Patents by Inventor Koji Yoshida

Koji Yoshida 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: 20200379296
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a coated polarization layer configured to absorb light linearly polarized in a second polarization direction perpendicular to a first polarization direction; an optical sheet configured to reflect light linearly polarized in the first polarization direction and transmit light linearly polarized in the second polarization direction; a front panel disposed between the coated polarization layer and the optical sheet and capable of changing a polarization direction of incident light into another polarization direction in accordance with a voltage applied to the front panel; and a display panel overlapping with the front panel with a polarization plate interposed therebetween, the polarization plate transmitting light linearly polarized in the second polarization direction to the optical sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Hirofumi Ohira, Koji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10850606
    Abstract: A flange main body as a cover member for a fuel tank includes a cover plate for closing an opening of the fuel tank, an accommodating tubular portion formed as part of the cover plate so as to extend through the plate in a plate thickness direction, and a rib formed at the cover plate. The accommodating tubular portion and the rib are formed to be non-contiguous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kensuke Niwa, Koji Yoshida, Akira Iida, Shinya Higashi, Morihiro Takemura, Hiroyasu Kariya, Tatsuki Fukui, Takuhito Fujiwara, Takeaki Morizono, Takehiro Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 10840882
    Abstract: A crystal unit includes an AT-cut crystal element that has a planar shape in a rectangular shape and a part as a thick portion. The crystal element includes a first end portion, a depressed portion, the thick portion, and a second end portion in this order from a side of one short side in viewing a cross section taken along a longitudinal direction near a center of the short side. The depressed portion is a depressed portion disposed from the thick portion toward the first end portion side, depressed with a predetermined angle ?a and subsequently bulged, and connected to the first end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON DEMPA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Toshikawa, Shinobu Yoshida, Hirokazu Iwata, Tetsuya Watanabe, Kazuhiro Hirota, Yoshiro Teshima
  • Patent number: 10813610
    Abstract: A proximity operation fluoroscopic imaging apparatus allows a retreating operation for a X-ray detection element at an arbitrarily-positioned height. The X-ray imaging is carried out using the proximity operation fluoroscopic imaging apparatus a hanging-type X-ray irradiation element, a deck unit 26, supporting a flat panel detector 13, moves to a retreating position. The deck unit 26, supports a flat panel detector 13, and enables a retreating operation in the area of a subject M side of a tower unit 25, so that such a retreating operation is feasible regardless a height-position of the deck unit 26 supports the flat panel detector 13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Yoshida, Takayoshi Okamura
  • Publication number: 20200309403
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle, an air conditioning system, and a method for controlling a refrigeration cycle are provided. The refrigeration cycle includes an outdoor unit, an indoor unit, a controller, and an inverter. The controller controls a compressor and an outdoor fan of the air conditioning system so as to minimize a total electric power consumption of the air conditioning system. The inverter controls the outdoor fan in a rotation state predicted from a capacity demand in an air conditioning space depending on an operation mode and sensor values. The controller predicts the capacity demand and controls a rotation rate of the outdoor fan based on a prediction of the capacity demand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Koji Naito, Robert D. Turney, Liming Yang, Yasutaka Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10788137
    Abstract: A pressure regulating valve includes a casing, a holder, a fixed valve, a movable valve, a spring member, a diaphragm, and a filter. The filter is configured to filter fluid flowing from a flow inlet of the casing into a pressure chamber. The filter includes a filtering part for filtering fluid and a holding part including a frame part for holding an outer periphery of the filtering part. An alignment structure configured to align the holding part at a predetermined position is provided between the holding part of the filter and the holder, or between the holding part of the filter and the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinya Higashi, Koji Yoshida, Toshiaki Akamatsu, Yuji Yamashita, Satoshi Nakamura, Kensuke Niwa
  • Publication number: 20200300370
    Abstract: The seal ring is annular around an axis x and includes an annular outer peripheral surface facing an outer periphery side, and a plurality of recessed parts. The recessed parts are formed in such a way as to be spaced apart from each other in a circumferential direction and are recessed from the outer peripheral surface toward an inner periphery side. The recessed parts expand, in the axis x direction, from one side surface to a position which does not reach another side surface. The outer peripheral surface includes a annular contact surface between the another side surface and the position, and rib surfaces respectively between mutually neighboring recessed parts in the circumferential direction. Each of the rib surfaces extends between the one side surface and the position in the axis x direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Koji WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20200289068
    Abstract: An X-ray fluoroscopic imaging apparatus includes a table, an imaging system including an X-ray source and a detector, and an operation panel unit including a plurality of operation input units. The plurality of operation input units include an emergency stop unit and a stop state release unit. The emergency stop unit and the stop state release unit are provided separately from each other at different positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventor: KOJI YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10774278
    Abstract: A CO shift catalyst according to the present invention reforms carbon monoxide (CO) in gas. The CO shift catalyst has one of molybdenum (Mo) or iron (Fe) as a main component and has an active ingredient having one of nickel (Ni) or ruthenium (Ru) as an accessory component and one or two or more kinds of oxides from among titanium (Ti), zirconium (Zr), and cerium (Ce) for supporting the active ingredient as a support. The temperature at the time of manufacturing and firing the catalyst is equal to or higher than 550° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanao Yonemura, Toshinobu Yasutake, Akihiro Sawata, Yoshio Seiki, Yukio Tanaka, Koji Higashino, Hyota Abe, Kaori Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20200282073
    Abstract: As an antitumor drug which is excellent in terms of antitumor effect and safety, there is provided an antibody-drug conjugate in which an antitumor compound represented by the following formula is conjugated to an antibody via a linker having a structure represented by the following formula: -L1-L2-LF-NH—(CH2)n1-La-Lb-Lc- wherein the antibody is connected to the terminal of L1, and the antitumor compound is connected to the terminal of Lc with the nitrogen atom of the amino group at position 1 as a connecting position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi MASUDA, Hiroyuki NAITO, Takashi NAKADA, Masao YOSHIDA, Shinji ASHIDA, Hideki MIYAZAKI, Yuji KASUYA, Koji MORITA, Yuki ABE, Yusuke OGITANI
  • Publication number: 20200282756
    Abstract: An inkjet recording medium, comprising an ink-receiving layer containing an inorganic pigment, a binder, an inkjet ink-fixing agent comprising a cationic compound, and organic spherical particles disposed on at least one surface of a base paper, wherein the ink-receiving layer further contains a water-soluble metal salt and 5 parts by weight or more to 15 parts by weight or less of polyvinyl alcohol (A) with a polymerization degree of 700 or less and 20 parts by weight or more to 40 parts by weight or less of polyvinyl alcohol (B) with a polymerization degree of 1200 or more as the binder with respect to 100 parts by weight of the ink-receiving layer; and a volume 50% average particle diameter (D50) as measured by a laser diffraction/scattering method of the organic spherical particles is 15.0 ?m or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Koji Kutsuwa, Tadashi Yoshida, Kentaro Kawasaki
  • Publication number: 20200283452
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds represented by formulas (I) to (XVII) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohashi, Yoshihiko Norimine, Tamaki Hoshikawa, Yu Yoshida, Yoshihisa Kobayashi, Nobuhiro Sato, Koji Hagiwara, Nobuaki Sato, Shinsuke Hirota, Takaaki Harada, Hikaru Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20200284458
    Abstract: An air conditioner controller for an air conditioner is configured to obtain a first value of a performance value from a predetermined component of the air conditioner, and estimate a total cost. The controller is configured to estimate the total cost including an operation cost and a renewal cost of the air conditioner based on the first value of the performance variable obtained from the predetermined component of the air conditioner and a second value of the performance variable estimated by an operational model of the air conditioner. The total cost is a total cost of operating and renewing the air conditioner for a time period after a time at which the first value of the performance variable is obtained. The controller is configured to output the total cost via a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Hitachi-Johnson Controls Air Conditioning, Inc
    Inventors: Yasutaka Yoshida, Koji Naito, Hayato Mori, Robert D. Turney, Mohammad N. ELBsat, Michael J. Wenzel
  • Patent number: 10766416
    Abstract: To provide an alarm system for a vehicle that can appropriately raise an alarm to a driver of a vehicle that is entering an intersection. An alarm system 1 for a vehicle includes an alarm line setting part 51 that sets a right alarm line 61 and a left alarm line 62 both extending forward from a vehicle 2. The alarm line setting part 51 sets the length of the right alarm line 61 and the left alarm line 62 at L1 when the vehicle is running in a straight line. The alarm line setting part 51 sets the length of the right alarm line 61 or the left alarm line 62 at a length different from L1 when the vehicle 2 is to turn left or right at an intersection 83 to enter a first lane 81 or a second lane 82.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiki Yoshihara, Koji Hirai, Yoshitsugu Hanada, Kazuhito Hayashi, Koji Kagami, Hiromichi Nomura, Kazuya Maruoka, Yuki Okamoto, Yuki Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10771038
    Abstract: A crystal unit includes an AT-cut crystal element that has a planar shape in a rectangular shape and a part as a thick portion. The crystal element includes a first end portion, a first depressed portion, the thick portion, a second depressed portion, and a second end portion in this order from a side of one short side, in viewing a cross section taken along a longitudinal direction near a center of the short side. The first depressed portion is a depressed portion disposed from the thick portion toward the first end portion side, depressed with a predetermined angle ?a and subsequently bulged, and connected to the first end portion. The second depressed portion is a depressed portion disposed from the thick portion toward the second end portion side, depressed with a predetermined angle ?b and subsequently bulged, and connected to the second end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON DEMPA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Toshikawa, Shinobu Yoshida, Hirokazu Iwata
  • Patent number: 10764502
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes: a finder; a grip portion on a side of a first direction relative to the finder; a touch operation member provided on a rear surface of the imaging apparatus on a side of the first direction relative to the finder, on a side of a second direction relative to the grip portion, the second direction being opposite to the first direction, and on a side of a third direction relative to a center of the imaging apparatus, the third direction being perpendicular to the first direction and being oriented from the center toward the finder; and a control unit configured to control the imaging apparatus so as to execute a first function in accordance with a slide operation in the first direction and to execute a second function in accordance with a slide operation in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koji Yoshida, Jun Kamiya, Haruhisa Ueda, Takahiro Akimoto, Kimihiro Masuyama, Takuma Iwagami, Hirokazu Izuoka, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa, Shotaro Yanai, Kenji Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10753328
    Abstract: A fuel supply device has a cover member which is attached to an opening of a fuel tank, a pump unit provided with a pump, and a connecting portion for connecting the cover member and the pump unit. The fuel supply device has a connecting shaft which is formed on either one of the connecting portion or the pump unit, and a connecting hole which is formed on the other. The fuel supply device has a guide mechanism which can guide the pump unit. The guide mechanism includes a first guide portion formed at the connecting portion and a second guide portion formed at the pump unit. One of the first guide portion or the second guide portion includes a protruding portion which protrudes in a position spaced apart from the connecting shaft. The other guide portion is formed to restrict a movable range of the protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: ASIAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Murakoshi, Koji Yoshida, Tatsuki Fukui, Shinya Higashi, Takuya Kono, Takayuki Kondo, Akihiro Yano
  • Patent number: D894254
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kunihiko Tanaka, Koji Yoshida
  • Patent number: D894255
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kunihiko Tanaka, Koji Yoshida
  • Patent number: D902288
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kunihiko Tanaka, Koji Yoshida