and communicable with a server apparatus performing device certification includes a storage unit configured to, in a case where a software module is activated, store a hash value of the activated software module in a volatile memory, a request unit configured to request device certification based on a hash value stored in the volatile memory from the server apparatus, and an excluding unit configured to, in a case where the device certification is requested after returning from the hibernation state, exclude a software module activated before entering the hibernation state from a target of the device certification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuya Kishi, Koji Harada, Junichi Hayashi, Nobuhiro Tagashira, Takami Eguchi, Yasuhiro Nakamoto, Ayuta Kawazu
  • Patent number: 10317794
    Abstract: A coloring composition having excellent light fastness, color migration properties, and flatness, a colorant, and a method for producing a colorant are provided. Further, a cured film, a color filter, a method for manufacturing a color filter, a solid-state imaging device, an image display device, and an organic electroluminescent element, each using such the coloring composition, are also provided. The coloring composition contains a colorant represented by General Formula (1) and a curable compound, and has a specific absorbance of 5 or more at a maximum absorption wavelength of 400 nm to 800 nm. R1 represents an (m+n)-valent linking group, P represents a monovalent substituent having a repeating units derived from a vinyl compound, D represents a colorant structure, and R2 and L1 each independently represent a single bond or a divalent linking group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Idei, Kazuya Oota, Suguru Samejima, Masayuki Harada, Akihiro Hara, Junichi Ito
  • Publication number: 20180362782
    Abstract: The present invention provides an organic solvent-based high-solid ink composition for gravure printing which shows good print density, printability, and laminatability even in gravure printing using a shallow cylinder. Provided is an organic solvent-based high-solid ink composition for gravure printing, mainly including: a pigment; a binder resin; and an organic solvent, the high-solid ink composition having a viscosity of 10 to 1000 mPa·s/25° C. and having a viscosity in gravure printing of 12 to 23 s/25° C. in terms of the efflux time from a Zahn cup #3, the pigment including at least one of an organic pigment and an inorganic pigment, the binder resin including a polyurethane resin having at least one of a primary amino group and a secondary amino group at an end, the polyurethane resin in an amount of 30 parts by mass, when dissolved in 70 parts by mass of the organic solvent, providing a solution having a viscosity of 100 to 900 mPa·s/25° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Toru OGAWA, Junichi HARADA
  • Publication number: 20180329872
    Abstract: While reducing memory usage, page related data is made available. Data obtaining means of an electronic book display device obtains electronic book data including a plurality of pages stored in storing means for storing the electronic book data. Display controlling means displays, on display means, one or more pages specified in the plurality of pages based on the electronic book data obtained by the data obtaining means. Page related data generating means generates, before the display means displays at least one of preceding and succeeding pages to the one or more pages displayed on the display means, page related data based on the at least one of the pages and writes the generated page related data in the storing means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Rong LIU, Junichi HARADA