Patents by Inventor Naoki HIGASHIKAWA

Naoki HIGASHIKAWA 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: 9519008
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a support that is coupled to a coupled subject and includes a support portion, a substrate supported by the support portion, a current sensor including a signal terminal, wherein the current sensor is connected to the substrate in a manner allowing for a signal to be sent to the substrate through the signal terminal, and a fastener fastening the current sensor to the support portion and the substrate. The current sensor is suspended from the substrate. The support portion is arranged between the substrate and the current sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Naoki Higashikawa, Kazuyoshi Kontani
  • Patent number: 9485865
    Abstract: A substrate spacing member includes a spacer portion which is disposed between the two substrates in contact with both edge portions thereof to keep a distance between the two substrates constant, spacer member holding portions which hold the spacer members, a frame body portion that connects the spacer member holding portions to each other, a branch portion which extends toward a predetermined position between the two substrates from the frame body portion or the spacer member holding portions, and electrode holding portions which are provided at the branch portions, and hold electrodes at the predetermined positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Naoki Higashikawa, Kazuyoshi Kontani
  • Publication number: 20150289411
    Abstract: An inverter device includes: a housing; semiconductor modules; a first heat exchanger having a first passage, wherein a heat generating component is thermally coupled to the first heat exchanger; a second heat exchanger provided inside the housing; a supply port connected to a supply pipe for supplying coolant; a discharge port connected to a discharge pipe, wherein the discharge pipe discharges coolant from the first heat exchanger or the second heat exchanger to a coolant supply source; a discharge port connected to a discharge pipe, which discharges coolant from the first heat exchanger or the second heat exchanger to the coolant supply source; and communication lines which allow the first passage and a second passage to communicate with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2013
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yasunobu Kamiya, Naoki Higashikawa
  • Publication number: 20140285974
    Abstract: A substrate spacing member includes a spacer portion which is disposed between the two substrates in contact with both edge portions thereof to keep a distance between the two substrates constant, spacer member holding portions which hold the spacer members, a frame body portion that connects the spacer member holding portions to each other, a branch portion which extends toward a predetermined position between the two substrates from the frame body portion or the spacer member holding portions, and electrode holding portions which are provided at the branch portions, and hold electrodes at the predetermined positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Naoki HIGASHIKAWA, Kazuyoshi KONTANI
  • Publication number: 20140002054
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a support that is coupled to a coupled subject and includes a support portion, a substrate supported by the support portion, a current sensor including a signal terminal, wherein the current sensor is connected to the substrate in a manner allowing for a signal to be sent to the substrate through the signal terminal, and a fastener fastening the current sensor to the support portion and the substrate. The current sensor is suspended from the substrate. The support portion is arranged between the substrate and the current sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Naoki HIGASHIKAWA, Kazuyoshi KONTANI