Patents by Inventor Wataru Ban

Wataru Ban 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: 20200157114
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the compound of formula (1a) wherein p is 1 or 2, R1-R4 are hydrogen atom or the like, and a-d are 1 or 2, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, which has an antitumor effect by inhibiting the binding between a MLL fusion protein that is infused with AF4, AF9, or the like, which is a representative fusion partner gene causing MLL leukemia, and menin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seiji KAMIOKA, Hitoshi BAN, Naoaki SHIMADA, Wataru HIROSE, Akihiko ARAKAWA, Kazuto YAMAZAKI, Kenjiro HIRA
  • Publication number: 20200048228
    Abstract: Compounds having the following structure (I) or a stereoisomer, tautomer or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2 and R3 are as defined herein, and wherein at least one of R1, R2 and R3 is not H, are provided. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds and methods for use of the compounds for treating diseases associated with overexpression of a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Adam Siddiqui-Jain, Yusuke Sawayama, Wataru Hirose, Hitoshi Ban
  • Publication number: 20190388742
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face portion, a plurality of score lines formed in the face portion and extending in a toe-heel direction, a plurality of convex portions formed in the face portion and extending in the toe-heel direction between the score lines adjacent to each other in a vertical direction of the face portion, and at least one concave portion formed in the face portion and extending in the toe-heel direction between the convex portions adjacent to each other in the vertical direction. A flat surface is formed between the concave portion and the convex portion adjacent to the concave portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru BAN
  • Publication number: 20190388741
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face portion, a plurality of score lines formed in the face portion and extending in a toe-heel direction, a plurality of convex portions formed in the face portion at intervals in the toe-heel direction, extending in the toe-heel direction, and arranged as a plurality of arrays between the score lines adjacent to each other in a vertical direction of the face portion, and a plurality of concave portions formed in the face portion and extending in a direction, which intersects with the toe-heel direction, while passing between the convex portions adjacent to each other in the toe-heel direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru BAN
  • Patent number: 10350467
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face portion, score lines n the face portion and extending in a toe-heel direction, protruding portions formed on the face portion and extending parallel to the score lines, and recessed portions formed on the face portion and extending parallel to the score lines. Each protruding portion and each recessed portion are formed alternately in a direction orthogonal to the toe-heel direction. The protruding portions include first protruding portions and second protruding portions. Each apex portion of the first protruding portions is positioned in a first imaginary plane parallel to a reference plane that contains each edge of the score lines. Each apex portion of the second protruding portions is positioned in a second imaginary plane parallel to the reference plane and different from the first imaginary plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru Ban
  • Publication number: 20190160350
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face, a sole, a back, and a hosel. The back is connected to at least a top blade of the face and to a trailing edge of the sole to form a cavity surrounded by the face, the sole, and the back. The cavity has an opening on a toe side. The sole is shaped into a triangle whose three vertices are a heel end of the sole, a face-side toe end of the sole, and a back-side toe end of the sole. The heel end is a point where a central axis of a bore of the hosel into which a shaft is to be inserted intersects with the sole. The face-side toe end is a point closest to a toe in a region where the sole connects to the face. The back-side toe end is the toe-side end of the trailing edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Wataru BAN, Shintaro YOSHIDA, Tomonori KITAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10279226
    Abstract: A golf club head including a face portion includes a plurality of score lines formed on the face portion, a plurality of first grooves formed on the face portion, and a plurality of second grooves formed on the face portion. The first grooves have a depth D1 and a width W1 that is in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the first grooves extend, the second grooves have a depth D2 and a width W2 that is in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the second grooves extend, W1>D1, and W2<D2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 10272305
    Abstract: A golf club set includes a plurality of golf clubs having different loft angles. The plurality of golf clubs have the same lie angle. Each loft angle difference between two golf clubs that are adjacent in a loft angle order is the same. Each club length difference between two golf clubs that are adjacent in the loft angle order is 0.125 inches (3.175 mm) (inclusive) to 0.375 inches (9.525 mm) (inclusive). A loft angle of a golf club having a minimum frequency is smaller than a loft angle of a golf club having a maximum frequency. A difference between the minimum frequency and the maximum frequency is not less than 40 cpm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 10252120
    Abstract: A wood type golf club head includes a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. The face portion includes an impact area, a toe-side area on a toe side with respect to the impact area, and a heel-side area on the heel side with respect to the impact area. At least one groove is formed in the toe-side area and/or the heel-side area. The depth of the groove is 0.025 mm (inclusive) to 0.508 mm (inclusive). A groove area occupancy in the toe-side area is different from a groove area occupancy in the heel-side area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 10245483
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face, a sole, an attachment member, an attachment part, and a rib. The face includes a ball-striking surface. The sole defines the bottom of the golf club head. The attachment member is attachable to the attachment part. The rib is formed on the internal surface of the golf club head, and at least partially surrounds the attachment part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomonori Kitagawa, Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 10245478
    Abstract: A golf club head includes: a crown portion; a sole portion; a face portion; and a hosel portion. The crown portion includes a concave portion that starts from the face portion, passes through a boundary portion of the hosel portion and the crown portion, and extends toward a back side. The concave portion includes a range from the face portion toward the back side where a width of the concave portion is larger than a depth of the concave portion. The range passes on a toe side of the hosel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahiro Narita, Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 10188914
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a crown portion and a face portion. The crown portion includes a first protruding portion arranged on the side of the face portion, and a second protruding portion arranged on the back side to be adjacent to the first protruding portion. The width of the first protruding portion in the face-back direction on a plane passing through the face center of the face portion and extending in the vertical direction is smaller than the width of the second protruding portion in the face-back direction. The protruding height of the second protruding portion is larger than the protruding height of the first protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahiro Narita, Wataru Ban
  • Publication number: 20180369657
    Abstract: A golf club head including a face portion includes a plurality of score lines formed on the face portion, a plurality of first grooves formed on the face portion, and a plurality of second grooves formed on the face portion. The first grooves have a depth D1 and a width W1 that is in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the first grooves extend, the second grooves have a depth D2 and a width W2 that is in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the second grooves extend, W1>D1, and W2<D2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru BAN
  • Publication number: 20180311539
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face portion, score lines n the face portion and extending in a toe-heel direction, protruding portions formed on the face portion and extending parallel to the score lines, and recessed portions formed on the face portion and extending parallel to the score lines. Each protruding portion and each recessed portion are formed alternately in a direction orthogonal to the toe-heel direction. The protruding portions include first protruding portions and second protruding portions. Each apex portion of the first protruding portions is positioned in a first imaginary plane parallel to a reference plane that contains each edge of the score lines. Each apex portion of the second protruding portions is positioned in a second imaginary plane parallel to the reference plane and different from the first imaginary plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru BAN
  • Publication number: 20180264330
    Abstract: A golf club head includes a face, a sole, an attachment member, an attachment part, and a rib. The face includes a ball-striking surface. The sole defines the bottom of the golf club head. The attachment member is attachable to the attachment part. The rib is formed on the internal surface of the golf club head, and at least partially surrounds the attachment part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Tomonori KITAGAWA, Wataru BAN
  • Publication number: 20180154230
    Abstract: A golf club set includes a plurality of golf clubs having different loft angles. The plurality of golf clubs have the same lie angle. Each loft angle difference between two golf clubs that are adjacent in a loft angle order is the same. Each club length difference between two golf clubs that are adjacent in the loft angle order is 0.125 inches (3.175 mm) (inclusive) to 0.375 inches (9.525 mm) (inclusive). A loft angle of a golf club having a minimum frequency is smaller than a loft angle of a golf club having a maximum frequency. A difference between the minimum frequency and the maximum frequency is not less than 40 cpm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wataru BAN
  • Publication number: 20180133566
    Abstract: A golf club head according to this invention is a wood type golf club head including a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. A plurality of grooves are formed in the face portion. The depth of the plurality of grooves is less than 0.025 mm. Each pitch between adjacent grooves of the plurality of grooves ranges from 0.1 mm (inclusive) to 1 mm (inclusive).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomonori KITAGAWA, Wataru BAN
  • Patent number: 9937389
    Abstract: A golf club head according to this invention is a wood type golf club head including a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. A plurality of grooves are formed in the face portion. The depth of the plurality of grooves is less than 0.025 mm. A film having a thickness not more than the depth is formed on the face portion by a surface treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tomonori Kitagawa, Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 9901789
    Abstract: A golf club head according to this invention is a wood type golf club head including a face portion, a crown portion, and a sole portion. A plurality of grooves are formed in the face portion. The depth of the plurality of grooves is less than 0.025 mm. Each pitch between adjacent grooves of the plurality of grooves ranges from 0.1 mm (inclusive) to 1 mm (inclusive).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomonori Kitagawa, Wataru Ban
  • Patent number: 9901793
    Abstract: A golf club head of this invention includes a face portion, first and second interchangeable members, a first attachment portion from which the first and second interchangeable members are detachable, and a second attachment portion from which the first and second interchangeable members are detachable. The first interchangeable member is a reinforcing member that abuts against the rear surface of the face portion and restricts deformation of an abutment portion when the member is attached to the first attachment portion. The second interchangeable member is a member that does not abut against the rear surface of the face portion when the member is attached to the first attachment portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Ban, Tomonori Kitagawa, Kozue Wada