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).

  • 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
  • Publication number: 20220128904
    Abstract: A positive resist composition is provided comprising a base polymer having a pendant in the form of a fluorinated phenol group whose hydroxy group is substituted with an acid labile group. The composition offers a high sensitivity and resolution as well as reduced edge roughness and size variation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11308429
    Abstract: Suggesting an optimal set of actions includes receiving an incident notification and an indication of a first agent for the incident notification from a remote device, determining an assigned agent for the incident notification and a first incident type associated with the incident notification, determining an agent role for the first agent, selecting an optimal set of actions based on the first incident type and the agent role, wherein the optimal set of actions are selected from a subset of historic recorded agent interactions from a plurality of records associated with the incident type, and provide for presentation the optimal set of actions to the first agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: ServiceNow, Inc.
    Inventors: Ivan Rodrigo Garay, Erick Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220110569
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains: (A) a polymer compound containing a repeating unit-a having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide; and (B) a silicone compound having a polyglycerin structure. This bio-electrode composition is able to form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode which enable quick signal collection after attachment to skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Motoaki IWABUCHI, Joe IKEDA, Koji HASEGAWA, Yasuyoshi KURODA
  • Patent number: 11286320
    Abstract: Polymerization reaction is performed using a polymerizable monomer shown by the following general formula (1) and at least one monomer selected from monomers each having a structure of a salt among a lithium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt, and a nitrogen compound salt of a fluorosulfonic acid or the like; then, the structure of the salt of the repeating unit of a polymer obtained by the polymerization reaction is changed to the fluorosulfonic acid or the like by ion exchange. Thus, the present invention provides a polymer compound for a conductive polymer and a method for producing the polymer compound which is suitably used as a dopant for a fuel cell and a conductive material, and which is a copolymer containing a repeating unit of styrene having a 3,3,3-trifluoro-2-hydroxy-2-trifluoromethylisobutyl ether group, and a repeating unit having any of a fluorosulfonic acid, a fluorosulfonimide group, and a n-carbonyl-fluoro-sulfonamide group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Nagasawa, Koji Hasegawa, Masayoshi Sagehashi, Masahiro Fukushima
  • Patent number: 11261285
    Abstract: A stretchable film includes, in a stacked form: a polyurethane film containing a repeating unit having a fluorine atom; and a polyurethane film containing a repeating unit having a silicon atom. At least one surface of the stretchable film is made of the polyurethane film containing a repeating unit having a fluorine atom. Thus, provided are: a stretchable film having excellent stretchability and strength, with the film surface having excellent water repellency; and a method for forming the stretchable film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Koji Hasegawa, Shiori Nonaka, Joe Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20220057663
    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: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: YOSHITAKA OKUMOTO, AKIHIRO YAMAMOTO, KOJI HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11234606
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including a silicone bonded to a fluorosulfonic acid salt, wherein the fluorosulfonic acid salt is shown by the following general formula (1): wherein R1 represents an alkylene groups with 1 to 20 carbon atoms or an arylene groups with 6 to 10 carbon atoms; Rf1 and Rf2 each represent a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, an oxygen atom, or a trifluoromethyl group; Rf3 and Rf4 each represent a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, or a trifluoromethyl group, provided that one or more fluorine atoms are contained in Rf1 to Rf4; M is selected from sodium, potassium, and silver. 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: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Koji Hasegawa, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 11215926
    Abstract: A resist composition comprising a sulfonium compound of specific structure as PAG has excellent lithography performance factors such as minimal defects, high sensitivity, improved LWR and CDU, and is a quite effective resist material for precise micropatterning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Fujiwara, Ryo Mitsui, Masaki Ohashi, Ryosuke Taniguchi, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11208509
    Abstract: A polymer compound having a weight average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000, and contains one or more repeating units represented by formula (1) and one or more repeating units represented by formula (2): R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; Rf1 represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or a phenyl group, and has at least one fluorine atom or a trifluoromethyl group in Rf1; Z1 represents a single bond, an arylene group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms or —C(?O)—O—R2—; R2 represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkylene group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an arylene group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or an alkenylene group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, and may have an ether group, a carbonyl group or an ester group in R2; and “a” is 0<a?1.0, and “b” is 0<b<1.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Fujiwara, Koji Hasegawa, Takayuki Nagasawa
  • Publication number: 20210371663
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains (A) an ionic polymer material. The component (A) is a polymer compound containing: a repeating unit-a having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide; and a repeating unit-b having a side chain with a radical-polymerizable double bond in a structure selected from the group consisting of (meth)acrylate, vinyl ether, and styrene. Thus, the present invention provides: a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode to enable signal collection immediately after attachment to skin and prevention of residue on the skin after 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: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Motoaki IWABUCHI, Osamu WATANABE, Joe IKEDA, Koji HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210353197
    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: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Koji HASEGAWA, Motoaki IWABUCHI, Yasuyoshi KURODA
  • Patent number: 11160480
    Abstract: The present invention provides 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 the group consisting of an ammonium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt, and a silver salt of any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and fluorosulfonamide. 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: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20210322705
    Abstract: An embodiment may include a face covering apparatus. The face covering apparatus includes one or more machine-washable layers of cloth, where a plurality of magnets is insertable in and removable from the one or more machine-washable layers of cloth. The face covering apparatus includes a plurality of adhesive magnets comprising a plurality of dual-sided adhesives, where the plurality of dual-sided adhesives is configured to secure the plurality of adhesive magnets to a human face. The plurality of cloth magnets is configured to secure the one or more machine-washable layers of cloth over the human face based at least on a magnetic attraction between the plurality of cloth magnets inserted in the one or more machine-washable layers of cloth and the plurality of adhesive magnets secured to the human face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventor: Erick Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20210321689
    Abstract: An embodiment may include a face covering apparatus. The face covering apparatus includes one or more machine-washable layers of cloth. The face covering apparatus also a wire insertable and removable from the one or more machine-washable layers of cloth, where the wire is adaptable to one or more areas of a human face to secure the one or more machine-washable layers of cloth over the one or more areas of the human face without a tie, a band, a loop, and an adhesive integrated with the one or more layers of cloth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventor: Erick Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11142640
    Abstract: This is to provide a stretchable film having excellent stretchability and strength and excellent water repellency on the surface of the film, a method for forming the same, a urethane resin used for the stretchable film and a silicon-containing compound as a material of the urethane resin. A silicon-containing compound represented by the following general formula (1), wherein, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 each represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a phenyl group, a 3,3,3-trifluoropropyl group or a group represented by —(OSiR7R8)n—OSiR9R10R11; R7, R8, R9, R10 and R11 are the same as those of R1 to R6; “n” is an integer in the range of 0 to 100; A represents a linear or branched alkylene group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms; and “m” is an integer in the range of 1 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Yuji Harada, Shiori Nonaka, Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20210307665
    Abstract: A bio-electrode includes an electro-conductive base material and a living body contact layer. The living body contact layer includes a water-free resin layer and a permeation layer on a surface side of the resin layer where a living body comes into contact. The permeation layer is permeated with water and a water-soluble salt selected from the group consisting of sodium salts, potassium salts, calcium salts, magnesium salts, and betaines. This aims to provide: a dry-type bio-electrode that enables quick signal collection after attachment to skin, the bio-electrode being excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light-weight, and manufacturable at low cost, and capable of preventing significant reduction in the electric conductivity even when wetted with water or dried; a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode; and a method for measuring a biological signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Motoaki IWABUCHI, Koji HASEGAWA, Joe IKEDA
  • Patent number: 11081073
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus is disclosed. In the liquid crystal display apparatus, a first pixel of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix comprises a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel and the second sub-pixel are connected to a first scanning line of a plurality of scanning lines, to which the first scanning line is supplied a first scanning signal. A first potential is supplied to a first auxiliary capacitance of the first sub-pixel based on a first control signal to select any of a plurality of row pixel groups after the first scanning signal. A second potential being different from the first potential is supplied to a second auxiliary capacitance of the second sub-pixel based on a second control signal to select any one of a plurality of row pixel groups after the first scanning signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SAKAI DISPLAY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Hasegawa, Yoshitaka Okumoto, Tokuyoshi Awa
  • Patent number: 11071485
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including a polymer compound having both an ionic repeating unit A and a (meth)acrylate repeating unit B, wherein the ionic repeating unit A is a repeating unit selected from the group consisting of sodium salt, potassium salt, and ammonium salt having either or both partial structures shown by the following general formulae (1-1) and (1-2), and the (meth)acrylate repeating unit B is a repeating unit shown by the following general formula (2). 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Osamu Watanabe, Motoaki Iwabuchi
  • Publication number: 20210197917
    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: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Koji Hasegawa