Patents by Inventor Takaaki OKANISHI

Takaaki OKANISHI 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: 10799902
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a tank unit configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The tank unit includes a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated, a medicine tank, and a medicine tank cover, which are arranged overlaid in the stated order. The output of an oscillation circuit in the main body is applied to the ultrasonic vibrator through a main body-side contact electrode and a tank-side contact electrode when the tank unit is mounted on the main body. The main body includes an air fan that blows air into the medicine tank through an air duct of the medicine tank cover, and a medicine tank cover detection unit that detects whether or not the air duct of the medicine tank cover is adjacent to the main body so as to detect whether or not the tank unit is mounted on the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masao Maeda, Takaaki Okanishi, Makoto Tabata
  • Patent number: 10758685
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a working tank configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The working tank includes a rod-shaped tank-side contact electrode that extends in a vertical direction along an outer wall of the working tank. A specific portion that corresponds to a portion in a circumferential direction of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode is exposed from the outer wall, and the remaining portion of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode is embedded inside of the outer wall and is connected to an electrode of an ultrasonic vibrator. A main body-side contact electrode comes into contact with the specific portion of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode when the working tank is mounted on the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeo Kinoshita, Takaaki Okanishi, Makoto Tabata, Hiroshi Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10744279
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes: a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated and in which a working liquid is stored facing the ultrasonic vibrator; a medicine tank that stores a medicinal liquid, at least a bottom portion thereof being dipped in the working liquid; and a main body that includes an oscillation circuit that is to drive the ultrasonic vibrator. The medicine tank is configured to be detachable with respect to the working tank. The working tank is configured to be detachable with respect to the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Tabata, Takaaki Okanishi, Shigeo Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20200246556
    Abstract: A mesh nebulizer includes a main body with a recessed portion opening upward. The nebulizer includes a cap that covers an upper portion of the main body and a replacement element separate from the main body and the cap and detachably mountable in the recessed portion of the main body while being separated from the cap prior to operation of the nebulizer. The replacement element includes a sheet including a mesh portion, a bottom plate portion, and a sidewall portion. When the cap is closed with respect to the main body, the cap presses the upper edge of the sidewall portion of the replacement element toward an edge portion around the recessed portion to position the replacement element with respect to a longitudinal axis direction of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Nobuhiko OSOEGAWA, Hiroyuki SHINO, Takaaki OKANISHI, Katsumi MATSUDA, Takuya TOGAWA, Junji KAWAMOTO, Naoki UCHIDA, Yuka TANIOKA
  • Publication number: 20170368270
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a working tank configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The working tank includes a rod-shaped tank-side contact electrode that extends in a vertical direction along an outer wall of the working tank. A specific portion that corresponds to a portion in a circumferential direction of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode is exposed from the outer wall, and the remaining portion of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode is embedded inside of the outer wall and is connected to an electrode of an ultrasonic vibrator. A main body-side contact electrode comes into contact with the specific portion of the outer circumferential surface of the tank-side contact electrode when the working tank is mounted on the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeo KINOSHITA, Takaaki OKANISHI, Makoto TABATA, Hiroshi OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20170368271
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes: a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated and in which a working liquid is stored facing the ultrasonic vibrator; a medicine tank that stores a medicinal liquid, at least a bottom portion thereof being dipped in the working liquid; and a main body that includes an oscillation circuit that is to drive the ultrasonic vibrator. The medicine tank is configured to be detachable with respect to the working tank. The working tank is configured to be detachable with respect to the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto TABATA, Takaaki OKANISHI, Shigeo KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20170361345
    Abstract: An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a tank unit configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The tank unit includes a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated, a medicine tank, and a medicine tank cover, which are arranged overlaid in the stated order. The output of an oscillation circuit in the main body is applied to the ultrasonic vibrator through a main body-side contact electrode and a tank-side contact electrode when the tank unit is mounted on the main body. The main body includes an air fan that blows air into the medicine tank through an air duct of the medicine tank cover, and a medicine tank cover detection unit that detects whether or not the air duct of the medicine tank cover is adjacent to the main body so as to detect whether or not the tank unit is mounted on the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masao MAEDA, Takaaki OKANISHI, Makoto TABATA
  • Patent number: D899573
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCAE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogihara, Masahiko Yumoto, Yukiko Mitsunami, Kengo Nishiyama, Kosuke Inoue, Tadashi Koike, Nobuhiko Osoegawa, Hiroyuki Shino, Takaaki Okanishi, Misaki Inaga, Yuka Tanioka, Katsumi Matsuda, Junji Kawamoto, Naoki Uchida, Yasuo Matsuda, Takahisa Suzuki, Takuya Togawa