Patents by Inventor Ryoji Inoue

Ryoji Inoue 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: 20210316554
    Abstract: An ink cartridge adapter or ink cartridge includes a casing; and a plurality of pad electrodes mounted on the casing so as to be movable in a direction outwardly away from a side surface of the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi FUKUSHIMA, Tetsuya OHASHI, Yasuo KOTAKI, Ryoji INOUE, Koichi KUBO, Naozumi NABESHIMA, Hironori MURAKAMI, Takeho MIYASHITA, Kyosuke NAGAOKA, Noriyasu NAGAI
  • Patent number: 11088369
    Abstract: A clad material (50) for a negative electrode collector of a secondary battery includes a Ni alloy layer (51) made of a Ni alloy that contains 0.005 mass % or more and 0.50 mass % or less of C, Ni, and inevitable impurities, and a pair of Cu layers (52, 53) respectively bonded to opposite surfaces of the Ni alloy layer and that contain 99 mass % or more of Cu.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Oda, Ryoji Inoue
  • Patent number: 10968004
    Abstract: A blow bottle includes an outer layer and an inner layer, wherein the inner layer has blackness higher than that of the outer layer, and wherein the outer layer has an L* value of 20 or more and 90 or less in an International Commission on Illumination (CIE) L*a*b* color system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nagaoka, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Hitoshi Takada, Kenichi Kanno
  • Patent number: 10906323
    Abstract: An ink cartridge includes a housing that has an air communication port and stores a liquid inside and a sealing member attached to the housing in such a way as to cover the air communication port. The sealing member includes an adherent region attached to the housing and a non-adherent region not attached to the housing. The non-adherent region extends to an end portion of the sealing member and forms a communication passage which establishes communication between the air communication port and air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nagaoka, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takeho Miyashita, Hironori Murakami, Takayuki Tanno, Takashi Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10868310
    Abstract: A foil (5b) for a negative electrode collector of a secondary battery includes a Cu-coated foil (50) including an iron-based alloy layer (51) made of precipitation hardened stainless steel, and a pair of Cu layers (52, 53) respectively disposed on opposite surfaces of the iron-based alloy layer and made of Cu or a Cu-based alloy. The negative electrode collector foil has a thickness of 20 ?m or less and a volume resistivity of 7 ??·cm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Oda, Ryoji Inoue, Wataru Kushima
  • Patent number: 10850522
    Abstract: An ink cartridge storing ink inside the ink cartridge including an ink flow path extending from the inside where the ink is stored to outside of the ink cartridge, wherein the ink flow path includes a first opening that opens toward the outside, a second opening that opens to an opposite side of the first opening, a first valve configured to seal the first opening, a second valve configured to seal the second opening, and a biasing member connected to the first and second valves and configured to bias the first and second valves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20200282729
    Abstract: A member mountable to a mounting portion provided with an ink receiving tube and a plurality of electrical connecting portions, the member includes a first portion including an outwardly facing surface and provided with an inserting portion into which the ink receiving tube is capable of being inserted; a second portion opposite from the first portion; and a third portion connecting the first portion and the second portion with each other and provided with a plurality of pad electrodes electrically connectable with the electrical connecting portions. The member is mountable to the mounting portion by being inserted into the mounting portion in an inserting direction with the first portion at a leading side. The pad electrodes are electrically connectable with the electrical connecting portions by being moved in a direction different from the inserting direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Ryoji Inoue, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Toshiaki Tokisawa
  • Publication number: 20200238718
    Abstract: An ink cartridge storing ink inside the ink cartridge including an ink flow path extending from the inside where the ink is stored to outside of the ink cartridge, wherein the ink flow path includes a first opening that opens toward the outside, a second opening that opens to an opposite side of the first opening, a first valve configured to seal the first opening, a second valve configured to seal the second opening, and a biasing member connected to the first and second valves and configured to bias the first and second valves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Kenichi Kanno
  • Patent number: 10696589
    Abstract: This glass bonding material (21) is made of a cladding material (1) in which at least a first layer (11) made of an Al-based alloy and configured to be bonded to glass and a second layer (12) made of an Fe—Ni based alloy having a thermal expansion coefficient from 30° C. to 400° C. of 11.5×10?6 (K?1) or less are bonded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Yokota, Ryoji Inoue, Yoshiharu Tsuboi, Masaharu Yamamoto, Masaru Fujiyoshi, Naruaki Tomita, Kouji Kawahara
  • Patent number: 10675877
    Abstract: Provided is an ink cartridge having an ink storage portion for storing an ink therein and a plurality of flow paths for supplying the ink to the outside of the ink cartridge. In the ink cartridge, the plurality of flow paths each has a bottom flow path having a bottom opening in a vertically lower direction in the ink storage portion during use of the ink cartridge and a top flow path having a top opening in a vertically upper direction in the ink storage portion than the bottom flow path during use of the ink cartridge; the bottom flow path has a resistance different from that of the top flow path; and air is not introduced into the ink storage portion when the ink is supplied from the bottom flow path and the top flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hironori Murakami, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Takeho Miyashita, Kenichi Kanno
  • Patent number: 10661570
    Abstract: An ink cartridge storing ink inside the ink cartridge including an ink flow path extending from the inside where the ink is stored to outside of the ink cartridge, wherein the ink flow path includes a first opening that opens toward the outside, a second opening that opens to an opposite side of the first opening, a first valve configured to seal the first opening, a second valve configured to seal the second opening, and a biasing member connected to the first and second valves and configured to bias the first and second valves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20200101750
    Abstract: An ink cartridge includes a housing that has an air communication port and stores a liquid inside and a sealing member attached to the housing in such a way as to cover the air communication port. The sealing member includes an adherent region attached to the housing and a non-adherent region not attached to the housing. The non-adherent region extends to an end portion of the sealing member and forms a communication passage which establishes communication between the air communication port and air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nagaoka, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takeho Miyashita, Hironori Murakami, Takayuki Tanno, Takashi Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10532422
    Abstract: This clad material includes a first layer made of a Mg—Li base alloy, a second layer made of an Al base alloy, and a first bonding portion arranged on a bonding interface between the first layer and the second layer in a section view when cut in a thickness direction and made of a Cu base alloy. The clad material has a specific gravity of 2.10 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Yamamoto, Ryoji Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190363367
    Abstract: A foil (5b) for a negative electrode collector of a secondary battery includes a Cu-coated foil (50) including an iron-based alloy layer (51) made of precipitation hardened stainless steel, and a pair of Cu layers (52, 53) respectively disposed on opposite surfaces of the iron-based alloy layer and made of Cu or a Cu-based alloy. The negative electrode collector foil has a thickness of 20 ?m or less and a volume resistivity of 7 ??·cm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Oda, Ryoji Inoue, Wataru Kushima
  • Patent number: 10490824
    Abstract: This cladding material for a battery collector consists of a cladding material having a two-layer structure formed by bonding a first layer arranged on a first surface and constituted of an Al-based alloy and a second layer arranged on a second surface and constituted of a Cu-based alloy to each other by rolling. The ratio of the thickness of the first layer to the total thickness of the first layer and the second layer is not more than 35%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Oda, Ryoji Inoue, Kenichi Funamoto
  • Patent number: 10381650
    Abstract: This cladding material for a battery collector consists of a cladding material having a two-layer structure formed by bonding a first layer arranged on a first surface and constituted of an Al-based alloy and a second layer arranged on a second surface and constituted of a Cu-based alloy to each other by rolling. The ratio of the thickness of the first layer to the total thickness of the first layer and the second layer is not more than 35%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Oda, Ryoji Inoue, Kenichi Funamoto
  • Patent number: D896883
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Takashi Fukushima, Yasuo Kotaki, Kyosuke Nagaoka
  • Patent number: D899513
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ohashi, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Ryoji Inoue, Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Kyosuke Nagaoka
  • Patent number: D906415
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takashi Fukushima, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Kyosuke Nagaoka
  • Patent number: D906416
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takashi Fukushima, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Kyosuke Nagaoka