Patents by Inventor Kenshiro Tanaka

Kenshiro Tanaka 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: 8282054
    Abstract: A stand for a portable electronic device includes: an annularly-formed stand body having a first end face and a second end face apart from each other in a direction vertical to a face forming an annular circle of the stand body, the stand body holding therein the portable electronic device to be inserted from a side of the first end face; and a leg portion having side surfaces projected radially outside the stand body so as to reduce the width dimension between the side surfaces. A grounding surface of the stand to be grounded when the stand is mounted is selected from the second end face of the stand body and one of the side surfaces of the leg portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventors: Toyofumi Hayashi, Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 7850484
    Abstract: There is provided a connecting apparatus for connecting to an electronic apparatus including a connector, the connecting apparatus including: a body that includes a base portion and a back portion substantially perpendicular to each other so as to define a holding space for holding the electronic apparatus; a connector provided on the base portion, and to be connected with the connector of the electronic apparatus; and a positioning unit which adjusts the electronic apparatus to a predetermined position with respect to the base portion in a state where the connector of the electronic apparatus is connected to the connector of the connecting apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventors: Toyofumi Hayashi, Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20100055964
    Abstract: There is provided a connecting apparatus for connecting to an electronic apparatus including a connector, the connecting apparatus including: a body that includes a base portion and a back portion substantially perpendicular to each other so as to define a holding space for holding the electronic apparatus; a connector provided on the base portion, and to be connected with the connector of the electronic apparatus; and a positioning unit which adjusts the electronic apparatus to a predetermined position with respect to the base portion in a state where the connector of the electronic apparatus is connected to the connector of the connecting apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventors: Toyofumi HAYASHI, Kenshiro TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20100051764
    Abstract: A stand for a portable electronic device includes: an annularly-formed stand body having a first end face and a second end face apart from each other in a direction vertical to a face forming an annular circle of the stand body, the stand body holding therein the portable electronic device to be inserted from a side of the first end face; and a leg portion having side surfaces projected radially outside the stand body so as to reduce the width dimension between the side surfaces. A grounding surface of the stand to be grounded when the stand is mounted is selected from the second end face of the stand body and one of the side surfaces of the leg portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: YAMAHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toyofumi HAYASHI, Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D574810
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2008
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventor: Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D320989
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 22, 1991
    Assignee: Nakamichi Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuo Horikoshi, Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D322252
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1989
    Date of Patent: December 10, 1991
    Assignee: Nakamichi Corporation
    Inventor: Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D430128
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2000
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Hino, Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D682247
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventor: Kenshiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: D692862
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventor: Kenshiro Tanaka