Patents by Inventor Satoshi Kobayashi

Satoshi Kobayashi 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: 20190019970
    Abstract: A method of producing a film having excellent external quantum efficiency when used in a light emitting layer of a light emitting device is provided. A method of film production includes preparing an ink containing a specific metal complex, storing the ink for 3 days or more under light shielding, and forming a film by using the stored ink. The total content of metal complexes having a molecular weight larger by 16, 32 or 48 than that of the specific metal complex according to an area percentage value determined by liquid chromatography is 0.6 or less when the content of the specific metal complex is taken as 100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Makoto ANRYU, Mika SHIRASAKI, Hiroyuki HAYASAKA, Toshiaki SASADA
  • Patent number: 10125104
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to find a carotenoid compound that is excellent in water solubility. A carotenoid derivative having a formula (I): wherein X represents a carbonyl group or a methylene group, one of R1 and R2 represents (a) or (b) and the other represents (a), (b), (c) or a hydrogen atom: (a): —CO-A-B-D wherein A represents an alkylene group an alkenylene group, etc., B represents a formula of —S(O)n— or a formula of —NR4CONR5— and D represents a hydrogen atom, a carboxy group, etc., (b): —CO-E-F wherein E represents an alkylene group or a formula of —NR3— wherein R3 represents (a1) a hydrogen atom, (b1) an alkyl group etc., and F represents a sulfo group and (c): —CO-G wherein G represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, etc., a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a pharmaceutically acceptable ester or amide thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Asta Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Fujita, Satoshi Kobayashi, Ryoma Shinohara, Yasuhiro Nishida, Jiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20180322996
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide a magnetic coupling coil component having a coupling coefficient that can be readily adjusted. A coil component according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a drum core including a winding core, a first flange, and a second flange, the first flange being provided on one axial end of the winding core, the second flange being provided on another axial end of the winding core; a spacer provided on a surface of the winding core between the first flange and the second flange, the spacer being separate from the winding core; a first winding wire wound around the winding core between the first flange and the spacer; and a second winding wire wound around the winding core between the second flange and the spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Tomoo KASHIWA
  • Patent number: 10052729
    Abstract: A work machine includes: a bed having a table positioned on the upper surface thereof; sidewalls positioned to the left and right of the bed and projecting to the rear of the rear surface of the bed; support members for each supporting the bed in relation to a floor surface by using two points on the sidewalls to the left and right of the bed, and using at least one other point; a vertically moving body for moving along a pair of left and right vertical guides positioned in the vertical direction down to the vicinity of the floor surface on the rear surface of the bed; and a vertical drive means for moving the vertically moving body as one of the abovementioned relative movements, and having a pair of left and right feed screws positioned in parallel with the vertical guides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: MAKINO MILLING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Suzuki, Kazuya Mayumi, Satoshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20180218817
    Abstract: One object is to lessen the difference between the direction of the magnetic flux and the easy direction of magnetization in a coil element and improve the effective permeability of the coil element. A coil element according to one element of the present invention includes: a coil conductor wound around a coil axis; at least one isotropic magnetic material layer provided on at least one of an upper surface and a lower surface of the coil conductor, the at least one isotropic magnetic material layer being made of an isotropic magnetic material; and at least one anisotropic magnetic material layer provided on an opposite surface of the at least one isotropic magnetic material layer to the coil conductor, the at least one anisotropic magnetic material layer being made of an anisotropic magnetic material having an easy direction of magnetization oriented perpendicular to the coil axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Satoshi TOKUNAGA
  • Publication number: 20180184044
    Abstract: A communication system induces communication between different base sites, which includes a video display unit disposed by corresponding to a flow line set on a floor face of a first base site out of the different base sites, and an imaging device which captures a state of a second base site out of the different base sites. The flow line is a route along which persons go back and forth on the floor face of the base site and the video display unit displays the video captured by the imaging device to transmit the state within the second base site as video information toward the corresponding flow line side of the first base site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Akifumi YUE, Norihiko FUJIOKA, Osamu KIKUCHI, Yukiko EINAGA, Tomonori KAIZAKI, Ken MITSUDO, Yumi SUGIURA, Tsukasa NAGASE, Satoshi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20180179306
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing: a pigment dispersion liquid with which an optical filter layer having the functions of both a color filter and a near-infrared cut filter can be formed by performing a development step once, and with which a thin filter achieved by using a single-layer configuration instead of a conventional two-layer configuration can be fabricated; and a colored resin composition containing the pigment dispersion liquid. The present invention provides a pigment dispersion liquid containing one or more organic color pigments selected from the group consisting of pigment red, pigment green, pigment blue, pigment yellow, and pigment violet, an infrared absorbing dye having a maximum absorption wavelength in a wavelength range of 750-2000 nm, and an oil-soluble organic solvent or an aqueous medium, and a colored resin composition containing the dispersion liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Yusuke TONE, Takashi YOSHIMOTO, Satoshi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20180078441
    Abstract: A foot massage device capable of augmenting or restoring function of the transverse metatarsal ligament and alleviating foot pain felt by a user has increased massage effect on a user foot and is configured to be capable of imparting various stimuli to the user foot. A foot massage device includes: a cover body; a footrest including a footrest plate, a left/right rotary shaft, and a front/rear rotary shaft; an air bag including an inner instep air bag, a sole air bag, an outer instep air bag, and an ankle air bag; an air supply/exhaust device; a front/rear oscillation drive mechanism; and a base. The footrest plate oscillates left and right about the left/right rotary shaft in response to expansion and contraction of the air bag, and oscillates forward and backward about the front/rear rotary shaft in response to driving of the front/rear oscillation drive mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: MARUTAKA CO., LTD
    Inventors: Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Qiankun GU
  • Patent number: 9921575
    Abstract: A process monitoring system includes: a plurality of field devices configured to measure state quantities in an industrial process implemented in a plant; a trend calculation unit configured to determine the variation trend of the state quantities based on time-sequence data output from each of the plurality of field devices and classify each of the variation trends of the state quantities into one of a pre-established plurality of statuses; a state change judgment unit configured to judge the existence or non-existence of a pre-indicator of a change in the plant state, in accordance with the existence or non-existence of a change in at least one of the statuses classified by the trend calculation unit; and a notification unit configured to notify of judgment results of the state change judgment unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Kobayashi, Kimikazu Takahashi, Mihoko Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9876061
    Abstract: Organic light-emitting device including light-emitting portions disposed in two intersecting directions along a substrate main surface. Each light-emitting portion, in a first direction intersecting the substrate main surface, includes first and second electrodes, a charge transport layer, and an organic light-emitting layer, and is partitioned from adjacent light-emitting portions by first banks extending in a third direction being one of the two directions and second banks extending in a second direction being the other of the two directions. Each area between adjacent first banks is covered by the charge transport and organic light-emitting layers extending continuously across the area over the second banks. The first and second banks contain insulating material, a thickness of the second banks is no greater than 20% a height of the first banks, and the second banks have a surface portion contact angle smaller than that of the first banks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Kenichi Nendai, Nobuto Hosono, Satoshi Kobayashi, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9864197
    Abstract: A display device includes: a stepping motor; a concave mirror that moves in accordance with the operation of the stepping motor, the concave mirror reflecting display light emitted from a display unit toward the windshield; a lever part that moves together with the concave mirror; a drive unit for driving the stepping motor by a microstep drive system; a control unit for controlling the movement of the concave mirror by controlling the drive unit; and a stopper unit provided within the range of movement of the lever part. The drive unit is configured to detect the counter-electromotive force generated by the stepping motor when the lever part comes into contact with the stopper unit. The control unit determines the reference position when the movement of the concave mirror is controlled in accordance with the counter-electromotive force detected by the drive unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON SEIKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoichi Ishibashi, Satoshi Kobayashi, Norihiko Ushida, Yoshiko Adachi
  • Publication number: 20170373193
    Abstract: An object is to provide a semiconductor device having electrical characteristics such as high withstand voltage, low reverse saturation current, and high on-state current. In particular, an object is to provide a power diode and a rectifier which include non-linear elements. An embodiment of the present invention is a semiconductor device including a first electrode, a gate insulating layer covering the first electrode, an oxide semiconductor layer in contact with the gate insulating layer and overlapping with the first electrode, a pair of second electrodes covering end portions of the oxide semiconductor layer, an insulating layer covering the pair of second electrodes and the oxide semiconductor layer, and a third electrode in contact with the insulating layer and between the pair of second electrodes. The pair of second electrodes are in contact with end surfaces of the oxide semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Hiromichi GODO, Satoshi KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9799773
    Abstract: A transistor which withstands a high voltage and controls large electric power can be provided. A transistor is provided which includes a gate electrode, a gate insulating layer over the gate electrode, an oxide semiconductor layer which is over the gate insulating layer and overlaps with the gate electrode, and a source electrode and a drain electrode which are in contact with the oxide semiconductor layer and whose end portions overlap with the gate electrode. The gate insulating layer includes a first region overlapping with the end portion of the drain electrode and a second region adjacent to the first region. The first region has smaller capacitance than the second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Godo, Satoshi Kobayashi, Masashi Tsubuku
  • Publication number: 20170260534
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide an anaerobic enterobacterium having a higher therapeutic effect on an anaerobic site such as a solid tumor tissue and an ischemic disease site. A bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium, which is transformed with a plasmid co-expressing two types of heterologous polypeptides and comprising two types of secretory expression cassettes each sequentially comprising a promoter DNA functioning in the bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium; a DNA encoding a secretory signal peptide; a DNA encoding a heterologous polypeptide; and a terminator DNA functioning in the bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium, efficiently secretes the two types of heterologous peptides, i.e., two types of antibodies having anticancer effects, outside the bacterial cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Inventors: Koichi KOSEKI, Koichiro SHIOYA, Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Yuko SHIMATANI, Takeshi MASAKI, Hitomi SHIMIZU, Tomio MATSUMURA, Masami OKABE, Kengo INOUE
  • Patent number: 9751142
    Abstract: To provide a high-frequency-vibration-assisted electrolytic grinding method and a device therefor in which micro abrasive grains can be used so as to improve the grinding accuracy and efficiency. A high-frequency-vibration-assisted electrolytic grinding method in which a work is grinded by a grinding stone while electrolytic reaction is performed by applying a voltage between the grinding stone and the work through an electrolytic solution and high-frequency vibration is transmitted to the grinding stone or the work wherein; the grinding stone has non-conductive micro abrasive grains with grain sizes of less than #400 in accordance with the JIS R6001 standard of grinding stones for precision polishing projecting from its surface formed of conductive binding material, and the distance between the grinding stone and the work, which is regulated by the projecting lengths of the micro abrasive grains from the base of the grinding stone, is set to less than 0.02 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: MICRON MACHINERY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Toru Tachibana, Satoshi Kobayashi, Masayuki Takahashi, Chikashi Murakoshi, Kazunori Koike
  • Publication number: 20170213880
    Abstract: Organic light-emitting device including light-emitting portions disposed in two intersecting directions along a substrate main surface. Each light-emitting portion, in a first direction intersecting the substrate main surface, includes first and second electrodes, a charge transport layer, and an organic light-emitting layer, and is partitioned from adjacent light-emitting portions by first banks extending in a third direction being one of the two directions and second banks extending in a second direction being the other of the two directions. Each area between adjacent first banks is covered by the charge transport and organic light-emitting layers extending continuously across the area over the second banks. The first and second banks contain insulating material, a thickness of the second banks is no greater than 20% a height of the first banks, and the second banks have a surface portion contact angle smaller than that of the first banks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Kenichi NENDAI, Nobuto HOSONO, Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Tsuyoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170183667
    Abstract: An object is to provide a signal peptide that can secrete a heterogeneous polypeptide with high efficiency outside the bacterial cell in a bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium, an expression cassette that can secrete a heterogeneous polypeptide with high efficiency outside the bacterial cell, a heterogeneous polypeptide expression vector, a bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium capable of secreting a heterogeneous polypeptide. Means for attaining the object is a bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium transformed by a vector having an expression cassette sequentially comprising a promoter DNA functioning in a bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium, a DNA encoding the secretory signal peptide, a DNA encoding a scFv antibody having an antitumor activity, and a terminator DNA functioning in the bacterium of the genus Bifidobacterium; and capable of secreting the scFv antibody with high efficiency outside the bacterial cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Koichi Koseki, Takeshi Masaki, Koichiro Shioya, Hitomi Shimizu, Masao Tsukamoto, Satoshi Kobayashi, Tomio Matsumura, Yuko Shimatani
  • Patent number: 9685562
    Abstract: An object is to provide a semiconductor device having electrical characteristics such as high withstand voltage, low reverse saturation current, and high on-state current. In particular, an object is to provide a power diode and a rectifier which include non-linear elements. An embodiment of the present invention is a semiconductor device including a first electrode, a gate insulating layer covering the first electrode, an oxide semiconductor layer in contact with the gate insulating layer and overlapping with the first electrode, a pair of second electrodes covering end portions of the oxide semiconductor layer, an insulating layer covering the pair of second electrodes and the oxide semiconductor layer, and a third electrode in contact with the insulating layer and between the pair of second electrodes. The pair of second electrodes are in contact with end surfaces of the oxide semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Hiromichi Godo, Satoshi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9649723
    Abstract: A processing apparatus including a chuck table having a holding surface for rotatably holding a workpiece, a laser beam applying mechanism having a laser beam generating unit for generating a laser beam and focusing the laser beam to the inside of the workpiece held on the chuck table, a relatively moving unit for relatively moving the chuck table and the laser beam applying mechanism in a direction parallel to the holding surface of the chuck table while applying the laser beam to the workpiece to thereby form a modified layer inside of the workpiece, a separating unit for separating a part of the workpiece along the modified layer as a boundary formed inside the workpiece, and a grinding/polishing unit having a grinding/polishing wheel for grinding or polishing the modified layer left on the workpiece after separating the part and a spindle for rotatably mounting the grinding/polishing wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Disco Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshio Umeda, Satoshi Kobayashi, Yasuyoshi Yubira
  • Patent number: 9646111
    Abstract: A process monitoring system may include: a storage unit configured to store time-sequence data, which is output from a field device located in a plant for measuring a state quantity, and log data, which includes handing procedures performed in past; a prediction unit configured to predict a time variation of the state quantity by using the time-sequence data output from the field device; and an extraction unit configured to extract the time-sequence data similar to the time variation of the state quantity, which has been predicted by the prediction unit, from the time-sequence data, which has been stored in the storage unit, the extraction unit being configured to extract the handling procedures, which has been performed at a time, when the time-sequence data that has been extracted is obtained, from the log data that has been stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Kobayashi