Patents by Inventor Takao Inoue

Takao Inoue 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: 12030530
    Abstract: A vehicle control device recognizes surrounding circumstances of a vehicle, controls steering and acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle without depending on an operation of a driver of the vehicle, determines any one of a plurality of driving modes including a first driving mode and a second driving mode as a driving mode of the vehicle, changes the driving mode of the vehicle to a driving mode in which the task is heavier when a task associated with the determined driving mode is not executed by the driver, determines whether or not the map information includes an error and determines whether or not a road division line is included in the surrounding circumstances, and sets a longer traveling continuation distance in the second driving mode in a case where it is determined that the map information includes an error, the road division line is not included in the surrounding circumstances, and a preceding vehicle has been recognized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sho Tamura, Takao Tamura, Daichi Inoue
  • Patent number: 11989455
    Abstract: A storage system includes a plurality of storage nodes 4 each having one or more storage devices. The storage node includes a CPU. The CPU is configured to select a priority path to be notified as a usable path to a higher-level apparatus among paths which allows access of a predetermined logical unit to which a storage area of the storage device is provided from the higher-level apparatus. The CPU is configured to send the priority path as a reply to an inquiry about a path to the predetermined logical unit from the higher-level apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinri Inoue, Kouji Iwamitsu, Takao Totsuka
  • Publication number: 20240147852
    Abstract: To provide a light-emitting element with an improved reliability, a light-emitting element with a high current efficiency (or a high quantum efficiency), and a novel dibenzo[f,h]quinoxaline derivative that is favorably used in a light-emitting element which is one embodiment of the present invention. A light-emitting element includes an EL layer between an anode and a cathode. The EL layer includes a light-emitting layer; the light-emitting layer contains a first organic compound having an electron-transport property and a hole-transport property, a second organic compound having a hole-transport property, and a light-emitting substance; the combination of the first organic compound and the second organic compound forms an exciplex; the HOMO level of the first organic compound is lower than the HOMO level of the second organic compound; and a difference between the HOMO level of the first organic compound and the HOMO level of the second organic compound is less than or equal to 0.4 eV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Seo, Takao Hamada, Tatsuyoshi Takahashi, Yasushi Kitano, Hiroki Suzuki, Hideko Inoue
  • Publication number: 20240008794
    Abstract: A cortical spreading depolarization sensing method includes: acquiring, for each of a plurality of sites of the brain, waveform data indicating a temporal change in one or more types of biological information including at least any one of a direct current component of an electroencephalogram, hemoglobin concentration in the brain, cerebral blood flow, and brain temperature; determining windows set at predetermined time intervals on the waveform data and calculating a predetermined feature amount for each of the windows; performing threshold processing on the feature amounts to extract a timing of the occurrence of an event in which a value of the waveform data temporarily changes due to cortical spreading depolarization; acquiring the frequency distribution of the timings extracted based on the plurality of waveform data acquired in relation to a plurality of sites of the brain; and determining whether cortical spreading depolarization has occurred, based on the frequency distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Michiyasu SUZUKI, Takao INOUE, Arindam GAJENDRA MAHAPATRA
  • Patent number: 11852296
    Abstract: An oil application device includes an oil supply member capable of selectively supplying oil to a first lateral surface and a second lateral surface of a flat wire. The oil supply member includes a first side surface and a second side surface. A part of the first side surface is a first application surface that is in contact with a part of the first lateral surface. Another part of the first side surface is a first non-application surface spaced apart from the first lateral surface. A part of the second side surface is a second application surface that is in contact with a part of the second lateral surface. Another part of the second side surface is a second non-application surface spaced apart from the second lateral surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keita Miyashita, Kazuaki Ushiku, Kenji Kitamura, Xuan Kan, Takao Inoue, Hideaki Onda
  • Publication number: 20230340008
    Abstract: Disclosed are a bridged nucleoside and a nucleotide using the same. The nucleoside of the present invention is represented by the formula (I) below. The bridged nucleoside of the present invention is usable as a substitute for a phosphorothioate-modified nucleic acid, which has a risk of, for example, accumulation in a specific organ. The bridged nucleoside also has excellent industrial productivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Satoshi OBIKA, Takao YAMAGUCHI, Hibiki KOMINE, Takaya SUGIURA, Takao INOUE, Tokuyuki YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20230129638
    Abstract: A subdural sensor includes: a substrate formed of a flexible material; and at least one type of sensor part mounted on the substrate. The substrate has an elongated shape, and includes: a sensor area in which the sensor part is mounted and a wiring pattern connected to the sensor part is formed; a wiring area contiguous with the sensor area, the wiring pattern extending in the wiring area; and a connector area contiguous with the wiring area, the connector area being an area on which a connector to be connected to the wiring pattern extending from the wiring area is mounted. A tip part of the sensor area has a planar shape that curves convexly toward an outer periphery, and a side shape that curves toward a first surface, the first surface being on the side of a dura mater when the subdural sensor is inserted into the subdural space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Inventors: Michiyasu SUZUKI, Sadahiro NOMURA, Takao INOUE, Toshitaka YAMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20230124641
    Abstract: A cross-linked nucleoside of the present invention is a compound represented by the formula (I) below. The cross-linked nucleoside of the present invention is usable as a substitute for a phosphorothioate-modified nucleic acid, which has a risk of, for example, accumulation in a specific organ. The cross-linked nucleoside also has excellent industrial productivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Inventors: Satoshi OBIKA, Takao YAMAGUCHI, Yota SAKURAI, Chika YAMAMOTO, Kei SUGITA, Takao INOUE, Tokuyuki YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20230104848
    Abstract: An intravital cooling device is for cooling a target site in a living body and includes: a heat exchange part having a flow channel through which a refrigerant passes; and a flexible heat conduction sheet that is directly or indirectly connected to the heat exchange part and arranged to cover the target site, wherein the heat conduction sheet includes a living-body surface, which is a surface on the side that makes contact with the target site, and an outer surface, which is a surface opposite from the living-body surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2022
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    Inventors: Michiyasu SUZUKI, Takao INOUE
  • Publication number: 20220372060
    Abstract: Disclosed are a 5?-modified nucleoside and a nucleotide using the same. The nucleoside of the present invention is represented by the formula (I) below. The 5?-modified nucleoside of the present invention is usable as a substitute for a phosphorothioate-modified nucleic acid, which has a risk of, for example, accumulation in a specific organ. The 5?-modified nucleoside also has excellent industrial productivity because a diastereomer separation step is not involved in the production process thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Satoshi OBIKA, Takao YAMAGUCHI, Takaki HABUCHI, Go KATO, Takao INOUE, Tokuyuki YOSHIDA, Takaya SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20220170020
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an antisense oligonucleic acid with reduced hepatotoxicity. The antisense oligonucleic acid according to the present invention is characterized in that it has a base length of not less than 7 nt and not more than 30 nt, wherein nucleic acid residues of not less than 1 nt and not more than 5 nt respectively from the both terminals are 2?,4?-bridged nucleic acids, 2?,4?-non-bridged nucleic acid residue(s) is(are) present between the above-mentioned both terminals, and one or more bases in the nucleic acid residue(s) of the above-mentioned 2?,4?-non-bridged nucleic acid residue(s) is/are modified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: Osaka University
    Inventors: Satoshi OBIKA, Reiko WAKI, Takao INOUE, Tokuyuki YOSHIDA, Kunihiko MORIHIRO, Yuya KASAHARA, Atsushi MIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20220127300
    Abstract: Disclosed are a 5?-modified nucleoside and a nucleotide using the same. The nucleoside of the present invention is represented by the formula (I) below. The 5?-modified nucleoside of the present invention is usable as a substitute for a phosphorothioate-modified nucleic acid, which has a risk of, for example, accumulation in a specific organ. The 5?-modified nucleoside also has excellent industrial productivity because a diastereomer separation step is not involved in the production process thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Satoshi OBIKA, Takao YAMAGUCHI, Takaki HABUCHI, Go KATO, Takao INOUE, Tokuyuki YOSHIDA, Md Ariful ISLAM
  • Publication number: 20220120381
    Abstract: An oil application device includes an oil supply member capable of selectively supplying oil to a first lateral surface and a second lateral surface of a flat wire. The oil supply member includes a first side surface and a second side surface. A part of the first side surface is a first application surface that is in contact with a part of the first lateral surface. Another part of the first side surface is a first non-application surface spaced apart from the first lateral surface. A part of the second side surface is a second application surface that is in contact with a part of the second lateral surface. Another part of the second side surface is a second non-application surface spaced apart from the second lateral surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: Keita Miyashita, Kazuaki Ushiku, Kenji Kitamura, Xuan Kan, Takao Inoue, Hideaki Onda
  • Patent number: 11261440
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an antisense oligonucleic acid with reduced hepatotoxicity. The antisense oligonucleic acid according to the present invention is characterized in that it has a base length of not less than 7 nt and not more than 30 nt, wherein nucleic acid residues of not less than 1 nt and not more than 5 nt respectively from the both terminals are 2?,4?-bridged nucleic acids, 2?,4?-non-bridged nucleic acid residue(s) is(are) present between the above-mentioned both terminals, and one or more bases in the nucleic acid residue(s) of the above-mentioned 2?,4?-non-bridged nucleic acid residue(s) is/are modified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Osaka University
    Inventors: Satoshi Obika, Reiko Waki, Takao Inoue, Tokuyuki Yoshida, Kunihiko Morihiro, Yuya Kasahara, Atsushi Mikami
  • Patent number: 11258337
    Abstract: A guide member includes a first diametrically directed side guide section and a second diametrically directed side guide section formed by bending a single member at a bent portion. The first diametrically directed side guide section guides predetermined portions of electric conductors on a diametrically directed side of a slot. Further, the second diametrically directed side guide section guides predetermined portions of the electric conductors on a diametrically directed side of another slot adjacent to the slot. The bent portion is supported by a supporting body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Yoshida, Takao Inoue
  • Patent number: 11245314
    Abstract: A positioning and fixing apparatus that fixes a position of a stator core includes a plurality of positioners that are displaced so as to approach or separate from the stator core, by a positioner displacing unit. One of the positioners is an engager that engages with a first tab section being an engaging section. First, the engager engages with the first tab section, and then, pressers being the remainder of the positioners position a certain region of the stator core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Yoshida, Takao Inoue, Osamu Shino, Minoru Ota
  • Patent number: 11165318
    Abstract: An insertion apparatus includes a conductor guide member that guides a prescribed region of an electric conductor to a slot of a stator core, and a support body that supports the conductor guide member. In this configuration, the conductor guide member can float in an axial direction of the stator core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichi Hosoda, Takashi Yoshida, Takao Inoue
  • Patent number: 11086266
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus according to an aspect of one or more embodiments may include: an image forming part that forms an image; a housing that houses the image forming part and includes an inner wall surface; and a cover attached to the housing so as to be movable between a position close to the housing and a position away from the housing. The cover includes a liquid receiver that receives a liquid getting into the housing, and the liquid receiver is adjacent to the inner wall surface in the state where the cover is close to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takao Inoue, Tomoya Urabe
  • Patent number: 10962498
    Abstract: A method for producing an insulated electric wire includes a step of preparing a conductor having a linear shape; a step of forming an insulating coating so as to cover a surface on an outer peripheral side of the conductor to obtain an insulated electric wire that includes the conductor and the insulating coating covering the conductor; and a step of measuring a first electrostatic capacity between the insulated electric wire and a first electrode disposed outside in a radial direction of the insulated electric wire so as to face an outer peripheral surface of the insulated electric wire while transporting the insulated electric wire in a longitudinal direction of the conductor, and inspecting a formation state of the insulating coating, the formation state including a formation state of a defective portion in the insulating coating, on the basis of a change in the first electrostatic capacity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC WINTEC, INC.
    Inventors: Shinya Ota, Masaaki Yamauchi, Jun Sugawara, Yasushi Tamura, Kengo Yoshida, Takao Inoue, Hiroji Sugimoto
  • Patent number: D996623
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Inventors: Michiyasu Suzuki, Takao Inoue