Patents by Inventor Kaho HAYASHI

Kaho HAYASHI 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: 11427139
    Abstract: A routing structure for routing an electric wire to a vehicle seat includes: a first cushion portion attached to the vehicle seat; and the electric wire fixed to the first cushion portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamamoto, Housei Mizuno, Makoto Higashikozono, Kaho Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20220250519
    Abstract: An armrest includes a frame, a mounting portion included in the frame and having a mounting surface with which the mounting portion is mounted on a bracket of a seat, an armrest-side wire harness arranged in the frame, and an armrest-side connector connected to the armrest-side wire harness and being open in a direction from the mounting surface toward the bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takemasa OKUMURA, Takahiko ENDO, Jun JIN, Keiji MAKINO
  • Publication number: 20220185158
    Abstract: An armrest includes an arm-side wire harness and an arm body member. The arm-side wire harness includes an electric wire and an arm-side connector on an end of the electric wire to be coupled to a mount member-side connector mounted on a mount member. The arm body member includes an arrangement section in which the electric wire of the arm-side wire harness is arranged and a mount member-side wall that is to be arranged opposite the mount member. The arm body member is to be fixed to the mount member while the mount member-side wall being opposite the mount member. The mount member-side wall includes a connector insertion hole through which the mount member-side connector can be inserted. The arm-side connector and the mount member-side connector can be arranged in the arrangement section. The arm body member includes an operation hole that is continuous from the arrangement section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takemasa OKUMURA, Takahiko ENDO, Jun JIN, Keiji MAKINO
  • Publication number: 20220142371
    Abstract: An armrest described herein includes an arm-side wire harness including an electric wire and an arm-side connector that is on an end of the electric wire and is to be coupled to a seat-side connector mounted on a seat. The armrest further includes an arm body member including an electric wire routing cavity in which the electric wire of the arm-side wire harness is arranged and a seat-side wall that is to be arranged opposite a seat frame of the seat. The arm body member is to be fixed to the seat frame while the seat-side wall being opposite the seat frame. The seat-side wall includes a connector insertion hole through which the arm-side connector can be inserted. The arm body member includes an operation hole that is continuous from the connector insertion hole via an arrangement section of the electric wire routing cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Hidetoshi ISHIDA, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takemasa OKUMURA, Takahiko ENDO, Jun JIN, Keiji MAKINO
  • Patent number: 11299078
    Abstract: An armrest includes a first branch cable and a second branch cable, a frame, a skin covering the frame, and a foamed resin material. The frame includes a first routing section and a second routing section in which the first branch cable and the second branch cable are arranged, respectively. The foamed resin material is disposed on an inner side of the skin. The first branch cable and the second branch cable are disposed within the foamed resin material in the first routing section and the second routing section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES. LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamamoto, Makoto Higashikozono, Kaho Hayashi, Hideki Oshima, Takahiko Endo, Keiji Makino, Jun Jin, Takemasa Okumura
  • Patent number: 11266248
    Abstract: An armrest according to the technology described herein includes a bracket, an armrest body, a device connecting port, an armrest-side connector, and a cable. The bracket is fixed to a seat frame. The armrest body is attached to the bracket to be rotatable. The device connecting port is exposed through an outer surface of the armrest body. The armrest-side connector is fixed to the seat frame at a position different from the bracket. The cable includes an end connected to the device connecting port and an end connected to an armrest-side connector. The armrest body includes a cable retaining portion through which the cable is passed and in which the cable is retained. Any one of the bracket and the armrest body includes a hole (an elongated hole) that allows movement of the cable along with rotation of the armrest body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamamoto, Makoto Higashikozono, Kaho Hayashi, Hideki Oshima, Takahiko Endo, Keiji Makino, Jun Jin, Takemasa Okumura
  • Patent number: 11186211
    Abstract: An armrest includes a cable to be connected to a seat-side cable arranged on a seat, and a body member that is mountable on the seat and includes a routing section therein in which the cable is arranged. The cable includes an arranged portion that is arranged in the routing section and a connecting operation section that extends outside the routing section when being connected to the seat-side cable. The connecting operation section is arranged in the routing section when the body member is mounted on the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamamoto, Makoto Higashikozono, Kaho Hayashi, Hideki Oshima, Takahiko Endo, Keiji Makino, Jun Jin, Takemasa Okumura
  • Publication number: 20210276467
    Abstract: An armrest includes a first branch cable and a second branch cable, a frame, a skin covering the frame, and a foamed resin material. The frame includes a first routing section and a second routing section in which the first branch cable and the second branch cable are arranged, respectively. The foamed resin material is disposed on an inner side of the skin. The first branch cable and the second branch cable are disposed within the foamed resin material in the first routing section and the second routing section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Makoto HIGASHIKOZONO, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takahiko ENDO, Keiji MAKINO, Jun JIN, Takemasa OKUMURA
  • Patent number: 11101592
    Abstract: A connector holding structure is provided with a plurality of connectors to be connected to a plurality of mating connectors arranged in an arrangement direction, a plurality of wires drawn out from the plurality of connectors, and a connector holding member including a plurality of connector mounting portions for respectively holding the plurality of connectors, the connector holding member collectively holding the plurality of connectors. The connector holding member includes a deflectable and deformable flexible portion between adjacent ones of the plurality of connector mounting portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventors: Kosuke Sone, Kaho Hayashi, Tetsuji Tanaka, Makoto Higashikozono, Keishi Kitamura, Yasuto Takeda, Takahiro Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20210083418
    Abstract: A connector holding structure is provided with a plurality of connectors to be connected to a plurality of mating connectors arranged in an arrangement direction, a plurality of wires drawn out from the plurality of connectors, and a connector holding member including a plurality of connector mounting portions for respectively holding the plurality of connectors, the connector holding member collectively holding the plurality of connectors. The connector holding member includes a deflectable and deformable flexible portion between adjacent ones of the plurality of connector mounting portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Kosuke Sone, Kaho Hayashi, Tetsuji Tanaka, Makoto Higashikozono, Keishi Kitamura, Yasuto Takeda, Takahiro Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20210030157
    Abstract: An armrest according to the technology described herein includes a bracket, an armrest body, a device connecting port, an armrest-side connector, and a cable. The bracket is fixed to a seat frame. The armrest body is attached to the bracket to be rotatable. The device connecting port is exposed through an outer surface of the armrest body. The armrest-side connector is fixed to the seat frame at a position different from the bracket. The cable includes an end connected to the device connecting port and an end connected to an armrest-side connector. The armrest body includes a cable retaining portion through which the cable is passed and in which the cable is retained. Any one of the bracket and the armrest body includes a hole (an elongated hole) that allows movement of the cable along with rotation of the armrest body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Makoto HIGASHIKOZONO, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takahiko ENDO, Keiji MAKINO, Jun JIN, Takemasa OKUMURA
  • Publication number: 20210031660
    Abstract: An armrest includes a cable to be connected to a seat-side cable arranged on a seat, and a body member that is mountable on the seat and includes a routing section therein in which the cable is arranged. The cable includes an arranged portion that is arranged in the routing section and a connecting operation section that extends outside the routing section when being connected to the seat-side cable. The connecting operation section is arranged in the routing section when the body member is mounted on the seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Makoto HIGASHIKOZONO, Kaho HAYASHI, Hideki OSHIMA, Takahiko ENDO, Keiji MAKINO, Jun JIN, Takemasa OKUMURA
  • Publication number: 20200307475
    Abstract: A routing structure for routing an electric wire to a vehicle seat includes: a first cushion portion attached to the vehicle seat; and the electric wire fixed to the first cushion portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Housei MIZUNO, Makoto HIGASHIKOZONO, Kaho HAYASHI