Patents by Inventor Kazuya Okamoto

Kazuya Okamoto 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: 20160313301
    Abstract: A method for determining sensitivity of a tumor to a HSP90 inhibitor, including: measuring a phosphorylation level of Akt or a phosphorylation level of ERK in a tissue of the tumor from a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi FUKUDA, Osamu MIYAZAKI, Kuniko MASUDA, Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20160259020
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a magnetic resonance apparatus includes a gradient coil configured to be cylindrically-shaped and to apply a gradient magnetic field to a hollow region into which an object is inserted, the hollow region being formed, the hollow region being formed inside the gradient coil; and an RF coil configured to include a resonance circuit whose plural connecting conductors are folded back at one end side of the gradient coil so that the resonance circuit extends from the hollow region to an outer region of the gradient coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20160229870
    Abstract: A process for preparing a compound represented by formula (Y1) or (Y2) wherein RX is an optionally substituted carbocyclyl lower alkyl, or the like or a salt thereof, using a novel process for preparing a pyridone derivative represented by formula (X4) wherein R1d, R2d, and R4 are as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Yukihito SUMINO, Moriyasu MASUI, Diasuke YAMADA, Fumiya IKARASHI, Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9396661
    Abstract: A platoon travel system organizes and performs a platoon travel of plural vehicles along a preset travel route. The system has a grouping unit that divides the plural vehicles into a top group and a tail end group based on projection area information of the vehicles, and groups vehicles with a projection area in a first range to the top group and vehicles with a projection area in a second range to the tail end group, which is less than the first range. A final position determination unit determines a position of each of the plural vehicles in the vehicle groups based on the depart point information, positions the top group vehicles in an ascending order of depart point distances, and positions the tail end group vehicles in a descending order of depart point distances, thereby preventing deterioration of whole platoon energy consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuya Okamoto
  • Patent number: 9375846
    Abstract: A transfer apparatus includes a pair of hand units, a gripping mechanism that grips and releases an object by changing an interval between a pair of hands, a servomotor for a gripping action that drives the gripping mechanism, at least one spline shaft that supports the pair of hands so that the hands are able to move, a servomotor for an extending and contracting action that rotates the spline shaft, and an extension and contraction mechanism that is extended and contracted by rotation of the spline shaft so that the hands move to a gripping position or a releasing position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuya Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20160169991
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an MRI apparatus includes a wireless RF coil; a control side oscillator configured to output a control-side clock signal used for executing a pulse sequence; and a synchronization signal transmission circuit configured to wirelessly transmit a synchronization signal to the wireless RF coil in an executing period of the pulse sequence, except an MR-signal detection period during which the wireless RF coil detects a magnetic resonance signal, wherein the synchronization signal is within a frequency band of a Larmor frequency and reflects a phase of the control-side clock signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sojiyuuro KATO, Kazuya OKAMOTO, Kazuyuki SOEJIMA
  • Publication number: 20160154074
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an MRI apparatus, which is wirelessly connected to a wireless RF coil equipped with a plurality of coil elements, includes memory circuitry configured to store at least one program and processing circuitry configured, by executing the at least one program, to (a) set an imaging region of an object, (b) identify a position of each of the plurality of coil elements included in the wireless RF coil based on a signal obtained by radio communication with the wireless RF coil, and (c) select at least one of the plurality of coil elements with respect to three axes, based on positional relationship between the imaging region and the position of each of the plurality of coil elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9321789
    Abstract: A process for preparing a compound represented by formula (Y1) or (Y2) wherein Rx is an optionally substituted carbocyclyl lower alkyl, or the like or a salt thereof, using a novel process for preparing a pyridone derivative represented by formula (X4) wherein R1d, R2d, and R4d are as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Shinogi & Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukihito Sumino, Moriyasu Masui, Diasuke Yamada, Fumiya Ikarashi, Kazuya Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20160091576
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an RF coil and an RF shield. The RF coil is formed in a substantially cylindrical shape. The RF shield is formed in a substantially cylindrical shape and is disposed on an outer circumferential side of the RF coil. The RF shield is provided with a plurality of slits that are in a form of a line extending in an axial direction and having an asymmetrical length in the axial direction with respect to a center in the axial direction and are disposed so as to alternately switch positions thereof in the axial direction along a circumferential direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Sadanori TOMIHA, Yoshitomo SAKAKURA, Kazuya OKAMOTO, Takahiro ISHIHARA
  • Patent number: 9260453
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pyrone derivative and a pyridone derivative, which are novel intermediates for synthesizing an anti-influenza drug, a method of producing the same, and a method of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukihito Sumino, Kazuya Okamoto, Moriyasu Masui, Toshiyuki Akiyama
  • Publication number: 20160002211
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pyrone derivative and a pyridone derivative, which are novel intermediates for synthesizing an anti-influenza drug, a method of producing the same, and a method of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukihito SUMINO, Kazuya OKAMOTO, Moriyasu MASUI, Toshiyuki AKIYAMA
  • Patent number: 9157977
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes; an imaging area setting unit configured to set an imaging area for a patient according to an imaging condition; an excitation angle determination unit configured to collect magnetic resonance signals from the imaging area by a pre-scan and to determine, on the basis of the collected magnetic resonance signal, an optimal excitation angle of a radio-frequency magnetic field for use in an imaging scan; and an imaging unit configured to acquire imaging data by carrying out the imaging scan of the set imaging area for the patient applying the radio-frequency magnetic field with the determined optimal excitation angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Ohiwa, Kazuya Okamoto, Masaaki Umeda
  • Publication number: 20150253399
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a radio frequency coil unit includes coil elements, first switching parts and second switching parts. The coil elements are arranged in a first direction and a second direction. Each of the first switching parts and each of the second switching parts are installed in a corresponding coil element of the coil elements and switch the corresponding coil element between an on state and an off state. At least two of the first switching parts are connected in series in the first direction by a first control signal line. At least two of the second switching parts are connected in series in the second direction by a second control signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventor: Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20150253404
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes a wireless communication unit, a radio frequency (RF) coil, and a specifying unit. The wireless communication unit includes an antenna and that transmits and receives a wireless signal through the antenna. The RF coil includes one or more antennas and that receives the wireless signal and to respond to the received wireless signal through the one or more antennas. The specifying unit that specifies the position and the orientation of the RF coil on the basis of a response result indicated by the response from the RF coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Sadanori TOMIHA, Koji Akita, Hideo Kasami, Kazuya Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20150253394
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes a radio frequency coil and a control signal transmitting unit. The radio frequency coil is that receives a magnetic resonance signal emitted from a patient as a result of an application of a radio frequency magnetic field thereto and to transmit the received magnetic resonance signal via a wireless communication. The control signal transmitting unit that transmits control information that collectively defines operations to be performed by the radio frequency coil during a predetermined repetition time period, to the radio frequency coil via a wireless communication, prior to the start of the operations performed during the predetermined repetition time period. Further, the radio frequency coil that receives the control information via a wireless communication and to perform the operations on the basis of the received control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Sadanori TOMIHA, Koji AKITA, Hideo KASAMI, Kazuya OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20150231873
    Abstract: A substrate aligning apparatus comprising: an aligning section that aligns a first substrate and a second substrate together; an acquiring section that acquires positional information on at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate, by the time the first substrate and the second substrate which have been aligned in the aligning section are carried out from the aligning section; a judging that judges misalignment of the first substrate and the second substrate, based on information acquired by the acquiring section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Inventors: Kazuya OKAMOTO, Isao Sugaya
  • Patent number: 9105675
    Abstract: A stacking apparatus that stacks chip assemblies each having a plurality of chips disposed continuously with circuit patterns and electrodes, includes: a plurality of stages each allowed to move arbitrarily, on which the chip assemblies are placed; a storage unit that stores an estimated extent of change in a position of an electrode at each chip, expected to occur as heat is applied to the chip assemblies placed on the plurality of stages during a stacking process; and a control unit that sets positions of the plurality of stages to be assumed relative to each other during the stacking process based upon the estimated extent of change in the position of the electrode at each chip provided from the storage unit and position information indicating positions of individual chips formed at the chip assemblies and controls at least one of the plurality of stages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Nikon Corporation
    Inventor: Kazuya Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20150221189
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a discrimination object includes a display part and an attaching part. The display part is configured to display whether a target is permitted to be brought in a magnetic resonance imaging room. The attaching part is configured to attach the display part with the target on which whether the target is permitted to be brought in the magnetic resonance imaging room should be displayed. The attaching part has a tubular structure in a state where the attaching part has been attached with the target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: Kazuya OKAMOTO, Takashi KAWANO
  • Patent number: 9052367
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a control unit and a coil unit. The control unit generates a first clock signal, generates a data signal to indicate an operating condition, modulates the first clock signal by the data signal to obtain a modulated signal, generates a clock transmission signal including the modulated signal, and emits the clock transmission signal. The coil unit converts the clock transmission signal into an electric signal, detects the modulated signal from the clock transmission signal, generates a second clock signal synchronous with the first clock signal from the modulated signal, detects an MR signal generated in a subject, digitizes, synchronously with the second clock signal, the MR signal, detects the data signal from the detected modulated signal by using of the second clock signal, controls the operating condition of the coil unit to be the operating condition indicated by the data signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Akita, Takahiro Sekiguchi, Kazuya Okamoto, Sojuro Kato
  • Publication number: 20150083786
    Abstract: A substrate bonding apparatus that bonds a first substrate and a second substrate together, comprising a joining section that joins the first substrate and second substrate together aligned to each other for stacking; a detecting section that detects an uneven state on at least one of the first substrate and second substrate prior to joining by the joining section; and a determining section that determines whether the uneven state detected by the detecting section satisfies a predetermined condition, wherein the joining section does not join the first substrate and the second substrate if it is determined by the determining section that the uneven state does not satisfy the predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Kazuya OKAMOTO, Isao SUGAYA, Naohiko KURATA, Masashi OKADA, Hajime MITSUISHI