Patents by Inventor Kenji Watanabe

Kenji Watanabe 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: 20210328618
    Abstract: A radio-frequency signal transmitting and receiving circuit includes a power amplifier, a transmission band pass filter configured to transmit a radio-frequency input signal, a first reception band pass filter configured to transmit a first radio-frequency reception signal, a first low-noise amplifier configured to amplify the first radio-frequency reception signal and output a first radio-frequency output signal, a first transmitting and receiving filter having a first end and a second end, the first end being electrically connected to a first antenna terminal, and a switch configured to electrically connect the transmission band pass filter to the second end of the first transmitting and receiving filter to output the radio-frequency input signal to the first antenna terminal and electrically connect the second end of the first transmitting and receiving filter to the first reception band pass filter to receive the first radio-frequency reception signal from the first antenna terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Kenji TAHARA, Seikoh ONO, Kunihiro WATANABE, Hiroshi MASUDA, Naohide TOMITA, Takeshi KOGURE, Yusuke TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11150163
    Abstract: This accelerator play measurement device measures the play opening of an accelerator pedal of a vehicle, and includes: an accelerator actuator for operating the accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed sensor for detecting the vehicle speed of the vehicle; a first measurement unit for calculating a provisional play opening on the basis of a change in vehicle speed detection value from the vehicle speed sensor when the accelerator actuator has been driven and the accelerator pedal opening degree has been increased at a first speed from a fully-closed opening degree; and a second measurement unit for detecting the play opening on the basis of a change in vehicle speed detection value when the accelerator actuator has been driven and the accelerator pedal opening degree has been increased at a second speed higher than the first speed from the fully-closed opening degree to close to the provisional play opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: MEIDENSHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiko Kodama, Kenji Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210319881
    Abstract: A medical system comprising: a control part configured to receive pathological image data that is produced by imaging one observation target object and that includes first and second image data, the second image data relating to the observation target object but being different to the first image data, a display control part that causes a displaying part to display thereon the first image data and the second image data; and an annotation processing part that applies an annotation to each of the first image data and the second image data on a basis of inputting by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shiori Sasada, Shinji Watanabe, Kenji Yamane, Yutaka Hasegawa, Kazuma Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20210317498
    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 transfected cells having a novel Hspa8 gene promoter, and a method for secreting and producing a foreign protein at high levels using the transfected cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kenji Masuda, Yuto Nakazawa, Kazuhiko Watanabe, Maui Nishio, Takeshi Okumura, Koichi Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20210311422
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a roller having a rotation axis, and a belt unit that conveys a sheet in combination with the roller. The belt unit includes an endless belt, a nip forming member that forms a nip in combination with the roller, and an upstream belt guide. The fixing device further includes a chute having a guide surface configured to guide the sheet toward the nip. In a section orthogonal to the rotation axis, a line segment connecting a downstream end of the guide surface and an upstream end of the nip does not intersect the upstream belt guide, and an extended line extended from the downstream end of the guide surface along the guide surface toward the roller intersects a surface of the roller at a position upstream of an upstream end of the nip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hirotaka Imaeda, Kenji Takeuchi, Tokifumi Tanaka, Tomonori Watanabe, Tatsuo Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20210311091
    Abstract: A cantilever (2) has a probe (7) at a tip end. An optical system (80) emits laser light to the cantilever (2) and detects the laser light reflected by the cantilever (2). A measurement unit (14) measures characteristics of a sample (9) based on a displacement of the cantilever (2) obtained by a change in a position of the laser light detected by the optical system (80). The laser light adjustment unit (20) adjusts, when adjusting the optical axis of the laser light, a spot diameter of the laser light to be larger than the spot diameter when measuring the characteristics of a sample (8). The imaging unit (10) captures an image of a range including the position of the probe (7) when adjusting the optical axis of the laser light. The display unit (12) displays the captured image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuma WATANABE, Keita FUJINO, Masato HIRADE, Kenji YAMASAKI, Hideo NAKAJIMA, Yuichiro IKEDA, Hiroshi ARAI
  • Patent number: 11137264
    Abstract: A display system includes: a display that displays an image; and a display controller that causes the display to display a first image resembling roads around a vehicle and a second image resembling a recommended lane determined on the basis of a route to a destination set by the vehicle among the roads around the vehicle. The display controller causes the display to display the second image and a third image guiding a course of the vehicle when the vehicle has reached a second position located a predetermined distance before a first position at which the vehicle has to make a turn in the route to the destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaya Ikeda, Kenji Sugiyama, Yoshitaka Mimura, Takashi Watanabe, Taichi Sogo, Masayuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11134803
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ordered food and drink conveyance apparatus capable of reducing the number of man-hours required for conveying food and drink in a store as much as possible. A lifting device that raises food and drink placed on a belt conveyor and separates it from the belt conveyor is provided at an end point or in the middle of a conveyance path from a kitchen side to a customer seat floor side of a restaurant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Ishino Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruki Ishino, Kenji Watanabe, Tetsuji Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20210299732
    Abstract: To provide a rod member feeding device that reduces the load on a spindle chuck and a finger chuck when a rod member is positioned, as well as providing a machine tool provided with the rod member feeding device, and a control method for the rod member feeding device. A rod member feeding device includes: a feed rod for supplying a rod member to a spindle; a servomotor for moving the feed rod along the axial direction of the spindle; and a control device (exemplified with a motor control device and a control device) for controlling the driving of the servomotor. The control device calculates a deviation between a command position based on an advance amount of the feed rod and the actual position of the feed rod that has been actually advanced by the driving of the servomotor, and controls the driving of the servomotor based on the magnitude of the deviation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicants: CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD., CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiyohiko WATANABE, Takanori SHINOHARA, Kenji SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20210302296
    Abstract: An inspection method for a pillar-shaped honeycomb filter having a honeycomb-shaped first end face and a honeycomb-shaped second end face, including: allowing gas containing fine particles to flow into the first end face; imaging the entire second end face covered with the sheet-like light using a camera while the gas that has flowed into the first end face flows out of the second end face through the filter, and generating an image of the entire second end face covered with the sheet-like light; selecting an inspection area of the second end face and measuring information concerning a sum of luminance of each pixel in the inspection area; and determining quality of the filter based on at least the information concerning the concentration of the fine particles in the gas before the gas flows into the first end face and the information concerning the sum of luminance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro SATO, Takakazu KOYAMA, Yuji WATANABE, Yutaka ISHII, Takaaki KANEMITSU, Makoto MURAI, Masanari IWADE, Takafumi TERAHAI, Ryota KURAHASHI, Akinari FUKAYA, Kenji EBISUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210293524
    Abstract: Provided is a shape measurement system in order to perform three-dimensional measurement corresponding to a measurement object having various shapes, which includes a measurement probe, a probe tip, and a processor. The probe tip includes an optical element that is configured to irradiate an object with measurement light and a cylindrical unit that is configured to lock the optical element. The processor is configured to calculate an optical path length from the optical element to an object based on reflected light of the measurement light with which the object is irradiated; and calculate a three-dimensional shape of the object based on the input information and the optical path length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuo HARIYAMA, Masahiro WATANABE, Atsushi TANIGUCHI, Kenji MARUNO
  • Publication number: 20210296227
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a stacked layer body including first and second stacked portions having stair-like first and second ends, an insulating region including first and second insulating region portions covering the first and second ends of the stacked layer body, and a first contact wiring including first and second wiring portions extending in a first direction within the first and second insulating region portions and a third wiring portion connected between the first and second wiring portions. A pattern of the first wiring portion and a pattern of the second wiring portion are arranged at positions different from each other when viewed in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Kenji WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11112404
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for obtaining information of a test substance, the method including: forming a complex by causing a capture substance to bind to a test substance in a specimen; selectively collecting at least the complex from the specimen; immobilizing the complex collected from the specimen, onto a base plate; and obtaining information regarding a structure of the test substance from the complex immobilized on the base plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Akama, Toshihiro Watanabe, Masaya Okada, Kazuto Yamashita, Akshay Ganguly, Shigeki Iwanaga
  • Publication number: 20210269454
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof having an inhibitory action on the interaction between menin and an MLL protein. The compound represented by the formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. wherein, in the formula (1), the dotted circle, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, Ring Q1, W, m and n are each as defined in the description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kenji Yoshikawa, Noriyasu Haginoya, Tomoaki Hamada, Ryutaro Kanada, Jun Watanabe, Yoshiko Kagoshima, Eri Tokumaru, Kenji Murata, Takayuki Baba, Mayumi Kitagawa, Akiko Kurimoto, Masashi Numata, Machiko Shiroishi, Taeko Shinozaki
  • Patent number: 11107971
    Abstract: There is provided a laminated substrate with a piezoelectric thin film, comprising: a substrate; an electrode film formed on the substrate; and a piezoelectric thin film formed on the electrode film, wherein the piezoelectric thin film is made of an alkali niobium oxide represented by a composition formula of (K1?xNax) NbO3 (0<x<1), having a perovskite structure, and oriented preferentially in (001) plane direction, and contains a metallic element selected from a group consisting of Mn and Cu at a concentration of 0.2 at % or more and 0.6 at % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kenji Shibata, Kazutoshi Watanabe, Fumimasa Horikiri
  • Patent number: 11105992
    Abstract: Provided is an optical fiber ribbon and an optical fiber cable, which are adaptable to manufacture at a high velocity, in the intermittent connecting type optical fiber ribbon obtained by adhering and connecting adjacent colored optical fibers by intermittent connecting portions. In an optical fiber ribbon 2 of the present invention, since, in addition to polyol having a weight average molecular weight in a specific range, rheology control agent is contained in a specific range in a material forming an intermittent connecting portion 3, the Newtonian region between a low shear rate region and a high shear rate region of the material forming the intermittent connecting portion 3 can be adjusted. Thus, scattering of the material due to a centrifugal force generated by rotation of an application roll that applies the material at the time of manufacture and the like can be suppressed, and the application amount to colored optical fiber 1 can be stabilized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Tanaka, Kenji Yokomizo, Tomohiro Ishimura, Hirotaka Watanabe, Yoshihiro Arashitani
  • Publication number: 20210265170
    Abstract: A substrate processing method performed in a chamber of a substrate processing apparatus is provided. The chamber includes a substrate support, an upper electrode, and a gas supply port. The substrate processing method includes (a) providing the substrate on the substrate support; (b) supplying a first processing gas into the chamber; (c) continuously supplying an RF signal into the chamber while continuously supplying a negative DC voltage to the upper electrode, to generate plasma from the first processing gas in the chamber; and (d) supplying a pulsed RF signal while continuously supplying the negative DC voltage to the upper electrode, to generate plasma from the first processing gas in the chamber. The process further includes repeating alternately repeating the steps (c) and (d), and a time for performing the step (c) once is 30 second or shorter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Seiichi WATANABE, Kazuki NARISHIGE, Xinhe Jerry LIM, Jianfeng XU, Yi Hao NG, Zhenkang Max LIANG, Yujun Nicholas LOO, Chiew Wah YAP, Bin ZHAO, Chai Jin CHUA, Takehito WATANABE, Koji KAWAMURA, Kenji KOMATSU, Li JIN, Wee Teck TAN, Dali LIU
  • Publication number: 20210247272
    Abstract: This accelerator play measurement device measures the play opening of an accelerator pedal of a vehicle, and includes: an accelerator actuator for operating the accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed sensor for detecting the vehicle speed of the vehicle; a first measurement unit for calculating a provisional play opening on the basis of a change in vehicle speed detection value from the vehicle speed sensor when the accelerator actuator has been driven and the accelerator pedal opening degree has been increased at a first speed from a fully-closed opening degree; and a second measurement unit for detecting the play opening on the basis of a change in vehicle speed detection value when the accelerator actuator has been driven and the accelerator pedal opening degree has been increased at a second speed higher than the first speed from the fully-closed opening degree to close to the provisional play opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Akihiko KODAMA, Kenji WATANABE, Tsuyoshi SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20210201470
    Abstract: An industrial plant data reproduction device includes the following. A process data collection unit collects process data regarding a group of devices and materials to be processed by the group of devices. A video data collection unit collects video data in which an object whose image is to be obtained is captured, the object pertaining to the group of devices. A graphic data storage unit stores in advance graphic data indicative of a motion target position of the object whose image is to be obtained for each material specification. A graphic data selection unit selects the graphic data corresponding to the material specifications included in the process data every time each of the materials reaches the object whose image is to be obtained. A display processing unit outputs synthetic data in which the selected graphic data is overlaid on the video data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki FUJIEDA, Katsuhiro KONISHI, Kenji WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210177179
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ordered food and drink conveyance apparatus capable of reducing the number of man-hours required for conveying food and drink in a store as much as possible. A lifting device that raises food and drink placed on a belt conveyor and separates it from the belt conveyor is provided at an end point or in the middle of a conveyance path from a kitchen side to a customer seat floor side of a restaurant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Haruki Ishino, Kenji Watanabe, Tetsuji Kitamura