Patents by Inventor Ken Hashimoto

Ken Hashimoto 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: 10730139
    Abstract: This laser irradiation mechanism includes a control unit which has a function allowing the focal point of a laser beam to describe a circle, performs control such that the focal point describes a spiral, and performs control such that the central axis of the spiral moves along a curved surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Akahoshi, Kotaro Fujikura, Chiyoko Nemoto, Yuichiro Tamura, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10570366
    Abstract: Disclosed are: a lactic acid bacterium belonging to Lactobacillus kunkeei, the bacterium having a higher IgA production inducing activity than that of Lactobacillus strain GG (ATCC53103), and a lower mitogenic activity and a lower IL-2 production inducing activity than those of Listeria strain EGD; and a food composition, a pharmaceutical composition, a cosmetic composition, an immunostimulant for preventing the infection by pathogens or viruses that invade through the respiratory or esophageal mucosa, and an intestinal immunostimulant for preventing or alleviating food poisoning, each of which contains the lactic acid bacterium or treated cells of the lactic acid bacterium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Yamada Bee Company Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Matsuura, Takashi Asama, Hironori Motoki, Tomoki Tatefuji, Ken Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20180112176
    Abstract: Disclosed are: a lactic acid bacterium belonging to Lactobacillus kunkeei, the bacterium having a higher IgA production inducing activity than that of Lactobacillus strain GG (ATCC53103), and a lower mitogenic activity and a lower IL-2 production inducing activity than those of Listeria strain EGD; and a food composition, a pharmaceutical composition, a cosmetic composition, an immunostimulant for preventing the infection by pathogens or viruses that invade through the respiratory or esophageal mucosa, and an intestinal immunostimulant for preventing or alleviating food poisoning, each of which contains the lactic acid bacterium or treated cells of the lactic acid bacterium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventors: Daisuke MATSUURA, Takashi ASAMA, Hironori MOTOKI, Tomoki TATEFUJI, Ken HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 9856451
    Abstract: Disclosed are: a lactic acid bacterium belonging to Lactobacillus kunkeei, the bacterium having a higher IgA production inducing activity than that of Lactobacillus strain GG (ATCC53103), and a lower mitogenic activity and a lower IL-2 production inducing activity than those of Listeria strain EGD; and a food composition, a pharmaceutical composition, a cosmetic composition, an immunostimulant for preventing the infection by pathogens or viruses that invade through the respiratory or esophageal mucosa, and an intestinal immunostimulant for preventing or alleviating food poisoning, each of which contains the lactic acid bacterium or treated cells of the lactic acid bacterium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Yamada Bee Company Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Matsuura, Takashi Asama, Hironori Motoki, Tomoki Tatefuji, Ken Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20170225268
    Abstract: This laser irradiation mechanism includes a control unit which has a function allowing the focal point of a laser beam to describe a circle, performs control such that the focal point describes a spiral, and performs control such that the central axis of the spiral moves along a curved surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Hideaki AKAHOSHI, Kotaro FUJIKURA, Chiyoko NEMOTO, Yuichiro TAMURA, Ken HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 9177882
    Abstract: A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a COF substrate; a semiconductor integrated circuit mounted on the COF substrate and having a first voltage circuit portion operating at a first voltage range and a second voltage circuit portion operating at a second voltage range higher than the first voltage range, the circuit portions being formed on a single chip; and a resin layer for sealing the COF substrate and the semiconductor integrated circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Inokuchi, Ken Hashimoto, Tomoya Sakai
  • Patent number: 9056347
    Abstract: A press-die is provided with a lower die and an upper die. The lower die includes a drawing punch, a blank holder, and a cushion part. The upper die includes a drawing die part, and a trimming part. The blank holder includes a first holder part disposed to face to an end portion of the drawing die part, and a second holder part disposed to face to the trimming part. The second holder part has a drawing support portion that supports a first portion of a bottom surface of the first holder part. The drawing punch has a trimming support portion that supports a second portion of the bottom surface of the first holder part. The first holder part has a lower trimming blade at an outer edge thereof. The trimming part has an upper trimming blade at an inner edge thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Eguchi, Toshifumi Matsuda, Kazuya Saito, Jiro Watanabe, Kohei Teshima, Michio Nakamura, Masayasu Nishida, Ken Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20140363880
    Abstract: Disclosed are: a lactic acid bacterium belonging to Lactobacillus kunkeei, the bacterium having a higher IgA production inducing activity than that of Lactobacillus strain GG (ATCC53103), and a lower mitogenic activity and a lower IL-2 production inducing activity than those of Listeria strain EGD; and a food composition, a pharmaceutical composition, a cosmetic composition, an immunostimulant for preventing the infection by pathogens or viruses that invade through the respiratory or esophageal mucosa, and an intestinal immunostimulant for preventing or alleviating food poisoning, each of which contains the lactic acid bacterium or treated cells of the lactic acid bacterium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: Yamada Bee Company
    Inventors: Daisuke Matsuura, Takashi Asama, Hironori Motoki, Tomoki Tatefuji, Ken Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20140217426
    Abstract: A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a COF substrate; a semiconductor integrated circuit mounted on the COF substrate and having a first voltage circuit portion operating at a first voltage range and a second voltage circuit portion operating at a second voltage range higher than the first voltage range, the circuit portions being formed on a single chip; and a resin layer for sealing the COF substrate and the semiconductor integrated circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki INOKUCHI, Ken HASHIMOTO, Tomoya SAKAI
  • Patent number: 8546466
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided an image recording composition comprising a curable material capable of immobilizing a colorant material in a received ink and curable by an external stimulus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Yamashita, Ken Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20130228000
    Abstract: A press-die is provided with a lower die and an upper die. The lower die includes a drawing punch, a blank holder, and a cushion part. The upper die includes a drawing die part, and a trimming part. The blank holder includes a first holder part disposed to face to an end portion of the drawing die part, and a second holder part disposed to face to the trimming part. The second holder part has a drawing support portion that supports a first portion of a bottom surface of the first holder part. The drawing punch has a trimming support portion that supports a second portion of the bottom surface of the first holder part. The first holder part has a lower trimming blade at an outer edge thereof. The trimming part has an upper trimming blade at an inner edge thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Eguchi, Toshifumi Matsuda, Kazuya Saito, Jiro Watanabe, Kohei Teshima, Michio Nakamura, Masayasu Nishida, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8342672
    Abstract: A recording apparatus including: an intermediate transfer member; an image forming composition layer formation unit that supplies an image forming composition to the intermediate transfer member, the image forming composition containing a curable material that cures upon application of an external stimulus; an ink application unit that applies ink to the image forming composition layer that has been formed on the intermediate transfer member; a transfer unit that transfers the image forming composition layer from the intermediate transfer member to a recording medium by contacting the image forming composition layer onto which the ink has been applied with the recording medium; and a first stimulus application unit that applies a stimulus to the image forming composition layer that cures the image forming composition layer, the stimulus being applied at least one of immediately before the image forming composition layer comes into contact with the recording medium, or during the contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kunichi Yamashita, Hiroshi Ikeda, Kentaro Ageishi, Yoshiro Yamashita, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8308266
    Abstract: A liquid droplet ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting module and a measurement section. The liquid ejecting module includes a pressure chamber that has a piezoelectric element and an ejecting nozzle, and a supply passage that supplies liquid into the pressure chamber, and the liquid ejecting module configured to eject, from the ejecting nozzles, liquid which is supplied to the pressure chamber through the supply passage. The measurement section measures an admittance or a phase difference between a voltage applied to the piezoelectric element and a current through the liquid ejecting module when the voltage is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu Numata, Hiroshi Ikeda, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8246158
    Abstract: An image recording composition including water-absorbing resin particles and a curable material that is cured upon application of an external stimulus, a volume average particle diameter of the water-absorbing resin particles being from about 0.5 ?m to about 5.0 ?m, and a content of the water-absorbing resin particles in the image recording composition being from about 5% by weight to about 50% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kentaro Ageishi, Yoshiro Yamashita, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8197921
    Abstract: A recording apparatus comprises: an intermediate transfer body; a releasing agent supply device that supplies a releasing agent onto the intermediate transfer body; a particle supply device that supplies hydrophilic ink-recipient particles that receive an ink, onto the releasing agent supplied onto the intermediate transfer body; an ink ejection device that ejects the ink onto the ink-recipient particles supplied onto the intermediate transfer body; and a transfer device that transfers the ink-recipient particles that received the ink, onto a recording medium from the intermediate transfer body, the releasing agent comprising at least one selected from the group consisting of a silicone oil, a fluorinated oil and an organic compound having a solubility parameter (SP value) of about 11 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takatsugu Doi, Masaya Ikuno, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8152292
    Abstract: Ink absorbing particle to absorb an ink includes a polymer. The ink absorbing particles in a TMA needle penetration have a minimum temperature Ts10b of from about 80° C. to about 150° C. at which a needle enters to a depth of 10 ?m, a minimum temperature Ts100w of about 40° C. or lower at which a needle enters to a depth of 100 ?m when an equivalent amount of water is absorbed, and a minimum temperature Ts400w of about 50° C. or higher at which a needle enters to a depth of 400 ?m when an equivalent amount of water is absorbed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaya Ikuno, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8142006
    Abstract: An image recording composition including a curable material that is cured upon application of an external stimulus, and a cationic resin having a cationic functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Yamashita, Ken Hashimoto, Kentaro Ageishi
  • Patent number: 8119839
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel compound and antidepressant composition that can be effectively used for improving depressed mood and depressed state, particularly for depressed mood and depressed state in menopausal women. The compound of the present invention is represented by the following formula (1): wherein R1 and R2 are identical or different and represent a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group or an acetyloxy group, and n is an integer of 2 to 7, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof. This compound is used as an active ingredient in the antidepressant composition. Examples of the compound of the invention include (2E)-9,10-dihydroxy-2-decenoic acid, (2Z)-9,10-dihydroxy-2-decenoic acid, (2E)-9-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid, and (2E)-7-acetoxy-2-heptenoic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Yamada Apiculture Center, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoshimura, Kiyoshi Okihara, Satoshi Kawatake, Hiroko Tani, Tomoki Tatefuji, Ken Hashimoto, Hiromasa Tanaka, Akinori Inoue, Miyako Yanagihara
  • Patent number: 8109626
    Abstract: A recording device including: an intermediate transfer member; a particle supply unit that supplies ink receiving particles that receive ink onto the intermediate transfer member; an ink ejecting unit that ejects ink to the ink receiving particles that have been supplied onto the intermediate transfer member; a transfer unit that transfers the ink receiving particles that have received the ink to a recording medium from the intermediate transfer member; a cleaning unit that cleans the ink receiving particles remaining on the intermediate transfer member after the transfer of the ink receiving particles by the transfer unit; and a cleaning aid particle supply unit that supplies cleaning aid particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takatsugu Doi, Ken Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8110611
    Abstract: A composition for image recording includes a curable material that is curable by an external stimulus, and an oil absorbing material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Yamashita, Ken Hashimoto