Patents by Inventor Kenji Fujimoto

Kenji Fujimoto 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: 20210006022
    Abstract: A rotary connector device includes a fixed body, a rotation body, and an inhibiting structure. The fixed body includes a first fixed body portion and a second fixed body portion disposed facing each other with a space being defined between the first fixed body portion and the second fixed body portion. The first fixed body portion and the second fixed body portion are coupled at a coupling portion. The rotation body rotatably is assembled to the fixed body. The inhibiting structure is configured to inhibit foreign matter from entering the space through the coupling portion. The coupling portion is exposed to an outer surface of the fixed body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki FUJIMOTO, Satoshi KITAO, Shingo NAMBU, Kenji YOSHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10881801
    Abstract: A cartridge adapter includes: a cartridge holder having a space that can accommodate therein a drug cartridge, the drug cartridge including a cylinder having a tubular internal space extending in a longitudinal direction, a gasket supported in the internal space so as to be movable in the longitudinal direction, and a drug held in the internal space; a piston that moves the gasket in the longitudinal direction in the internal space of the cylinder; a piston guide that movably supports the piston and connected to the cartridge holder; and a piston driving mechanism that drives the piston in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: PHC HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Murakami, Mitsuteru Fujimoto, Seiji Kikuchi, Toru Aoki, Masakazu Mori, Ryosuke Tani, Shinichi Kojima, Yoshihiro Kataoka, Katsumi Nakanishi, Tsuguhiro Kondo, Takashi Morimoto, Akio Inoki
  • Publication number: 20200392266
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer, which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a polymer (1), the polymer (1) including a polymerized unit derived from a monomer CX2?CY(—CZ2—O—Rf-A), wherein X is the same or different and is —H or —F; Y is —H, —F, an alkyl group, or a fluorine-containing alkyl group; Z is the same or different and is —H, —F, an alkyl group, or a fluoroalkyl group; Rf is a C1-C40 fluorine-containing alkylene group or a C—C100 fluorine-containing alkylene group and having an ether bond; and A is —COOM, —SO3M, or —OSO3M, wherein M is —H, a metal atom, —NR74, imidazolium optionally having a substituent, pyridinium optionally having a substituent, or phosphonium optionally having a substituent, wherein R7 is H or an organic group, providing that at least one of X, Y, and Z contains a fluorine atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori NANBA, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Hiroyuki SATO, Taketo KATO, Kengo ITO, Sumi ISHIHARA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Takahiro TAIRA, Chiaki OKUI, Taku YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 10859088
    Abstract: Provided is a TiCx—(Ti—Mo) sliding material having a binder phase made of a Ti—Mo alloy, and a hard phase containing TiCx, wherein the TiCx—(Ti—Mo) sliding material satisfies all the following conditions: (1) a total area of the binder phase and the hard phase is 90% or more of an area of a field of view; (2) a total area of the binder phase is 15% or more and 20% or less of the area of the field of view; (3) in the binder phase, a total area of the binder phase having a diameter equivalent to 10 ?m or more and 50 ?m or less; (4) in the binder phase, a total area of the binder phase having a diameter equivalent to less than 10 ?m; and (5) a Mo concentration in the binder phase is 25 wt % or more and 35 wt % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: EBARA CORPORATION, NIPPON TUNGSTEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuaki Ito, Kenichi Sugiyama, Hiroshi Yakuwa, Norio Takahashi, Makoto Komiya, Kenji Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20200379320
    Abstract: A vibration unit includes a light transmitting member including at least a portion of a detection region of an imaging element, and a vibration element including a vibrating body coupled to the light transmitting member. The light transmitting member includes a central region and a peripheral region located around the central region. The light transmitting member includes a hydrophilic film in the peripheral region thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Katsumi FUJIMOTO, Kenji NISHIYAMA, Yasuhiro KURATANI
  • Patent number: 10819048
    Abstract: An electrical connection box is provided. The electrical connection box includes a case having a bottom plate having a terminal connection portion, a cover having a top plate and assembled by being covered on an upper portion of the case, and a plurality of component mounting portions provided on the top plate of the cover. A component including a terminal is assembled in the component mounting portion from above the cover. The terminal of the component assembled to the component mounting portion is connected to the terminal connection portion of the case. At least one boss for maintaining a distance between the bottom plate of the case and the top plate of the cover is provided on the case or the cover. The boss is disposed in a component mounting area surrounded by an outer periphery of the plurality of component mounting portions in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takanori Kanamori, Kei Fujimoto, Kenji Segawa
  • Publication number: 20200317582
    Abstract: A member for a plasma processing apparatus has a tungsten carbide phase, and a sub-phase including at least one selected from the group consisting of phase I to IV, and phase V, in which the phase I is a carbide phase containing, as a constituent element, at least one of the elements of Group IV, V, and VI of the periodic table excluding W, the phase II is a nitride phase containing, as a constituent element, at least one of the elements of Group IV, V, and VI of the periodic table excluding W, the phase III is a carbonitride phase containing, as a constituent element, at least one of the elements of Group IV, Group V, and Group VI of the periodic table excluding W, the phase IV is a carbon phase, the phase V is a composite carbide phase which is represented by a formula WxMyCz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi IKEDA, Hajime ISHII, Kenji FUJIMOTO, Naoyuki SATOH, Nobuyuki NAGAYAMA, Koichi MURAKAMI, Takahiro MURAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20200317583
    Abstract: Provided is a member for a plasma processing apparatus consisting of a tungsten carbide phase. The member includes at least one type of atom selected from the group consisting of a Fe atom, a Co atom, and a Ni atom, in which the total content of the atoms is in a range of 30 to 3300 atomic ppm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi IKEDA, Hajime ISHII, Kenji FUJIMOTO, Naoyuki SATOH, Nobuyuki NAGAYAMA, Koichi MURAKAMI, Takahiro MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10793582
    Abstract: Provided are a novel compound having a superior inhibitory action on KAT-II, a production method thereof, use thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing the aforementioned compound and the like. A compound represented by the formula (I) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof. wherein each symbol is as defined in the DESCRIPTION.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Okuyama, Kenji Fukunaga, Kenji Usui, Norimitsu Hayashi, Daisuke Iijima, Hideki Horiuchi, Nobuaki Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20200311941
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain feature values related to the shape and a property of the heart. The processing circuitry is configured to estimate, by using the feature values, a state of the heart after a chest is opened. The processing circuitry is configured to estimate, based on a result of the estimation of the state of the heart, a state of the heart after the chest is closed after a treatment is completed. The processing circuitry is configured to output a parameter related to the estimated state of the heart after the chest is closed to a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: The University of Tokyo, CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro Sakuma, Minoru Ono, Eriko Maeda, Kan Nawata, Haruo Yamauchi, Hiroyuki Tsukihara, Kenji Ino, Fumimasa Shige, Katsuhiko Fujimoto, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200291872
    Abstract: A fuel control device includes a stem fuel valve opening degree determination unit, a branch line flow rate determination unit, and a correction value determination unit. The stem fuel valve opening degree determination unit is configured to determine an opening degree of a flow rate adjustment valve of a stem fuel supply line. The branch line flow rate determination unit is configured to determine the opening degree of each flow rate adjustment valve of the branch line based on an operation situation of the gas turbine. The correction value determination unit is configured to determine a correction value of the opening degree of each flow rate adjustment valve of the branch line based on a value of a pressure difference between a fuel pressure upstream of each of nozzles connected to the branch lines respectively and a corrected fuel pressure for the fuel pressure at an outlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji MIYAMOTO, Kotaro MIYAUCHI, Hisashi NAKAHARA, Kiyoshi FUJIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10768507
    Abstract: A vibration device includes a vibration body including a light-transmitting portion including first and second main surfaces opposing each other and a vibration portion that is continuous with the light-transmitting portion and vibrates with a main vibration together with the light-transmitting portion, and a piezoelectric vibrator fixed to the vibration portion. Localized vibration portions which generate a localized vibration different from the main vibration are provided at a position not overlapping with a center or approximate center of the light-transmitting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsumi Fujimoto, Kenji Nishiyama, Masanobu Nomura
  • Patent number: 10723209
    Abstract: A resin back door includes a resin inner panel, a resin lower outer panel, and a metal reinforcing member disposed in a hollow space defined by the inner panel and the lower outer panel. In the resin back door, the reinforcing member has an annular shape extending along an outer peripheral edge of the inner panel, and includes right and left reinforcing members and a lower-side reinforcing member which are separated from each other and fixed to the inner panel with an adhesive leaving a gap. The reinforcing members are connected by using right and left corner connecting members and an upper connecting member to constitute the reinforcing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KYUSHU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Chiba, Takayuki Okubo, Kiyokazu Nitta, Keigo Nakamura, Yoshito Fujimoto, Yuuki Katou
  • Publication number: 20200212606
    Abstract: An electrical connection box is provided. The electrical connection box includes a case having a bottom plate having a terminal connection portion, a cover having a top plate and assembled by being covered on an upper portion of the case, and a plurality of component mounting portions provided on the top plate of the cover. A component including a terminal is assembled in the component mounting portion from above the cover. The terminal of the component assembled to the component mounting portion is connected to the terminal connection portion of the case. At least one boss for maintaining a distance between the bottom plate of the case and the top plate of the cover is provided on the case or the cover. The boss is disposed in a component mounting area surrounded by an outer periphery of the plurality of component mounting portions in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Takanori Kanamori, Kei Fujimoto, Kenji Segawa
  • Publication number: 20200134287
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a categorizing section configured to extract a material component image identified as a material component from plural images obtained by imaging a sample fluid containing a plurality of types of material components and flowing through a flow cell, and to categorize the extracted material component image by predetermined category, a count derivation section configured to derive a count of the material component per standard visual field, or derive a count per unit liquid volume of the material component contained in the sample fluid, for each of the categories based on the number of material component images categorized by the categorizing section, and a generation section configured to generate an all-component image in which the material component images are arranged according to the counts that have been derived by the count derivation section for each of the categories.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: ARKRAY, Inc.
    Inventors: Koji FUJIMOTO, Shinya NAKAJIMA, Kenji NAKANISHI
  • Publication number: 20200123110
    Abstract: The present invention provides low hygroscopic forms of aripiprazole and processes for the preparation thereof which will not convert to a hydrate or lose their original solubility even when a medicinal preparation containing the anhydrous aripiprazole crystals is stored for an extended period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Takuji BANDO, Satoshi AOKI, Junichi KAWASAKI, Makoto ISHIGAMI, Youichi TANIGUCHI, Tsuyoshi YABUUCHI, Kiyoshi FUJIMOTO, Yoshihiro NISHIOKA, Noriyuki KOBAYASHI, Tsutomu FUJIMURA, Masanori TAKAHASHI, Kaoru ABE, Tomonori NAKAGAWA, Koichi SHINHAMA, Naoto UTSUMI, Michiaki TOMINAGA, Yoshihiro OOI, Shohei YAMADA, Kenji TOMIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200093709
    Abstract: Provided is a powder formulation for a dental composite which prevents aggregation, makes it easy to be obtained by a proper amount, and makes it possible to suppress formation of incineration residues after mixed with a liquid formulation for a dental composite to form resin. The powder formulation includes a flowability-improving agent in the form of powder, the flowability-improving agent being comprising polymethyl (meth)acrylate, the flowability-improving agent having a volume median particle diameter of 0.02 ?m to 50 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: GC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshie Nomura, Kenji Kojima, Tatsuya Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20200093708
    Abstract: To provide a composite for a dental pattern resin whose shrinkage when curing and expansion when heated can be both suppressed as its usability is kept, the composite for a dental pattern resin includes a liquid formulation and a powder formulation, wherein the liquid formulation includes a polymerizable monofunctional (meth)acrylate, a polymerizable polyfunctional (meth)acrylate, and a polymerization accelerator, and the powder formulation includes more than 5 mass % of a (meth)acrylate copolymer on the basis of the total powder formulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: GC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshie NOMURA, Kenji KOJIMA, Tatsuya FUJIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200057301
    Abstract: A cleaning device includes a casing holding an image capturing device, a protective cover disposed in a visual field of the image capturing device, a vibrator to vibrate the protective cover, a controller to control the vibrator, a monitor to detect an electrical characteristic value associated with a vibration of the vibrator, and a storage to store determination criteria based on which the controller evaluates the electrical characteristic value detected by the monitor. The controller is configured to evaluate the electrical characteristic value based on the plurality of determination criteria stored in the storage and clean a surface of the translucent body by controlling the vibrator according to the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro KURATANI, Katsumi FUJIMOTO, Kenji NISHIYAMA, Chikahiro HORIGUCHI, Shinichiro ICHIGUCHI, Masaaki TAKATA, Yuzo MIZUSHIMA, Yuuki ISHII
  • Publication number: 20200055087
    Abstract: A vibration device includes a top plate elastic body, a cylindrical body that includes a first end portion and a second end portion and is coupled with the top plate elastic body to retain the top plate elastic body on a side of the first end portion. The cylindrical body includes on a side of the second end portion, a ring-shaped flange portion extended outward in a radial direction of the cylindrical body, and a piezoelectric element fixed to the ring-shaped flange portion to cause the cylindrical body to vibrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Katsumi Fujimoto, Chikahiro Horiguchi, Kenji Nishiyama, Yasuhiro Kuratani, Shinichiro Ichiguchi, Hitoshi Sakaguchi