Patents by Inventor Tetsuo Yamada

Tetsuo Yamada 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: 20220314899
    Abstract: A garnish includes a heating element, a base member, and a circuit board. The heating element is configured by stacking first and second sheet materials and interposing a heater wire in between. The circuit board includes a power source line and is fixed to a back surface of the base member. The heating element includes a main body portion and an extending portion. The extending portion includes a power source connection portion for connecting the heater wire to the power source line and extends to the back surface of the base member. The main body portion of the heating element is fixed to a laying surface of the base member by fixing the second sheet material to the base member. The heater wire is exposed in the power source connection portion without stacking the second sheet material on the first sheet material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Kozo HIROTANI, Hiroyuki YAMADA, Tohoru MATSUNAMI, Hiroaki ANDO, Kimihiro IIMURA, Hideto MAEDA, Tetsuo YASUDA, Akihiro MISAWA, Chiharu TOTANI
  • Publication number: 20220315599
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of general formula (I) (wherein X is as described in the present description and claims), or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing that compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Ken-Ichi KOMORI, Akishi NINOMIYA, Shigeru USHIYAMA, Masaru SHINOHARA, Koji ITO, Tetsuo KAWAGUCHI, Yasunori TOKUNAGA, Hiroyoshi KAWADA, Haruka YAMADA, Yusuke SHIRAISHI, Masahiro KOJIMA, Masaaki ITO, Tomio KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220244658
    Abstract: Provided is an electrophotographic electro-conductive member including a support having an electro-conductive outer surface, and an electro-conductive layer. The electro-conductive layer has a matrix containing a crosslinked product of a first rubber and domains containing a crosslinked product of a second rubber and an electron conductive agent. When measuring an impedance by applying alternating voltage between the outer surface of the support and a platinum electrode on an outer surface of the electro-conductive layer while changing a frequency, a slope at specific frequencies is ?0.8 to ?0.3 in a double logarithmic plot, and an impedance at specific frequency range is 1.0×104? to 1.0×1011?. When measuring an impedance by applying alternating voltage between the outer surface of the support and a platinum electrode on an outer surface of the electrophotographic electro-conductive member while changing a frequency, an impedance at specific frequency range is 1.0×105? to 1.0×1011?.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Masaki Yamada, Yuichi Kikuchi, Kenji Takashima, Tetsuo Hino, Kazuhiro Yamauchi, Takumi Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20220244213
    Abstract: A sensor element comprising a first electrode containing Au as a main component, a second electrode and a solid electrolyte body. The first electrode and the second electrode are disposed to face each other while sandwiching the solid electrolyte body therebetween. The first electrode has a first electrode portion, which faces the second electrode while sandwiching the solid electrolyte body in cooperation with the second electrode, and a first lead portion. The solid electrolyte body has an uneven portion in a surface region facing the first electrode portion, the uneven portion having a plurality of protrusions. The first electrode portion is in direct contact with the uneven portion. An insulating layer whose surface has an uneven shape is formed on a surface of the solid electrolyte body facing the first lead portion. The first lead portion is in direct contact with the insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: NGK Spark Plug Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro NAKANO, Tetsuo YAMADA
  • Patent number: 11396514
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of general formula (I) (wherein X is as described in the present description and claims), or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing that compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Inventors: Ken-ichi Komori, Akishi Ninomiya, Shigeru Ushiyama, Masaru Shinohara, Koji Ito, Tetsuo Kawaguchi, Yasunori Tokunaga, Hiroyoshi Kawada, Haruka Yamada, Yusuke Shiraishi, Masahiro Kojima, Masaaki Ito, Tomio Kimura
  • Patent number: 11370366
    Abstract: A garnish includes a heating element, a base member, and a circuit board. The heating element is configured by stacking first and second sheet materials and interposing a heater wire in between. The circuit board includes a power source line and is fixed to a back surface of the base member. The heating element includes a main body portion and an extending portion. The extending portion includes a power source connection portion for connecting the heater wire to the power source line and extends to the back surface of the base member. The main body portion of the heating element is fixed to a laying surface of the base member by fixing the second sheet material to the base member. The heater wire is exposed in the power source connection portion without stacking the second sheet material on the first sheet material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kozo Hirotani, Hiroyuki Yamada, Tohoru Matsunami, Hiroaki Ando, Kimihiro Iimura, Hideto Maeda, Tetsuo Yasuda, Akihiro Misawa, Chiharu Totani
  • Publication number: 20220154782
    Abstract: An automatic transmission includes a clutch device having a clutch hub, a clutch drum, a friction plate, a piston, and a hydraulic chamber. The clutch drum includes an outer-side cylindrical portion, a disc-shaped first radial portion extending radially inwardly, an axial portion extending axially from the first radial portion, and a disc-shaped second radial portion extending radially inwardly from the axial portion. The piston includes a pressing portion disposed between the first radial portion and the friction plate side, and a disc-shaped piston radial portion extending radially inwardly from the pressing portion. The hydraulic chamber is provided radially inwardly from the axial portion and on the non-friction-plate side of the piston radial portion. A comb-teeth portion is provided at a radially intermediate portion of the piston radial portion. The axial portion and the piston radial portion intersect with each other in a comb-teeth shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Iwasaki, Keiichi Nakamura, Yoshihiko Fujita, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11284975
    Abstract: A workpiece unit including a workpiece body having a protruding portion; and a holding member arranged on at least a part of an outer side of the protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Ito, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11255812
    Abstract: Disclosed is a gas sensor element having an electrode containing a first metal as a predominant component and a lead containing a second metal as a predominant component. The electrode and the lead are connected directly at a connection boundary thereof, or connected indirectly via a connection joint. The connection boundary or joint includes a component region where either one of the first and second metals lower in specific gravity than the other of the first and second metals is contained in an amount ranging between those in the electrode and the lead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Furuta, Tetsuo Yamada, Yoshihiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 11211182
    Abstract: A cable conductor includes a conductor portion and an insulating material covering the conductor portion. The conductor portion includes a plurality of conductive materials having different characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideomi Adachi, Takeshi Ogue, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Kenta Yanazawa, Toshihiro Nagashima, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11177056
    Abstract: A waterproofing structure for shielded cable includes: a shielded cable including one or more cables and a braided wire serving as a shielding member and covering the cables; and a grommet serving as a waterproofing member covering a waterproofed portion of the braided wire. Thermoplastic resins serving as waterproofing fillers are respectively disposed on an inner side and an outer side of the waterproofed portion of the braided wire. The gaps between the plurality of strands of the braided wire and the gap between the braided wire and the small-diameter cylindrical portion of the grommet are filled with the thermoplastic resin melted by heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Ogue, Hideomi Adachi, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Kenta Yanazawa, Toshihiro Nagashima, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11170913
    Abstract: A waterproofing structure for shielded cable includes: a shielded cable including one or more cables and a braided wire serving as a shielding member and covering the cables; a grommet serving as a waterproofing member and covering a waterproofed portion on the braided wire; and a heat shrinkable tube including an adhesive disposed to cover the waterproofed portion of the braided wire 13. The adhesive pushed into the braided wire by heat shrinkage of the heat shrinkable tube fills a gap between a plurality of strands of the braided wire in an entire region of the waterproofed portion and a gap between the cable and the braided wire. A space between an outer circumferential surface of the heat shrinkable tube and a part of an inner circumferential surface of the waterproofing member is blocked without any gap in a circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Ogue, Hideomi Adachi, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Kenta Yanazawa, Toshihiro Nagashima, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Publication number: 20210298880
    Abstract: Provided are a workpiece unit in which a holding member is attached to a workpiece body without use of an adhesive, and a method of producing the unit. The workpiece unit comprises a workpiece body, and a holding member which is arranged at at least a part of an outer circumferential portion of the workpiece body and directly contacts with at least a part of the outer circumferential portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihisa ITO, Tetsuo YAMADA
  • Patent number: 11109948
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a workpiece unit containing a workpiece body, and a holding member which is arranged at least at a part of an outer circumferential portion of the workpiece body and directly contacts with at least a part of the outer circumferential portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Ito, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11076937
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a workpiece unit containing a workpiece body, and a holding member which is arranged at least at a part of an outer circumferential portion of the workpiece body and directly contacts with at least a part of the outer circumferential portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Ito, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 11027675
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a harness main body including one or a plurality of conductive paths and an exterior member through which the one or a plurality of conductive paths is inserted, a packing bent portion arranged in a middle of the harness main body and used as a bent portion at a position suitable for packing the wire harness, and a routing path regulating portion arranged at the position suitable for packing the wire harness and configured to regulate the wire harness at a desired path when routing the wire harness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideomi Adachi, Takeshi Ogue, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Toshihiro Nagashima, Tetsuo Yamada, Kenta Yanazawa
  • Patent number: 10962516
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ammonia sensor element for detecting ammonia in a gas under measurement, including two mixed-potential-type ammonia detection cells that respectively include first and second ammonia detection electrodes. The first ammonia detection electrode has a metal composition containing Au as a predominant component. The second ammonia detection electrode has a metal composition containing Au as a predominant component. The metal compositions of the first and second ammonia detection electrodes are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Nakano, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 10938197
    Abstract: Provided is a grommet having: a main body, which is arranged in close contact with an opening of an attachment member, through which a shield electric wire having an electric wire covered with a braid is inserted, and which includes an elastically deformable electrically conductive material; a pair of shield terminals that are arranged respectively on one side and the other side of the attachment member, are connected with end portions of the braid, are assembled with the main body, and include an electrically conductive material; and an insertion portion, which is formed of a member continuous with the main body, through which the electric wire exposed from the braid is inserted, and which comes into close contact with the outer circumference of the electric wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenta Yanazawa, Hideomi Adachi, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Toshihiro Nagashima, Takeshi Ogue, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 10921281
    Abstract: A gas sensor element configured to detect a first component and a second component of a measurement target gas comprises an element body portion, a first detection portion, a second detection portion with a porous region, and an element protection portion. The element protection portion covers the porous region and a region at the front side with respect to the porous region in a normal side face, and covers a part of a region at the front side with respect to the second detection portion without covering the second detection portion in a second detection side face. The element protection portion is formed so as not to cover the second detection portion but to cover the porous portion of the first detection portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NGK Spark Plug Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Furuta, Tetsuo Yamada, Akinori Kojima
  • Patent number: 10852269
    Abstract: A gas sensor for detecting the concentration of a detection target gas in an atmosphere of interest is disposed on an electrically insulating member. The gas sensor includes an insulating porous layer formed of an electrically insulating porous material, a reference electrode, a solid electrolyte body, a detection electrode that are stacked in this order on the electrically insulating member, and a reference electrode lead disposed between the insulating member and the insulating porous layer. The insulating porous layer defines a through hole in a region sandwiched between the reference electrode lead and the reference electrode. An electrically conductive member formed of a material having electrical conductivity is disposed in the through hole so as to extend from an opening of the through hole at one end thereof to an opening of the through hole at the other end thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuo Yamada, Hitoshi Furuta