Patents by Inventor Kenji Nonaka

Kenji Nonaka 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: 11555204
    Abstract: The present invention provides an approach to enhancing the production of a foreign protein serving as a protein-based pharmaceutical product in host cells such as cultured cells derived from a mammal. The present invention provides transformed cells having a novel Hspa5 gene promoter, and a method for secreting and producing a foreign protein at high levels using the transformed host cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kenji Masuda, Koichi Nonaka, Hiroki Tanemura
  • Publication number: 20220324260
    Abstract: A motorcycle tire includes a tread rubber that includes a base rubber layer and a cap rubber layer disposed outward in the tire radial direction of the base rubber layer to form a ground contact surface. The cap rubber layer includes a crown cap portion disposed in a middle region in the tire axial direction of a tread portion and a pair of shoulder cap portions disposed in both sides in the tire axial direction of the crown cap portion. The crown cap portion has a loss tangent tan ?c, the shoulder cap portions have a loss tangent tan ?s, and the base rubber layer has a loss tangent tan ?b, wherein the loss tangents tan ?c, tan ?s and tan ?b satisfy the following equation (1): tan ?c<tan ?s?tan ?b . . . (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20220203342
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] To provide a catalyst having hydrotreatment (hydrogenation, desulfurization and denitrogenation) performance that is equal to or superior to the prior art, as a hydrotreating catalyst for hydrocarbon oils, and a hydrotreating process for hydrocarbon oils using the catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kenji NONAKA, Hirotaka MORIMOTO, Ryuichi OSHITA
  • Publication number: 20220087013
    Abstract: An object of the present technique is to provide a transmission path that is capable of preventing deterioration of signal quality of a transmitted electric signal. The transmission path includes a reference portion, a first reflection suppressing portion, a second reflection suppressing portion, a first non-reference portion, and a second non-reference portion. The reference portion has an impedance that differs from each of the first non-reference portion and the second non-reference portion, and the first reflection suppressing portion has an impedance that is capable of suppressing a reflection coefficient of an impedance of the first transmission/reception terminal and an impedance of the first non-reference portion and has an electrical length that is equal to or shorter than an electrical length of the reference portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventor: KENJI NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20210155058
    Abstract: A pneumatic tyre includes a pair of bead portions having respective bead cores therein, each bead core defining a core innermost end in a tyre radial direction, and an inner liner having an air-impermeable property and extending between the pair of bead portions, wherein in each of the pair of bead portions, the inner liner comprises an innermost end in the tyre radial direction located inwardly of the core innermost ends in the tyre radial direction, and the pair of bead portions has a bead base diameter being less than 99.7% of a rim diameter of a standard wheel rim on which the pneumatic tyre is to be mounted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20200260832
    Abstract: A cosmetic container including a container body having an aperture, an inner container attached to an inner side of the container body such that a space in which a cosmetic can be stored is formed between the inner container and the container body, an inner plug attached to an inner side of the inner container to form a dual structure together with the inner container and to be rotatable within a prescribed range relative to the inner container, the inner plug capable of storing an applicator therein, and a lid body capable of sealing an aperture of the inner plug, wherein cosmetic through holes are provided in portions of main bodies of the inner container and the inner plug, and the cosmetic through holes are opened and closed by changing of relative positions of the cosmetic through holes as the inner plug rotates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: KOSE Corporation
    Inventor: Kenji NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20170073592
    Abstract: To provide a catalyst having hydrotreatment (hydrogenation, desulfurization and denitrification) performance that is equal to or superior to the prior art, as a hydrotreating catalyst for hydrocarbon oils, and a hydrotreating process for hydrocarbon oils using the catalyst. The catalyst comprises 10 to 40 mass % of at least one element of Group 6 of the Periodic Table, 0.5 to 15 mass % of at least one element of Groups 8 to 10 of the Periodic Table based on the oxide catalysts, and a 0.05- to 3-fold amount of an organic additive with respect to the total number of moles of the elements of Group 6 and Groups 8 to 10 of the Periodic Table, added to an inorganic porous support composed mainly of silica-alumina that comprises an oxide of a metal of Group 2 of the Periodic Table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventors: Kenji NONAKA, Yuuki KANAI, Yasuo TOYOSHI, Youhei NISHIMORI, Toyokazu KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9303535
    Abstract: An oil control valve mounting arrangement includes a resin cover 5 with a metal cylindrical body 4 insert-molded therein, a valve sleeve 3 housed within the cylindrical body 4, and a spool 2 inserted in the valve sleeve 3. In at least at one end portion 14 of the cylindrical body 4 in the axial direction of the valve sleeve 3, the cover 5 includes an engaging portion 19 engageable with an interior-facing face 15b of the cylindrical body 4 facing the radially inner side of the valve sleeve 3 at an end of the cylindrical body 4 in the axis direction of the valve sleeve 3 so as to restrict displacement of the cover 5 away from the cylindrical body 4 in the radial direction of the valve sleeve 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki Kira, Takahiro Inokuchi, Atsushi Nishigaki, Kenji Nonaka
  • Patent number: 8967102
    Abstract: Provided is a valve timing control device, including a drive side rotating member, a driven side rotating member, and a locking mechanism, in which the locking mechanism includes a regulating body, and n stepped portions with which the regulating body engages, the relative rotation phase is regulated in steps from a most retarded phase or most advanced phase until reaching the lock phase, and the positional relationship between the stepped portions and regulating body is set so that, among relative rotations of from a first relative rotation of from the most retarded phase or most advanced phase to a first relative rotation phase regulated by a first stepped portion to a last relative rotation to a last relative rotation, a first predetermined relative rotation other than the last relative rotation is the smallest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaki Kobayashi, Kenji Nonaka, Shohei Masuda
  • Patent number: 8964367
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a display panel, a first cover which covers a front side of the display panel, a second cover which covers a rear side of the display panel, a plurality of nail portions on an outer circumferential portion of either one of the first cover and the second cover and directed in a same direction, and a plurality of reception portions on an outer circumferential portion of the other one of the first cover and the second cover and engaging with the plurality of nail portions, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Kenji Nonaka
  • Patent number: 8915222
    Abstract: A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a driving side rotation member, a driven side rotation member positioned coaxially with a rotational axis of the driving side rotation member, at least one plate, a plurality of partition portions forming a fluid chamber between the partition portions, a vane portion being fitted to the fluid chamber to relatively rotate the driving side rotation member and the driven side rotation member within a movable range thereof, a restriction mechanism for restricting a relative rotational phase, a fastening member fixing the plate and the partition portion of the driving side rotation member, and a reinforcement member engaged with the partition portion including a contact surface among the partition portions, the contact surface being configured to receive a contact of the vane portion when the relative rotational phase is either at a most retarded angle phase or a most advanced angle phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaki Kobayashi, Kenji Nonaka, Yoshihiro Kawai
  • Publication number: 20140033999
    Abstract: Provided is a valve timing control device, including a drive side rotating member, a driven side rotating member, and a locking mechanism, in which the locking mechanism includes a regulating body, and n stepped portions with which the regulating body engages, the relative rotation phase is regulated in steps from a most retarded phase or most advanced phase until reaching the lock phase, and the positional relationship between the stepped portions and regulating body is set so that, among relative rotations of from a first relative rotation of from the most retarded phase or most advanced phase to a first relative rotation phase regulated by a first stepped portion to a last relative rotation to a last relative rotation, a first predetermined relative rotation other than the last relative rotation is the smallest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Inventors: Masaki KOBAYASHI, Kenji Nonaka, Shohei Masuda
  • Publication number: 20130228142
    Abstract: A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a driving side rotation member, a driven side rotation member positioned coaxially with a rotational axis of the driving side rotation member, at least one plate, a plurality of partition portions forming a fluid chamber between the partition portions, a vane portion being fitted to the fluid chamber to relatively rotate the driving side rotation member and the driven side rotation member within a movable range thereof, a restriction mechanism for restricting a relative rotational phase, a fastening member fixing the plate and the partition portion of the driving side rotation member, and a reinforcement member engaged with the partition portion including a contact surface among the partition portions, the contact surface being configured to receive a contact of the vane portion when the relative rotational phase is either at a most retarded angle phase or a most advanced angle phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaki KOBAYASHI, Kenji NONAKA, Yoshihiro KAWAI
  • Publication number: 20130016459
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a display panel, a first cover which covers a front side of the display panel, a second cover which covers a rear side of the display panel, a plurality of nail portions on an outer circumferential portion of either one of the first cover and the second cover and directed in a same direction, and a plurality of reception portions on an outer circumferential portion of the other one of the first cover and the second cover and engaging with the plurality of nail portions, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Inventor: Kenji Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20120287356
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television includes a display panel, a flat plate-shaped cover further includes a margin portion around four sides of the cover, such as to extrude outward from the display panel, a pin extending from the margin portion in a direction crossing the cover and includes a groove portion, and a first metal fitting further includes an opening portion includes a first part and a second part, and a fitting main body which defines surroundings of the opening portion, the display panel being interposed between the cover and the first metal fitting. The first metal fitting is movable between a first position where the pin is put into the first part and a second position where the pin is put into the second part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2012
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kenji Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20120033141
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television includes a display panel, a flat plate-shaped cover further includes a margin portion around four sides of the cover, such as to extrude outward from the display panel, a pin extending from the margin portion in a direction crossing the cover and includes a groove portion, and a first metal fitting further includes an opening portion includes a first part and a second part, and a fitting main body which defines surroundings of the opening portion, the display panel being interposed between the cover and the first metal fitting. The first metal fitting is movable between a first position where the pin is put into the first part and a second position where the pin is put into the second part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kenji Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20120033143
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a glass panel, a first fixing portion including a first portion attached to the glass panel and a second portion configured to face the glass panel, and a display panel configured to be slid up to a position where a portion of the display panel is interposed between the glass panel and the second portion of the first fixing portion and to overlap the glass panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kenji Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20120033364
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a rectangular front glass panel, a mounting fitting bonded to an inner surface of the front glass panel, arranged along a peripheral edge portion of the front glass panel, and including engaging pieces, a display panel superposed on the inner surface of the front glass panel and having a peripheral edge portion thereof held by the mounting fitting, and a decorative frame fitted to the mounting fitting to be mounted on the inner surface of the front glass panel and enclose the display panel. The decorative frame includes an engagement groove in engagement with the engaging pieces of the mounting fittings, an engaging protrusion configured to engage with the mounting fitting, and a slit formed at a bottom of the engagement groove so as to adjoin the engaging protrusion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kenji NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20110168276
    Abstract: An oil control valve mounting arrangement includes a resin cover 5 with a metal cylindrical body 4 insert-molded therein, a valve sleeve 3 housed within the cylindrical body 4, and a spool 2 inserted in the valve sleeve 3. In at least at one end portion 14 of the cylindrical body 4 in the axial direction of the valve sleeve 3, the cover 5 includes an engaging portion 19 engageable with an interior-facing face 15b of the cylindrical body 4 facing the radially inner side of the valve sleeve 3 at an end of the cylindrical body 4 in the axis direction of the valve sleeve 3 so as to restrict displacement of the cover 5 away from the cylindrical body 4 in the radial direction of the valve sleeve 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Inventors: Naoki Kira, Takahiro Inokuchi, Atsushi Nishigaki, Kenji Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20110088792
    Abstract: A fluid control valve is provided. The fluid control valve is interposed in a fluid flow passage, and includes a temperature sensing part which is provided in a fluid of the fluid flow passage, and which is configured to operate based on a temperature of the fluid; a heating element which is configured to heat the temperature sensing part; and a shielding part which is capable of shielding the temperature sensing part from the fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshikuni ITO, Shoichi Sakai, Kenji Nonaka