Patents by Inventor Nobuaki Sato

Nobuaki Sato 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: 20200283452
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds represented by formulas (I) to (XVII) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohashi, Yoshihiko Norimine, Tamaki Hoshikawa, Yu Yoshida, Yoshihisa Kobayashi, Nobuhiro Sato, Koji Hagiwara, Nobuaki Sato, Shinsuke Hirota, Takaaki Harada, Hikaru Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20200282605
    Abstract: Provided is a mold release film capable of transferring a concave-convex structure to the surface of an adhesive film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuaki Sasaki, Yoshihide Sato
  • Patent number: 10770737
    Abstract: A gasket comprising: a first sealing part surrounding the sealed area; and a second sealing part surrounding the sealed area and being provided external to an area surrounded by the first sealing part. When a compressive deformation ratio is defined as a ratio of a deformation amount in a height direction to pressure applied to the gasket in the height direction, in the first sealing part, the compressive deformation ratio at a section to be arranged on a first fuel cell side is greater than the compressive deformation ratio at a section to be arranged on a second fuel cell side, and in the second sealing part, the compressive deformation ratio at a section to be arranged on the second fuel cell side is greater than the compressive deformation ratio at a section to be arranged on the first fuel cell side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuaki Nonoyama, Kenji Sato, Hideya Kadono
  • Patent number: 10765016
    Abstract: The first case made of metal and the second case made of resin seal the circuit substrate 130 hermetically by the adhesive seal material, an engaging elastic member having a hook part is stand up at an inclination angle ? of less than 90 degrees at the front of a plurality of pressing elastic members provided on the outer periphery of the second case, when the first case is mounted by the assembling jig, the engaging elastic member moves backward, when the first case is pushed further, the pressing elastic member is bent upward by the jig base, the hook part is engaged, when the jig is removed, the first case and the second case are pressed against each other by the restoring force of the pressing elastic member, when the adhesive seal material is dried and cured, the adhesion force thereof secures close contact integrity between the cases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuaki Nuriya, Soichi Sato
  • Patent number: 10738184
    Abstract: Provided is an EVOH resin pellet which is capable of reducing the occurrence of fish eyes in a melt molded article of an EVOH resin. The occurrence of fish eyes in a melt molded article such as a film that is produced by melt molding using pellets is able to be suppressed by setting the abundance of a conjugated polyene in a surface portion of the pellet to an intended amount or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryuta Seno, Shinichi Hori, Nobuaki Sato
  • Patent number: 10676605
    Abstract: An ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition can be formed into a product having very few minute fisheyes. The ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition comprises: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer; and an iron compound; wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer is a saponification product of an ethylene-vinyl ester copolymer prepared by using an organic compound having a half-life of 10 to 300 minutes at 60° C. as a polymerization initiator; wherein an amount of the iron compound is 0.001 to 2 ppm in terms of a metal by weight of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki Sato, Koji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200140424
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a compound that can be used as a more superior therapeutic agent for central nervous system diseases. The present invention provides a dihydrate of 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl) butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or of a salt thereof, and a process for producing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Tetsuya SATO, Takuya MINOWA, Yusuke HOSHIKA, Hidekazu TOYOFUKU, Tatsuya YAMAGUCHI, Masahiro SOTA, Shuuji KAWANO, Takayuki NAKAMURA, Ryohei ETO, Takuma IKEBUCHI, Kei MORIYAMA, Nobuaki ITO
  • Publication number: 20200126764
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first unbalanced terminal, a second unbalanced terminal, a first balanced terminal, and a second balanced terminal, a grounded vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first balanced terminal, a second electrode electrically connected to the second balanced terminal, an impedance matching circuit, a first power supply connected to the balun via the impedance matching circuit, and configured to supply a high frequency to the first electrode via the impedance matching circuit and the balun, a low-pass filter, and a second power supply configured to supply a voltage to the first electrode via the low-pass filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Tadashi INOUE, Masaharu TANABE, Kazunari SEKIYA, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Publication number: 20200126766
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first input terminal, a second input terminal, a first output terminal, and a second output terminal, a vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first output terminal, a second electrode electrically connected to the second output terminal, and a connection unit configured to electrically connect the vacuum container and ground, the connection unit including an inductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunari SEKIYA, Masaharu TANABE, Tadashi INOUE, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Publication number: 20200126767
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first unbalanced terminal, a second unbalanced terminal, a first balanced terminal, and a second balanced terminal, a grounded vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first balanced terminal, a second electrode electrically connected to the second balanced terminal, and a ground electrode arranged in the vacuum container and grounded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi TAKEDA, Takayuki MORIWAKI, Tadashi INOUE, Masaharu TANABE, Kazunari SEKIYA, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Publication number: 20200126768
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first unbalanced terminal, a second unbalanced terminal, a first balanced terminal, and a second balanced terminal, a grounded vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first balanced terminal, and a second electrode electrically connected to the second balanced terminal. When Rp represents a resistance component between the first balanced terminal and the second balanced terminal when viewing a side of the first electrode and the second electrode from a side of the first balanced terminal and the second balanced terminal, and X represents an inductance between the first unbalanced terminal and the first balanced terminal, 1.5?X/Rp?5000 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Tadashi INOUE, Masaharu TANABE, Kazunari SEKIYA, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Publication number: 20200126763
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first input terminal, a second input terminal, a first output terminal, and a second output terminal, a vacuum container, a first electrode insulated from the vacuum container and electrically connected to the first output terminal, and a second electrode insulated from the vacuum container and electrically connected to the second output terminal. The second electrode is arranged to surround an entire circumference of the first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunari SEKIYA, Masaharu TANABE, Tadashi INOUE, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Patent number: 10626197
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide an EVOH which has improved melt moldability and is excellent in terms of gas barrier property and secondary formability. The present invention relates to an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer that, when examined by liquid chromatography, gives an ethylene content distribution curve which has at least two peaks and in which the ethylene content (a) of a component that shows a highest peak (A), the ethylene content (b) of a component that shows a second highest peak (B), and the proportion (v) and distribution of component(s) (V) having ethylene contents (w) corresponding to specific regions (W) are within specific ranges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuki Kawamoto, Takashi Suzuki, Nobuaki Sato, Koji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200117408
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus and a control method of an image forming apparatus having high convenience are provided. The image forming apparatus includes an image transfer system and a processor. The image transfer system is configured to be switchable between a first position, where printing is performed in a first mode, and a second position, where printing is performed in a second mode. The processor, when executing a print job by switching a position of the image transfer system to a position set in advance as a home position at a waiting time for printing, switches the position of the image transfer system to a position corresponding to the print job and sets the home position based on a result of comparison between a print history in a first mode and a print history in a second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuaki TAKAHASHI, Yoji SATO
  • Patent number: 10605368
    Abstract: A sealing apparatus sealing a gap between two members mutually relatively rotatable about an axis in an internal combustion engine, the sealing apparatus comprises an elastic body portion. The elastic body portion is an elastic body including an annular attaching portion attached to one of the two members and centered about the axis, and a seal portion in close contact with another of the two members in a manner in which the other of the two members is slidable. The seal portion includes an annular seal lip portion centered about the axis and an annular dust lip centered about the axis on an atmospheric side on an opposite side of a sealed fluid side with respect to the seal lip portion. The seal lip portion includes a lip tip portion which is an annular projecting body projecting toward the axis and grease is applied to the seal lip portion. The grease contains at least one of a synthetic hydrocarbon oil and a mineral oil as a base oil and has a low temperature starting torque of 25 N·cm or less at ?30° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Yoshimura, Yuki Sato, Nobuaki Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 10563767
    Abstract: A sealing apparatus sealing a gap between two members mutually relatively rotatable about an axis in an internal combustion engine, the sealing apparatus comprises an elastic body portion. The elastic body portion is an elastic body including an annular attaching portion attached to one of the two members and centered about the axis, and a seal portion in close contact with another of the two members in a manner in which the other of the two members is slidable. The seal portion includes an annular seal lip portion centered about the axis and an annular dust lip centered about the axis on an atmospheric side on an opposite side of a sealed fluid side with respect to the seal lip portion. The seal lip portion includes a lip tip portion which is an annular projecting body projecting toward the axis and grease is applied to the seal lip portion. The grease contains at least one of a synthetic hydrocarbon oil and a mineral oil as a base oil and has a low temperature starting torque of 25 N·cm or less at ?30° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Yoshimura, Yuki Sato, Nobuaki Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 10500638
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention is a lubricant to be incorporated into a powder metallurgical mixed powder containing an iron-based powder. The lubricant includes a flaky organic material having an average particle diameter of from 0.1 ?m to less than 3 ?m. Another aspect of the present invention is a powder metallurgical mixed powder which contains an iron-based powder and the lubricant. Yet another aspect of the present invention is a method for producing a sintered compact. The method includes the step of mixing materials to give a powder metallurgical mixed powder containing an iron-based powder and the lubricant. The powder metallurgical mixed powder is compacted using a die to give a powder compact. The powder compact is sintered to give a sintered compact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ito, Eiichiro Yoshikawa, Nobuaki Akagi, Yuji Taniguchi, Mitsuhiro Sato
  • Publication number: 20190357371
    Abstract: The first case made of metal and the second case made of resin seal the circuit substrate 130 hermetically by the adhesive seal material, an engaging elastic member having a hook part is stand up at an inclination angle ? of less than 90 degrees at the front of a plurality of pressing elastic members provided on the outer periphery of the second case, when the first case is mounted by the assembling jig, the engaging elastic member moves backward, when the first case is pushed further, the pressing elastic member is bent upward by the jig base, the hook part is engaged, when the jig is removed, the first case and the second case are pressed against each other by the restoring force of the pressing elastic member, when the adhesive seal material is dried and cured, the adhesion force thereof secures close contact integrity between the cases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuaki NURIYA, Soichi SATO
  • Publication number: 20190326616
    Abstract: Stacked unit cells 100 of a fuel cell each comprise a membrane electrode assembly 10, a pair of gas separators 40 and 50, and a first sealing portion 26 provided between the pair of gas separators. The fuel cell further comprises a second sealing potion provided between adjacent ones of the unit cells, a first manifold in which reaction gas flows, and a second manifold in which a coolant flows. One of the first sealing portion and the second sealing portion is an adhesive sealing portion, and another one of the first sealing portion and the second sealing portion is formed of a gasket. The adhesive sealing portion and the gasket are provided along the outer circumference of the manifold, in the fuel cell as viewed in a stacking direction. The gasket and the adhesive sealing portion are arranged in this order from a side closer to the manifold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuya KURIHARA, Nobuaki NONOYAMA, Kenji SATO, Sachio OKADA
  • Publication number: 20190300632
    Abstract: Ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer pellets comprise an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer and water, and have a water content of not higher than 0.5 wt. %, wherein the ratio (Y/Z) of a lactone ring content (Y) to the sum (Z) of a carboxylic acid content (X) and the lactone ring content (Y) in terminal structures of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer is not less than 60 mol %. The pellets are excellent in high-temperature thermal decomposition-suppressing effect and thermal stability, and are free from odor emanation and coloration even if being processed at a higher temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kota INOUE, Honoka HASHIMOTO, Nobuaki SATO