Patents by Inventor Satoshi Okamoto

Satoshi Okamoto 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: 20180171292
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing a cell sheet including the following steps (1) seeding and culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells on a collagen gel to form a cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and (2) degrading the collagen gel with collagenase to detach the cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo TAKAHASHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Hiroyuki KAMAO
  • Patent number: 9902933
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing a cell sheet including the following steps (1) seeding and culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells on a collagen gel to form a cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and (2) degrading the collagen gel with collagenase to detach the cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo Takahashi, Satoshi Okamoto, Hiroyuki Kamao
  • Patent number: 9849783
    Abstract: There is provided a renderer 5 that renders a graphics indicator 7b (or 7f) which is displayed on a display screen 7a of a display 7 and which indicates an indication value in synchronization with a short hand 8a.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuaki Takimoto, Masami Aikawa, Takehisa Mizuguchi, Yoshihiko Mori, Takeshi Mitsui, Masakazu Okuda, Mitsuru Sakai, Masahiro Kosakada, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20170334180
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laminated film including a resin film containing a polyimide-based polymer; and a functional layer provided on at least one principal face side of the resin film. Also disclosed is a resin film containing a polyimide-based polymer and a silicon material containing silicon atoms, in which Si/N that is the atomic ratio between silicon atoms and nitrogen atoms is 8 or greater in at least one principal face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi OKAMOTO, Mitsunori NODONO, Takashi SAKURAI, Junichi IKEUCHI, Mio YASUI
  • Publication number: 20170334177
    Abstract: This invention provides a gas barrier film, which can suppress blocking and winding deviation, and an optical film using the gas barrier film. The gas barrier film includes a flexible substrate and an inorganic thin film layer formed on at least one surface of the flexible substrate. A static friction coefficient between one surface of the gas barrier film and the other surface is not less than 0.85 and not more than 2.0, and when a 50 mm-square portion cut from the gas barrier film is placed on a horizontal surface such that a central portion of the 50 mm-square portion is in contact with the horizontal surface, an average value of distances from the horizontal surface to four corners of the 50 mm-square portion is not more than 2 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiyuki UENO, Yasuhiro YAMASHITA, Mitsunori NODONO, Satoshi OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170313046
    Abstract: A manufacturing method for a laminated body having a laminated film and an adhesive layer, the manufacturing method including a step of forming the adhesive layer on one surface of the laminated film, wherein the laminated film is a laminated film on which at least a substrate, and a thin film layer containing at least silicon are laminated; and the step of forming the adhesive layer includes forming the adhesive layer on a surface of a laminated film material in which the thin film layer is laminated, while conveying the laminated film material in which the laminated film is continuous in strip shape in a lengthwise direction, and while applying a tensile force of at least 0.5 N/mm2 and less than 50 N/mm2 per unit of cross-sectional area, in the lengthwise direction, to the laminated film material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masami MAKIDERA, Yasuhiro YAMASHITA, Mitsunori NODONO, Satoshi OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170277566
    Abstract: A software component assigning system for a vehicle includes electronic control units connected to a common network in the vehicle, one of the electronic control units being an integrated control electronic control unit which is configured to: acquire a first rank value of each of the electronic control units, the first rank value becoming higher as a probability of occurrence of a malfunction is higher; acquire a second rank value of an additional software component that is additionally arranged in any one of the electronic control units, the second rank value becoming higher as a level of importance; and decide an electronic control unit to arrange the additional software component from among the electronic control units such that the additional software component is arranged in the electronic control unit of which the first rank value is lower as the second rank value of the additional software component is higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi OKAMOTO, Shogo SEKIZAWA, Yuta OCHIAI, Kosuke KAJI
  • Publication number: 20170130017
    Abstract: A tow prepreg, made by impregnating a reinforcing fiber bundle with a matrix resin composition that comprises component (A): epoxy resin, component (B): epoxy resin curing agent, and component (C?): pre-gelatinizing agent with a minimum viscosity temperature of 110° C. or lower, wherein, the temperature of minimum viscosity is determined to be the temperature obtained at the minimum viscosity that appears on the highest temperature side when a sample is prepared by adding and dispersing homogeneously 10 parts by mass of the component (C?) to 100 parts by mass of bisphenol-A epoxy resin with an epoxy equivalent weight of 190±6 g/eq, and by dissolving 10 parts by mass of a boron trichloride-octylamine complex into the mixture, and when the viscosity of the sample is measured by increasing the temperature at a rate of 2° C./min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi OKAMOTO, Yukihiro HARADA, Toru KONDO
  • Publication number: 20160250925
    Abstract: There is provided a renderer 5 that renders a graphics indicator 7b (or 7f) which is displayed on a display screen 7a of a display 7 and which indicates an indication value in synchronization with a short hand 8a.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuaki TAKIMOTO, Masami AIKAWA, Takehisa MIZUGUCHI, Yoshihiko MORI, Takeshi MITSUI, Masakazu OKUDA, Mitsuru SAKAI, Masahiro KOSAKADA, Satoshi OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9130101
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and a method for manufacturing the semiconductor device are provided. A semiconductor substrate has a surface on which an abrasion trace is formed, and a dopant diffusion region includes a portion extending in the direction at an angle within the range of ?5° to +5° with respect to the direction in which the abrasion trace extends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Fujita, Yasushi Funakoshi, Hiroyuki Oka, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20150148451
    Abstract: An epoxy resin composition, the epoxy resin composition including components (A1) to (C1) described below, wherein the content of the component (B1) is 8 to 20 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the component (A1), and the content of the component (C1) is 12 to 110 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the component (A1): component (A1): an epoxy resin; component (B1): a boron trihalide-amine complex; and component (C1): rubber particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Harada, Satoshi Okamoto, Kenta Narumori, Tomoo Sano, Akihiro Ito, Masayuki Sugiura, Tatsuhiro Kishikawa, Shinya Katou, Sanae Kita
  • Patent number: 8722843
    Abstract: Disclosed is a material for fiber manufacturing comprising a liquid crystal polyester satisfying the following requirements (a) and (b): (a) the weight-average molecular weight is equal to or less than 30000 and the polydispersity is equal to or less than 2.5; and (b) the melt viscosity measured at 360° C. with conditions of a nozzle pore diameter of 0.5 mm and a shear velocity of 1000 s?1 using a flow feature testing machine is equal to or less than 70 Pa·s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tomoya Hosoda, Mitsuo Maeda, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Patent number: 8691402
    Abstract: A perpendicular magnetic recording medium according to which both the thermal stability of the magnetization is good and writing with a magnetic head is easy, and moreover the SNR is improved. In the case of a perpendicular magnetic recording medium comprising a nonmagnetic substrate (1), and at least a nonmagnetic underlayer (2), a magnetic recording layer (3), and a protective layer (4) formed in this order on the nonmagnetic substrate (1), the magnetic recording layer (3) comprises a low Ku region (31) layer having a perpendicular magnetic anisotropy constant (Ku value) of not more than 1×105 erg/cm3, and a high Ku region (32) layer having a Ku value of at least 1×106 erg/cm3. Moreover, the magnetic recording layer (3) is made to have therein nonmagnetic grain boundaries that contain a nonmagnetic oxide and magnetically isolate crystal grains, which are made of a ferromagnetic metal, from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignees: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., National University Corporation Tohoku University
    Inventors: Osamu Kitakami, Yutaka Shimada, Satoshi Okamoto, Takehito Shimatsu, Hajime Aoi, Hiroaki Muraoka, Yoshihisa Nakamura, Hiroyuki Uwazumi, Tadaaki Oikawa
  • Publication number: 20140057281
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing a cell sheet including the following steps (1) seeding and culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells on a collagen gel to form a cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and (2) degrading the collagen gel with collagenase to detach the cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo Takahashi, Satoshi Okamoto, Hiroyuki Kamao
  • Publication number: 20130224156
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of producing a retinal pigment epithelial cell from a human pluripotent stem cell, and a method of treating or preventing a retinal disease by using the produced cell. The retinal pigment epithelial cell is prepared by (a) inducing differentiation of a human pluripotent stem cell into a pigment cell by adhesion cultivation of a human pluripotent stem cell in a medium containing a Nodal signal inhibitor and a Wnt signal inhibitor in the absence of a feeder cell to give a culture containing the pigment cell, (b) subjecting the obtained culture to further adhesion culture to give a culture containing a pigment cell colony, and (c) isolating the pigment cell from the obtained culture and culturing the cell to give a retinal pigment epithelial cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo TAKAHASHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Noriko SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20130069209
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and a method for manufacturing the semiconductor device are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kenji Fujita, Yasushi Funakoshi, Hiroyuki Oka, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20120325291
    Abstract: A method for producing a back electrode type solar cell including the steps of forming a light-receiving surface diffusion layer and an anti-reflection film by applying, to a light-receiving surface of a silicon substrate, a solution containing a compound containing an impurity identical in conductivity type to the silicon substrate, a titanium alkoxide, and an alcohol, followed by heat treatment, and forming a light-receiving surface passivation film on the light-receiving surface of the silicon substrate by heat treatment; a back electrode type solar cell including a light-receiving surface diffusion layer, and an anti-reflection film on the light-receiving surface diffusion layer, made of titanium oxide containing an impurity identical in conductivity type to a silicon substrate; and a back electrode type solar cell module including the back electrode type solar cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Yuji Yokosawa, Yasushi Funakoshi, Satoshi Okamoto, Takahisa Kurahashi
  • Patent number: 8338903
    Abstract: The surrounding length of a junction separation portion can be shortened to improve an insulating resistance in order to provide a solar cell with highly efficiency. In a photoelectric transducer of the type where a light-receiving surface electrode is wired to another electrode on a back surface via a through electrode passing through a semiconductor substrate of a first conductive type, the photoelectric transducer comprises: a junction separation portion made around the through electrode on a back surface of the semiconductor substrate; a dielectric layer formed for covering the junction separation portion, the through electrode penetrating the dielectric layer; and a back electrode provided on the dielectric layer and coupled to the through electrode which is connected to the light-receiving surface electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Satoshi Okamoto, Jumpei Imoto
  • Patent number: 8337719
    Abstract: The present invention provides a resin composition containing a liquid crystalline polyester and a high dielectric material filler. The present invention also provides a molded article of the liquid crystalline polyester resin composition. The liquid crystalline polyester resin composition of the present invention comprises 50 to 80% by volume of a liquid crystalline polyester which has 40% by mol or more of a 2,6-naphthalenediyl group as an aromatic group, also has a flow initiation temperature of 280° C. or higher, and shows a melt tension of 1 g or more measured at a temperature higher than flow initiation temperature; and 20 to 50% by volume of a high dielectric material filler. The liquid crystalline polyester resin composition can be formed into composition pellets easily and stably by a strand method, and a molded article obtained from the liquid crystalline polyester resin composition is excellent in flexural strength and dielectric characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tomoya Hosoda, Tomoko Uehara, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Patent number: D789266
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Matsumoto, Satoshi Okamoto, Kosuke Kubo