Patents by Inventor Naoki Takamura

Naoki Takamura 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: 20210300859
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound that inhibits the activity of TRPV4 and is useful for prevention or amelioration of an overactive bladder, an irritable bowel syndrome, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro TAKAMURA, Naoya KITAMURA, Naoki YAMAMOTO, Kohjiro HASHIZUME
  • Publication number: 20210295526
    Abstract: A solid-liquid boundary detection device 20 is a device for detecting a boundary 141 between a solid and a liquid in a test tube 14, and includes a surface illumination 21, an imaging unit 22, and a boundary detection processor 31. The surface illumination 21 illuminates the test tube 14 from outside. The imaging unit 22 is arranged on an opposite side of the test tube 14 from the surface illumination 21, and captures an image including the boundary 141. The boundary detection processor 31 detects the boundary 141 from the image captured by the imaging unit 22.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KOBE UNIVERSITY, SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsutomu WATANABE, Naoki TAKAMURA, Tomohisa HASUNUMA
  • Publication number: 20210230558
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a dispersion of pluripotent stem cells and a pluripotent stem cell product having a suitable quality as a pharmaceutical or a raw material for producing a pharmaceutical which can be stored and distributed, and a method for producing the same. The method for producing a pluripotent stem cell product of the present invention comprises (1) culturing pluripotent stem cells in an undifferentiation maintenance medium; (2) suspending the pluripotent stem cells cultured in step (1) in a first medium for suspending cells containing a ROCK inhibitor; (3) replacing the medium for suspending cells of a suspension obtained in step (2) with a medium for cryopreservation to obtain a cell dispersion solution consisting of the medium for cryopreservation and the pluripotent stem cells dispersed in the medium for cryopreservation; and (4) filling the cell dispersion solution obtained in step (3) into an airtight container so as to be in an airtight state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Atsushi Kuwahara, Naoki Takamura, Ayaka Fujiki, Tetsuya Hayama, Hidetaka Ohara
  • Patent number: 10461456
    Abstract: The connector includes: a housing provided with a terminal accommodating chamber; a terminal to be accommodated in the terminal accommodating chamber; a locking lance flexibly provided in the terminal accommodating chamber, a free end side of the locking lance configured to abut on the terminal when the terminal is inserted into the terminal accommodating chamber, thereby the locking lance being restored after being bent, thereby the free end side being capable of locking the terminal in the terminal accommodating chamber; and a thin-walled portion flexibly provided on the free end side of the locking lance, a thickness in a bending direction of the locking lance being set to be smaller than a thickness on a base end side of the locking lance in the thin-walled portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Mochizuki, Kouichirou Matsushita, Naoki Takamura
  • Patent number: 10177482
    Abstract: In a connector, a connector housing includes a terminal accommodating chamber in which a female terminal is to be accommodated, an elastic locking piece configured to lock the female terminal accommodated in the terminal accommodating chamber, and a wall surface. A male terminal insertion hole and a male terminal release hole are formed in the wall surface. A male terminal of a counterpart connector is to be inserted into the male terminal insertion hole so as to be connected to the female terminal, when a fitting operation between the connector and the counterpart connector is performed in a regular fitting posture. The male terminal is to enter the male terminal release hole, when the fitting operation is performed in an irregular fitting posture. The male terminal release hole forms a space which is continuous from the wall surface to the elastic locking piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventor: Naoki Takamura
  • Publication number: 20180351281
    Abstract: In a connector, a connector housing includes a terminal accommodating chamber in which a female terminal is to be accommodated, an elastic locking piece configured to lock the female terminal accommodated in the terminal accommodating chamber, and a wall surface. A male terminal insertion hole and a male terminal release hole are formed in the wall surface. A male terminal of a counterpart connector is to be inserted into the male terminal insertion hole so as to be connected to the female terminal, when a fitting operation between the connector and the counterpart connector is performed in a regular fitting posture. The male terminal is to enter the male terminal release hole, when the fitting operation is performed in an irregular fitting posture. The male terminal release hole forms a space which is continuous from the wall surface to the elastic locking piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventor: Naoki Takamura
  • Publication number: 20180316116
    Abstract: The connector includes: a housing provided with a terminal accommodating chamber; a terminal to be accommodated in the terminal accommodating chamber; a locking lance flexibly provided in the terminal accommodating chamber, a free end side of the locking lance configured to abut on the terminal when the terminal is inserted into the terminal accommodating chamber, thereby the locking lance being restored after being bent, thereby the free end side being capable of locking the terminal in the terminal accommodating chamber; and a thin-walled portion flexibly provided on the free end side of the locking lance, a thickness in a bending direction of the locking lance being set to be smaller than a thickness on a base end side of the locking lance in the thin-walled portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi MOCHIZUKI, Kouichirou MATSUSHITA, Naoki TAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 9979126
    Abstract: A lever type connector includes: a housing fittable with an opposite housing; a lever rotatably attached to the housing; shafts protruding from the both side surfaces of the housing respectively; and hole portions arranged in the pair of side plates respectively, the hole portions into which the shafts are inserted. Each of the shafts includes a protrusion protruding toward an outer side in a radial direction of the shaft at a distal end of the shaft. Each of the hole portions includes an opening prevention wall arranged at an edge of the hole portion and facing an inner side surface of the protrusion with the shaft being inserted into the hole portion. The opening prevention wall includes a plurality of insertion portions into which the protrusion is insertable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Takamura
  • Publication number: 20180013233
    Abstract: A lever type connector includes: a housing fittable with an opposite housing; a lever rotatably attached to the housing; shafts protruding from the both side surfaces of the housing respectively; and hole portions arranged in the pair of side plates respectively, the hole portions into which the shafts are inserted. Each of the shafts includes a protrusion protruding toward an outer side in a radial direction of the shaft at a distal end of the shaft. Each of the hole portions includes an opening prevention wall arranged at an edge of the hole portion and facing an inner side surface of the protrusion with the shaft being inserted into the hole portion. The opening prevention wall includes a plurality of insertion portions into which the protrusion is insertable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki TAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 9843120
    Abstract: A terminal connecting body of a terminal metal fitting includes: a first engaging part and a second engaging part on one end side and another end side, respectively, that engage each other movements of an end of the one end side and an end of the other end side in separating directions; has a first gap formed between the first engaging part and the end of the other end side, that allows the end and the other end in directions opposite to the separating directions; and has a second gap formed therein, between the second engaging part and the end of the one end side, that enables the end and the other end in similar opposite directions. The first gap and the second gap are formed so that the first engaging part can be inserted into a notch provided on the other end side while being bent from its base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichirou Matsushita, Naoki Takamura, Toshiaki Okabe
  • Publication number: 20170033488
    Abstract: A terminal connecting body of a terminal metal fitting includes: a first engaging part and a second engaging part on one end side and another end side, respectively, that engage each other movements of an end of the one end side and an end of the other end side in separating directions; has a first gap formed between the first engaging part and the end of the other end side, that allows the end and the other end in directions opposite to the separating directions; and has a second gap formed therein, between the second engaging part and the end of the one end side, that enables the end and the other end in similar opposite directions. The first gap and the second gap are formed so that the first engaging part can be inserted into a notch provided on the other end side while being bent from its base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Kouichirou Matsushita, Naoki Takamura, Toshiaki Okabe
  • Patent number: 9466914
    Abstract: Provided is a waterproof connector capable of reducing water-stopping warranty portions. A waterproof connector is configured to include an outer housing, an inner housing, a terminal-equipped with electrical wire, and a packing mat seal. In a bottom wall of the outer housing, a locking projection on the left side and a locking projection on the right side served as engagement part with respect to the inner housing are integrally formed. Further, in the bottom wall in the outer housing, the packing mat seal is integrally molded so as to adhere to circumferential surfaces of proximal end sides in the locking projection on the right side and the locking projection on the left side. An integral molding of the packing mat seal provides a watertight property between a packing mat seal and the circumferential surfaces of the proximal end sides in the locking projection and the locking projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Takamura, Daisuke Miyakawa
  • Patent number: 9461432
    Abstract: A connection terminal includes a terminal main body which includes a bottom plate portion, a connecting spring portion integrally provided on one end side of the bottom plate portion, and a conductive connecting portion integrally provided on the other end side of the bottom plate portion; and a box portion which is integrally formed with the bottom plate portion from both edge portions of the bottom plate portion in a width direction of the connection terminal on the one end side by stereoscopic modeling and covers the connecting spring portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Takamura
  • Patent number: 9312623
    Abstract: A connector for an electronic device is provided. The connector includes a connector housing to be connected to the electronic device, a terminal fitting held by the connector housing, and a relay terminal to be held between a distal end of the terminal fitting and the contact portion of the electronic device when the connector housing is connected to the electronic device. The relay terminal includes an electrically-insulating member and an electrically-conductive portion. The electrically-conductive portion includes a conductor provided on the electrically-insulating member to electrically couple a contact portion of the electronic device and the terminal fitting to each other. The conductor extends in a direction intersecting a center axis of the connector in a state in which the conductor is in contact with at least one of the contact portion of the electronic device and the terminal fitting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventor: Naoki Takamura
  • Publication number: 20160020548
    Abstract: Provided is a waterproof connector capable of reducing water-stopping warranty portions. A waterproof connector is configured to include an outer housing, an inner housing, a terminal-equipped with electrical wire, and a packing mat seal. In a bottom wall of the outer housing, a locking projection on the left side and a locking projection on the right side served as engagement part with respect to the inner housing are integrally formed. Further, in the bottom wall in the outer housing, the packing mat seal is integrally molded so as to adhere to circumferential surfaces of proximal end sides in the locking projection on the right side and the locking projection on the left side. An integral molding of the packing mat seal provides a watertight property between a packing mat seal and the circumferential surfaces of the proximal end sides in the locking projection and the locking projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventors: Naoki Takamura, Daisuke Miyakawa
  • Publication number: 20160020541
    Abstract: A terminal (1) includes a tubular portion (3), a spring portion (4), and a protrusion (6). The tubular portion (3) includes a terminal insertion chamber (3a). The spring portion (4) protrudes in the tubular portion (3) and is in contact with a rod portion (51) of a mating terminal (50) inserted into the terminal insertion chamber (3a), while being elastically deformed outward. The protrusion (6) is provided in the tubular portion (3) and protrudes in an elastic deformation region of the spring portion (4). The spring portion (4) is abutted against the protrusion (6) and is in contact with the rod portion (51) of the mating terminal (50) at a portion corresponding to the protrusion (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventor: Naoki TAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 9214744
    Abstract: A connector device includes a plurality of board mounted connectors and mating side connectors to be fitted with each other and a guiding hood. Levers are rotatably attached to the mating side connectors. A guiding hood includes a plurality of connector fitting parts which guide an insertion of the mating side connectors corresponding to the board mounted connectors, and is attached to the opening part of the housing case. The board mounted connectors and the mating side connectors are configured to be fitted with each other by rotating the levers which are engaged to the connector fitting parts. The guiding hood includes locking means configured to be locked and engaged to the board mounted connectors respectively by being elastically engaged with engaging parts of the board mounted connectors respectively in a direction in which the board mounted connectors are arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Takamura, Shinichi Ikemoto
  • Patent number: 9161463
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic component which maintains good connection between a circuit board and connection terminals and provides size reduction. The electronic component includes a circuit board, a pair of connection terminals, and a housing with the pair of connection terminals mounted thereon. The circuit board is provided with a plurality of terminal sections connected to the connection terminals. Each connection terminal is provided with a spring member formed to be elastically deformable and which sandwich the terminal sections between them. A rib is provided in the housing, wherein the rib is provided between through-holes through which each of the pair of connection terminals pass, and whereby the rib is formed in convex shape, towards the circuit board and away from a bottom section of a substrate housing section in which the circuit board is housed, and the rib penetrates a plurality of terminal sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Takamura, Tohru Kurosawa
  • Publication number: 20150255908
    Abstract: A connector for an electronic device is provided. The connector includes a connector housing to be connected to the electronic device, a terminal fitting held by the connector housing, and a relay terminal to be held between a distal end of the terminal fitting and the contact portion of the electronic device when the connector housing is connected to the electronic device. The relay terminal includes an electrically-insulating member and an electrically-conductive portion. The electrically-conductive portion includes a conductor provided on the electrically-insulating member to electrically couple a contact portion of the electronic device and the terminal fitting to each other. The conductor extends in a direction intersecting a center axis of the connector in a state in which the conductor is in contact with at least one of the contact portion of the electronic device and the terminal fitting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki TAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20150244132
    Abstract: A connection terminal includes a terminal main body which includes a bottom plate portion, a connecting spring portion integrally provided on one end side of the bottom plate portion, and a conductive connecting portion integrally provided on the other end side of the bottom plate portion; and a box portion which is integrally formed with the bottom plate portion from both edge portions of the bottom plate portion in a width direction of the connection terminal on the one end side by stereoscopic modeling and covers the connecting spring portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki TAKAMURA