Patents by Inventor Kenta Ogawa

Kenta Ogawa 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: 10800178
    Abstract: The liquid discharge device starts executing an initial process of discharging the liquid, based on determining that a low level signal is received after receiving a high level signal from an installation sensor and that a low level signal is received after receiving a high level signal from a liquid level sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiro Ueda, Mikio Ogawa, Kenta Horade
  • Patent number: 10800177
    Abstract: The liquid discharge device determines a signal received from an installation sensor in response to receiving a discharge instruction, and when determined that a high level signal is received, control executing image recording in a first mode in which a waiting time Tw1 is set, and control executing image recording in a second mode in which a waiting time Tw2 is set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mikio Ogawa, Toshiro Ueda, Kenta Horade
  • Publication number: 20200310283
    Abstract: The electrophotographic member includes: an electroconductive substrate; and a surface layer having a mono-layer structure, wherein the surface layer has a matrix containing a cross-linked urethane resin as a binder, and when an elastic modulus of the matrix in a first region in a thickness direction from an outer surface of the surface layer to a depth of 0.1 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer is defined as E1, and an elastic modulus of the matrix in a second region in a thickness direction from a depth of 1.0 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer to 1.1 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer is defined as E2, E1 and E2 satisfy the following Expressions (1) and (2), respectively: E1?200 MPa??(1); and 10 MPa?E2?100 MPa??(2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Ogawa, Ryo Sugiyama, Kazuaki Nagaoka, Kenta Matsunaga, Toru Ishii, Hideya Arimura, Fumihiko Utsuno, Tomoya Uesugi, Wataru Moriai, Masashi Uno
  • Publication number: 20200310282
    Abstract: A developing roller that suppresses contamination of the surface of a photosensitive member and also obtains a high-quality image. The developing roller includes an electro-conductive substrate, an electro-conductive elastic layer and a surface layer which are stacked in this order, wherein the surface layer has resin particles that are dispersed in a polyurethane matrix, an outer surface of the surface layer has a first protrusion originating in first resin particle and a second protrusion originating in second resin particle, wherein the first resin particle contains polyurethane, an elastic modulus Ei of the first resin particle is 100 to 2000 MPa, an elastic modulus E2 of the second resin particle is 2 to 50 MPa, a maximum height roughness Rz of the outer surface is 6 to 18 ?m, and a peak vertex density Spd is 5.0×103 to 5.0×104(1/mm2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Ryo Sugiyama, Yoshinobu Ogawa, Masashi Uno, Tomoya Uesugi, Kenta Matsunaga, Wataru Moriai
  • Publication number: 20200310263
    Abstract: A tubular metal body includes a tubular part having an opening at one end in an axis direction; and a bottom part disposed at another end of the tubular part in the axis direction. The ratio (Rz1/Rz2) of a surface roughness Rz1 of an outer peripheral surface of the bottom part to a surface roughness Rz2 of an outer peripheral surface of a center portion of the tubular part in the axis direction is in a range of 2 or more and 4000 or less. A Vickers hardness HV1 of the outer peripheral surface of the bottom part is 5 HV or more and 27 HV or less smaller than a Vickers hardness HV2 of the outer peripheral surface of the center portion of the tubular part in the axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta SHINGU, Hiroaki OGAWA, Masaru AGATSUMA, Yasuki TANAKA, Tsubasa YAMAUCHI, Akihiko NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10773154
    Abstract: At least one processor of a game control device is configured to: display an object on a display region, in a game in which the object is moved in accordance with an operation of a user on a touch panel; set a first region of the display region as an operation region; move the object based on the operation of the user on the operation region; and change the operation region to a second region, in which the object is prevented from being arranged at an edge portion of the second region, in a predetermined game situation, which is one of a situation in which at least a part of the object is outside the first region and a situation in which the object is arranged at an edge portion of the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Nakamura, Yuji Fujishiro, Kenta Ogawa, Yugo Kishino, Kei Masuda, Junichi Taya, Hideto Nishiyama, Taku Hamasaki
  • Patent number: 10744783
    Abstract: An apparatus displays an S_Empty informing screen on a display when a count value N reaches a threshold Nth, reads a liquid amount Vc from an IC chip of a cartridge which is installed, calculates an outflow amount Qc of a liquid flowing out from the cartridge to a tank at a period ?t based on the read liquid amount Vc, and erases the S_Empty informing screen from the display when the calculated outflow amount Qc is equal to or larger than a threshold Qth1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta Horade, Mikio Ogawa, Toshiro Ueda
  • Patent number: 10744781
    Abstract: A liquid discharge device is configured to display, on a display, an S_Empty notification screen in a state where a low level signal is not received from a liquid level sensor and a count value SN2 reaches a second threshold value Nth2. The liquid discharge device is configured to erase the S_Empty notification screen in a state where the low level signal is received after receiving a high level signal is received from an installation sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mikio Ogawa, Toshiro Ueda, Kenta Horade
  • Publication number: 20200255296
    Abstract: Provided is a novel compound which can be used for positive-electrode catalysts of metal-air batteries. The melilite-type complex oxide according to the present invention is represented by a general formula (BazSr1?z)2CoxFe2?2x(SiyGe1?y)1+xO7 (in the formula, 0?x?1, 0?y?1, and 0?z?1, excluding the case where x=1, y=1, and z=0, the case where x=1, y=1, and z=1, the case where x=1, y=0, and z=0, the case where x=1, =0, and z=1, the case where x=0, y=0, and z=0, and the case where x=0, y=0, and z=1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi OGAWA, Teruki MOTOHASHI, Saito MIWA, Kenta SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200259187
    Abstract: Provided is a positive-electrode catalyst which has excellent durability and excellent activity in the environment in which a metal-air battery is operated. The positive-electrode catalyst for a metal-air battery according to the present invention includes a melilite-type complex oxide represented by a general formula (BazSr1?z)2CoxFe2?2x(SiyGe1?y)1?xO7 (in the formula, 0?x?1, 0?y?1, and 0?z?1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi OGAWA, Teruki MOTOHASHI, Miwa SAITO, Kenta SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10702545
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a carbohydrate-derived energy supplying agent having slow digestibility and sustained digestibility functions. According to the present invention, there is provided a slowly digestible, sustained-type energy supplying agent comprising a saccharide composition which satisfies the following (A), (B), (C), and (D): (A) a percentage of ?-1,6 bonds relative to all glycosidic bonds is 60% or more; (B) a content of saccharides having a degree of polymerization of 1 and 2 relative to all saccharides is 9 mass % or less; (C) a content of saccharides having a degree of polymerization within a range of 3 to 30 relative to all saccharides is 41 mass % or more; and (D) a content of saccharides having a degree of polymerization of 31 or more relative to all saccharides is 50 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: NIHON SHOKUHIN CO., LTD., MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta Aizawa, Kazuki Sekikya, Takahisa Iizuka, Hiroki Takagi, Masayasu Takada, Koichi Ogawa, Hirofumi Sonoki, Akayo Ito, Eri Kokubo
  • Publication number: 20200190660
    Abstract: A transport carrier includes a carrier body being able to hold a substrate that is a deposition target, by which the substrate is transported in a deposition apparatus while being held, wherein the carrier body includes magnetic chucking means which magnetically chucks a mask which shields a non-deposition region of the substrate through the substrate and holds the mask in a state in which the mask has come into contact with a film formation surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeyuki OGAWA, Takumi SHIBATA, Kenta TSUKAMOTO, Kazuo AKITA
  • Publication number: 20200164642
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus is configured to activate a first notification in a case where a liquid level of a tank is less than a threshold. In a case where a cartridge is installed after activating the first notification, a controller determines outflow amount Vcs of the liquid flowing into the tank based on the liquid amount of the installed cartridge, and controls a notification device based on the determined outflow amount Vcs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Kenta HORADE, Mikio OGAWA, Toshiro UEDA
  • Patent number: 10638809
    Abstract: Provided is a shock absorber formed by a resin composition and provided in a shoe, the shock absorber satisfying all formulas (1) to (4) below when changes in storage elastic modulus between 20° C. to 50° C. are linearly approximated by a least-squares method: Y=aX+b . . . (1); ?0.1?a??0.02 . . . (2); 1.0?b?16.0 . . . (3); and R2?0.75 . . . (4), where X represents a temperature (unit: ° C.) of the shock absorber, Y represents a storage elastic modulus of the shock absorber, and R represents a correlation coefficient in the least-squares method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: ASICS Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Takashi Inomata, Kenta Moriyasu
  • Publication number: 20200130358
    Abstract: The liquid discharge device determines a signal received from an installation sensor in response to receiving a discharge instruction, and when determined that a high level signal is received, control executing image recording in a first mode in which a waiting time Tw1 is set, and control executing image recording in a second mode in which a waiting time Tw2 is set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mikio OGAWA, Toshiro UEDA, Kenta HORADE
  • Publication number: 20200101749
    Abstract: Aspects of a disclosure relates to a liquid discharge device enables previously disabled liquid discharge through a head after a cartridge including a first liquid chamber is replaced and before the liquid level in a second liquid chamber of a tank reaches a predetermined level or higher. Another aspects of the disclosure relates to a liquid discharge device that deactivates an alarm after a cartridge including a first liquid chamber is replaced and before the liquid level in a second liquid reaches a predetermined level or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta HORADE, Mikio OGAWA, Toshiro UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200089136
    Abstract: A support for dip coating, wherein the inner peripheral surface at an end in the axial direction of the support has an arithmetic average roughness Ra of 0.26 ?m or less and a maximum height roughness Rz of 2.3 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki OGAWA, Masaru AGATSUMA, Akihiko NAKAMURA, Kenta SHINGU
  • Patent number: 10583652
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus is configured to activate a first notification in a case where a liquid level of a tank is less than a threshold. In a case where a cartridge is installed after activating the first notification, a controller determines outflow amount Vcs of the liquid flowing into the tank based on the liquid amount of the installed cartridge, and controls a notification device based on the determined outflow amount Vcs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta Horade, Mikio Ogawa, Toshiro Ueda
  • Publication number: 20200062976
    Abstract: Provided is a flexible package laminate print ink composition including a pigment, a binder resin, and an organic solvent. The binder resin includes polyurethane resin including a biomass polyurethane resin obtained by a reaction of a biopolyester polyol component and an organic diisocyanate component, and includes, at a terminal thereof, a primary or secondary amino group. The biopolyester polyol component includes a dicarboxylic acid, a certain amount of organic acid having three or more active hydrogen groups, each having a certain molecular weight, and diol. At least one of the dicarboxylic acid and the diol is plant-derived, and has NCO group/OH group=1.2 to 3.0. A content of the biomass polyurethane resin in the polyurethane resin is 5 mass % to 100 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Harada, Toru Ogawa, Yoshiaki Maeoka, Ryo Takabayashi, Kenta Akasaka
  • Patent number: 10569537
    Abstract: An apparatus, for discharging a liquid through a head based on a first discharge instruction, is configured to: update a liquid amount V stored in the memory with a value equivalent to the amount of liquid instructed to be discharged by the first discharge instruction; determine whether the updated liquid amount V is equal to or larger a threshold amount; update the liquid amount V stored in a memory to a predetermined value in response to determining that the updated liquid amount V is equal to or larger than the threshold amount and receiving a second signal from the liquid level sensor; and prohibit the liquid from being discharged through the head in response to determining that the updated liquid amount V is less than the threshold amount and receiving the first signal from the liquid level sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta Horade, Mikio Ogawa, Toshiro Ueda