Patents by Inventor Seiichi Toda

Seiichi Toda 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: 20100269968
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire comprising a tread portion 1, a pair of sidewall portions 2, a pair of bead portions 3, a carcass 5 comprised of at least one carcass ply having a main body portion toroidally extending between bead cores 4 each embedded in the respective bead portion 3 and a turnup portion 5b wound around the bead core 4 from inside to outside in a widthwise direction of the tire and a side rubber 9 arranged outside of the carcass in the widthwise direction, characterized in that a thin-walled recess 10 is formed inward from a tire maximum width position W in the radial direction and outward from a radially outer end of the turnup portion of the carcass at a posture of mounting the tire on an approved rim so that a minimum size t of rubber gauge in the side rubber as measured in a normal direction drawn from the outermost carcass ply is within a range of 2.5-4.5 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2008
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Inventors: Keiichi Kurita, Seiichi Toda
  • Patent number: D605581
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2009
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Suguru Yamaguchi, Seiichi Toda
  • Patent number: D643360
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Suguru Yamaguchi, Seiichi Toda