Patents by Inventor Kouichi Ozaki

Kouichi Ozaki 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: 20180105692
    Abstract: A curable granular silicone composition is provided, which may be in a pellet form. The curable granular silicone composition comprises: (A) hot meltable silicone fine particles having a hydrosilylation reactive group and/or radical reactive group, with a softening point of 30° C. or higher; (B) a filler that does not have a softening point or does not soften below the softening point of component (A); and (C) a curing agent. The curable granular silicone composition has hot melt properties, and has excellent handling workability and curability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Toru IMAIZUMI, Kouichi OZAKI, Ryosuke YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 9947858
    Abstract: The present invention provides a curable organopolysiloxane composition capable of producing a cured article that can be used as a transducer and provided with excellent mechanical characteristics and/or electrical characteristics. The present invention also relates to a novel curable organopolysiloxane composition for transducer use comprising a curable organopolysiloxane composition, dielectric inorganic fine particles having a specific dielectric constant of greater than or equal to 10, and fine particles having a specific dielectric constant of less than 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignees: DOW CORNING CORPORATION, DOW CORNING TORAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toyohiko Fujisawa, Hiroshi Fukui, Haruhiko Furukawa, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Hong Sub Kim, Eiji Kitaura, Kent R. Larson, Wataru Nishiumi, Takuya Ogawa, Masayuki Onishi, Kouichi Ozaki, Keiji Wakita
  • Patent number: 9879126
    Abstract: The present invention provides a curable organopolysiloxane composition capable of producing a cured article that can be used as a transducer and provided with excellent mechanical characteristics and/or electrical characteristics. The present invention also relates to a novel curable organopolysiloxane composition for transducer use comprising a curable organopolysiloxane composition and a compound having a highly dielectric functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignees: DOW CORNING CORPORATION, DOW CORNING TORAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruhiko Furukawa, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Hong Sub Kim, Eiji Kitaura, Kent R. Larson, Wataru Nishiumi, Takuya Ogawa, Kouichi Ozaki, Son Thanh Phan, Keiji Wakita
  • Patent number: 9227183
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microparticles comprising: at least one type of a platinum-based catalyst; and a thermoplastic polyolefin resin with a Z-average (Mz) of a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of at least 2500 and Mz/Mw of not more than 2.0, wherein the platinum-based catalyst is dispersed in the thermoplastic polyolefin resin. The microparticles make it possible to obtain a one-component curable organopolysiloxane composition having characteristics such as excellent storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignees: DOW CORNING TORAY CO., LTD., DOW CORNING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Sutoh, Kouichi Ozaki, Toru Imaizumi, Dorab Edul Bhagwagar, Toyohiko Fujisawa
  • Publication number: 20150380636
    Abstract: The present invention provides a curable organopolysiloxane composition capable of producing a cured article that can be used as a transducer and provided with excellent mechanical characteristics and/or electrical characteristics. The present invention also relates to a novel curable organopolysiloxane composition for transducer use comprising a curable organopolysiloxane composition, dielectric inorganic fine particles having a specific dielectric constant of greater than or equal to 10, and fine particles having a specific dielectric constant of less than 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Toyohiko Fujisawa, Hiroshi Fukui, Haruhiko Furukawa, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Hong Sub Kim, Eiji Kitaura, Kent R. Larson, Wataru Nishiumi, Takuya Ogawa, Masayuki Onishi, Kouichi Ozaki, Keiji Wakita
  • Publication number: 20150344671
    Abstract: The present invention provides a curable organopolysiloxane composition capable of producing a cured article that can be used as a transducer and provided with excellent mechanical characteristics and/or electrical characteristics. The present invention also relates to a novel curable organopolysiloxane composition for transducer use comprising a curable organopolysiloxane composition and a compound having a highly dielectric functional group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Haruhiko Furukawa, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Hong Sub Kim, Eiji Kitaura, Kent R. Larson, Wataru Nishiumi, Takuya Ogawa, Kouichi Ozaki, Son Thanh Phan, Keiji Wakita
  • Publication number: 20150246349
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microparticles comprising: at least one type of a platinum-based catalyst; and a thermoplastic polyolefin resin with a Z-average (Mz) of a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of at least 2500 and Mz/Mw of not more than 2.0, wherein the platinum-based catalyst is dispersed in the thermoplastic polyolefin resin. The microparticles make it possible to obtain a one-component curable organopolysiloxane composition having characteristics such as excellent storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: September 3, 2015
    Inventors: Manabu Sutoh, Kouichi Ozaki, Toru Imaizumi, Dorab Edul Bhagwagar, Toyohiko Fujisawa
  • Publication number: 20140141987
    Abstract: A method for diagnosing arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation is provided. A single nucleotide polymorphism present in the region 24 of the long arm of the chromosome 1, NEURL gene, or CUX2 gene is analyzed, and the risk of developing arrhythmia and/or the presence or absence of the onset of arrhythmia is diagnosed on the basis of the analysis result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Kouichi Ozaki, Toshihiro Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20140051074
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to identify a novel single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associated with the onset and the advancement of inflammatory diseases such as myocardial infarction. The present invention provides a method for judging an inflammatory disease which comprises detecting at least 1 type of genetic polymorphism existing in at least one gene selected from the group consisting of the LBP-32 gene, the TSBP gene, and the WAP gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Toshihiro TANAKA, Yusuke NAKAMURA, Yozo OHNISHI, Kouichi OZAKI, Aritoshi IIDA, Masatsugu HORI
  • Publication number: 20130022975
    Abstract: An atherosclerotic disease such as myocardial infarction or angina pectoris is detected by analyzing a single nucleotide polymorphism on human chromosome 5p15.3, and by associating results of the analysis with the risk of the onset thereof. Examples of the single nucleotide polymorphism on human chromosome 5p15.3 include a nucleotide corresponding to the nucleotide at position 61 in the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, SEQ ID NO: 2, or SEQ ID NO: 3, and a polymorphism at a nucleotide which is in linkage disequilibrium with the above nucleotide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Kouichi Ozaki, Toshihiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20120325864
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a dispenser for discharging a highly viscous fluid which possesses a viscosity ranging from 10 to 1,000 Pa·s at 25° C. and contains filler particles, the dispenser comprising: (i) a highly viscous fluid-supply part (A) equipped with a container (3) containing said highly viscous fluid (M) and possessing an outlet (3a) of said highly viscous fluid, a plunger (2) capable of discharging said highly viscous fluid from said outlet by pressing said highly viscous fluid contained in said container, and a servomotor (4) driving said plunger; and (ii) a highly viscous fluid-discharge part (B) equipped with a pipe (7) arranged for delivering said highly viscous fluid discharged from said outlet, an openable and closable valve (8) connected to said pipe, and a discharge port (9) for discharging said highly viscous fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Toru Imaizumi, Kouichi Ozaki
  • Patent number: 8158351
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for determining inflammatory diseases including myocardial infarction as a typical example, which involves identifying polymorphisms associated with myocardial infarction and using the gene polymorphisms, an oligonucleotide that can be used for the method, a kit for diagnosing inflammatory diseases, a therapeutic agent for inflammatory diseases, and the like. The present invention provides a method for determining an inflammatory disease, which comprises detecting at least one type of gene polymorphism existing in a proteasome subunit ? type 6 gene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Riken
    Inventors: Toshihiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nakamura, Aritoshi Iida, Kouichi Ozaki, Masatsugu Hori
  • Patent number: 7990033
    Abstract: A display device having a surface with light-emitting regions and non-light-emitting regions, wherein the aforementioned light-emitting regions and non-light-emitting regions are subjected to simultaneous surface treatment selected from: (1) brush treatment; (2) blast treatment; or (3) combined brush and blast treatment, whereby after the aforementioned treatment the surfaces of the light-emitting regions have a 60°-mirror-surface glossiness according to JIS Z 8741 exceeding 20%, while the surfaces of the non-light-emitting regions have a 60°-mirror-surface glossiness according to JIS Z 8741 not exceeding 20%, has good visibility of images reproduced by the display, which is especially suitable for outdoor application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Dow Corning Toray Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiki Nakata, Toshio Saruyama, Toyohiko Fujisawa, Toru Imaizumi, Kouichi Ozaki, Takaki Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20110129826
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to identify a novel single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associated with the development and advancement of inflammatory diseases such as myocardial infarction. The present invention provides a method for judging inflammatory diseases, which comprises detecting at least one gene polymorphism in the BRCA1-associated protein (BRAP) gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2008
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Toshihiro Tanaka, Kouichi Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20100233684
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for determining inflammatory diseases including myocardial infarction as a typical example, which involves identifying polymorphisms associated with myocardial infarction and using the gene polymorphisms, an oligonucleotide that can be used for the method, a kit for diagnosing inflammatory diseases, a therapeutic agent for inflammatory diseases, and the like. The present invention provides a method for determining an inflammatory disease, which comprises detecting at least one type of gene polymorphism existing in a proteasome subunit ? type 6 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Toshihiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nakamura, Aritoshi Iida, Kouichi Ozaki, Masatsugu Hori
  • Publication number: 20100148649
    Abstract: A display device having a surface with light-emitting regions and non-light-emitting regions, wherein the aforementioned light-emitting regions and non-light-emitting regions are subjected to simultaneous surface treatment selected from: (1) brush treatment; (2) blast treatment; or (3) combined brush and blast treatment, whereby after the aforementioned treatment the surfaces of the light-emitting regions have a 60°-mirror-surface glossiness according to JIS Z 8741 exceeding 20%, while the surfaces of the non-light-emitting regions have a 60°-mirror-surface glossiness according to JIS Z 8741 not exceeding 20%, has good visibility of images reproduced by the display, which is especially suitable for outdoor application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Inventors: Toshiki Nakata, Toshio Saruyama, Toyohiko Fujisawa, Toru Imaizumi, Kouichi Ozaki, Takaki Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20080262157
    Abstract: A curable organopolysiloxane composition comprising: (A) an organopolysiloxane having an average of at least 1.5 alkenyl groups per molecule; (B) an organopolysiloxane having an average of at least 1.5 silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms per molecule; (C) a hydrosilylation-reaction catalyst; and (D) microscopic particles of thermoplastic resin, said particles comprising a thermoplastic resin and at least one type of an organometallic compound selected from the group consisting of organotitanium compound, organozirconium compound, organoaluminum compound, and organotin compound, said organometallic compound being either admixed or encapsulated with said thermoplastic resin, allows obtaining of a cured body not subject to decrease in hardness with the lapse of time during storage of the composition, and forms cured body exhibiting excellent adhesion to various substrates by heating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2005
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Applicant: DOW CORNING TORAY COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki Nakata, Masayuki Onishi, Kouichi Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20070190528
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to identify a novel single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associated with the onset and development of inflammatory diseases such as myocardial infarction. The present invention provides a method for judging inflammatory diseases which comprises detecting at least one gene polymorphism in the galectin-2 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2004
    Publication date: August 16, 2007
    Applicants: RIKEN
    Inventors: Toshihiro Tanaka, Yozo Ohnishi, Kouichi Ozaki, Aritoshi Iida, Masatsugu Hori, Yusuke Nakamura
  • Patent number: 6822083
    Abstract: The invention provides a pancreas-specific gene comprising a base sequence coding for the amino acid sequence shown under SEQ ID NO:1, which gene is effective particularly in the fields of study, diagnosis and treatment, among others, of pancreatic carcinoma.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yosuke Harada, Kouichi Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20020151025
    Abstract: This invention provides the TSC403 gene having a nucleotide sequence coding for the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:1, which is a novel gene of great utility particularly in the field of research, diagnosis, therapy, etc. for cancer of the lung, among other diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2002
    Publication date: October 17, 2002
    Inventors: Masami Nagata, Kouichi Ozaki, Yoshikazu Shimada, Masato Horie