Patents by Inventor Shigeru Sasaki

Shigeru Sasaki 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: 10293684
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a vehicle body; a gas tank having a tank main body that includes a cylindrical barrel part and a cap that is provided at one end of the tank main body in a longitudinal direction; a bracket fixing the cap to the vehicle body; and a band surrounding an outer circumferential surface of the barrel part and fixing the barrel part to the vehicle body, wherein the gas tank is arranged such that the longitudinal direction extends along a front-rear direction of the vehicle, the bracket includes an engaging part that restrict movement of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction by engaging with an engaged part provided in the cap, and movement of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction is restricted by the engaging part only at the one end, and not at the other end, of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shigeru Sasaki, Manabu Fujii, Shunichi Shibasaki, Norihide Hakamata, Shinsuke Yano
  • Publication number: 20170282709
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a vehicle body; a gas tank having a tank main body that includes a cylindrical barrel part and a cap that is provided at one end of the tank main body in a longitudinal direction; a bracket fixing the cap to the vehicle body; and a band surrounding an outer circumferential surface of the barrel part and fixing the barrel part to the vehicle body, wherein the gas tank is arranged such that the longitudinal direction extends along a front-rear direction of the vehicle, the bracket includes an engaging part that restrict movement of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction by engaging with an engaged part provided in the cap, and movement of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction is restricted by the engaging part only at the one end, and not at the other end, of the gas tank in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru SASAKI, Manabu FUJII, Shunichi SHIBASAKI, Norihide HAKAMATA, Shinsuke YANO
  • Patent number: 9780308
    Abstract: A composition comprising (1) a first crosslinkable polymer compound having an aromatic conjugated repeating unit and a crosslinkable group and having at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability, and (2) a second crosslinkable polymer compound having an aromatic conjugated repeating unit and a crosslinkable group at least one of which is different from the aromatic conjugated repeating unit in the first crosslinkable polymer compound and the crosslinkable group in the first crosslinkable polymer compound, and having at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability, wherein at least one of the first crosslinkable polymer compound and the second crosslinkable polymer compound has a crosslinkable group represented by the following formula (Z-3) or (Z-4): in the formulae, Rc represents a hydrogen atom, or a substituent such as an unsubstituted or substituted alkyl group or the like, the plurality of Rc moieties may be the same or different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiko Hirano, Tomoya Nakatani, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9650002
    Abstract: A tank fixing apparatus includes: a first band including a first fixed portion fixed to a support member supporting a tank, a first pressing portion extending from the first fixed portion and pressing the tank toward the support member, and a first distal end portion extending from the first pressing portion and not fixed to the support member; an urging portion giving a pressing force for the first band; a first fixing portion fixing the first fixed portion to the support member; a second band including a second fixed portion fixed to the support member or the first band, a second pressing portion extending from the second fixed portion and pressing the tank, and a second distal end portion extending from the second pressing portion and not fixed to the support member; and a second fixing portion fixing the second fixed portion to the support member or the first band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9617468
    Abstract: A luminescent composition comprising a luminescent organic compound and a conjugated polymer compound having a luminescence maximum further toward the short wavelength end than the luminescence maximum of the luminescent organic compound at 350 nm to 500 nm, and satisfying the following formula (1); f(g,h)×w?0.04??(1) in the formula, f(g, h) represents the convolution integral of the emission spectrum of the conjugated polymer compound and the gram absorption coefficient spectrum of the luminescent organic compound (L/g·cm) in the range of 200 nm to 800 nm, in 1 nm steps, and w represents the content of the luminescent organic compound where the total content of the luminescent organic compound and conjugated polymer compound in the luminescent composition is defined as 1 part by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kohei Asada, Yoshikazu Umemoto, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20160111010
    Abstract: Provided is a technology capable of appropriately presenting an answer in accordance with an attribute of a user such as an operating environment. An information search/presentation device includes: an operation information acquisition unit configured to acquire a question transmitted from a terminal; a storage unit configured to store an answer candidate to the question and user attribute information on a user of the terminal to which the answer candidate is expected to be transmitted; an answer extraction unit configured to calculate a similarity for each answer candidate associated in the storage unit with the question acquired by the operation information acquisition unit, and extract an answer from the answer candidate by using the similarity; and an output unit configured to output the extracted answer to the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuro ADACHI, Kentaro TAGUCHI, Takahisa OOMIYA, Shigeru SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20160097487
    Abstract: A tank fixing apparatus includes: first and second bands adjacent to each other, each including a fixed portion fixed to a support member supporting a tank, a pressing portion extending from the fixed portion and pressing an outer periphery of the tank toward the support member, and a distal end portion extending from the pressing portion and not fixed to the support member; first and second fixing portions fixing the fixed portions of the first and second bands to the support member, respectively; and first and second urging portions urging the first and second bands to give pressing forces for the tank to the pressing portions of the first and second bands, respectively. A direction of the first band extending from the fixed portion to the distal end portion is opposite to a direction of the second band extending from the fixed portion to the distal end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20160096495
    Abstract: A tank fixing apparatus includes: a first band including a first fixed portion fixed to a support member supporting a tank, a first pressing portion extending from the first fixed portion and pressing the tank toward the support member, and a first distal end portion extending from the first pressing portion and not fixed to the support member; an urging portion giving a pressing force for the first band; a first fixing portion fixing the first fixed portion to the support member; a second band including a second fixed portion fixed to the support member or the first band, a second pressing portion extending from the second fixed portion and pressing the tank, and a second distal end portion extending from the second pressing portion and not fixed to the support member; and a second fixing portion fixing the second fixed portion to the support member or the first band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru SASAKI
  • Patent number: 8922109
    Abstract: A light emitting material included in a light emitting device. The light emitting material includes a conjugated polymer having a conjugated part and a blue light emitting compound having a blue light emitting part and satisfies the following formula y?log10(5.1×x0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Makoto Anryu, Kohei Asada, Shigeru Sasaki, Takeshi Yamada
  • Patent number: 8481497
    Abstract: [PROBLEMS] To provide a technique which enables an effective antibody therapy for cancer which targets for FGFR1 without the need of using any effective antibody having high specificity and a potent cell-killing activity. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] Disclosed are: a therapeutic agent for cancer, which comprises an enhancer of the expression of a fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 and an anti-fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 antibody; and a method for the treatment of cancer using the therapeutic agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignees: Sapporo Medical University, The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Kohzoh Imai, Shigeru Sasaki, Tsutomu Seito
  • Publication number: 20130049571
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a light emitting material which can improve the luminous lifetime of a light emitting device by being included in a light emitting layer of the light emitting device. A means for achieving the object is a light emitting material characterized by comprising wherein the material comprises a conjugated polymer having a conjugated part and a blue light emitting compound having a blue light emitting part and satisfies the following formula (1): y?log10(5.1×x0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Makoto Anryu, Kohei Asada, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20130001534
    Abstract: A luminescent composition comprising a luminescent organic compound and a conjugated polymer compound having a luminescence maximum further toward the short wavelength end than the luminescence maximum of the luminescent organic compound at 350 nm to 500 nm, and satisfying the following formula (1); f(g,h)×w?0.04??(1) in the formula, f(g, h) represents the convolution integral of the emission spectrum of the conjugated polymer compound and the gram absorption coefficient spectrum of the luminescent organic compound (L/g·cm) in the range of 200 nm to 800 nm, in 1 nm steps, and w represents the content of the luminescent organic compound where the total content of the luminescent organic compound and conjugated polymer compound in the luminescent composition is defined as 1 part by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kohei Asada, Yoshikazu Umemoto, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20120306358
    Abstract: A composition comprising (1) a first crosslinkable polymer compound having an aromatic conjugated repeating unit and a crosslinkable group and having at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability, and (2) a second crosslinkable polymer compound having an aromatic conjugated repeating unit and a crosslinkable group at least one of which is different from the aromatic conjugated repeating unit in the first crosslinkable polymer compound and the crosslinkable group in the first crosslinkable polymer compound, and having at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability, wherein at least one of the first crosslinkable polymer compound and the second crosslinkable polymer compound has a crosslinkable group represented by the following formula (Z-3) or (Z-4): in the formulae, Rc represents a hydrogen atom, or a substituent such as an unsubstituted or substituted alkyl group or the like, the plurality of Rc moieties may be the same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiko Hirano, Tomoya Nakatani, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20120256537
    Abstract: A composition comprising (i) a crosslinkable polymer compound having a crosslinkable group and being capable of showing at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability, and (ii) a crosslinkable low molecular weight compound having a crosslinkable group and being capable of showing at least one of a light emitting property and charge transportability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tomoya Nakatani, Keiko Hirano, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 8240926
    Abstract: A fixing structure of an exterior member to an optical fiber cable includes an optical fiber cable having a coating layer formed on an outer circumference of a bare optical fiber, and the exterior member has a through-hole through which the optical fiber cable can be inserted. The exterior member of the optical fiber cable has a light shielding member to cover an outer circumference of the optical fiber cable, the light shielding member is fixed at a part where the exterior member is externally mounted, and an inner surface of the through-hole of the exterior member is bonded to the light shielding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Taniguchi, Shigeru Sasaki, Takeshi Satake
  • Patent number: 8211576
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising at least one segment having an acid group which is represented by the following formula (1) and at least one segment substantially free from acid groups which comprises repeating units represented by the following formula (2) is provided: (wherein, m represents an integer of 10 or more, Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 represent each independently a divalent aromatic group which is optionally substituted by an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, alkoxy group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or aryloxy group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, at least one of Ar1 and Ar2 having an acid group, and Ar3 may have an acid group or may be free from acid groups. Y represents —CO— or —SO2—, and Y's may be different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Shigeru Sasaki, Daizaburo Yashiki
  • Patent number: 8178590
    Abstract: A polymer electrolyte satisfying both of proton conductivity and chemical stability such as water resistance at a high level that is preferable as the polymer electrolyte for fuel cells and the like is provided. The invention includes a block copolymer comprising one or more segments having an ion exchange group and one or more segments having substantially no ion exchange group, wherein at least one of the segments having an ion exchange groupis the segment represented by the following general formula (1A), (1B) or (1C): and the segment has ion exchange group density of 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kentaro Masui, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20110311899
    Abstract: The polymer electrolyte membrane according to the present invention comprises a polymer electrolyte having ion-exchange groups, wherein Sp and Snp satisfy a relationship expressed by the following expression (I): Sp/Snp?0.42??(I) where Sp represents the total of peak areas obtained by measurement of a 13C-solid state nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of the polymer electrolyte membrane, the polymer electrolyte membrane having been subjected to a first immersion treatment comprising immersing the polymer electrolyte membrane in 5 mmol/L iron (II) chloride tetrahydrate aqueous solution at 25° C. for 1 hour, and thereafter drying the polymer electrolyte membrane at 25° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2009
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Taisuke Nakamura, Sho Kanesaka, Arihiro Yashiro, Takashi Yamada, Masamitsu Ishitobi, Shigeru Sasaki, Isao Kaito, Akira Kaito, Yuko Kaito
  • Publication number: 20110151355
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymer, a polymer electrolyte and the use thereof. The polymer has, as a structural unit, a phenylene group in which two or three hydrogen atoms each have been substituted with a group represented by the following formula (A), and is insoluble in water: wherein A1 represents a group represented by formula (1a), formula (1b) or formula (1c) below, and the two or three A1 groups may be the same as or different from each other, wherein R10 and R11 each independently represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms, or an aryl group of 6 to 20 carbon atoms, R12 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms, or an aryl group of 6 to 20 carbon atoms, M represents a metal ion or an ammonium ion, and in a case where M represents a divalent or higher-valent metal ion, M may be further bonded to another substituent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Arihiro Yashiro, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 7964674
    Abstract: A hydrogenated copolymer obtained by hydrogenating an unhydrogenated copolymer comprising conjugated diene monomer units and vinyl aromatic monomer units, the hydrogenated copolymer containing at least one hydrogenated copolymer block (B) which is obtained by hydrogenating an unhydrogenated random copolymer block comprised of conjugated diene monomer units and vinyl aromatic monomer units, wherein the hydrogenated copolymer has the following characteristics: the hydrogenated copolymer has a content of the vinyl aromatic monomer units of from more than 40% by weight to less than 95% by weight; at least one peak of loss tangent (tan ?) is observed at ?10 to 80° C. in a dynamic viscoelastic spectrum obtained with respect to the hydrogenated copolymer; and substantially no crystallization peak ascribed to the copolymer block (B) is observed at ?20 to 80° C. in a differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) chart obtained with respect to the hydrogenated copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro Sasagawa, Toshinori Shiraki, Shigeki Takayama, Shigeru Sasaki, Katsumi Suzuki, Takahiro Hisasue, Kazuo Moritou