Patents by Inventor Masayuki Kobayashi

Masayuki Kobayashi 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: 20220020510
    Abstract: A composite cable includes an electric wire bundle, and an outer layer sheath covering the electric wire bundle. The electric wire bundle includes a one-core first electric wire, a one-core second electric wire, a two-core twisted pair electric wire, a one-core third electric wire, and one wire-like interposed material formed in the shape of a wire using a polymer. In the electric wire bundle, in a cross sectional view the twisted pair electric wire is disposed on one side of a centerline joining the center of the first electric wire and the center of the second electric wire, and the third electric wire and the wire-like interposed material are disposed on the other side of the centerline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Kenta KOBAYASHI, Jo YAGISAWA, Masayuki ISHIKAWA, Takumi OOSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220013254
    Abstract: A composite cable that enables to easily restrain falling-off of separator dust at the time of peeling off a sheath, in comparison with composite cables in the conventional art. The composite cable includes a plurality of wires, a separator that covers the outer circumference of the plurality of wires all together, a sheath that covers the outer circumference of the separator, and an inclusion that is interposed between the separator and the sheath. The separator has a base layer composed of a polymer and an adhesive layer formed on the surface of the base layer on the inclusion side. In the composite cable, the adhesive layer is adhered to the inclusion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta KOBAYASHI, Akira KITABATA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220008549
    Abstract: Desired is development of novel CDN derivatives having STING agonist activity; and a therapeutic agents and/or therapeutic methods using the novel CDN derivatives for diseases associated with STING agonist activity. Further desired is development of a therapeutic agents and/or therapeutic methods capable of delivering the novel CDN derivatives specifically to targeted cells and organs for diseases associated with STING agonist activity. The present invention provides novel CDN derivatives having potent STING agonist activity, and antibody-CDN derivative conjugates including the novel CDN derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshifumi TSUDA, Toshiki TABUCHI, Hideaki WATANABE, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Masayuki ISHIZAKI, Kyoko HARA, Teiji WADA, Masami ARAI
  • Patent number: 11160552
    Abstract: A medical manipulator includes: an elongated support member; an end effector that is supported at a distal end of the support member so as to be movable in a longitudinal axial direction; a first pulling pulley that is supported so as to be rotatable about a first shaft that is secured to the end effector and that is orthogonal to the longitudinal axis; and a first wire that is wound around the first pulling pulley so as to cause, when a proximal end thereof is pulled, tensile forces in substantially the same directions to act on the first pulling pulley on either side of the first pulling pulley flanking the first shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Yoshiyuki Kumada, Keisuke Tsurimoto
  • Publication number: 20210299637
    Abstract: An improved oxygen storage capacity material comprising a mixed oxide is disclosed. Catalysts, systems and methods using the improved oxygen storage capacity material for abating emissions in an exhaust stream are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki KOBAYASHI, Shuhei NAGAOKA
  • Patent number: 11119514
    Abstract: Provided are: a shut-off valve control device which is capable of reducing the difference between a set opening amount and the actual opening amount, when executing a partial valve stroke test; a shut-off valve control system; a method for calculating a shut-off valve control coefficient; and a method for controlling a shut-off valve. This shut-off valve control device is provided with a microcomputer for controlling the opening and closing of a solenoid valve which supplies air from an air supply source, to a cylinder of an air cylinder for controlling a valve shaft of a shut-off valve, and discharges said air. The microcomputer acquires a set opening amount of the shut-off valve. Furthermore, the microcomputer controls the solenoid valve to a value obtained by dividing the acquired set opening amount by a predetermined coefficient C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: KANEKO SANGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Nobuyoshi Toda
  • Patent number: 11106226
    Abstract: Provided are: a valve control device which is capable of reducing the difference between a set opening amount and the actual opening amount, when executing a partial valve stroke test; a valve control system; a method for calculating a valve control coefficient; and a valve control method. This shut-off valve control device is provided with a microcomputer for controlling the opening and closing of a solenoid valve which supplies air from an air supply source, to a cylinder of an air cylinder for controlling a valve shaft of a shut-off valve, and discharges said air. The microcomputer acquires a set opening amount of the shut-off valve. Furthermore, the microcomputer controls the solenoid valve to a value obtained by dividing the acquired set opening amount by a predetermined coefficient C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: KANEKO SANGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Kazuomi Abe
  • Publication number: 20210234401
    Abstract: A power transmission coil unit capable of inhibiting a foreign body made of metal remaining placed on a surface of a casing is provided. The power transmission coil unit includes: a power transmission coil; and a first casing housing the power transmission coil, wherein a first surface of the first casing is a surface positioned on a predetermined first direction side among surfaces of the first casing and is inclined with respect to a first base face of the first casing, and wherein the first base face is a face that is parallel to a face having a largest area among faces facing the power transmission coil side of a base part of the first casing, and is a face that is parallel to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki KOBAYASHI, Masayuki SUGASAWA
  • Patent number: 11050288
    Abstract: In a storage-battery control system, an insulating communication unit couples a controller to a battery module constituting a storage battery unit that outputs a predetermined high voltage value. A power supply line is further provided for supplying electric power output from a controller DC/DC, i.e., a controller-side voltage converter for the controller, to the battery module, so that electric power is collectively supplied via the power supply line to a module CPU and a module-side insulating circuit both consuming electric power in the battery module. A secondary battery in the battery module supplies electric power to only a cell-voltage detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takahiro Kamikawa, Masayuki Kobayashi, Takayuki Mino
  • Patent number: 11043443
    Abstract: Provided are an electric device and a heat radiator capable of suppressing vibration caused by external stress of the heat radiator. The electric device includes a substrate; an electronic component attached to the substrate; and a heat radiator including at least one first fin, and a second fin facing the first fin, thermally connected to the first fin, and provided at a position closer to an attachment surface of the substrate than any of the first fins. The heat radiator is thermally connected to the electronic component, and one end of an attachment member is attached to the first fin, and another end of the attachment member is attached to the substrate. The attachment member has a height with respect to the attachment surface that is higher than a thickness of the first fin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Masayuki Sugasawa
  • Patent number: 11019251
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to implementing at least one of speed-up of detection processing and reduction of misdetection. An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image, a first setting unit configured to set a plurality of detection areas of an object for the captured image, a second setting unit configured to set a condition for detecting an object on a first detection area and a second detection area set by the first setting unit, wherein the condition includes a detection size in the captured image, and a detection unit configured to detect an object satisfying the detection size set by the second setting unit from the plurality of detection areas set by the first setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Hisashi Kawabayashi
  • Publication number: 20210137545
    Abstract: A motive-power transmitting mechanism includes: an elongated driving member that passes through a joint portion that can be flexed or bent and connects an end effector and a motive-power generating portion, and that transmits a motive power generated by the motive-power generating portion to the end effector; and a biasing member that expands/contracts between the driving member and a stationary member disposed in an area surrounding the driving member to bias the driving member, wherein the driving member generates a component force in a direction parallel to a longitudinal axis of the driving member on a basis of a biasing force of the biasing member, and the component force increases in a same direction as a direction of the motive power with an increase in a displacement amount of the driving member in a direction along the longitudinal axis in association with flexing or bending of the joint portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki KOBAYASHI, Noriaki YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 10979623
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to implementing at least one of speed-up of detection processing and reduction of misdetection. An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image, a first setting unit configured to set a plurality of detection areas of an object for the captured image, a second setting unit configured to set a condition for detecting an object on a first detection area and a second detection area set by the first setting unit, wherein the condition includes a detection size in the captured image, and a detection unit configured to detect an object satisfying the detection size set by the second setting unit from the plurality of detection areas set by the first setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Hisashi Kawabayashi
  • Publication number: 20210024139
    Abstract: A method for producing a vehicle rear module that includes: a clear member monolithically including a lamp section and a window section; and a colored member for shielding at least part of a vehicle interior from the exterior. The method for producing the vehicle rear module comprises: a step for injecting a transparent resin from a single resin injection hole into a first cavity to form the clear member; and a step for injecting a colored resin from a plurality of resin injection holes into a second cavity to form the colored member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuaki Tsutsumi, Daisuke Mochizuki, Hideaki Yamamoto, Takenao Yoshimura, Yuki Takahashi, Masaaki Nakabayashi, Hiroaki Hara, Masayuki Kobayashi, Masaru Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10863983
    Abstract: A medical stapler according to the present invention is provided with: a staple housing provided with a gripping surface from which a staple for suturing tissue is ejected, and a cutter that cuts the tissue by being made to protrude from the gripping surface; an anvil that is disposed facing a direction in which the staple is ejected, and that is configured so that the tissue can be gripped between the gripping surface and the anvil; and a receiving member that is provided in the anvil, and that has a receiving surface that receives a cutting edge of the cutter, wherein the receiving surface of the receiving member has a shape in which only a portion thereof comes into contact with the cutting edge of the cutter at individual time points during a cutting step over the entire length of a cut length of the tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Kayuri Kimura, Yoshiyuki Kumada
  • Patent number: 10798149
    Abstract: When a part already transmitted to an object storage is updated by a file system management section while a plurality of parts are being transmitted to the object storage, a file transfer section requests the object storage to generate a temporary object that is a temporarily generated object containing the transmitted and updated part by combining the parts transmitted before update, re-splits a file into a plurality of parts so that the transmitted and updated data and not-transmitted data are handled as parts different from transmitted and not-updated data, and transmits the part containing the transmitted and updated data or the part containing the not-transmitted data to the object storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Keiichi Matsuzawa, Hitoshi Arai
  • Publication number: 20200298419
    Abstract: A force transmission mechanism includes a force adjuster that receives a driving force and that is configured to change a force transmission efficiency, and also includes a driving member that is configured to connect an end effector and the force adjuster via a joint section and transmit the driving force. The force adjuster converts the driving force into a linear force via a rotational force, and increases the conversion efficiency from the driving force to the linear force such that an amount of increase in the force transmission efficiency increases with increasing displacement amount of the driving member when the driving member is displaced in accordance with flexing or curving of the joint section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki KOBAYASHI, Noriaki YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 10752544
    Abstract: There is provided a production method of a resin composite module for a vehicle, which includes a resin module substrate, and a silicone-based polymer hard coat which is formed on the resin module substrate. The method includes forming the hard coat by coating a silicone-based polymer onto the resin module substrate, and radiating an ultraviolet ray onto at least a part of a surface of the hard coat such that a hardness thereof becomes 0.8 GPa or more as evaluated by a nanoindentation method. The radiating the ultraviolet ray uses a light source unit which includes a light source and emits an ultraviolet ray having a wavelength of 360 nm or less from an emission surface thereof and radiates the ultraviolet ray onto the surface of the hard coat while a distance from the emission surface to the surface of the hard coat is 10 mm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Horikawa, Yasuaki Tsutsumi, Masaru Kaneko, Masayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10755107
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, which predicts a waiting time with higher accuracy, acquires a number of objects waiting in a queue in a set area, changes the acquired number of objects in a case where the acquired number of acquired objects is less than or equal to a threshold, and predicts a waiting time of the queue, based on the changed number of acquired objects and a passage frequency in the queue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10738195
    Abstract: Provided is a translucent resin member including: an acrylic hard coat layer, a SiOX layer (1.2<X<2), and a Si(1-Y)CYOX layer (0<Y<1, 1.2<X<2) sequentially provided on a polycarbonate (PC) substrate. The acrylic hard coat layer may be UV-cured in the absence of oxygen. The SiOX layer may be formed by deposition. The Si(1-Y)CYOX layer may be formed by plasma chemical vapor deposition (CVD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kobayashi, Hideaki Yamamoto, Aya Shinohara