Patents by Inventor Koji Hasegawa

Koji Hasegawa 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: 11896377
    Abstract: A bio-electrode, excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light-weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even though it is wetted with water or dried, includes an electro-conductive base material and a living body contact layer formed on the electro-conductive base material. The living body contact layer is a cured material of a bio-electrode composition including (A) an ionic material and (C) a metal powder, wherein the component (A) is a polymer compound containing a repeating unit-a having a structure selected from an ammonium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt, and a silver salt of any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and fluorosulfonamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 11891149
    Abstract: A moving vehicle according to the present disclosure includes a chair frame including universal casters, a sitting seat disposed above the chair frame and connected to the chair frame, and a driving unit disposed below the sitting seat and connected to the chair frame so that the driving unit can rotate about a unit connection shaft, in which the driving unit includes a driving wheel including a rotation shaft located at a position deviated from a central axis of the unit connection shaft, a velocity detection unit configured to detect a rotational velocity of the driving wheel, and a driving control unit configured to control a velocity of the driving wheel according to an external driving force applied to the driving wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20240000723
    Abstract: Provided is an agent or a food composition capable of decreasing a neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio. An agent for decreasing a neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in blood contains a curcumin as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicants: THERABIOPHARMA INC., NATIONAL HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION
    Inventors: Koji HASEGAWA, Tadashi HASHIMOTO, Atsushi IMAIZUMI, Tatsuya OGAWA, Hitomi UMETA, Atsuhiro KISHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20230375928
    Abstract: The present invention is a sulfonium-salt-type polymerizable monomer represented by the following formula (1), wherein “p” represents an integer of 1 to 3; R11 represents a C1-20 hydrocarbyl group; Rf represents a fluorine atom or a fluorine-atom-containing C1-6 group selected from alkyl, alkoxy, and sulfide; “q” represents an integer of 1 to 4; RALU represents an acid-labile group; “r” represents an integer of 1 to 4; R12 represents a C1-20 hydrocarbyl group; “s” represents an integer of 0 to 4; “t” represents an integer of 0 to 2; Rf and —O—RALU are bonded to adjacent carbon atoms; and A-X? represents a non-nucleophilic counterion having a polymerizable group A. This provides: a monomer to yield a polymer; the polymer contained in a resist composition; the composition having excellent solvent-solubility, sensitivity, contrast, and lithographic performance, and hardly causing pattern collapse even with fine patterning; and a patterning process using the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro FUKUSHIMA, Jun HATAKEYAMA, Koji HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11801333
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including: (A) an ionic material; and (B) a resin other than the component (A); wherein the component (A) contains both of a repeating unit-a having a structure of any of silver salts of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and fluorosulfonamide; and a repeating unit-b having silicon. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light in weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even when it is wetted with water or dried. The present invention also provides a bio-electrode in which the living body contact layer is formed from the bio-electrode composition, and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Osamu Watanabe, Koji Hasegawa, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20230332008
    Abstract: The present invention is a phenol compound represented by the following general formula (1A). This phenol compound makes it possible to provide a phenol compound as an additive for a conductive paste composition having a small decrease in electric conductivity in repetitive elongations and shrinkages and excellent printing processability, a conductive paste composition containing the additive, and a conductive wire made by using the conductive paste composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji HASEGAWA, Shiori NONAKA, Osamu WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11786160
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition comprising a polymer compound having a repeating unit A that contains silver salt of fluorosulfonic acid, silver salt of fluorosulfonimide, or silver salt of fluorosulfonamide. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode with excellent electric conductivity, biocompatibility and light weight, which can be manufactured at low cost and does not cause large lowering of the electric conductivity even when it is wetted with water or dried. The present invention also provides a bio-electrode in which the living body contact layer is formed from the bio-electrode composition and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Osamu Watanabe, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Shiori Nonaka, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11783958
    Abstract: The conductive wiring material composition includes (A) a polymer compound having a repeating unit “a” which has a structure selected from an ammonium salt, a lithium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt and a silver salt of any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide and fluorosulfonamide and (B) metal powder, wherein the component (B) is contained with an amount exceeding 50 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of a solid content of the conductive wiring material composition excluding the component (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Osamu Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20230297314
    Abstract: An information distribution control device according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory configured to store instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the instructions to: distribute, to a terminal device, distribution information in which the terminal device is designated as a distribution destination, the terminal device displaying the received distribution information in a signage region included in a display screen; receive input information indicating an input to the signage region; update the distribution information according to the input information; and distribute the updated distribution information to a terminal device designated as a distribution destination of the distribution information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11741413
    Abstract: The disclosed techniques generally relate to the use of action paths comprising sequences of steps performed by a user to efficiently perform tasks or resolve incidents. Action paths as discussed herein may be used to achieve more efficient outcomes, to train new employees, or to anticipate the future needs of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: ServiceNow, Inc.
    Inventors: Ivan Rodrigo Garay, Erick Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20230244142
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer, a resist composition, and a pattern forming method with high sensitivity, high resolution, and high contrast, and that can form a pattern with small variation in pattern width (LWR), and small in-plane uniformity of the pattern (CDU) with high energy ray. A polymer to generate an acid by light exposure and to change in solubility in a developing liquid with an action of the acid, the polymer including: a repeating unit represented by the following formula (A-1); and a repeating unit represented by any one or more of the following formulae (B-1) to (B-4), wherein, M? represents a non-nucleophilic counterion, A+ represents an onium cation, n1 represents an integer of 1 or 2, n2 represents an integer of 0 to 2, n3 represents an integer of 0 to 5, n4 represents an integer of 0 to 2, and “c” represents an integer of 0 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro FUKUSHIMA, Masayoshi SAGEHASHI, Tomohiro KOBAYASHI, Yutaro OTOMO, Koji HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20230123180
    Abstract: An onium salt consisting of an anion containing an iodized aromatic group and two sulfonate groups and a sulfonium or iodonium cation is a useful photoacid generator. A chemically amplified resist composition comprising the photoacid generator forms a pattern of rectangular profile with a good balance of sensitivity, CDU, LWR, MEF, and DOF when it is processed by photolithography using high-energy radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomomi Watanabe, Takayuki Fujiwara, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11612347
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including a silicone bonded to a sulfonamide salt, wherein the sulfonamide salt is shown by the following general formula (1): wherein R1 represents a linear, branched, or cyclic alkylene group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms optionally having an aromatic group, an ether group, or an ester group, or an arylene group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms; Rf represents a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms and containing at least one fluorine atom; M+ is an ion selected from a lithium ion, a sodium ion, a potassium ion, and a silver ion. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light-weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even though it is wetted with water or dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Koji Hasegawa, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 11607162
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including a silicone bonded to a sulfonimide salt, wherein the sulfonimide salt is shown by the following general formula (1): wherein R1 represents a linear, branched, or cyclic alkylene group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms optionally having an aromatic group, an ether group, or an ester group, or an arylene group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms; Rf represents a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms and containing at least one fluorine atom; M+ is an ion selected from a lithium ion, a sodium ion, a potassium ion, and a silver ion. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light-weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even though it is wetted with water or dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Koji Hasegawa, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20230074147
    Abstract: A moving body includes: a vehicle which includes a front wheel and rear wheels and which a passenger gets on; an unmanned carrier vehicle which is arranged at the back side of the vehicle, and includes a wheel and a driving unit which drives the wheel; and a coupler which couples the vehicle and the unmanned carrier vehicle. The coupler includes a biasing mechanism which biases a rear part of the vehicle toward an upper side of the vehicle, the biasing mechanism includes a first elastic member; when the passenger is on the vehicle, the first elastic member is deformed by the weight of the passenger to place the rear wheels in contact with a road surface, and when the passenger is not on the vehicle, the rear wheels are separated from the road surface by the elastic force of the first elastic member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2022
    Publication date: March 9, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Koji HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11453741
    Abstract: The present invention is a stretchable film of a cured product of a resin including: a polymer compound having a urethane bond in the main chain, a repeating unit containing a fluorine atom, and a repeating unit containing a silicon atom. The present invention provides a stretchable film that has excellent stretchability and strength, with the film surface having excellent water repellency, and a method for forming the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Joe Ikeda, Shiori Nonaka, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11435638
    Abstract: This liquid crystal display apparatus is provided with: a TFT substrate comprising a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor; and a counter substrate comprising a common electrode that faces the pixel electrode via a liquid crystal layer. The thin film transistor comprises: a semiconductor layer deposited over a gate electrode via a gate insulating layer, while having a planar shape that has a first side and a second side each overlapping the gate electrode in plan view; and a first electrode which is connected to the pixel electrode and a second electrode which faces the first electrode, said first and second electrodes being formed on the semiconductor layer. The first side and the second side of the semiconductor layer are adjacent to each other at a predetermined angle; and the first electrode at least partially covers the first side and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: SAKAI DISPLAY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Okumoto, Akihiro Yamamoto, Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220244643
    Abstract: A positive resist composition comprising a base polymer comprising repeat units having the structure of a sulfonium salt of a fluorinated phenol exhibits a high sensitivity, high resolution, low edge roughness and small size variation, and forms a pattern of good profile after exposure and development.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220157484
    Abstract: A polyurethane contains a weakly acidic functional group having a pKa of 5 to 11. Thus, the present invention provides: a conductive paste composition for forming a stretchable conductive wire which varies slightly in electric conductivity at the time of elongation and shrinkage; and a polyurethane for providing the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shiori NONAKA, Koji HASEGAWA, Osamu WATANABE, Jun HATAKEYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220133201
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains (A) an ionic polymer material, (B) an addition reaction-curable silicone having at least a hydrosilyl group, (C) a platinum-group catalyst, and a solvent. The bio-electrode composition has a water content of 0.2 mass % or less. The solvent includes one or more of an ether solvent, an ester solvent, and a ketone solvent each of which does not contain a hydroxy group, a carboxyl group, a nitrogen atom, or a thiol group. Thus, present invention provides: a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode which is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light-weight, and manufacturable at low cost, and which does not leave residue on skin after attachment to and peeling from the skin; a bio-electrode including a living body contact layer formed of the bio-electrode composition; and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Osamu WATANABE, Joe IKEDA, Shiori NONAKA, Koji HASEGAWA, Motoaki IWABUCHI, Yasuyoshi KURODA