Patents by Inventor Kaori Ono

Kaori Ono 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: 20090256121
    Abstract: An electrochromic compound represented by Formula (1), wherein R1 is an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group; R2 and R3 are each a hydrogen atom or a substituent; X is N—R4, an oxygen atom, or a sulfur atom; and R4 is a hydrogen atom or a substituent; provided that at least one of R1-R4 has a partial structure represented by Formula (2), —Si(Y)nR?(3-n) ??Formula (2) wherein Y is a halogen atom or OR, R is an alkyl group, or an aryl group; R? is an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group, and n is an integer of 1-3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2009
    Publication date: October 15, 2009
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Kaori ONO, Osamu ISHIGE, Takeshi HAKII, Akihito HISAMITSU
  • Patent number: 7595139
    Abstract: A metal complex dye is disclosed, containing a dye as a ligand represented by the following formula (1). A color toner and a color filter containing the metal complex dye are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2009
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Daifuku, Takatugu Suzuki, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20090233207
    Abstract: A compound represented by Formula (X-1) is disclosed. in the formula, Rx1, and Rx2 each independently represents an alkyl group, Lx is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, Gx1 is an alkyl group having 2 or more carbon atoms, Gx2 is an alkyl group or an aromatic hydrocarbon group, Gx3 is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a Gx4-CO—NH— group or a Gx5-N(Gx6)-CO— group, Gx5 and Gx6 each independently represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent, and Qx1, Qx2, Qx3, Qx4 and Qx5 each independently represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent. An electrophotographic toner containing the compound is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kimihiko OOKUBO, Ryohei IWAMOTO, Koji DAIFUKU, Keiko ISHIDAI, Kaori ONO, Issei NAKAHARA
  • Publication number: 20090233208
    Abstract: A copper complex compound represented by Formula (1) is disclosed. in the formula, groups represented by R is a substituent, n is an integer of from 1 to 5 and the total carbon number contained in (R) n is 14 or more. A toner for electrophotography containing the compound is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Koji DAIFUKU, Ryohei IWAMOTO, Keiko ISHIDAI, Kimihiko OOKUBO, Kaori ONO, Issei NAKAHARA
  • Publication number: 20090233209
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner is disclosed. The toner contains a compound of Formula X-1 and a copper complex compound represented by the following Formula (1), which are defined detain in the specification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Daifuku, Ryohei Iwamoto, Keiko Ishidai, Kimihiko Ookubo, Kaori Ono, Issei Nakahara
  • Patent number: 7553797
    Abstract: A thermal transfer recording material contains at least one colorant represented by the following general formula (I): wherein R1 represents a trifluoromethyl, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, alkoxycarbonyl, acyl, acyloxy, amide, carbamoyl, amino, or cyano group; R2 represents alkyl, acyl, carbamoyl, or alkoxycarbonyl group; R3 represents alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group; a total number of carbon atoms in R1 and R2 is 3 or more; X represents —CR4R5—, —S—, —O— or —NR6—; R4 and R5 respectively represent hydrogen, halogen, or a substituent; R6 represents hydrogen or a substituent; and Y represents an atom group required for forming a 5- to 6-memberd ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2009
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Photo Imaging, Inc.
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Takatugu Suzuki, Kazuya Yoshida, Hiroyuki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20090048340
    Abstract: The present invention provides a growth hormone secretion regulator or an anti-aging agent comprising aspartic acid and valine as active ingredients. The present invention also provides a pharmaceutical, food, nutritional supplement (supplement), or feeding stuff comprising the growth hormone secretion regulator or anti-aging agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Publication date: February 19, 2009
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Tomohiro Yonezawa, Masato Mori
  • Patent number: 7470495
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner exhibiting superior color reproducibility and transparency and improved characteristics is disclosed, comprising a thermoplastic resin and colored microparticles dispersed in the thermoplastic resin and containing a dye and a resin differing in composition from the thermoplastic resin. An image forming method by use of the toner is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2008
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Satoru Ikesu, Koji Daifuku
  • Publication number: 20080113204
    Abstract: A transparent resin film for an electronic display and its manufacturing method are disclosed, the transparent resin film having an ultraviolet light transmittance of not less than 50%, the ultraviolet light having a wavelength range of from 250 to 450 nm, and having a glass transition temperature of not less than 180° C., the glass transition temperature being measured according to thermal stress strain measurement (TMA).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2007
    Publication date: May 15, 2008
    Inventors: Yasushi Okubo, Takahiro Takagi, Kaori Ono
  • Patent number: 7323530
    Abstract: A transparent resin film for an electronic display and its manufacturing method are disclosed, the transparent resin film having an ultraviolet light transmittance of not less than 50%, the ultraviolet light having a wavelength range of from 250 to 450 nm, and having a glass transition temperature of not less than 180° C., the glass transition temperature being measured according to thermal stress strain measurement (TMA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2008
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi Okubo, Takahiro Takagi, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20070207398
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner is disclosed. The toner is composed of toner particles comprising colored particles containing a dye which is dispersed in a binder resin, wherein the toner particles satisfies formula of 3?D2/D1>1, D1 being a volume average particle diameter of the colored particles, and D2 being an average diameter of dye cloud formed by the colored particles in the toner particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2006
    Publication date: September 6, 2007
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kaori ONO, Hiroshi YAMAZAKI, Takato CHIBA
  • Publication number: 20070092819
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrophotographic toner comprising the steps of: (1) mixing a water-insoluble organic solvent, an oil-soluble dye capable of chelating with a metal, a metal compound and water to form an oil-soluble dye dispersion, (2) removing the organic solvent from the oil-soluble dye dispersion to form colored microscopic particles, and (3) adding an emulsion thermoplastic resin to the colored microscopic particles so as to associate the particles with slow coagulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2006
    Publication date: April 26, 2007
    Inventors: Koji Daifuku, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20060292472
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner is disclosed, comprising at least a metal containing compound represented by the following formula: wherein M is a divalent metal ion, and R1, R2 and R3 are each a hydrogen atom or a substituent. A preparation method of the toner is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Publication date: December 28, 2006
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Koji Daifuku
  • Publication number: 20060257774
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner which achieves superior coloring without exhibiting any difficulty in dispersibility in thermoplastic resin while exhibiting improved characteristics, is disclosed, comprising a thermoplastic resin and a metal chelate dye contained in the thermoplastic resin and represented by the following formula: M(L1)(L2)n(X1)m(X2)1.W1 Image forming method by use of the toner is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2006
    Publication date: November 16, 2006
    Inventors: Koji Daifuku, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20060093935
    Abstract: An electrophotographic toner exhibiting superior color reproducibility and transparency and improved characteristics is disclosed, comprising a thermoplastic resin and colored microparticles dispersed in the thermoplastic resin and containing a dye and a resin differing in composition from the thermoplastic resin. An image forming method by use of the toner is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2005
    Publication date: May 4, 2006
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Satoru Ikesu, Koji Daifuku
  • Publication number: 20060046177
    Abstract: A metal complex dye is disclosed, containing a dye as a ligand represented by the following formula (1). A color toner and a color filter containing the metal complex dye are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2005
    Publication date: March 2, 2006
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Daifuku, Takatugu Suzuki, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20050250645
    Abstract: A thermal transfer recording material contains at least one colorant represented by the following general formula (I): wherein R1 represents a trifluoromethyl, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, alkoxycarbonyl, acyl, acyloxy, amide, carbamoyl, amino, or cyano group; R2 represents alkyl, acyl, carbamoyl, or alkoxycarbonyl group; R3 represents alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group; a total number of carbon atoms in R1 and R2 is 3 or more; X represents —CR4R5—, —S—, —O— or —NR6—; R4 and R5 respectively represent hydrogen, halogen, or a substituent; R6 represents hydrogen or a substituent; and Y represents an atom group required for forming a 5- to 6-memberd ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Publication date: November 10, 2005
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Takatugu Suzuki, Kazuya Yoshida, Hiroyuki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20050239920
    Abstract: A colored dispersion containing water and a plurality of microparticles having a core-shell structure, each microparticle containing: (a) a colorant; (b) a core forming resin; and (c) a shell forming resin, wherein the colorant has a hydrophobicity value (log P) larger than the core forming resin by 8.0 to 12.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2005
    Publication date: October 27, 2005
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Kaori Ono, Takatugu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 6946519
    Abstract: Disclosed are an organic-inorganic hybrid film comprising a cellulose derivative and a polycondensation product of a condensation polymerizable reactive metal compound, wherein the film contains a plasticizer in an amount of 1 to 20% by weight and its manufacturing method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2005
    Assignee: Konica Corporation
    Inventors: Yasushi Okubo, Takahiro Takagi, Yasuo Kurachi, Kaori Ono
  • Publication number: 20040150331
    Abstract: A transparent resin film for an electronic display and its manufacturing method are disclosed, the transparent resin film having an ultraviolet light transmittance of not less than 50%, the ultraviolet light having a wavelength range of from 250 to 450 nm, and having a glass transition temperature of not less than 180° C., the glass transition temperature being measured according to thermal stress strain measurement (TMA).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Publication date: August 5, 2004
    Inventors: Yasushi Okubo, Takahiro Takagi, Kaori Ono