Patents by Inventor Wataru Hirose

Wataru Hirose 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: 20190275679
    Abstract: A robot arm apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: one or a plurality of a joint unit that joins a plurality of links constituting a multi-link structure; an acquisition unit that acquires an on-screen enlargement factor of a subject imaged by an imaging unit attached to the multi-link structure; and a driving control unit that controls driving of the joint unit based on a state of the joint unit and the enlargement factor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicants: SONY CORPORATION, SONY OLYMPUS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS INC.
    Inventors: Yohei KURODA, Takara KASAI, Yasuhisa KAMIKAWA, Wataru KOKUBO, Toshimitsu TSUBOI, Tetsuharu FUKUSHIMA, Yasuhiro MATSUDA, Atsushi MIYAMOTO, Kenji HIROSE
  • Patent number: 10405931
    Abstract: Provided is a medical robot arm apparatus including a plurality of joint units configured to connect a plurality of links and implement at least 6 or more degrees of freedom in driving of a multi-link structure configured with the plurality of links, and a drive control unit configured to control driving of the joint units based on states of the joint units. A front edge unit attached to a front edge of the multi-link structure is at least one medical apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SONY OLYMPUS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS INC.
    Inventors: Tetsuharu Fukushima, Wataru Kokubo, Toshimitsu Tsuboi, Atsushi Miyamoto, Kenichiro Nagasaka, Kenji Hirose
  • Publication number: 20190241535
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of the following Formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: wherein X is an oxygen atom and the like; Y is —CO—, —SO2— and the like; R1 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkylcarbonyl group and the like; R2 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkoxy group, an optionally-substituted amino group, an optionally-substituted 5- to 12-membered monocyclic or polycyclic saturated heterocyclic group and the like; R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently a hydrogen atom and the like which exhibits excellent effects in suppressing the proliferation and sphere-forming ability of cancer cells, and can be useful as an antitumor drug or cell growth inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Toshihiko Sone, Wataru Hirose, Naoaki Shimada, Chiang Jiaq Li, Wei Li, David Leggett
  • Patent number: 10369700
    Abstract: A robot arm apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: one or a plurality of a joint unit that joins a plurality of links constituting a multi-link structure; an acquisition unit that acquires an on-screen enlargement factor of a subject imaged by an imaging unit attached to the multi-link structure; and a driving control unit that controls driving of the joint unit based on a state of the joint unit and the enlargement factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY OLYMPUS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS INC.
    Inventors: Yohei Kuroda, Takara Kasai, Yasuhisa Kamikawa, Wataru Kokubo, Toshimitsu Tsuboi, Tetsuharu Fukushima, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Atsushi Miyamoto, Kenji Hirose
  • Publication number: 20190202182
    Abstract: A multilayer article (such as a sheet or bottle) suitable for use as a solvent barrier, the multilayer article comprising at least one an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) based barrier layer formed from a resin composition predominantly comprising an EVOH component of one or more specific types of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers as described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru Hirose, Edgard Chow
  • Publication number: 20190203005
    Abstract: A multilayer article (such as a film) suitable for use as a fumigation barrier, the multilayer article comprising at least one an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) based barrier layer formed from a resin composition predominantly comprising an EVOH component of one or more specific types of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers as described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru Hirose, Edgard Chow
  • Publication number: 20190202181
    Abstract: A multilayer article (such as a film) suitable for use as a gas barrier, the multilayer article comprising at least one an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) based barrier layer formed from a resin composition predominantly comprising an EVOH component of one or more specific types of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers as described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru HIROSE, Edgard CHOW, Robert ARMSTRONG
  • Patent number: 10293968
    Abstract: There is provided a blow-molded container having a pinch-off part and having, as an innermost layer, a layer of resin composition comprising an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and a soft resin (B), characterized in that the soft resin (B) is a thermoplastic styrenic elastomer or ?-olefinic polymer; a mass ratio of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) to the soft resin (B) [(A)/(B)] is within the range of 75/25 to 90/10; the resin composition has a matrix and domain structure in which the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) is a matrix phase and the soft resin (B) is a domain phase; and a surface-to-surface interparticle distance in the domain phase is 0.3 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wataru Hirose
  • Patent number: 10246537
    Abstract: A resin composition according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A); and a block copolymer (B) having a block (b1) that includes a vinyl aromatic monomer unit, and a block (b2) that includes an isobutylene unit, wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and the block copolymer (B) form a co-continuous phase structure; and a DSC curve obtained following heating the resin composition up to a melting point and cooling at a rate of 50° C./min in a differential scanning calorimetry analysis shows two peaks, with a higher peak top temperature falling within a range of 130° C. or greater and 170° C. or less, and a lower peak top temperature falling within a range of 100° C. or greater and less than 130° C. A resin composition may thus be obtained that is able to give a molded article that is superior in balance between gas barrier properties and flexibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru Hirose, Takeyuki Igarashi
  • Publication number: 20180327578
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition, comprising: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A); an isobutylene-based copolymer (B) containing a halogen atom; and a halogen scavenger (C), wherein a mass ratio (B/A) of the isobutylene-based copolymer (B) to the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) is from 5/95 to 45/55, and a content of the halogen scavenger (C) is from 0.01 to 1 part by mass based on 100 parts by mass of a total of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and the isobutylene-based copolymer (B). Such a resin composition is excellent in gas barrier properties and flexibility and stably produced over a long period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeyuki IGARASHI, Wataru HIROSE
  • Publication number: 20180319972
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition, comprising: an isobutylene-based copolymer (A) containing a halogen atom; an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (B); and a halogen scavenger (C), wherein a mass ratio (B/A) of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (B) to the isobutylene-based copolymer (A) containing a halogen atom is from 20/80 to 50/50, and a content of the halogen scavenger (C) is from 0.01 to 1 part by mass based on 100 parts by mass of a total of the isobutylene-based copolymer (A) containing a halogen atom and the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (B). Such a resin composition is excellent in gas barrier properties and flexibility and stably produced over a long period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru HIROSE, Takeyuki IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 10053551
    Abstract: A resin composition containing an ethylene-vinylalcohol copolymer (A) and a hydroxyl group containing compound (B), the hydroxyl group containing compound (B) having a molecular weight of 200 or less, a ratio of the number of hydroxyl groups in one molecule relative to the molecular weight within a range of 0.02-0.03, and a melting point of 23° C. or higher, the content of the hydroxyl group containing compound (B) being 3-15 mass % relative to the resin composition, a molded product using the same, and a multilayer structure including a layer composed of the resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Edgard Chow, Wataru Hirose
  • Patent number: 10017488
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of the following Formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: wherein X is an oxygen atom and the like; Y is —CO—, —SO2— and the like; R1 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkylcarbonyl group and the like; R2 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkoxy group, an optionally-substituted amino group, an optionally-substituted 5- to 12-membered monocyclic or polycyclic saturated heterocyclic group and the like; R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently a hydrogen atom and the like which exhibits excellent effects in suppressing the proliferation and sphere-forming ability of cancer cells, and can be useful as an antitumor drug or cell growth inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Boston Biomedical, Inc.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Sone, Wataru Hirose, Naoaki Shimada, Chiang J. Li, Wei Li, David Leggett
  • Publication number: 20180148528
    Abstract: A resin composition according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A); and a block copolymer (B) having a block (b1) that includes a vinyl aromatic monomer unit, and a block (b2) that includes an isobutylene unit, wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and the block copolymer (B) form a co-continuous phase structure; and a DSC curve obtained following heating the resin composition up to a melting point and cooling at a rate of 50° C./min in a differential scanning calorimetry analysis shows two peaks, with a higher peak top temperature falling within a range of 130° C. or greater and 170° C. or less, and a lower peak top temperature falling within a range of 100° C. or greater and less than 130° C. A resin composition may thus be obtained that is able to give a molded article that is superior in balance between gas barrier properties and flexibility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru HIROSE, Takeyuki IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 9840630
    Abstract: A composite structure disclosed includes a base (X) and a layer (Y). The layer (Y) includes a mixture of a metal oxide (A), a phosphorus compound (B), and a compound (La) (silicon compound). Examples of the phosphorus compound (B) and the compound (La) include a compound containing a site capable of reacting with the metal oxide (A). When the number of moles of metal atoms (M) derived from the metal oxide (A) is denoted by NM and the number of moles of Si atoms derived from the compound (La) is denoted by NSi, 0.01?NSi/NM?0.30 is satisfied. When the number of moles of phosphorus atoms derived from the phosphorus compound (B) is denoted by NP, 0.8?NM/NP?4.5 is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoichi Sasaki, Kentaro Yoshida, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Publication number: 20170326852
    Abstract: A silage film having at least one layer of a resin composition containing an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and a hydroxy group-containing compound (B). In the resin composition containing the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and the hydroxy group-containing compound (B), the hydroxy group-containing compound (B) has a molecular weight of less than or equal to 200, a ratio of number of hydroxy groups per molecule to the molecular weight ranging from 0.02 to 0.03, and a melting point of greater than or equal to 23° C., and a content of the hydroxy group-containing compound (B) in the resin composition ranging from 3% to 15% by mass. The silage film has excellent oxygen barrier property and stretchability (suitability for wrapping) and can be suitably used for long-term storage of silage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Edgard CHOW, Wataru HIROSE
  • Patent number: 9782747
    Abstract: An oxygen-absorbing composition of the present invention contains: a gas barrier resin (A) having an oxygen transmission rate of 500 mL·20 ?m/(m2·day·atm) or less as measured at 20° C. and 65% RH; a thermoplastic resin (B) including repeating units represented by General Formula (I) below (where X is a methylene group or an oxygen atom, R1 is an alkenylene group having 3 to 12 carbon atoms, and n is an integer of 5 to 5000); at least one type of metal salt (C) selected from the group consisting of an iron salt, a nickel salt, a copper salt, a manganese salt, and a cobalt salt; and a bifunctional processing stabilizer (D) that is a compound having an acrylate structure and a hindered phenol structure in a same molecule. The oxygen-absorbing resin composition of the present invention performs excellent oxygen-absorbing properties, and enables to reduce generation of an unpleasant odor caused by decomposition of the oxygen-absorbing composition during oxygen absorption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru Hirose
  • Publication number: 20170275403
    Abstract: A resin composition according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A); and a block copolymer (B) having a block (b1) that includes a vinyl aromatic monomer unit, and a block (b2) that includes an isobutylene unit, wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and the block copolymer (B) form a co-continuous phase structure; and a DSC curve obtained following heating the resin composition up to a melting point and cooling at a rate of 50° C./min in a differential scanning calorimetry analysis shows two peaks, with a higher peak top temperature falling within a range of 130° C. or greater and 170° C. or less, and a lower peak top temperature falling within a range of 100° C. or greater and less than 130° C. A resin composition may thus be obtained that is able to give a molded article that is superior in balance between gas barrier properties and flexibility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru HIROSE, Takeyuki IGARASHI
  • Publication number: 20170203278
    Abstract: An oxygen-absorbing composition of the present invention contains: a gas barrier resin (A) having an oxygen transmission rate of 500 mL·20 ?m/(m2·day·atm) or less as measured at 20° C. and 65% RH; a thermoplastic resin (B) including repeating units represented by General Formula (I) below (where X is a methylene group or an oxygen atom, R1 is an alkenylene group having 3 to 12 carbon atoms, and n is an integer of 5 to 5000); at least one type of metal salt (C) selected from the group consisting of an iron salt, a nickel salt, a copper salt, a manganese salt, and a cobalt salt; and a bifunctional processing stabilizer (D) that is a compound having an acrylate structure and a hindered phenol structure in a same molecule. The oxygen-absorbing resin composition of the present invention performs excellent oxygen-absorbing properties, and enables to reduce generation of an unpleasant odor caused by decomposition of the oxygen-absorbing composition during oxygen absorption.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wataru HIROSE
  • Publication number: 20170174646
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of the following Formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: wherein X is an oxygen atom and the like; Y is —CO—, —SO2— and the like; R1 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkylcarbonyl group and the like; R2 is an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, an optionally-substituted C1-6 alkoxy group, an optionally-substituted amino group, an optionally-substituted 5- to 12-membered monocyclic or polycyclic saturated heterocyclic group and the like; R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently a hydrogen atom and the like which exhibits excellent effects in suppressing the proliferation and sphere-forming ability of cancer cells, and can be useful as an antitumor drug or cell growth inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Boston Biomedical, Inc.
    Inventors: Toshihiko SONE, Wataru HIROSE, Naoaki SHIMADA, Chiang J. LI, Wei LI, David LEGGETT