Patents by Inventor Keiichiro Suzuki

Keiichiro Suzuki 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: 20190359105
    Abstract: A headrest is provided including an upper pillow section that configures a front side of an upper portion of the headrest, and a lower pillow section that configures a front side of a lower portion of the headrest. A front-rear position of the lower pillow section with respect to the upper pillow section is adjustable by swinging the lower pillow section about a shaft extending along a seat width direction at an upper edge side of the lower pillow section, and a protrusion amount by which respective seat width direction side portions of the lower pillow section protrude toward a seat front side being adjustable with respect to a seat width direction intermediate portion of the lower pillow section by swinging the two seat width direction side portions about a shaft extending in a seat vertical direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Keiichi Kondo, Keiichiro Inoue, Keita Iwasaki, Osamu Kanayama, Masato Suzuki, Kento Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10442735
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an inorganic substance-laminated sheet that can be used suitably for applications that require high gas barrier properties. The inorganic substance-laminated sheet includes a sheet having a dispersed structure with a structural period of 0.001 ?m to 100 ?m on at least one surface and an inorganic substance layer covering the surface having the dispersed structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Sato, Keiichiro Nomura, Motoyuki Suzuki, Sadayuki Kobayashi, Minoru Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20190225991
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are homology-independent targeted integration methods of integrating an exogenous DNA sequence into a genome of a non-dividing cell and compositions for such methods. Methods herein comprise contacting the non-dividing cell with a composition comprising a targeting construct comprising the exogenous DNA sequence and a targeting sequence, a complementary strand oligonucleotide homologous to the targeting sequence, and a nuclease, thereby altering the genome of the non-dividing cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Juan Carlos IZPISUA BELMONTE, Keiichiro SUZUKI, Reyna HERNANDEZ-BENITEZ, Jun WU, Yuji TSUNEKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180181569
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein provide images representing a set of search results based on diversity between results of the search query. Images associated with a set of visually diverse items can be provided to provide a sample of items matching the search query across multiple types of categories. For example, search results can be grouped into types of categories and images from each of the types of categories can be grouped into subsets of visually related images (across one or more different visual attributes). A set of diverse representative images can be selected by taking at least one image from each of the groups of visually related images. The set of representative and diverse images can be displayed to provide an interesting, visually diverse, and aesthetically pleasing set of images to a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Alexis Bogie Jarr, Sean Michael Bell, Erick Cantu-Paz, Apurva Charudatta Garware, Francois Huet, Tracy Holloway King, Keiichiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9897992
    Abstract: A numerical control apparatus that controls a machine tool including a plurality of linear axes and rotation axes, and controls a relative tool posture with respect to work on a table includes a program reading unit that sequentially reads a tool posture with respect to the work from a machining program, a determining unit that determines whether the read tool posture is within a predetermined tool posture range, a tool-posture control unit that determines control content of the tool posture according to the determination by the determining unit, and an interpolation/acceleration and deceleration processing unit that controls the linear and rotation axes according to the control content of the tool posture. When the read tool posture is within the predetermined range, the tool-posture control unit determines rotation axis angles of the rotation axes such that a change of tool posture from the last tool posture is limited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Tsuda, Keiichiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160304854
    Abstract: Methods of preventing the transmission of a mitochondrial disease, disorder, or condition using mitochondria-targeted enzymes or mRNA encoding mitochondria-targeted enzymes. The methods as described herein can specifically eliminate mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations in the germline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Applicant: GenOva Laboratories LLC
    Inventors: Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Pradeep Reddy Dubbaka Venu, Alejandro Ocampo, Keiichiro Suzuki, Yuji Tsunekawa
  • Patent number: 9393752
    Abstract: The method for producing a fired body of the invention has the steps of: preparing a starting material mixture; molding the mixture to obtain a green molded body; a first heating step to make the molded body contain residual carbon-containing substances in a furnace by increasing the temperature of the furnace while introducing an oxygen containing gas; and a second heating step to obtain a fired body by further increasing the temperature of the furnace without introducing the oxygen containing gas; wherein the conditions for the first heating step are set so that when the molded body is allowed to stand after the first heating step in an oxygen-containing atmosphere at 900° C., the temperature at the center section of the molded body is at least 20° C. higher than the temperature of the atmosphere in the furnace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Osamu Yamanishi, Keiichiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9272957
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body wherein a cracking of a ceramics shaped body during a degreasing step is suppressed and also sufficient mechanical strength for handling is provided to the ceramics shaped body for such a case of the transfer from a degreasing step to a firing step. The present invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body comprising a shaping step of obtaining a ceramics shaped body by shaping a starting material mixture containing inorganic components including an aluminum source powder and a titanium source powder and organic components; a degreasing step for removing the organic components contained in the ceramics shaped body in atmosphere with an oxygen concentration of not higher than 0.1% and under the temperature condition that the highest temperature is not lower than 700° C. and not higher than 1100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Masayuki Narumi
  • Publication number: 20150134103
    Abstract: A numerical control apparatus that controls a machine tool including a plurality of linear axes and rotation axes, and controls a relative tool posture with respect to work on a table includes a program reading unit that sequentially reads a tool posture with respect to the work from a machining program, a determining unit that determines whether the read tool posture is within a predetermined tool posture range, a tool-posture control unit that determines control content of the tool posture according to the determination by the determining unit, and an interpolation/acceleration and deceleration processing unit that controls the linear and rotation axes according to the control content of the tool posture. When the read tool posture is within the predetermined range, the tool-posture control unit determines rotation axis angles of the rotation axes such that a change of tool posture from the last tool posture is limited.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Tsuda, Keiichiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8920705
    Abstract: The invention is to provide a process of producing the powder of aluminum titanate-based ceramics in which the formation of fine particulate component and coarse particulate component is inhibited, and having a very sharp grain size distribution, efficiently and at good yield. The invention is a process for producing a powder of aluminum titanate-based ceramics, comprising a step of keeping a precursor mixture containing a titanium source powder, an aluminum source powder and a silicon source powder at a temperature range of from 1100° C. to 1350° C. for 3 hours or more, followed by a step of heating the precursor mixture up to 1400° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Masayuki Narumi
  • Publication number: 20140327191
    Abstract: The tunnel kiln according to the present invention includes a tunnel kiln main body having an inner wall constituted by a furnace material, and having a debinding zone and a sintering zone wherein respectively debinding and sintering of a body to be fired containing an organic component are performed; a conveying unit for conveying the body to be fired from an inlet side to an outlet side of the tunnel kiln main body; and a lining provided so that at least an inner wall of the debinding zone of the inner wall of the tunnel kiln main body is covered therewith.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Teruo Komori
  • Patent number: 8622840
    Abstract: A table-top game device includes a lobby control unit and a room control unit. The lobby control unit displays an image of a lobby, a virtual space where a plurality of users exchange information, and displays objects associated with the plurality of users at predetermined positions in the lobby. The room control unit displays an image of a room, a virtual space where the users in the lobby can enter, along with the image of the lobby so that the user entering the room can know the objects in the lobby.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Masaomi Nishidate
  • Publication number: 20130241120
    Abstract: The method for producing a fired body of the invention has the steps of: preparing a starting material mixture; molding the mixture to obtain a green molded body; a first heating step to make the molded body contain residual carbon-containing substances in a furnace by increasing the temperature of the furnace while introducing an oxygen containing gas; and a second heating step to obtain a fired body by further increasing the temperature of the furnace without introducing the oxygen containing gas; wherein the conditions for the first heating step are set so that when the molded body is allowed to stand after the first heating step in an oxygen-containing atmosphere at 900° C., the temperature at the center section of the molded body is at least 20° C. higher than the temperature of the atmosphere in the furnace.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Osamu Yamanishi, Keiichiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8383534
    Abstract: The invention is to provide a process capable of producing aluminium magnesium titanate having a small coefficient of thermal expansion at a firing temperature lower than 1500° C. The production process of the invention comprises maintaining a pre-mixture containing a titania source powder, an alumina source powder, a magnesia source powder and a silica source powder within a temperature range of from 1100° C. to 1350° C. for at least 3 hours, followed by heating up to a temperature not lower than 1400° C. and firing at the temperature. The silica source powder is preferably a powder of alkali feldspar. Aluminium magnesium titanate is prepared according to the production process of the invention, and the resulting aluminium magnesium titanate is ground to give an aluminium magnesium titanate powder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignees: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Tetsuro Tohma, Keiichiro Suzuki, Satoko Iwato, Rina Yamanaka
  • Publication number: 20120282562
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a process for producing a fired body with a high linear shrinkage ratio during firing (firing shrinkage ratio) without a damage of the shape of the shaped body, such as the honeycomb structure. The present invention is a process for producing a ceramics fired body comprising a step of firing a shaped body, wherein a linear shrinkage ratio in dimension of the fired body to the shaped body (the linear shrinkage ratio (%)=(dimension of the shaped body?dimension of the fired body)/(dimension of the shaped body)×100) is not lower than 1% and the shaped body is fired while being disposed on a mat made of a ceramics having a high thermal conductivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Publication date: November 8, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masayuki Narumi, Keiichiro Suzuki, Tamotsu Takamoto
  • Publication number: 20120241998
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body wherein a cracking of a ceramics shaped body during a degreasing step is suppressed and also sufficient mechanical strength for handling is provided to the ceramics shaped body for such a case of the transfer from a degreasing step to a firing step. The present invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body comprising a shaping step of obtaining a ceramics shaped body by shaping a starting material mixture containing inorganic components including an aluminum source powder and a titanium source powder and organic components; a degreasing step for removing the organic components contained in the ceramics shaped body in atmosphere with an oxygen concentration of not higher than 0.1% and under the temperature condition that the highest temperature is not lower than 700° C. and not higher than 1100° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Masayuki Narumi
  • Publication number: 20120028784
    Abstract: The invention is to provide a process which can produce a fired body comprising aluminum titanate-based ceramics being excellent in thermal decomposition resistance and having high mechanical strength. The invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based fired body, comprising a step of firing a shaped body of a starting material mixture which contains an aluminum source powder and a titanium source powder, and the aluminum source powder satisfies the following formula (1). In the formula, D90 is a particle diameter corresponding to a cumulative percentage of 90% on a volume basis and D10 is a particle diameter corresponding to a cumulative percentage of 10% on a volume basis, and these are determined from a particle size distribution of the aluminum source powder measured by a laser diffractometry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2009
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kousuke Uoe, Keiichiro Suzuki, Masahiro Kan, Hajime Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20120003464
    Abstract: The process for producing a porous ceramics shaped body comprises a step of firing a shaped body of a starting material mixture which contains an aluminum source powder and a titanium source powder, and the aluminum source powder satisfies the below formula (1a): (Da90/Da10)1/2<2??(1a) wherein Da90 is a particle diameter corresponding to a cumulative percentage of 90% on a volume basis and Da10 is a particle diameter corresponding to a cumulative percentage of 10% on a volume basis, and these are determined from a particle size distribution of the aluminum source powder measured by a laser diffractometry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2010
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kousuke Uoe, Keiichiro Suzuki, Hajime Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20110287921
    Abstract: The invention is to provide a process for producing a fired body comprising an aluminum titanate-based ceramic of which the shrinkage ratio in firing (firing shrinkage ratio) can be suppressed low and which is excellent in thermal decomposition resistance. The invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based fired body comprising a step of firing a shaped body of a starting material mixture containing an aluminum source powder, a titanium source powder and a magnesium source powder, wherein the titanium source powder has a specific particle diameter distribution characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2009
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kousuke Uoe, Keiichiro Suzuki, Masahiro Kan, Hajime Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20110250957
    Abstract: A table-top game device includes a lobby control unit and a room control unit. The lobby control unit displays an image of a lobby, a virtual space where a plurality of users exchange information, and displays objects associated with the plurality of users at predetermined positions in the lobby. The room control unit displays an image of a room, a virtual space where the users in the lobby can enter, along with the image of the lobby so that the user entering the room can know the objects in the lobby.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2009
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Applicant: SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Keiichiro Suzuki, Masaomi Nishidate