Patents by Inventor Naoto Kogure

Naoto Kogure 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: 20230271573
    Abstract: Provided is a harness body that is a wiring component that electrically connects a first electrical connection target installed on a slide door and a second electrical connection target installed on a vehicle body, and is wired along a link mechanism that couples the slide door and the vehicle body and reciprocates the slide door in a sliding direction with respect to the vehicle body; and a harness temporary holding structure at least at one position capable of temporarily holding the harness body assembled to the link mechanism before the link mechanism is assembled to the slide door and the vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271578
    Abstract: A harness body is guided to a fixed portion on a side of a slide door by a harness guide tool at an other end portion of a first arm member on a side of a vehicle body and includes a third routing portion having a fixing portion fixed to the fixed portion, a link mechanism includes a second arm member on the side of the slide door coupled to the other end portion of the first arm member via a second rotation shaft, and a harness guide tool guides a third routing portion toward the fixed portion positioned in a direction intersecting an operation plane of the link mechanism with respect to the harness guide tool itself.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Kogure, Hikaru Sano, Seiichi Sumiya
  • Publication number: 20230271574
    Abstract: A harness body (10) is guided to a fixed portion (522) on a side of a slide door (520) by a harness guide tool (40) at an other end portion (612) of a first arm member (610) on a side of a vehicle body (510) and includes a third routing portion (13) having a fixing portion (13a) fixed to the fixed portion, a link mechanism (600) includes a second arm member (620) on the side of the slide door coupled to the other end portion of the first arm member via a second rotation shaft (641), and the third routing portion is twisted and deformed about its own axis between the harness guide tool and the fixing portion when the first arm member and the second arm member are relatively rotated with respect to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271571
    Abstract: A wiring harness routing structure includes at least a sub-link arm and a routed line. The sub-link arm includes one end that is rotatably coupled to a vehicle body by using a first coupler, and another end that is rotatably coupled to a door body by using a second coupler, and slidably supports the door body relative to the vehicle body, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A routed line is routed and provided along the sub-link arm, and connects a vehicle-body-side connector and a door-side connector. In addition, the routed line is routed through a lower side in a height direction of the first coupler that is coupled to the sub-link arm, in a state where the door body has slid to be fully opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271575
    Abstract: A wire harness wiring structure includes at least a main link arm and a wire. The main link arm has one end rotatably connected to the vehicle body and a different end rotatably connected to the door main body, and slidably supports the door main body with respect to the vehicle body while relatively rotating with respect to the vehicle body and the door main body. The wire is wired along the main link arm, and connects a connection target on the vehicle body side and a connection target on the door main body side. Then, the main link arm includes a groove portion that is formed into a groove shape along an extending direction in which the main link arm extends, and can accommodate the wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271567
    Abstract: In a wiring harness routing structure, a main link arm slidably supports a door body relative to a vehicle body, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A sub-link arm is provided on a lower side in a height direction of the main link arm, and slidably supports the door body relative to the vehicle body, together with the main link arm, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A routed line is routed and provided along the sub-link arm, and connects a vehicle-body-side connector and a door-side connector. In addition, the routed line is routed through a side closer to the main link arm of a first coupler that is provided in a sub-link mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230275416
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a first protector disposed in a fixed first link, a second protector disposed in a second link relatively rotatable with respect to the first link, a flexible tubular exterior member, and an electric wire inserted through each of the first protector, the second protector, and the exterior member and routed to the second link. A base of the second link is supported by the first link via a rotating shaft such that the second link is relatively rotatable with respect to the first link centering on the base, the first protector includes a first tubular section opened toward the rotating shaft, and a first end portion of the exterior member is fixed to the first tubular section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru Sano, Seiichi Sumiya
  • Publication number: 20230261449
    Abstract: A wire harness includes an electric wire, an exterior member, and a protector integrally holding an end portion of the exterior member and a portion of the electric wire led out from the end portion of the exterior member. The protector includes a protector main body having a routing space portion in which the electric wire and the exterior member are routed along an axial direction, a lid portion attached to the protector main body to close the routing space portion, and a plurality of first protrusions and second protrusions protruding from the lid portion toward the protector main body and locking the exterior member, and height positions of distal ends of the plurality of first protrusions and second protrusions varies according to a formation position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Kosuke TOMOSADA, Kyosuke OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20230256922
    Abstract: A wire harness includes: an electric wire; a leaf spring member; an exterior member; and a protector integrally holding an end portion of the exterior member and a portion of the electric wire and the leaf spring member led out from the end portion of the exterior member. The protector includes a protector main body having a routing space portion in which the electric wire, the leaf spring member, and the exterior member are routed along an axial direction, a lid portion attached to the protector main body to close the routing space portion, a protrusion portion protruding from the protector main body toward the lid portion and sandwiching a part of the electric wire between the protrusion portion and a second fitting stand portion of the lid portion, and a plurality of first protrusions and second protrusions locking the exterior member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Kyosuke OKUDA
  • Patent number: 11285891
    Abstract: A routing method for routing a corrugated tube between a vehicle body of a vehicle and a slide door of the vehicle, the method includes providing the corrugated tube including a main body portion and a rigid portion, the rigid portion having a first end and a second end, attaching a vehicle-body-side unit to the rigid portion, the vehicle-body-side unit including a first attachment member and a first fixing member, attaching a door-side unit to the main body portion, the door-side unit including a second attachment member and a second fixing member, and adjusting a distance between the first end and a position at which the first attachment member is attached to the rigid portion in accordance with the vehicle in which the corrugated tube is routed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoto Kogure
  • Patent number: 11102881
    Abstract: A flat harness includes a plurality of flat circuit bodies that are stacked to each other. A mark is provided on a side surface of each of the plurality of flat circuit bodies. A position of the mark in a length direction of the flat circuit body is provided so as to be different for each type of the flat circuit body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoto Kogure
  • Publication number: 20210061195
    Abstract: A routing method for routing a corrugated tube between a vehicle body of a vehicle and a slide door of the vehicle, the method includes providing the corrugated tube including a main body portion and a rigid portion, the rigid portion having a first end and a second end, attaching a vehicle-body-side unit to the rigid portion, the vehicle-body-side unit including a first attachment member and a first fixing member, attaching a door-side unit to the main body portion, the door-side unit including a second attachment member and a second fixing member, and adjusting a distance between the first end and a position at which the first attachment member is attached to the rigid portion in accordance with the vehicle in which the corrugated tube is routed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventor: Naoto Kogure
  • Publication number: 20210065938
    Abstract: An electric wire protection member covering and protecting an outer periphery of an electric wire, the electric wire protection member includes an exterior member made of a flexible resin and having a tubular body in which peak portions and valley portions are alternately formed in an axial direction over a peripheral direction orthogonal to the axial direction, and a tubular bending restriction member accommodated in the exterior member and capable of bending in one direction with one side portion as an inner side. The bending restriction member includes a cut-out portion and a plurality of divided tubular portions connected by a connecting portion formed in the one side portion. The cut-out portion is inclined in the axial direction with respect to a radial direction of the bending restriction member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventor: Naoto Kogure
  • Publication number: 20200404776
    Abstract: A flat harness includes a plurality of flat circuit bodies that are stacked to each other. A mark is provided on a side surface of each of the plurality of flat circuit bodies. A position of the mark in a length direction of the flat circuit body is provided so as to be different for each type of the flat circuit body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventor: Naoto Kogure
  • Patent number: 10847280
    Abstract: A wire harness including a round electric wire and a flat electric wire. The round electric wire includes a round conductor made of a predetermined metal and having a round cross-sectional shape and a first coating portion. The flat electric wire includes a flat conductor having a flat cross-sectional shape and a second coating portion. The round electric wire and the flat electric wire are arranged in parallel. The round conductor has a diameter equal to or less than a predetermined reference value. The flat conductor has a thickness equal to or less than the reference value and a width in which ensure cross-sectional area of the flat conductor more than area of a circle having a diameter equal to the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato, Kosuke Tomosada
  • Patent number: 10796819
    Abstract: A wire harness including a round electric wire and a flat electric wire. The round electric wire includes a round conductor made of a predetermined metal and having a round cross-sectional shape and a first coating portion. The flat electric wire includes a flat conductor having a flat cross-sectional shape and a second coating portion. The round electric wire and the flat electric wire are arranged in parallel. The round conductor has a diameter equal to or less than a predetermined reference value. The flat conductor has a thickness equal to or less than the reference value and a width in which ensure cross-sectional area of the flat conductor more than area of a circle having a diameter equal to the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato, Kosuke Tomosada
  • Patent number: 10749328
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a conductor that flexibly connects a vehicle body side of a vehicle and a moving body that is mounted in the vehicle and slides with respect to the vehicle body, a regulation member that is configured by stacking a plurality of flexible plate members, extends along the conductor, and regulates a path of the conductor, and a pair of holding members that hold ends of the plurality of plate members. In the ends of the plurality of plate members, long holes are formed that extend along a longitudinal direction of the plate member at positions facing each other. The holding member includes a convex portion that is inserted in the long hole. The convex portion allows one plate member to relatively move along the longitudinal direction with respect to another plate member in a state where the convex portion is inserted in the long hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke Tomosada, Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato
  • Patent number: 10717399
    Abstract: A wire harness includes: a flexible conductor; a flexible restricting member extending along the conductor and restricting a path of the conductor; a flexible armoring member through which the conductor and the restricting member are inserted; a first holding member including a first recessed part and fixed to the vehicle body, the first recessed part having a first end of the restricting member inserted therein; and a second holding member including a second recessed part and fixed to the movable body, the second recessed part having a second end of the restricting member inserted therein. Respective ends of the armoring member are fixed to the first holding member and the second holding member. The respective ends of the restricting member are held by the first recessed part and the second recessed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato, Kosuke Tomosada
  • Publication number: 20200176967
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a conductor that flexibly connects a vehicle body side of a vehicle and a moving body that is mounted in the vehicle and slides with respect to the vehicle body, a regulation member that is configured by stacking a plurality of flexible plate members, extends along the conductor, and regulates a path of the conductor, and a pair of holding members that hold ends of the plurality of plate members. In the ends of the plurality of plate members, long holes are formed that extend along a longitudinal direction of the plate member at positions facing each other. The holding member includes a convex portion that is inserted in the long hole. The convex portion allows one plate member to relatively move along the longitudinal direction with respect to another plate member in a state where the convex portion is inserted in the long hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Kosuke Tomosada, Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200176960
    Abstract: A wiring structure includes a flexible conductor, a flexible regulation member that extends along the conductor and regulates a path of the conductor, a flexible exterior member through which the conductor and the regulation member pass, a cover member that has a shape capable of passing through the exterior member and mounted at an end of the regulation member, and a holding member that includes a routing groove to route a portion protruding from the exterior member in the conductor and a holding portion to hold the cover member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Kosuke Tomosada, Naoto Kogure, Katsumi Sato