Patents by Inventor Kenji Nishikawa

Kenji Nishikawa 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: 11011824
    Abstract: An antenna unit includes a plate-shaped dielectric substrate, as well as an antenna element and a stub element. The dielectric substrate has a first edge extending along a longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate and a second edge extending along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate, and the second edge is opposite to the first edge. The antenna element is disposed along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The Antenna element has a first end containing a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. The stub element is disposed between a section of the antenna element having a predetermined length containing the first end of the antenna element and the first edge of the dielectric substrate along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The stub element has a first end connected to a reference potential and a second end containing an open end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Nishikawa, Yu Ono, Shingo Sumi, Yasunori Komukai, Yukinari Takahashi, Toshiharu Ishimura
  • Publication number: 20210143087
    Abstract: A packaged electronic device includes a substrate comprising a die pad and a lead spaced apart from the die. An electronic device is attached to the die pad top side. A conductive clip is connected to the substrate and the electronic device, and the conductive clip comprises a plate portion attached to the device top side with a conductive material, a clip connecting portion connected to the plate portion and the lead, and channels disposed to extend inward from a lower side of the plate portion above the device top side. The conductive material is disposed within the channels. In another example, the plate portion comprises a lower side having a first sloped profile in a first cross-sectional view such that an outer section of the first sloped profile towards a first edge portion of the plate portion is spaced away from the electronic device further than an inner section of the first sloped profile towards a central portion of the plate portion. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Amkor Technology Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji NISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10938106
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a first antenna board having a plate shape and extending with a first length; a second antenna board having a plate shape and extending with a second length; and a rectangular parallelepiped upper casing for accommodating the first antenna board and the second antenna board. The first antenna board and the second antenna board are arranged such that a longitudinal direction of the first antenna board and a longitudinal direction of the second antenna board are parallel to one side of one main surface of the rectangular parallelepiped upper casing. The first antenna board and the second antenna board are arranged parallel to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuharu Matsuoka, Kazuya Nakano, Kenji Nishikawa, Keita Endo, Shintarou Tanaka, Ryo Yonezawa, Kazuki Zusho
  • Patent number: 10910294
    Abstract: A packaged electronic device includes a substrate comprising a die pad and a lead spaced apart from the die. An electronic device is attached to the die pad top side. A conductive clip is connected to the substrate and the electronic device, and the conductive clip comprises a plate portion attached to the device top side with a conductive material, a clip connecting portion connected to the plate portion and the lead, and channels disposed to extend inward from a lower side of the plate portion above the device top side. The conductive material is disposed within the channels. In another example, the plate portion comprises a lower side having a first sloped profile in a first cross-sectional view such that an outer section of the first sloped profile towards a first edge portion of the plate portion is spaced away from the electronic device further than an inner section of the first sloped profile towards a central portion of the plate portion. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Amkor Technology Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji Nishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200402919
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a lead frame, an electronic device, a package body, and a first shield plate. The lead frame includes a die mount structure, signal leads, a first shield lead, a second shield lead, and a first shield mount that spans the first and second shield leads. The electronic device can be mounted to the die mount structure and can be coupled to the signal leads. The package body encapsulates the electronic device and the lead frame such that (i) each of the first shield lead, the second shield lead, and the signal leads includes an external portion that extends beyond the exterior surface of the package body, and (ii) the first shield mount extends beyond the exterior surface of the package body. The first shield plate can be coupled to the first shield mount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: J-Devices Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuda, Kenji Nishikawa, Seiichiro Sato, Yoshihiko Ikemoto
  • Publication number: 20200388562
    Abstract: A packaged electronic device includes a substrate comprising a die pad and a lead spaced apart from the die. An electronic device is attached to the die pad top side. A conductive clip is connected to the substrate and the electronic device, and the conductive clip comprises a plate portion attached to the device top side with a conductive material, a clip connecting portion connected to the plate portion and the lead, and channels disposed to extend inward from a lower side of the plate portion above the device top side. The conductive material is disposed within the channels. In another example, the plate portion comprises a lower side having a first sloped profile in a first cross-sectional view such that an outer section of the first sloped profile towards a first edge portion of the plate portion is spaced away from the electronic device further than an inner section of the first sloped profile towards a central portion of the plate portion. Other examples and related methods are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: J-Devices Corporation
    Inventor: Kenji NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200235460
    Abstract: An antenna unit includes a plate-shaped dielectric substrate, as well as an antenna element and a stub element. The dielectric substrate has a first edge extending along a longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate and a second edge extending along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate, and the second edge is opposite to the first edge. The antenna element is disposed along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The Antenna element has a first end containing a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. The stub element is disposed between a section of the antenna element having a predetermined length containing the first end of the antenna element and the first edge of the dielectric substrate along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The stub element has a first end connected to a reference potential and a second end containing an open end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji NISHIKAWA, Yu ONO, Shingo SUMI, Yasunori KOMUKAI, Yukinari TAKAHASHI, Toshiharu ISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200194891
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a first antenna board having a plate shape and extending with a first length; a second antenna board having a plate shape and extending with a second length; and a rectangular parallelepiped upper casing for accommodating the first antenna board and the second antenna board. The first antenna board and the second antenna board are arranged such that a longitudinal direction of the first antenna board and a longitudinal direction of the second antenna board are parallel to one side of one main surface of the rectangular parallelepiped upper casing. The first antenna board and the second antenna board are arranged parallel to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuharu MATSUOKA, Kazuya NAKANO, Kenji NISHIKAWA, Keita ENDO, Shintarou TANAKA, Ryo YONEZAWA, Kazuki ZUSHO
  • Publication number: 20200153097
    Abstract: A multiband compatible antenna that resonates at a first frequency and a second frequency includes: a planar conductor including a feeding portion to which a signal is supplied, a grounding portion, and a slit between the feeding portion and grounding portion. The slit includes a first slit portion extending in a first direction and a second slit portion extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction from an end of the first slit portion. The first slit portion is disposed closer to one edge than a center of the planar conductor in the second direction, and the feeding portion is disposed to a side of the first slit portion closer to the one edge. The planar conductor includes a first element portion and a second frequency portion that resonate at the first frequency and the second frequency, respectively. The second slit portion is disposed in the first element portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Masashi KOSHI, Takahiro OCHI, Shingo SUMI, Kenji NISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10651540
    Abstract: An antenna unit includes a plate-shaped dielectric substrate, as well as an antenna element and a stub element. The dielectric substrate has a first edge extending along a longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate and a second edge extending along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate, and the second edge is opposite to the first edge. The antenna element is disposed along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The Antenna element has a first end containing a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. The stub element is disposed between a section of the antenna element having a predetermined length containing the first end of the antenna element and the first edge of the dielectric substrate along the longitudinal direction of the dielectric substrate. The stub element has a first end connected to a reference potential and a second end containing an open end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Nishikawa, Yu Ono, Shingo Sumi, Yasunori Komukai, Yukinari Takahashi, Toshiharu Ishimura
  • Patent number: 10651556
    Abstract: An antenna unit includes a conductive ground plate, a first antenna element, and a second antenna element. The first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. A part of the first antenna element is disposed along the conductive ground plate. The second antenna element branches off the first antenna element at a branch point on the first antenna element. The second antenna element is disposed between the part of the first antenna element disposed along the conductive ground plate and the conductive ground plate. The first antenna element resonates at a first frequency. The second antenna element and a segment between the first end and the branch point of the first antenna element resonate at a second frequency that is higher than the first frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Nishikawa, Shingo Sumi, Yasunori Komukai, Yukinari Takahashi, Yu Ono
  • Patent number: 10630330
    Abstract: A first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint, a second end connected to a connection point on a ground conductor, and a fold disposed between the first and the second ends. A part of a segment between the first end and the fold of the first antenna element is disposed along the ground conductor. A second antenna element branches off the first antenna element. The second antenna element is disposed between the part of the first antenna element disposed along the ground conductor and the ground conductor. The segment between the first end and the fold of the first antenna element resonates at a first frequency. The second antenna element and a segment between the first end and a branch point of the first antenna element resonate at a second frequency that is higher than the first frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kenji Nishikawa, Shingo Sumi, Hiroaki Ohmori, Toshiharu Ishimura
  • Patent number: 10597375
    Abstract: A novel ?-halogen-substituted thiophene compound or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, which has a potent LPA receptor-antagonist activity and is useful as a medicament is provided. A compound represented by the general formula (I) wherein A represents, a phenyl ring, a thiophene ring, or an isothiazole ring; R1 is the same or different, and represents a halogen atom, or a C1-C3 alkyl group; R2 represents a hydrogen atom, or a C1-C6 alkyl group; p represents an integer of 0 to 5; V represents CR3 wherein R3 represents a hydrogen atom, an amino group, a nitro group, or a C1-C3 alkoxy group, or V represents a nitrogen atom; and X represents a halogen atom, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Noriaki Iwase, Hiroshi Nishida, Makoto Okudo, Masaaki Ito, Shigeyuki Kono, Masaaki Matoyama, Shigeru Ushiyama, Eiji Okanari, Hirofumi Matsunaga, Kenji Nishikawa, Tomio Kimura
  • Patent number: 10591960
    Abstract: The electronic device includes a case, an antenna element, a heat source, a heat dissipation member, a heat conduction member, a cooling fan, an exhaust port, and an exhaust duct. The case has a pair of main surfaces and side surfaces. The antenna element is used to perform wireless communication. The heat dissipation member exchanges heat with a cooling wind. The heat conduction member conducts heat of the heat source to the heat dissipation member. The cooling fan generates the cooling wind to be blown to the heat dissipation member. The exhaust port is an exhaust port from which the cooling wind is discharged to the outside. The exhaust duct guides the cooling wind to the exhaust port. The exhaust port is disposed on one of the side surfaces, and the antenna element and the exhaust duct are disposed to overlap each other at least partially in the thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Tani, Kenji Nishikawa, Kazuhiro Shiraga, Hiroyuki Takaoka, Katsuya Yamamoto, Kazuya Nakano, Hiroki Yosho
  • Patent number: 10461792
    Abstract: Tablet PC (10) includes communication units (111, 112), antenna terminal (T1) used to receive one of first and second signals, antenna terminal (T2) used to receive another one of the first and second signals, terminal switch (40) configured to perform switching between a first coupling state in which communication unit (111) and terminal (T1) are coupled, and communication unit (112) and terminal (T2) are coupled, and a second coupling state in which communication unit (111) and terminal (T2) are coupled, and communication unit (112) and terminal (T1) are coupled, and controller (30) configured to control terminal switch (40) so as to switch to the first coupling state when terminal (T1) receives the first signal, and terminal (T2) receives the second signal, and to control terminal switch (40) so as to switch to the second coupling state when terminal (T1) receives the second signal, and terminal (T2) receives the first signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Uchida, Kenji Nishikawa, Toshiharu Ishimura
  • Publication number: 20190235586
    Abstract: The electronic device includes a case, an antenna element, a heat source, a heat dissipation member, a heat conduction member, a cooling fan, an exhaust port, and an exhaust duct. The case has a pair of main surfaces and side surfaces. The antenna element is used to perform wireless communication. The heat dissipation member exchanges heat with a cooling wind. The heat conduction member conducts heat of the heat source to the heat dissipation member. The cooling fan generates the cooling wind to be blown to the heat dissipation member. The exhaust port is an exhaust port from which the cooling wind is discharged to the outside. The exhaust duct guides the cooling wind to the exhaust port. The exhaust port is disposed on one of the side surfaces, and the antenna element and the exhaust duct are disposed to overlap each other at least partially in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: KAZUYA TANI, KENJI NISHIKAWA, KAZUHIRO SHIRAGA, HIROYUKI TAKAOKA, KATSUYA YAMAMOTO, KAZUYA NAKANO, HIROKI YOSHO
  • Publication number: 20180360803
    Abstract: The present invention provides the pharmaceutical use of LPA1 antagonists, for example, ?-halogenated thiophene compounds having a specific structure or pharmacologically acceptable salts thereof, as drugs for the treatment and/or prevention of NASH. A pharmaceutical composition for the treatment and/or prevention of NASH includes, as an active ingredient, an LPA1 antagonist, for example, a compound represented by the general formula (I): wherein R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methoxy group, R2 is a hydrogen atom or a C1-C6 alkyl group, X is a halogen atom, and A is a group selected from the group consisting of groups: , or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji NISHIKAWA, Hirofumi MATSUNAGA, Yuuko SHINOHARA, Eiji OKANARI, Shigeru USHIYAMA, Shinpei NONOUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180331702
    Abstract: Tablet PC (10) includes communication units (111, 112), antenna terminal (T1) used to receive one of first and second signals, antenna terminal (T2) used to receive another one of the first and second signals, terminal switch (40) configured to perform switching between a first coupling state in which communication unit (111) and terminal (T1) are coupled, and communication unit (112) and terminal (T2) are coupled, and a second coupling state in which communication unit (111) and terminal (T2) are coupled, and communication unit (112) and terminal (T1) are coupled, and controller (30) configured to control terminal switch (40) so as to switch to the first coupling state when terminal (T1) receives the first signal, and terminal (T2) receives the second signal, and to control terminal switch (40) so as to switch to the second coupling state when terminal (T1) receives the second signal, and terminal (T2) receives the first signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Tomohiro UCHIDA, Kenji NISHIKAWA, Toshiharu ISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20180278287
    Abstract: A first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint, a second end connected to a connection point on a ground conductor, and a fold disposed between the first and the second ends. A part of a segment between the first end and the fold of the first antenna element is disposed along the ground conductor. A second antenna element branches off the first antenna element. The second antenna element is disposed between the part of the first antenna element disposed along the ground conductor and the ground conductor. The segment between the first end and the fold of the first antenna element resonates at a first frequency. The second antenna element and a segment between the first end and a branch point of the first antenna element resonate at a second frequency that is higher than the first frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Kenji NISHIKAWA, Shingo SUMI, Hiroaki OHMORI, Toshiharu ISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20180277951
    Abstract: An antenna unit includes a conductive ground plate, a first antenna element, and a second antenna element. The first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. A part of the first antenna element is disposed along the conductive ground plate. The second antenna element branches off the first antenna element at a branch point on the first antenna element. The second antenna element is disposed between the part of the first antenna element disposed along the conductive ground plate and the conductive ground plate. The first antenna element resonates at a first frequency. The second antenna element and a segment between the first end and the branch point of the first antenna element resonate at a second frequency that is higher than the first frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Kenji NISHIKAWA, Shingo SUMI, Yasunori KOMUKAI, Yukinari TAKAHASHI, Yu ONO