Patents by Inventor Mikio Katayama

Mikio Katayama 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: 10660351
    Abstract: The invention is related to a beverage having an improved flavor. More precisely, it is related to a beverage having an improved flavor, comprising an aqueous medium extract of a hop having been subjected to an oxidation treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Kirin Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuji Kaneko, Fumitoshi Manabe, Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Mikio Katayama
  • Patent number: 9817137
    Abstract: A thin, lightweight, and highly reliable energy ray detector that enables high-speed reading is provided. An energy ray detector (1) includes TFTs (20) that are arranged in a grid pattern and that each have an active layer formed of a semiconductor having an electrical property changing in accordance with the amount of applied energy ray radiation, and a property detection circuit unit (5) and a controller (60) that detect information regarding the energy ray radiation from changes in the electrical property of the TFTs (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryohichi Masuda, Mikio Katayama, Hidenori Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20170037345
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hop extract having a reduced bitter taste which shows a fat absorption suppressing effect. More specifically the present invention relates to a hop extract oxidation-reaction product obtained by an oxidation-reaction of a hop extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: Kirin Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshimasa TANIGUCHI, Yumie KOBAYASHI, Fumitoshi MANABE, Mikio KATAYAMA
  • Patent number: 9512389
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hop extract having a reduced bitter taste which shows a fat absorption suppressing effect. More specifically the present invention relates to a hop extract oxidation-reaction product obtained by an oxidation-reaction of a hop extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Kirin Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Yumie Kobayashi, Fumitoshi Manabe, Mikio Katayama
  • Publication number: 20160313458
    Abstract: A thin, lightweight, and highly reliable energy ray detector that enables high-speed reading is provided. An energy ray detector (1) includes TFTs (20) that are arranged in a grid pattern and that each have an active layer formed of a semiconductor having an electrical property changing in accordance with the amount of applied energy ray radiation, and a property detection circuit unit (5) and a controller (60) that detect information regarding the energy ray radiation from changes in the electrical property of the TFTs (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: RYOHICHI MASUDA, MIKIO KATAYAMA, HIDENORI KAWANISHI
  • Patent number: 9314496
    Abstract: This invention provides a product safe for treating, improving or preventing an inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis, and provides a product comprising an insoluble dietary fiber obtained by enzymatic treatment of seeds of a grain plant(s) or germinated young seeds thereof, as well as a food or drink or medicament comprising the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: KIRIN HOLDINGS KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Ohmae, Hiroshi Murayama, Naohiro Takimoto, Yuji Sakamoto, Osamu Kanauchi, Mikio Katayama, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Yuta Komano
  • Publication number: 20150250223
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new type of beverage which provides foam with improved quality. More specifically, the present invention relates to an effervescent beverage that comprises oxidation products of hops and provides foam with improved quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventors: Yuji Kaneko, Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Mikio Katayama
  • Publication number: 20150245649
    Abstract: The invention is related to a beverage having an improved flavor. More precisely, it is related to a beverage having an improved flavor, comprising an aqueous medium extract of a hop having been subjected to an oxidation treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: September 3, 2015
    Applicant: Kirin Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuji Kaneko, Fumitoshi Manabe, Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Mikio Katayama
  • Patent number: 8980953
    Abstract: According to the present invention, there are provided a food and a food additive obtained using an alkaline decomposition product of a hop extract, and an agent for suppressing fat accumulation or for suppressing weight gain comprising the same as an active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Kirin Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Fumitoshi Manabe, Yumie Kobayashi, Mikio Katayama
  • Publication number: 20130316068
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hop extract having a reduced bitter taste which shows a fat absorption suppressing effect. More specifically the present invention relates to a hop extract oxidation-reaction product obtained by an oxidation-reaction of a hop extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Yumie Kobayashi, Fumitoshi Manabe, Mikio Katayama
  • Publication number: 20130316023
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a food product and food additive comprising a hop oxidation-reaction product or an extract thereof, as well as to a fat accumulation suppressing agent and a weight gain suppressing agent having it as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Inventors: Fumitoshi Manabe, Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Yumie Kobayashi, Mikio Katayama
  • Publication number: 20120270950
    Abstract: According to the present invention, there are provided a food and a food additive obtained using an alkaline decomposition product of a hop extract, and an agent for suppressing fat accumulation or for suppressing weight gain comprising the same as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2010
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Applicant: KIRIN HOLDINGS KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Taniguchi, Fumitoshi Manabe, Yumie Kobayashi, Mikio Katayama
  • Patent number: 8228469
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masumi Kubo, Yozo Narutaki, Shogo Fujioka, Yuko Maruyama, Takayuki Shimada, Youji Yoshimura, Mikio Katayama, Yutaka Ishii, Shinya Yamakawa, Atsushi Ban
  • Publication number: 20120141455
    Abstract: This invention provides a product safe for treating, improving or preventing an inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis, and provides a product comprising an insoluble dietary fiber obtained by enzymatic treatment of seeds of a grain plant(s) or germinated young seeds thereof, as well as a food or drink or medicament comprising the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Applicant: Kirin Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hideo Ohmae, Hiroshi Murayama, Naohiro Takimoto, Yuji Sakamoto, Osamu Kanauchi, Mikio Katayama, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Yuta Komano
  • Publication number: 20120128802
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a bitterness suppressant derived from a juice of a stone fruit, and more specifically to a bitterness suppressant characterized by being derived from a juice of a stone fruit wherein a low molecular weight saccharide has been removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: KIRIN HOLDINGS KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumitoshi Manabe, Mikio Katayama, Youji Imasato
  • Publication number: 20120013826
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masumi Kubo, Yozo Narutaki, Shogo Fujioka, Yuko Maruyama, Takayuki Shimada, Youji Yoshimura, Mikio Katayama, Yutaka Ishii, Shinya Yamakawa, Atsushi Ban
  • Patent number: 8054423
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masumi Kubo, Yozo Narutaki, Shogo Fujioka, Yuko Maruyama, Takayuki Shimada, Youji Yoshimura, Mikio Katayama, Yutaka Ishii, Shirrya Yamakawa, Atsushi Ban
  • Patent number: 7952667
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masumi Kubo, Yozo Narutaki, Shogo Fujioka, Yuko Maruyama, Takayuki Shimada, Youji Yoshimura, Mikio Katayama, Yutaka Ishii, Shinya Yamakawa, Atsushi Ban
  • Patent number: 7916249
    Abstract: A color filter layer includes a first region and a second region, wherein the number of times that light used for display is transmitted through the color filter layer is different between the first region and the second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yozo Narutaki, Masumi Kubo, Shogo Fujioka, Takayuki Shimada, Mikio Katayama, Youji Yoshimura, Yutaka Ishii
  • Publication number: 20100283950
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masumi Kubo, Yøzo Narutaki, Shogo Fujioka, Yuko Maruyama, Takayuki Shimada, Youji Yoshimura, Mikio Katayama, Yutaka Ishii, Shinya Yamakawa, Atsushi Ban