Patents by Inventor Sho Okamura

Sho Okamura 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: 11073649
    Abstract: Provided is a line illuminating device including: a light-emitting unit including a light-emitting-unit housing and a light emitter that emits light; a light guide including a light-guide body formed in a rod shape and a light-guide flange provided at a first end portion of the light-guide body; and a case including a case body formed in a rod shape, the case body being partially open when viewed in a longitudinal direction of the case body, the case body housing the light-guide body inside, in which the light-guide flange is interposed between a first end in the longitudinal direction of the case body and the light-emitting-unit housing, and a space is formed between an end of the light-guide body and the light emitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Sho Okamura
  • Publication number: 20210116106
    Abstract: A line lighting device includes a light emitting unit, a light guide rod and a case. The light emitting unit includes a light emitter emitting light. The light guide rod transmits the light emitted by the light emitting unit and guides the light in a longitudinal direction thereof. The case includes a case main body receiving the light guide rod therein. The light emitting unit is installed to the light guide rod and the case by rotating the light emitting unit by a predetermined angle with respect to the light guide rod and the case, while maintaining a state where a first end of the light guide rod in the longitudinal direction of the light guide rod is opposed to the light emitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuo SUZUKI, Sho OKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20210116113
    Abstract: A lighting unit includes a housing, a bus bar and a circuit substrate. In a state where the bus bar is installed in the housing, a base part and a first spring part of the bus bar are held by the housing in a first direction, and the bus bar is positioned with respect to the housing in the first direction. In a state where the circuit substrate is installed to the bus bar installed in the housing, a bus bar contact part of the circuit substrate contacts a substrate contact part provided to a second spring part of the bus bar such that the circuit substrate is held by the base part and the second spring part in the first direction, and the circuit substrate is positioned with respect to the bus bar in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Sho OKAMURA, Yasuo Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210116620
    Abstract: Provided is a line illuminating device including: a light-emitting unit including a light-emitting-unit housing and a light emitter that emits light; a light guide including a light-guide body formed in a rod shape and a light-guide flange provided at a first end portion of the light-guide body; and a case including a case body formed in a rod shape, the case body being partially open when viewed in a longitudinal direction of the case body, the case body housing the light-guide body inside, in which the light-guide flange is interposed between a first end in the longitudinal direction of the case body and the light-emitting-unit housing, and a space is formed between an end of the light-guide body and the light emitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventor: Sho OKAMURA
  • Patent number: D310216
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 28, 1990
    Assignee: Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ooi, Fumitoshi Sakata, Sho Okamura
  • Patent number: D316554
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 1988
    Date of Patent: April 30, 1991
    Assignee: Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ooi, Sho Okamura
  • Patent number: D317456
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1988
    Date of Patent: June 11, 1991
    Assignee: Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ooi, Fumitoshi Sakata, Sho Okamura
  • Patent number: D317457
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1988
    Date of Patent: June 11, 1991
    Assignee: Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ooi, Fumitoshi Sakata, Sho Okamura
  • Patent number: D331592
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 1990
    Date of Patent: December 8, 1992
    Assignee: Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ooi, Sho Okamura