Patents by Inventor Satoshi Hara

Satoshi Hara 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).

  • Patent number: 11518763
    Abstract: A compound represented by the following formula (I): wherein each symbol in the formula is as described herein or a salt thereof has an NRF2 activating activity, and is expected to be useful as a preventive or therapeutic agent for diseases associated with oxidative stress, in particular, hepatic disease (for example, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)), cardiovascular disease (for example, heart failure or pulmonary arterial hypertension), lung disease (for example, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)), kidney disease (for example, chronic kidney disease (CKD) or acute kidney injury (AKI)), central nervous system disease (for example, Parkinson's disease), mitochondrial disease (for example, Friedreich motor ataxia, mitochondrial myopathy), inflammatory disease (for example, multiple sclerosis (MS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)), sickle cell disease, cancer, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: SCOHIA PHARMA, INC.
    Inventors: Shigemitsu Matsumoto, Ryoma Hara, Naoyoshi Noguchi, Hideto Fukushi, Ayumu Niida, Satoshi Sasaki, Minoru Ikoma, Toshitake Kobayashi, Tsuyoshi Maekawa
  • Patent number: 11481512
    Abstract: An on-board device includes a processor. The processor is configured to operate as an acquisition unit configured to acquire data from a sensor mounted on a vehicle, a human-machine-interface (HMI) unit configured to perform a process for exerting a human-machine-interface (HMI) function, and a data management unit configured to make determination on a category of the data delivered from the acquisition unit and deliver, to the HMI unit, data in a first category that does not contain data that is not desired to be delivered to the HMI unit. The HMI unit is configured to perform the process for exerting the HMI function based on the data delivered from the data management unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kota Okamoto, Mutsumi Abe, Satoshi Kato, Masaki Miyagawa, Yusuke Hara, Takaaki Haga
  • Publication number: 20220320968
    Abstract: Provided is an actuator including a shaft, a drive part that moves the shaft, a fixing part disposed around the shaft, the shaft being moved relative to the fixing part, a detecting part that detects a force applied to the shaft on a side closer to the drive part than to the fixing part, and a control device that obtains a first force that is detected by the detecting part in a predetermined period of a period during which the shaft is being moved before the shaft applies the force to a workpiece, and after the predetermined period, controls the drive part based on the force detected by the detecting part and the first force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Fukushima, Satoshi Hara, Shogo Wakuta, Yukihiro Yamada, Masashi Ishii, Tomofumi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 11456424
    Abstract: A novel compound is provided. A light-emitting element with high emission efficiency and a long lifetime is provided. The compound is an organic compound that includes a benzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine or benzothieno[3,2-d]pyrimidine skeleton (General Formula (G0)). The 2-position of the benzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine or benzothieno[3,2-d]pyrimidine skeleton has a substituent and the 6- to 9-positions of the skeleton have at least one substituent. Any one of the substituents bonded to the 6- to 9-positions is bonded to the benzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine or benzothieno[3,2-d]pyrimidine skeleton via a phenylene group. A light-emitting element including the compound is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoka Hara, Hideko Yoshizumi, Hiromitsu Kido, Satoshi Seo
  • Publication number: 20220275546
    Abstract: A fiber article includes a plurality of first fibers and a plurality of second fibers each having an outer diameter smaller than that of each of the first fibers, the plurality of second fibers being supported in a dispersed state by the first fibers. A ratio D1/D2 of an outer diameter D1 of the first fiber to an outer diameter D2 of the second fiber is set to a value in a range of 15.0 or greater to 1666.7 or less. The outer diameter D1 is set to a value in a range of 5.0 ?m or greater to 50.0 ?m or less, and the outer diameter D2 is set to a value in a range of 30.0 nm or greater to 1.0 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicants: DAICEL CORPORATION, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka ITO, Masaya OMURA, Junko MAKINO, Satoshi HARA, Hiroaki SHINTANI
  • Patent number: 11426064
    Abstract: In examining a patient for progression of glaucoma, a perimeter capable of appropriately assessing visual field progression in a short period of time, therefore lessening the physical burden of testing on the examinee.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Inventors: Toru Nakazawa, Satoshi Shimada, Takuya Hara
  • Patent number: 11426690
    Abstract: An air filter medium reduces a decrease in collection efficiency in the case where a main collection layer and a pre-collection layer having a lower collection efficiency than the main collection layer are used. An air filter medium that collects dust in gas includes a main collection layer and a pre-collection layer that has a lower collection efficiency of NaCl particles having a particle size of 0.3 ?m than the main collection layer, is disposed on an upstream side of an air flow with respect to the main collection layer, and has water repellency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Hara, Kunihiko Inui, Tatsumi Sakano
  • Patent number: 11422190
    Abstract: In a storage battery system charging control device, on the basis of estimated temperature data until the end of life of a storage battery calculated by a power estimation unit, an ambient temperature estimation unit, and a temperature estimation unit, and a deterioration coefficient stored in a data storage unit, a capacity retention calculation unit sequentially calculates capacity retention data with respect to each state of charge until the end of life of the storage battery, using the state of charge as a parameter. A cumulative capacity calculation unit calculates a cumulative capacity corresponding to each state of charge, on the basis of the rated capacity of the storage battery and the capacity retention data. A charging control voltage determination unit determines charging control voltage on the basis of the cumulative capacities calculated by the cumulative capacity calculation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Hara, Hisatoshi Fukumoto, Toshihiro Wada, Takahito Ida, Hiroki Ishihara
  • Patent number: 11411646
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an optical/RF wireless hybrid communication system and a control method capable of solving the instability of link conditions of an RF wireless link and an optical wireless link. In the optical/RF wireless hybrid communication system and the control method according to the present invention, links for data transmission are not limited to one of an RF wireless link and an optical wireless link, the quality of link conditions is determined from signal quality received through channels of both the RF wireless link and the optical wireless link, and the distribution of data to be transmitted through the respective links is determined on the basis of the determination result. Thus, the links can be flexibly switched depending on the transmission conditions such as disturbance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryota Shiina, Kazutaka Hara, Satoshi Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20220248098
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus receives a user selection of content to be reproduced by an external device connected to the information processing apparatus. A request to reproduce the user selected content is sent to the external device. Information indicating whether the external device has started reproducing the selected content is received from the external device. In response to the external device having started reproduction of the selected content, a thumbnail image is reproduced that corresponds to the content being reproduced by the external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Hiroi, Yukio Ichikawa, Yumi Sato, Marie Suzuki, Yasushi Nakajima, Hiroshi Nagatani, Masahiro Hara, Hiroshi Horiki, Kouhei Fujimoto, Takeshi Matsuzawa, Hiroyuki Mitsubori, Sakae Houjou, Mingshan Yang
  • Publication number: 20220203654
    Abstract: A resin film-laminated metal sheet includes a metal sheet and thermoplastic resin films that are fused to both surfaces of the metal sheet, the metal sheet is a steel sheet having a thickness of 0.08 mm or more or an aluminum sheet having a thickness of 0.15 mm or more, and, when a surface of the thermoplastic resin film opposite to a surface that is fused to the metal sheet is defined as a first surface, the surface tension on the first surface in at least one of the thermoplastic resin films is 50 mN/m or less, the surface tension on the surface that is fused to the metal sheet is 36 mN/m or more, and the amount of a wax attached to the first surface is more than 0 mg/m2 and 5.00 mg/m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuo KADOWAKI, Kazushi IWAKIRI, Tomohiro MIZUTANI, Daisuke YASUFUKU, Tomoya HARA, Satoshi KATO, Yuta TAJIMA, Yuki NAGAI
  • Publication number: 20220204127
    Abstract: A control device is provided for a human-powered vehicle. The control device includes an electronic controller that is configured to control a motor that assists in propulsion of the human-powered vehicle. The electronic controller is configured to control the motor in accordance with a pitch angle of the human-powered vehicle and information related to a user load applied by a user to the human-powered vehicle in a negative direction with respect to a propulsion direction of the human-powered vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Satoshi SHAHANA, Akira INOUE, Akinobu SUGIMOTO, Atsuhiro EMURA, Nobukatsu HARA, Hitoshi TAKAYAMA, Shingo SAKURAI
  • Patent number: 11374037
    Abstract: The present invention reduces a circuit scale of a driving circuit while maintaining a characteristic of the driving circuit. In a driving circuit of the present invention, a transistor (TRc) including a gate electrode, a semiconductor film (HF), and first and second conductive electrodes (S, D) is provided on an upper side of the substrate. The driving circuit further includes a first conductive film (21) provided in a layer lower than the gate electrode, a second conductive film (22) that serves as the gate electrode, and a first capacitor (C1) defined between the first conductive film (21) and the second conductive film (22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Horiuchi, Yoshihiro Asai, Isao Ogasawara, Masakatsu Tominaga, Yoshihito Hara
  • Publication number: 20220176284
    Abstract: Provided are an air filter medium and an air filter product that can have a long life. The air filter medium includes a filter medium layer that includes first fibers having an average fiber diameter of not less than 5 ?m and not greater than 50 ?m and second fibers disposed in gaps between the first fibers and having an average fiber diameter of not less than 30 nm and not greater than 1 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi HARA, Hiroaki SHINTANI, Yoshitaka ITO
  • Publication number: 20210387353
    Abstract: An actuator system that picks up workpieces aims to shorten tact time and to reduce damages to workpieces. The actuator system includes an actuator that picks up a workpiece, an external force detection sensor that detects a physical quantity that is correlated with an external force that is applied to the workpiece, a head unit that is connected to the actuator and the external force detection sensor without a communication network, the head unit being configured to control the actuator based on a sensing result from the external force detection sensor when a pickup request signal that is a signal requesting pickup of the workpiece is received, and a control device that is connected to the head unit over the communication network, the control device being configured to transmit the pickup request signal to the head unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Fukushima, Masashi Ishii, Hiroki Niwa, Akira Suzuki, Kazuto Oga, Shogo Wakuta, Satoshi Hara, Tomofumi Mizuno, Shigeki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20210379760
    Abstract: In an actuator, an unnecessarily large load is prevented from being applied to a shaft and a workpiece. There are included a force sensor, an output of which is according to a force applied to a connecting member connected to the shaft, an amplifier that amplifies the output of the force sensor, and a low-pass filter, and a load applied to the shaft is detected based on an output from the amplifier until the shaft or a member associated with the shaft comes in contact with another member, and thereafter, the load applied to the shaft is detected based on an output from the low-pass filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Fukushima, Masashi Ishii, Hiroki Niwa, Akira Suzuki, Kazuto Oga, Shogo Wakuta, Satoshi Hara, Tomofumi Mizuno, Shigeki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20210370526
    Abstract: The present invention reduces tact time for a pick-and-place operation by an actuator. In a housing of the actuator, an air passage being a passage of air when sucking air from a hollow part of a shaft is provided. Furthermore, a sucking valve that sucks air from the hollow part of the shaft through the air passage and a suction detecting sensor to detect that a workpiece is suctioned onto a tip of the shaft are provided in the air passage. Then, in the housing, the air passage is disposed at a position on a side opposite to a linear motion motor that moves the shaft in an axial direction of the shaft, via the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Fukushima, Masashi Ishii, Hiroki Niwa, Shigeki Hayashi, Akira Suzuki, Kazuto Oga, Shogo Wakuta, Satoshi Hara, Tomofumi Mizuno, Satoru Nagai
  • Patent number: 11151221
    Abstract: Probability density ratios may be estimated by a method including obtaining a first sample set including a plurality of first samples and a second sample set including a plurality of second samples, wherein each of the first samples and the second samples is represented as a vector including a plurality of parameters, constructing at least one decision tree estimating a ratio of probability density p(x)/q(x) based on the first sample set and the second sample set, wherein p(x) is a probability density of the first samples corresponding to an input vector x and q(x) is a probability density of the second samples corresponding to the input vector x.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Hara, Tetsuro Morimura
  • Publication number: 20210299889
    Abstract: Provided is a sensing device to be applied to an actuator including a shaft that is movable in an axial direction, the shaft including a hollow part formed on at least a tip side of the shaft such that an interior of the shaft is hollow, the actuator being configured to generate a negative pressure in the hollow part to suction a workpiece to a tip of the shaft, thereby picking up the workpiece. The sensing device includes a flow sensor provided in a middle of an air passage to detect a flow rate of air flowing through the air passage, the air passage being a passage through which air sucked out from the hollow part flows when the negative pressure is applied to the hollow part, and a pressure sensor provided in a middle of the air passage, to detect a pressure in the air passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Fukushima, Masashi Ishii, Hiroki Niwa, Shigeki Hayashi, Akira Suzuki, Kazuto Oga, Shogo Wakuta, Satoshi Hara, Tomofumi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 11112633
    Abstract: A frame-shaped reinforcement member is bonded and fixed to a rear surface of a cover panel, such as a glass plate. The reinforcement member has a rigidity higher than that of the cover panel. Since the reinforcement member is provided, the flatness of flat portions of the cover panel can be maintained at a high level. The reinforcement member is bonded and fixed to a rear support member after display cell elements are bonded to the flat portions and backlights are fixed to the reinforcement member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: ALPINE ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Mochiji, Satoshi Hara