Patents by Inventor Wen-Pin Yang

Wen-Pin Yang 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: 12001571
    Abstract: A method of operating a user device includes: receiving a command from a user to power on the user device, wherein the user device includes information on a restricted zone associated with the user device; detecting, by a monitoring entity of the user device without involvement of any device external to the user device, whether the user device is located within the restricted zone in response to the user device being powered on and before an operating system of the user device is executed; and granting access of the user to the user device by the monitoring entity in response to detecting the user device as being within the restricted zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Wen-Chang Kuo, Chiang Kao, Kuo Hsiung Chen, Ho-Han Liu, Ti-Yen Yang, Jo-Chan Liu, Chi-Pin Wang, Yao-Hsiung Chang
  • Publication number: 20240085613
    Abstract: A backlight module includes a light guide plate, a light source, a first prism sheet, and a second prism sheet. The light source is disposed on a light incident surface of the light guide plate. The first prism sheet is disposed on a side of a light exiting surface of the light guide plate and has multiple first prism structures facing the light guide plate. The second prism sheet has multiple second prism structures facing the light guide plate. An included angle between an extending direction of the first prism structures and an extending direction of the second prism structures is greater than or equal to 85 degrees and less than or equal to 95 degrees. An included angle between the extending direction of the second prism structures and the light incident surface is greater than or equal to 85 degrees and less than or equal to 95 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicants: Coretronic Optics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Hsiang Hsu, Yen-Hao Lin, Wen-Pin Yang
  • Patent number: 11573454
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a circuit board, a plurality of light-emitting devices and a display panel is provided. The light-emitting devices are disposed on the circuit board and electrically connected to the circuit board. The display panel is disposed on the light-emitting devices. The display panel includes a peripheral light-shielding pattern. An opening portion of the peripheral light-shielding pattern defines an active area of the display panel. A physical portion of the peripheral light-shielding pattern defines a non-active area of the display panel. An optical axis of a light-emitting surface of at least one of the light-emitting devices is located at a junction of the active area and the non-active area, at the non-active area, or at the active area and a side wall of the at least one of the light-emitting devices is located at the junction of the active area and the non-active area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Yu Liu, Tao-Lin Wang, Wen-Pin Yang, Chen-Hung Lin, Chung-Cheng Lin, Guan-Jr Huang
  • Publication number: 20220413340
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a circuit board, a plurality of light-emitting devices and a display panel is provided. The light-emitting devices are disposed on the circuit board and electrically connected to the circuit board. The display panel is disposed on the light-emitting devices. The display panel includes a peripheral light-shielding pattern. An opening portion of the peripheral light-shielding pattern defines an active area of the display panel. A physical portion of the peripheral light-shielding pattern defines a non-active area of the display panel. An optical axis of a light-emitting surface of at least one of the light-emitting devices is located at a junction of the active area and the non-active area, at the non-active area, or at the active area and a side wall of the at least one of the light-emitting devices is located at the junction of the active area and the non-active area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Yu Liu, Tao-Lin Wang, Wen-Pin Yang, Chen-Hung Lin, Chung-Cheng Lin, Guan-Jr Huang
  • Publication number: 20220113591
    Abstract: A diffusion plate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other, and includes a plurality of first prism pillars and a plurality of second prism pillars. The first prism pillars are disposed on the first surface. An angle range of a first apex angle of the first prism pillar is 60° to 90°. The second prism pillars are disposed on the second surface. An angle range of a second apex angle of the second prism pillar is 60° to 90°. The first prism pillars are arranged along a first direction. The second prism pillars are arranged along a second direction. The first direction is substantially perpendicular to the second direction. A backlight module using the diffusion plate is also provided. The diffusion plate and the backlight module can improve the brightness uniformity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: LIANG-KUO TSAO, YEN-HAO LIN, WEN-PIN YANG
  • Patent number: 10852586
    Abstract: A direct type backlight module includes a back plate, a light emitting element, and a frame body. The light emitting element is disposed on the back plate and configured to provide an illumination beam. The frame body is disposed on the back plate to surround the light emitting element. The frame body includes a light transmitting portion and a reflecting portion. The light transmitting portion is located at an edge of a light emitting side of the direct type backlight module. The reflecting portion is located between the light transmitting portion and the back plate. The light transmitting portion has a carrier portion, wherein the illumination beam is configured to be transmitted into the light transmitting portion, transmitted to the carrier portion of the light transmitting portion by reflection of the reflecting portion, and then emitted. A display device including the direct type backlight module is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignees: CORETRONIC (SUZHOU) CO., LTD., Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Bin Li, Liang-Kuo Tsao, Hua-Te Feng, Wen-Pin Yang
  • Publication number: 20200310198
    Abstract: A direct type backlight module includes a back plate, a light emitting element, and a frame body. The light emitting element is disposed on the back plate and configured to provide an illumination beam. The frame body is disposed on the back plate to surround the light emitting element. The frame body includes a light transmitting portion and a reflecting portion. The light transmitting portion is located at an edge of a light emitting side of the direct type backlight module. The reflecting portion is located between the light transmitting portion and the back plate. The light transmitting portion has a carrier portion, wherein the illumination beam is configured to be transmitted into the light transmitting portion, transmitted to the carrier portion of the light transmitting portion by reflection of the reflecting portion, and then emitted. A display device including the direct type backlight module is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: CORETRONIC (SUZHOU) CO., LTD., Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Bin Li, Liang-Kuo Tsao, Hua-Te Feng, Wen-Pin Yang
  • Publication number: 20160161665
    Abstract: A display device including a heat dissipation component, a display panel, a light guide plate, an optical film set, and a light source set is provided. The heat dissipation component has a supporting surface, a first connecting surface, and a second connecting surface. The supporting surface supports the display panel. The light guide plate is connected to the first connecting surface, and has a light incident surface and a light emitting surface. The optical film set is connected to the second connecting surface, and located between the light guide plate and the display panel, wherein the light emitting surface of the light guide plate faces the optical film set. The light source set is disposed on the heat dissipation component, and aligned to the light incident surface of the light guide plate. A backlight module adapted to the display device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Ching-Hung Chen, Wen-Pin Yang, Chi-Sheng Liao, Chun-Chung Hsiao, Ruei-An Lyu, Hua-Te Feng
  • Patent number: 9110215
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel having an active display area, an optical film set, a light source module, and a frame. The light source module includes a light guide plate (LGP) and a light source adjacent to a side surface of the LGP. The optical film set is located between the display panel and the LGP. The frame disposed between the LGP and the optical film set extends to the LGP and covers a portion of the LGP. The frame has a first surface carrying the optical film set, a second surface facing to the light emitting surface, and a chamfered inclined surface. The chamfered inclined surface is within the active display area and connects the first and second surfaces. An extending distance of the first surface in the active display area is smaller than an extending distance of the second surface in the active display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Young Lighting Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Wen-Pin Yang
  • Patent number: 9039265
    Abstract: A display module has a display panel and a backlight module disposed on one side of the display panel. The backlight module includes a heat sink, a light bar, a light guide plate, a first reflective sheet, and a second reflective sheet. The light bar abuts against one side of the heat sink. The first reflective sheet is disposed adjacent to a bottom surface of the light guide plate, and the second reflective sheet is disposed adjacent to an edge of a light-emitting surface of the light guide plate. The second reflective sheet has a first part and a second part forming an included angle with the first part, the first part is attached to the heat sink or the light bar, and the second part overlaps a part of the light-emitting surface of the light guide plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: YOUNG LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Wen-Pin Yang, Chen-Lung Chen
  • Publication number: 20150131026
    Abstract: A flat panel display includes a plastic rear cover, a supporting frame, a liquid crystal display (LCD) module, a light bar and a front cover. The plastic rear cover constructs a rear half portion of an appearance of the flat panel display. The supporting frame is connected to the plastic rear cover. The LCD module is connected to the supporting frame. The light bar is disposed aside the LCD module. The front cover is connected to the plastic rear cover, constructs a front half portion of the appearance of the flat panel display, and has an opening to expose the LCD module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: Young Lighting Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Ching-Hung Chen, Wen-Pin Yang, Chien-Tsai Chueh, Jun-Ho Chen, Ching-Tai Tseng
  • Publication number: 20140117174
    Abstract: An electronic device support for installing a clamping means to clamp and hold an electronic device is introduced. The electronic device support includes a rod and two bases. The rod is in an arc shape; each base has a connecting portion; both ends of the rod are installed at the connecting portions respectively. In the electronic device support, the arc shape rod is combined with the bases, so that the electronic device can be raised and fixed appropriately by the electronic device support to achieve the effects of facilitating a user who lies in bed to use the electronic device without holding the electronic device as well as facilitating the user to leave the bed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Inventors: TSAI-JEN TAN, WEN-PIN YANG
  • Publication number: 20130322121
    Abstract: A backlight module includes an outer cover, a heat dissipation plate, a frame, a light guide plate, a back plate, and a light source. The outer cover includes a side wall. The heat dissipation plate is disposed within the outer cover and has a flat plate-shaped first end. The frame is disposed within the outer cover. The light guide plate is disposed between the heat dissipation plate and the frame. The back plate is disposed within the outer cover and has a flat plate-shaped second end parallel to the first end of the heat dissipation plate. The light source is disposed on the first end of the heat dissipation plate and has a substrate and a light emitting diode element. The substrate is perpendicular to the first end of the heat dissipation plate. The first end of the heat dissipation plate and the substrate are adjacent to the side wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: Young Lighting Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Wen-Pin Yang
  • Publication number: 20130322113
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel having an active display area, an optical film set, a light source module, and a frame. The light source module includes a light guide plate (LGP) and a light source adjacent to a side surface of the LGP. The optical film set is located between the display panel and the LGP. The frame disposed between the LGP and the optical film set extends to the LGP and covers a portion of the LGP. The frame has a first surface carrying the optical film set, a second surface facing to the light emitting surface, and a chamfered inclined surface. The chamfered inclined surface is within the active display area and connects the first and second surfaces. An extending distance of the first surface in the active display area is smaller than an extending distance of the second surface in the active display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: Young Lighting Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Wen-Pin Yang
  • Publication number: 20130223094
    Abstract: A display module has a display panel and a backlight module disposed on one side of the display panel. The backlight module includes a heat sink, a light bar, a light guide plate, a first reflective sheet, and a second reflective sheet. The light bar abuts against one side of the heat sink. The first reflective sheet is disposed adjacent to a bottom surface of the light guide plate, and the second reflective sheet is disposed adjacent to an edge of a light-emitting surface of the light guide plate. The second reflective sheet has a first part and a second part forming an included angle with the first part, the first part is attached to the heat sink or the light bar, and the second part overlaps a part of the light-emitting surface of the light guide plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: Young Lightning Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Wen-Pin YANG, Chen-Lung CHEN
  • Patent number: 7985626
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of placing dice for a wafer level package comprises placing a plurality of dice on an elastic material, which is formed on a first base, and the elastic material of the present invention has viscosity in a first condition to adhere the plurality of dice; forming an adhesive material on a second base; adhering the plurality of dice on the adhesive material of the second base; and stripping the plurality of dice from the elastic material in a second condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Advanced Chip Engineering Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Wen-Kun Yang, Wen-Pin Yang, Shih-li Chen
  • Patent number: 7795392
    Abstract: The current invention discloses nucleic acid and amino acid sequences for novel organic anion transfer proteins (“OATPs”). The invention encompasses the OATPs described herein, together with vectors containing the cDNA sequences, host cells containing the vectors and polypeptides having all or part of an OATP. Also encompasses are uses for OATPs for targeting drugs to specific organs and for modulating the concentration of endogenous substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Todd G. Kirchgessner, Bonnie Hsiang, Yingjie Zhu, Yuli Wu, Zhaoqing Wang, Jean S. Lynch, Xin Huang, Wen-Pin Yang
  • Patent number: 7667003
    Abstract: The present invention describes a newly discovered full-length polynucleotide encoding an SH2 domain-containing adapter protein, called human MIST, cloned, isolated and identified from a human spleen cDNA library. Also described are the MIST polypeptide sequence, expression vectors, host cells, agonists, antagonists, antisense molecules, and antibodies related to the polynucleotide and/or polypeptide of the present invention. Novel splice variant forms of human MIST are provided. Methods for screening for modulators, particularly inhibitors, of the MIST protein and use of the human MIST polynucleotide and polypeptide for therapeutics and diagnostics are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Juan J. Perez-Villar, Han Chang, Steven B. Kanner, Gena S. Whitney, Yuli Wu, Wen-Pin Yang
  • Patent number: 7667318
    Abstract: To pick and place standard dies on a new base for obtaining an appropriate and wider distance between dies than the original distance of dies on a wafer. The package structure has a larger size of balls array than the size of the die by fan out type package. Moreover, the die may be packaged with passive components or other dies with a side by side structure or a stacking structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Advanced Chip Engineering Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Wen-Kun Yang, Wen-Pin Yang, Shih-Li Chen
  • Patent number: 7557437
    Abstract: To pick and place standard dice on a new base for obtaining an appropriate and wider distance between dice than the original distance of dice on a wafer. The package structure has a larger size of balls array than the size of the die by fan out type package. Moreover, the die may be packaged with passive components or other dice with a side by side structure or a stacking structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2009
    Assignee: Advanced Chip Engineering Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Wen-Kun Yang, Wen-Pin Yang, Shih-Li Chen