Patents by Inventor Kousuke Tanaka

Kousuke Tanaka 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: 20230014246
    Abstract: A thrust gas bearing includes a collar portion fixed to a shaft portion, a first base part facing one axial end surface of the collar portion, a first gas film forming part formed between the collar portion and first base part, a second base part facing an other axial end surface of the collar portion, a second gas film forming part formed between the collar portion and second base part, and a cooling flow path to carry a fluid flow. The cooling flow path includes a first flow path formed on one axial end side of the first base part and extending from an axial center toward an outer periphery, and a second flow path formed on an other axial end side of the second base part and extending from an outer periphery toward an axial center. The second to flow path is located downstream of the first flow path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Bichuan LIU, Kouichi TANAKA, Kousuke NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 11535035
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a tank including a chamber configured to store liquid to be supplied to a recording head that ejects the liquid and a filling port from which the liquid is injected into the chamber, and an injection auxiliary member configured to assist injecting of the liquid into the chamber from the filling port, the injection auxiliary member including a first and a second flow channels each defined by a first or a second upper end portion that opens toward outside of the tank and a first or a second lower end portion that opens toward inside of the tank, wherein the second flow channel has an expansion portion arranged in a middle portion between the second upper end portion and the second lower end portion and configured to form a step to expand a cross-sectional area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yusuke Naratani, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Kousuke Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Nanae Uchinuno
  • Patent number: 11530050
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a control device which enables a flight vehicle device to obtain a highly precise image. [Solution] Provided is the control device including an illuminating control unit configured to adjust a light amount of an illuminating device according to an inclination of a body of a flight vehicle device that has an imaging device configured to photograph a photographing target and the illuminating device configured to illuminate the photographing target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohtaro Sabe, Kayoko Tanaka, Kousuke Suzuki, Masaaki Masuda, Takekazu Kakinuma, Kazunori Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11459417
    Abstract: The present invention provides a block copolymer composition comprising a block copolymer B formed by introducing a functional group capable of forming a non-covalent bond into a block copolymer A including at least one aromatic vinyl polymer block and at least one conjugated diene polymer block, wherein: the block copolymer B includes an ionic group as the functional group capable of forming a non-covalent bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignees: ZEON CORPORATION, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKAI NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SYSTEM
    Inventors: Kousuke Isobe, Sadaharu Hashimoto, Atsushi Noro, Takato Kajita, Haruka Tanaka, Yushu Matsushita
  • Publication number: 20220306145
    Abstract: A vehicle can execute an automatic driving mode and a manual driving mode as a driving mode. An assistance device supports mode switching from the automatic driving mode to the manual driving mode. The assistance device includes an acquisition interface and a notification interface. The acquisition interface acquires data indicating a situation around the vehicle. The notification interface that communicates a candidate position derived based on the data acquired by the acquisition interface, the candidate position being a candidate of a position where the mode switching should be executed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi KOMIKAWA, Hiroyuki TOMINAGA, Kazuhiro YAMANE, Kousuke MITSUNAGA, Satoshi TANAKA, Naomi USHIODA, Toshiaki IKEMATSU
  • Publication number: 20220283170
    Abstract: Provided are any one of the following compounds and a fluorescently labeled biological substance having this compound. R1 to R27, L11, L12, and X+ represent a specific group, and at least one of R1 to R4 represents a substituted alkyl group. In a case where at least one of R1 to R4 is an alkyl group having a carboxy group or a substituent capable of being bonded to a biological substance, at least one of R11 to R27 is an alkyl group or an aryl group, or at least one of R1 to R4, which does not correspond to the alkyl group having a carboxy group or an alkyl group having a substituent capable of being bonded to a biological substance, is an alkyl group having a sulfoalkyl group through a single bond or a linking group. The total of n1 to n4 is an integer of 3 or more, and m=n1+n2+n3+n4?1 is satisfied. At least one of R1 to R4, R13, L11 or L12 in Formula (1) and at least one of R1 to R4, R24, L11, or L12 in Formula (2) have a specific substituent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kousuke WATANABE, Yoshinori KANAZAWA, Ryo FUJIWARA, Kenji SHIROKANE, Hiroaki TANAKA, Yuki ARAI, Kazuoki KOMIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220273692
    Abstract: An object is to provide a drug which is useful in treating a nervous system disease. A drug containing vitamin B12 as an active ingredient according to the present invention has an M2 macrophage/microglia induction promoting effect, an M1 macrophage/microglia induction inhibiting effect, a nerve regeneration promoting effect, and the like and is very useful as a therapeutic agent for a nervous system disease, and particularly useful as a therapeutic agent for a central nervous system disease such as cerebral infarction, dementia, or spinal cord injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TANAKA, Hideki YOSHIKAWA, Hideki MOCHIZUKI, Tsuyoshi MURASE, Tsutomu SASAKI, Kousuke BABA, Toru IWAHASHI, Mitsuru NAIKI
  • Patent number: 11430440
    Abstract: A dialog device according to an embodiment includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a user utterance input by a user, a plurality of generation units configured to generate a system utterance corresponding to the user utterance, and an output unit configured to output the system utterance generated by one generation unit selected from the plurality of generation units. The plurality of generation units include a first generation unit having a first scenario and a second generation unit having a second scenario different from the first scenario. The output unit outputs a first system utterance generated by the first generation unit in response to the user utterance, in a first expression format, and outputs a second system utterance generated by the second generation unit in response to the user utterance, in a second expression format different from the first expression format, following the first system utterance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Go Tanaka, Kousuke Kadono
  • Patent number: 11369626
    Abstract: A method of treating a central nervous system disease, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to a patient with a central nervous system disease to treat the central nervous system disease. This disclosure also relates to a method of promoting M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibiting M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reducing the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia in a patient in need thereof, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to the patient to promote M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibit M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reduce the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia. This disclosure also relates to a pharmaceutical product including vitamin B12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hideki Yoshikawa, Hideki Mochizuki, Tsuyoshi Murase, Tsutomu Sasaki, Kousuke Baba, Toru Iwahashi, Mitsuru Naiki
  • Publication number: 20220111656
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a discharging unit configured to be capable of discharging a plurality of kinds of liquids onto a medium, and a waste liquid tank including a storage part configured to store a waste liquid of the liquid. The waste liquid tank includes a first inflow port and a second inflow port from which the waste liquid flows into the storage part, and a restriction portion located between the first inflow port and the second inflow port, and configured to restrict movement of the waste liquid in the storage part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Ken Takenaga, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220111648
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a platen that supports a recording medium and is provided at a position facing a recording head, a holding container, detachably attached to the recording apparatus, that holds an absorber for absorbing and holding liquid discharged from the recording head, and a path member that is at least partly disposed under the platen and forms a path in which liquid flows, wherein the path member has a protrusion part configured to contact the absorber in a state where the holding container is attached to the recording apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Atsushi Matsuyama, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220111650
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a recovery unit, a retaining container, and a first portion. The recovery unit performs recovery operation to recover a recording head to eject liquid. The retaining container is removably installed in the recording apparatus and retains liquid discharged from the recovery unit. The first portion comes in contact with a second portion on the retaining container. To put the retaining container into a restricted state in which movement of the retaining container in a first direction is restricted, the first portion comes in contact with the second portion in a middle of removal of the retaining container in the first direction from an installed state in which the retaining container is installed in the recording apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Tanaka, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220111652
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a first absorbent member extending in a discharge region to which a discharge unit capable of discharging a liquid onto a medium discharges liquid, and configured to be capable of accepting the liquid discharged from the discharge unit, a second absorbent member arranged spaced apart from the first absorbent member to accept liquid flowed out from the first absorbent member when the liquid discharge apparatus is inclined from a posture for use of the liquid discharge to a predetermined direction, and a positioning portion configured to position the second absorbent member at a position spaced apart from the first absorbent member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Yuta Araki, Koya lwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11250820
    Abstract: A stopper rail of a silent piano, which can make collision noise generated when a hammer shank collides against the stopper rail, blurred in the sense of pitch thereof and difficult to be recognized by the human ear, in a silent performance mode. In this mode, the stopper rail is contacted by the hammer shank of a hammer being pivotally moved to stop pivotal movement of the hammer. The stopper rail includes a rail body having a predetermined flexural rigidity allowing vibration, a first cushion provided on one surface of the hammer shank, for being contacted by the hammer shank being pivotally moved, and a vibration suppressing portion provided on an opposite surface of: the rail body to the first surface so as to apply a load to the rail body to suppress vibration of the rail body when the hammer shank contacts the rail body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KAWAI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventor: Kousuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220032632
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a tank including a chamber configured to store liquid to be supplied to a recording head that ejects the liquid and a filling port from which the liquid is injected into the chamber, and an injection auxiliary member configured to assist injecting of the liquid into the chamber from the filling port, the injection auxiliary member including a first and a second flow channels each defined by a first or a second upper end portion that opens toward outside of the tank and a first or a second lower end portion that opens toward inside of the tank, wherein the second flow channel has an expansion portion arranged in a middle portion between the second upper end portion and the second lower end portion and configured to form a step to expand a cross-sectional area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Naratani, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Kousuke Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Nanae Uchinuno
  • Publication number: 20220032629
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a conveyance unit that conveys a recording medium in a first direction toward a recording head for ejecting a liquid, a tank including a containing chamber containing the liquid to be supplied to the recording head, and an injection port through which the liquid is injected into the containing chamber, the tank being disposed downstream of the conveyance unit in the first direction, a rotatable lever that holds a tank cap for closing the injection port, and a cover that rotates about a rotation shaft between an open position for exposing the lever and a closed position for covering the lever, the rotation shaft being disposed upstream of the conveyance unit in the first direction. The cover includes a sliding portion that is provided on a surface facing the lever and comes into contact with the lever while the cover is rotating toward the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Taiji Maruyama, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220032636
    Abstract: Provided is an image recording apparatus including: a carriage configured to support a recording head that ejects a liquid to a recording medium and configured to perform reciprocating motion in the scanning direction; a liquid containing portion configured to contain liquid; a tube configured to connect the recording head and the liquid containing portion to supply liquid from the liquid containing portion to the recording head, the tube including a first section that extends in the scanning direction and a second section that extends in the scanning direction above the first section; and a support portion configured to support the first section and be secured to an apparatus main body, and in the support portion, a rotating member is provided below the second section at a position facing the second section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kousuke Tanaka, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani
  • Publication number: 20220032633
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a liquid storing container including a storage chamber configured to store a liquid supplied to a printing unit that prints an image by discharging the liquid, an outlet portion of the liquid, and a channel configured to connect the storage chamber and the outlet portion. The liquid storing container includes a first side portion on a side of a print region where printing is executed by the printing unit, and a second side portion on an opposite side of the first side portion, and the channel is formed in the second side portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Koki SHIMADA, Nobuhiro TOKI, Daiju TAKEDA, Fumie KAMEYAMA, Shota ASADA, Ken TAKENAGA, Yusuke TANAKA, Yuta ARAKI, Taiji MARUYAMA, Atsushi MATSUYAMA, Yusuke NARATANI, Kousuke TANAKA, Koya IWAKURA, Hideaki MATSUMURA, Tetsu HAMANO
  • Publication number: 20220009244
    Abstract: A print head includes a nozzle array comprising a plurality of nozzles, and a negative pressure generating portion configured to apply a negative pressure to the nozzle array. A tank includes a storage portion and an air communication port. A tube connects the print head and the tank and supply the liquid from the tank to the print head. A highest position of a liquid level in the tank in the vertical direction is higher than a position of the nozzle array, and an absolute value of a water head difference caused by a difference between the highest position of the liquid level in the tank and the position of the nozzle array is not larger than an absolute value of a negative pressure generated by the negative pressure generating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Hideaki Matsumura, Daiju Takeda, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka, Koya Iwakura
  • Publication number: 20210304710
    Abstract: A stopper rail of a silent piano, which can make collision noise generated when a hammer shank collides against the stopper rail, blurred in the sense of pitch thereof and difficult to be recognized by the human ear, in a silent performance mode. In this mode, the stopper rail is contacted by the hammer shank of a hammer being pivotally moved to stop pivotal movement of the hammer. The stopper rail includes a rail body having a predetermined flexural rigidity allowing vibration, a first cushion provided on one surface of the hammer shank, for being contacted by the hammer shank being pivotally moved, and a vibration suppressing portion provided on an opposite surface of: the rail body to the first surface so as to apply a load to the rail body to suppress vibration of the rail body when the hammer shank contacts the rail body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventor: Kousuke TANAKA