Satoru Iguchi 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).
Abstract: This invention provides a compound of the formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and compositions containing such compounds and the use of such compounds for the manufacture of medicament for gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal disease, gastric motility disorder, non-ulcer dyspepsia, functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, dyspepsia, esophagitis, gastroesophageral disease, nausea, central nervous system disease, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disorder, emesis, migraine, neurological disease, pain, cardiovascular disorders, cardiac failure, heart arrhythmia, diabetes and apnea syndrome. These compounds have 5-HT4 receptor agonistic activity, and thus are useful for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, non-ulcer dyspepsia, functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome or the like in mammalian, especially humans.
Abstract: A method of installing add-on memories capable of setting continuous addresses over the add-on memories and already existing memories comprises the steps of selecting a desired memory mounting portion among a plurality of memory mounting portions, judging the presence or absence of each memory in the selected memory mounting portion, and setting top and end addresses in the memory mounting portion so that the address of each memory mounted on the selected memory mounting portion continues to addresses of the memories mounted on other memory mounting portions when it is judged that each memory is mounted on the selected memory mounting portion.
Abstract: An optical connector in which a pair of ceramic optical plugs having optical fibers extending coaxially therethrough are fitted within a ceramic sleeve. In one embodiment, an inner surface of the sleeve is provided with a longitudinal groove extending from one end of the sleeve to the other so that air and dust will be expelled from the sleeve when plugs are inserted therein. A housing may be provided around the sleeve with a flange being formed on the housing. In another embodiment, a protective cover is provided surrounding each plug which is movable axially along the plug.