Patents by Inventor Ken Ito

Ken Ito 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: 20230016686
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel compounds (e.g., compounds of Formulae (I), (II), (III), (IV)) having tumor vascular remodeling effect and/or anti-CAF (Cancer Associated Fibroblasts) activity, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, optionally in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, and a medical uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicants: President and Fellows of Harvard College, Eisai R&D Management Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Kishi, Kazunobu Kira, Ken Ito
  • Patent number: 11519519
    Abstract: A sleeve is provided inside a body configuring a channel selector valve, and first and second guide portions with which outer peripheries of first and second land portions of a valve body are in sliding contact are formed on one end side and the other end side of the sleeve. The first and second guide portions are formed to axially overlap with the first and second land portions so as to abut the first and second land portions at all times when the valve body axially moves. The valve body includes a plurality of communicating paths penetrating through the valve body in the axial direction, and, in the sleeve, a first space formed on one end side of the valve body and a second space formed on the other end side of the valve body communicate with each other via the communicating paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Oikawa, Yuta Soma, Ken Motohashi, Yuji Ito
  • Publication number: 20220382483
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a logic circuit, a memory, and a storage device. The storage device has a first special information storage region into which special information is written before a solder reflow process, a second special information storage region into which special information for updating is written after the solder reflow process, and a data storage region. The first special information storage region is constituted by a memory cell having a high reflow resistance and in which data is retained even after the solder reflow process. The second special information storage region and the data storage region are constituted by memory cells having a low reflow resistance and in which data may not be retained during the solder reflow process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ken MATSUBARA, Takashi ITO, Takashi KURAFUJI, Yasuhiko TAITO, Tomoya SAITO, Akihiko KANDA
  • Publication number: 20220384363
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device includes a stacked body in which a plurality of conductive layers and a plurality of insulating layers are alternately stacked along a stacking direction, and a plurality of first pillars extending in the stacked body along the stacking direction to form memory cells at intersections with at least some of the plurality of conductive layers. The stacked body includes a stair portion in which the plurality of conductive layers are stacked in a stepped manner at a position separated from the plurality of first pillars in a first direction intersecting the stacking direction. At least a lowermost insulating layer of the plurality of insulating layers has at least one bending portion bent in the stacking direction at an end of the plurality of conductive layers in the stair portion along the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ken FURUBAYASHI, Sachiyo ITO, Takuya KONNO
  • Patent number: 11465965
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound that is highly safe and useful in the prevention, alleviation, and/or treatment of various diseases involving enteropeptidase inhibition and/or trypsin inhibition, a pharmaceutical composition containing the compound, a method for producing the compound, and the like. Specifically, the present invention provides a compound represented by the following general formula (I): [wherein: A1 and A2 each independently represent an inhibitor residue having at least one activity selected from an enteropeptidase inhibitory activity and a trypsin inhibitory activity; and Z represents a spacer that links A1 to A2] or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Haruka Yamada, Ken-ichi Komori, Yusuke Shiraishi, Satoshi Umezaki, Naoya Kinoshita, Koji Ito, Tomoko Kanda, Kenji Yoneda, Yasunori Tokunaga, Tomio Kimura
  • Publication number: 20220315599
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of general formula (I) (wherein X is as described in the present description and claims), or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing that compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Ken-Ichi KOMORI, Akishi NINOMIYA, Shigeru USHIYAMA, Masaru SHINOHARA, Koji ITO, Tetsuo KAWAGUCHI, Yasunori TOKUNAGA, Hiroyoshi KAWADA, Haruka YAMADA, Yusuke SHIRAISHI, Masahiro KOJIMA, Masaaki ITO, Tomio KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220302262
    Abstract: A nitride semiconductor device includes a first impurity layer made of an Al1-XGaXN (0<X?1) based material and containing a first impurity with which a depth of an acceptor level from a valence band (ET-EV) is made not less than 0.3 eV but less than 0.6 eV, an electron transit layer formed on the first impurity layer, an electron supply layer formed on the electron transit layer, agate electrode formed on the electron transit layer, and a source electrode and a drain electrode formed such that the source electrode and the drain electrode sandwich the gate electrode and electrically connected to the electron supply layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Norikazu ITO, Taketoshi TANAKA, Ken NAKAHARA
  • Publication number: 20220294209
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicular control device that is provided with a switching circuit, and for opening/closing a connection between a starter including a capacitor that is to be connected to one end portion of the switching circuit and an in-vehicle battery that is to be connected to another end portion of the switching circuit by controlling an on/off state of the switching circuit. The control device includes a voltage detection unit configured to detect a voltage of the one end portion, and a control unit configured to control the switching circuit to turn off from on, and determine whether there is a failure in the switching circuit, based on a voltage detected by the voltage detection unit when a predetermined time has elapsed from when the switching circuit is controlled to turn off from on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Kei Yamada, Ken Furuto, Takanori Ito
  • Publication number: 20220283108
    Abstract: An oxygen concentration meter includes a zirconia sensor, a resistor, a constant-current circuit, a resistance detection section, and an oxygen concentration detection section. The resistor is connected in parallel to the zirconia sensor. The constant-current circuit is connected in parallel to the zirconia sensor and the resistor, and supplies an electric current. The resistance detection section detects the resistance of the zirconia sensor on the basis of the voltage of the zirconia sensor in accordance with the supplied electric current. The oxygen concentration detection section detects the oxygen concentration of gas to be measured that is supplied to the zirconia sensor, on the basis of the voltage of the zirconia sensor resulting from an oxygen concentration difference between the gas to be measured and reference gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Kouichi TAKENAKA, Ken ITO
  • Patent number: 11433873
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a gear mechanism connected to a driving wheel; a traveling electric motor configured to exchange heat with a heat exchange medium shared by the gear mechanism and output motive power to the driving wheel via the gear mechanism; and a controller configured to change an operating point of the traveling electric motor to a stronger field side rather than a maximum efficiency point in a case that a temperature of the heat exchange medium is less than a predetermined temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ito, Ken Kitaori, Masanari Fukuchi
  • Publication number: 20220258148
    Abstract: A plugged honeycomb structure includes a honeycomb structure body having a porous partition wall disposed to surround a plurality of cells; and a plugging portion disposed at one end of the cells, wherein, in a section orthogonal to the extending direction of the cell, the cells each have a shape that is polygon, and one of the inflow cells and another are adjacent to each other with the partition wall therebetween, and in the section orthogonal to the extending direction of the cell, a total area of the inflow cell is larger than a total area of the outflow cell, a porosity of the partition wall is 38% or more, a thickness of the partition wall is 125 ?m or more and 280 ?m or less, a cell density of the honeycomb structure body is 31.0 cells/cm2 or more, and an air-permeability resistance of the partition wall is 4.5×107Pa·s/m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto TERANISHI, Tadato ITO, Ken ITADU, Kana SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11407762
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel compounds (e.g., compounds of Formulae (I), (II), (III), (IV)) having tumor vascular remodeling effect and/or anti-CAF (Cancer Associated Fibroblasts) activity, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, optionally in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, and a medical uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College, Eisai R&D Management Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Kishi, Kazunobu Kira, Ken Ito
  • Publication number: 20220239376
    Abstract: An optical transmission system (10) includes a plurality of transmission devices such as transponders (TPs) and optical cross-connects (OXCs) installed in each of stations (11-15) connected via a communication network, a control device (20), and a substitute OXC (502) serving as a substitute transmission device. The control device 20 is installed in a control station (14) of the stations. The control device (20) controls the transmission devices of the stations (11-15) in a centralized manner in accordance with physical network (NW) configuration information (20D) stored in a DB (21) and including config information. When a transmission device is replaced with a new OXC (5o3) serving as a new transmission device, the substitute OXC (5o2) operates as a substitute for the new OXC (5o3) to communicate with the control device (20) until config setting necessary for the new OXC (5o3) is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Ken Ito, Masaaki Inami, Hideki Maeda
  • Patent number: 11396514
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of general formula (I) (wherein X is as described in the present description and claims), or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing that compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Inventors: Ken-ichi Komori, Akishi Ninomiya, Shigeru Ushiyama, Masaru Shinohara, Koji Ito, Tetsuo Kawaguchi, Yasunori Tokunaga, Hiroyoshi Kawada, Haruka Yamada, Yusuke Shiraishi, Masahiro Kojima, Masaaki Ito, Tomio Kimura
  • Patent number: 11393905
    Abstract: A nitride semiconductor device includes a first impurity layer made of an Al1-XGaXN (0<X?1) based material and containing a first impurity with which a depth of an acceptor level from a valence band (ET-EV) is made not less than 0.3 eV but less than 0.6 eV, an electron transit layer formed on the first impurity layer, an electron supply layer formed on the electron transit layer, agate electrode formed on the electron transit layer, and a source electrode and a drain electrode formed such that the source electrode and the drain electrode sandwich the gate electrode and electrically connected to the electron supply layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norikazu Ito, Taketoshi Tanaka, Ken Nakahara
  • Publication number: 20220209356
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a circuit board, a battery cell, an exterior case having a cylindrical shape, and a pair of external terminals respectively provided at both ends of the exterior case, in which each of the external terminals includes an inserted portion to be inserted into the exterior case and an uninserted portion not to be inserted into the exterior case, at least a part of the circuit board is disposed between the battery cell and the external terminals, and an elastic resin is provided so as to be in contact with the battery cell, the at least part of the circuit board, and the external terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Ken SATO, Madoka HAMANO, Kenichi OZAWA, Masashi SATO, Mikio YAMAMOTO, Hiroyuki ITO
  • Publication number: 20220171280
    Abstract: Task of the present invention is to provide a tackifier solution having high solution stability and also provide, by using such a tackifier solution, a pellicle having only few tackifier residues and exhibiting reduced outgas generation. Present invention is a pellicle comprising a pellicle frame, a pellicle membrane stretched over an end surface of one opening of the pellicle frame, and a tackifier layer provided on an end surface of the other opening of the pellicle frame, wherein the tackifier layer contains a (meth)acrylic tackifier which is a solidified resin composition comprising a polymer (A) and a radical polymerization initiator (B), the polymer (A) having a structural unit derived from a (meth)acrylate and a side chain consisting of a carbon-carbon multiple bond-containing group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yasushi SATOH, Takashi UNEZAKI, Hirofumi TANAKA, Ken ITO
  • Patent number: 11270855
    Abstract: The movable contact body for a switch includes at least one movable contact having an upwardly convex leaf-spring shape, a cover member disposed so as to cover an upper surface of the movable contact, and a holding member disposed so as to face a lower surface of the movable contact, the holding member having a contact through-hole through which a top portion of the movable contact can pass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroto Isoda, Satoshi Okuma, Soichiro Amano, Ken Ito
  • Publication number: 20210261566
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel Compound (1) having tumor vascular remodeling effect and/or anti-CAF (Cancer Associated Fibroblasts) activity, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, optionally in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, and medical uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicants: President and Fellows of Harvard College, Eisai R&D Management Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Kishi, Kazunobu Kira, Ken Ito
  • Publication number: 20210166896
    Abstract: A switch unit includes a substrate, which includes a hard layer and a soft layer; a first contact point above the soft layer; a second contact point around the first contact point; a conduction spring member which is elastically deformable into contact with the first contact point to make a conduction between the first contact point and the second contact point; a first external electrode; a first through-hole electrode which is electrically connected to the first contact point; and a first wiring pattern, which is electrically connected to the first external electrode and the first through-hole electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Ken ITO, Mitsunori MIURA, Shinsuke WATANABE, Kensuke IKEDA