Patents by Inventor Kojiro Matsushita

Kojiro Matsushita 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: 10617361
    Abstract: To allow an implantable device including an electronic circuit to be implanted in the head in a more preferable manner in terms of appearance and safely. This implantable device is used for a brain-machine interface or the like. A casing of an implantable device configured to be implanted in a human head has an outer convexity surface matching an external shape of a resected skull related to at least a craniotomy site of the artificial bone designed in accordance with a skull shape of each person in order to fill the craniotomy site. That is, the outer convexity surface of the artificial bone is provided with two functions: the original function of filling the craniotomy site as the artificial bone and a function of serving as the casing of the implantable device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Osaka University
    Inventors: Masayuki Hirata, Toshiki Yoshimine, Kojiro Matsushita, Tetsu Goto, Takufumi Yanagisawa, Takafumi Suzuki, Shinichi Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10620567
    Abstract: A developer accommodating unit for accommodating a developer for image formation includes a flexible container provided with an opening 35a for permitting discharge of the developer, a frame for accommodating the flexible container and for accommodating the developer to be discharged from the flexible container, and an urging member 21 for urging a developer accommodating bag toward the frame for accommodating the developer accommodating bag 16. By this, it is possible to satisfactorily effect discharge of the developer from the flexible developer accommodating bag 16.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroomi Matsuzaki, Masaaki Matsushita, Tatsuo Fujisaki, Masaki Furutani, Tetsuo Uesugi, Kojiro Yasui, Tomonori Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 10527970
    Abstract: A developer accommodating unit for accommodating a developer for image formation includes a flexible container provided with an opening 35a for permitting discharge of the developer, a frame for accommodating the flexible container and for accommodating the developer to be discharged from the flexible container, and an urging member 21 for urging a developer accommodating bag toward the frame for accommodating the developer accommodating bag 16. By this, it is possible to satisfactorily effect discharge of the developer from the flexible developer accommodating bag 16.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroomi Matsuzaki, Masaaki Matsushita, Tatsuo Fujisaki, Masaki Furutani, Tetsuo Uesugi, Kojiro Yasui, Tomonori Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20170049398
    Abstract: To allow an implantable device including an electronic circuit to be implanted in the head in a more preferable manner in terms of appearance and safely. This implantable device is used for a brain-machine interface or the like. A casing of an implantable device configured to be implanted in a human head has an outer convexity surface matching an external shape of a resected skull related to at least a craniotomy site of the artificial bone designed in accordance with a skull shape of each person in order to fill the craniotomy site. That is, the outer convexity surface of the artificial bone is provided with two functions: the original function of filling the craniotomy site as the artificial bone and a function of serving as the casing of the implantable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Inventors: Masayuki Hirata, Toshiki Yoshimine, Kojiro Matsushita, Tetsu Goto, Takufumi Yanagisawa, Takafumi Suzuki, Shinichi Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20150289980
    Abstract: To allow an implantable device including an electronic circuit to be implanted in the head in a more preferable manner in terms of appearance and safely. This implantable device is used for a brain-machine interface or the like. A casing 16 of an implantable device 4 configured to be implanted in a human head has an outer convexity surface 30 matching an external shape of a resected skull 27 related to at least a craniotomy site 26 of the artificial bone 28 designed in accordance with a skull shape of each person in order to fill the craniotomy site 26. That is, the outer convexity surface 30 of the artificial bone 28 is provided with two functions: the original function of filling the craniotomy site 26 as the artificial bone 28 and a function of serving as the casing 16 of the implantable device 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2011
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, ASUKA ELECTRIC CO. LTD., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Masayuki Hirata, Toshiki Yoshimine, Kojiro Matsushita, Tetsu Goto, Takufumi Yanagisawa, Takafumi Suzuki, Shinichi Yoshimura