Patents by Inventor Yasuhiko Mori

Yasuhiko Mori 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: 20180007133
    Abstract: A non-limiting example method includes receiving a request to publish content that is stored on a user storage server in a personal data store. The method includes preparing the content for publication and moving the prepared content to a content repository to generate published content. The method includes receiving a request to make a personal copy of the published content and making a copy of the published content in a personal data store in a user storage server. The copy is independently editable of the published content. A non-limiting example system includes an application programming interface that includes a publish command to generate a published copy of a specified first content stored in a first personal data store in a content repository, and a retrieve command that generates a personal copy of a specified second content stored in the content repository in a second personal data store.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC.
    Inventors: Fanguang Kong, Vasilios Petrakos, Yu Ukai, Yasuhiko Mori, Yasufumi Shiraishi, Ginger Fang, Han Jung, Jin Wang, Amol Anant Natu, Suleiman Jabbouri, Gareth Alun Jones, Jay Ongg, Darren Austin, Xing Fan, Brian Hardy
  • Patent number: 9189077
    Abstract: A user interface suited for use on mobile devices for entering characters which may require one or more modifiers is disclosed. The interface may be implemented utilizing a touch screen interface on which a user engages the interface, is provided feedback, and removes the user's touch to enter a character. The interface presents a series of main, supplemental and modifier keys. Touching an interface button or main key presents a series of “petals” or supplemental keys emanating from the main key. Each petal or supplemental key may in turn present one or more sub petals or modifier keys emanating from the supplemental key. Each petal or sub-petal may represent another character or a modifier action. The characters and/or actions on the supplemental keys and modifier keys provide options for characters or modifiers which are dependent or related to the main input key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Shinji Morimitsu, Kazuhide Oigo, Takeshi Tanaka, Eric Matthew Bell, Liang Chen, Juan Dai, William Arthur Steward Buxton
  • Patent number: 8816966
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer media for selecting characters through touchscreen input are provided. A user selection of a first character, such as a Japanese kana character, displayed on a touchscreen is received. A plurality of additional characters syllabically related to the first character are identified. A presentation order of the plurality of additional characters is identified. In response to receiving the user selection of the first character, at least a first and a second additional character from the plurality of syllabically related additional characters are displayed. The first additional character is displayed adjacent to the first character, and the second additional character is displayed adjacent to the first additional character. The displayed first and second additional characters are selectable by a user touch input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Taketoshi Yoshida, Yasuhiko Mori, Takeshi Tanaka, Shinji Morimitsu
  • Publication number: 20130039842
    Abstract: The present invention is a method of producing chlorine where it is possible to inhibit the degradation of a catalyst, the corrosion of an apparatus material caused by raw material hydrogen chloride and/or generated chlorine, and a runaway reaction by preventing hot spot generation in a catalyst layer, wherein the method includes a reaction of oxidizing hydrogen chloride in a gas containing the hydrogen chloride using a gas containing oxygen by a fixed bed reactor having a reaction region composed of a catalyst layer and the catalyst layer has an effective thermal conductivity of 0.30 W/(Km) or more, based on a catalyst-filled layer, measured at 350° C. in an air atmosphere.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Inventors: Junichi Nishida, Yasuhiko Mori
  • Publication number: 20120299835
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer media for selecting characters through touchscreen input are provided. A user selection of a first character, such as a Japanese kana character, displayed on a touchscreen is received. A plurality of additional characters syllabically related to the first character are identified. A presentation order of the plurality of additional characters is identified. In response to receiving the user selection of the first character, at least a first and a second additional character from the plurality of syllabically related additional characters are displayed. The first additional character is displayed adjacent to the first character, and the second additional character is displayed adjacent to the first additional character. The displayed first and second additional characters are selectable by a user touch input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: TAKETOSHI YOSHIDA, YASUHIKO MORI, TAKESHI TANAKA, SHINJI MORIMITSU
  • Publication number: 20120304074
    Abstract: An integrated symbols user interface (UI) provides a collection of different symbols for inputting symbols into messages, such as email message, IM messages, and SMS text messages. The integrated symbols UI may group symbols in a number of different category panes. Additionally, the integrated symbols UI may provide a history pane with previously used symbols. Only a portion of the integrated symbols UI may be displayed on a display screen of device at a time. A user may seamlessly pan over the integrated symbols UI to move between the panes. In some embodiments, the integrated symbols UI may also include a category list pane that allows a user to navigate directly to a particular category pane or the history pane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: KEITA OOI, ERIC MATTHEW BELL, YASUHIKO MORI, TAKETOSHI YOSHIDA, SONGMING HE, LIANG CHEN
  • Publication number: 20120302291
    Abstract: A user interface suited for use on mobile devices for entering characters which may require one or more modifiers is disclosed. The interface may be implemented utilizing a touch screen interface on which a user engages the interface, is provided feedback, and removes the user's touch to enter a character. The interface presents a series of main, supplemental and modifier keys. Touching an interface button or main key presents a series of “petals” or supplemental keys emanating from the main key. Each petal or supplemental key may in turn present one or more sub petals or modifier keys emanating from the supplemental key. Each petal or sub-petal may represent another character or a modifier action. The characters and/or actions on the supplemental keys and modifier keys provide options for characters or modifiers which are dependent or related to the main input key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Shinji Morimitsu, Kazuhide Oigo, Takeshi Tanaka, Eric Matthew Bell, Liang Chen, Juan Dai, William Arthur Steward Buxton
  • Patent number: 8168154
    Abstract: A start-up method of a process for producing chlorine from hydrogen chloride has a mixed gas producing step of producing a mixed gas containing chlorine from hydrogen chloride, a compressed mixed gas producing step of introducing the mixed gas into an inlet of a compressor and compressing the mixed gas in compressor, a purifying step of introducing the compressed mixed gas into a purifying column and separating the compressed mixed gas into purified chlorine and impurities by distillation, and a recompressing step of introducing the purified chlorine into an inlet of the compressor and compressing the mixed gas and the purified chlorine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Tadashi Abe
  • Patent number: 8005904
    Abstract: To provide a user with better experience of cooperation between an electronic business card processing program and a communication program when exchanging electronic business cards. Electronic business cards are stored in a DB server, which is one of storages for a communication program, as well as an electronic business card local file. Thus, even if a PC is a company's PC, for example, the electronic business cards can be viewed by accessing the DB server from another PC or the like outside an office. Further, the electronic business card processing program operates with the communication program as backend, however, the electronic business card processing program may not be installed on a PC in some cases. Even in such a case, the communication program alone can display received electronic business cards that are stored in the communication program local file on the screen of a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Keiichi Yokoyama, Yasuhiko Mori, Makoto Fukuda, Yoshiaki Hara, Rajesh Ramanathan, Christopher C. Yu, Fumiaki Yagi
  • Publication number: 20100303710
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for producing chlorine by oxidation of hydrogen chloride through a catalytic gas-phase reaction in the presence of a catalyst, wherein hydrogen chloride as a raw material is a by-product of synthesis of isocyanate by reacting phosgene and primary amine and oxidizing the hydrogen chloride through a catalytic gas phase reaction in the presence of a catalyst. The process is characterized by adjusting the sulfur content in carbon monoxide which is a raw material for the phosgene to 2000 vol. ppb or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2006
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Norihito Omoto
  • Publication number: 20100296998
    Abstract: A rector for producing chlorine according to the present invention is a multi-tubular heat exchanger type reactor for use in producing chlorine by oxidizing hydrogen chloride with oxygen, characterized in that an interior of a reactor shell is divided in a tube-axis direction by a partition into a plurality of regions such that heat mediums individually circulate through respective ones of the divided regions; said reactor comprising a temperature control means for controlling the temperature of at least one heat medium selected from said heat mediums, the temperature control means being a cooler and/or a heater; catalysts having different catalytic activities are charged in the form of layers from inlets towards outlets of reaction tubes of the reactor, the catalysts being ruthenium oxide catalysts; and 40% or less of the whole ruthenium is in the region of the reaction tubes ranging from the reaction tube inlet to less than 50% of the reaction tube length, whereas 60% or more of the whole ruthenium is in th
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Yasuhiko Mori
  • Patent number: 7771674
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multitubular catalytic gas-phase reaction apparatus, comprising a plurality of reaction tubes arranged in parallel, a baffle capable of changing the direction of movement of a heat medium introduced into a reactor shell to a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the reaction tubes, a space that is disposed in a region including a part of a section where the heat medium flows in the direction of the face of the baffle and does not have the reaction tubes arranged therein, and flow-adjusting rods, disposed in between the space and the reaction tubes, having the same longitudinal direction as that of the reaction tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tetsuya Suzuta, Yasuhiko Mori, Takaaki Tanaka, Tadashi Abe
  • Patent number: 7753260
    Abstract: A novel information processing system, information processing method, program, and recording medium related to electronic business cards are provided. An information processing system for generating data of an electronic business card, stores personal information, and stores one or more presentation method data. Each of the presentation method data specifies a method for presenting the personal information in the electronic business card. The information processing system generates the data of the electronic business card by using the personal information and one of the presentation method data, when an instruction to use the data of the electronic business card is inputted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Ryogo Kanatani, Yasuhiko Mori
  • Patent number: 7731917
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heat exchange reactor comprising a reaction tube for obtaining a product (B) by exothermic reaction while passing a starting compound (A) therethrough and a reactor shell covering the surrounding of the reaction tube and having its interior divided into a plurality of regions along the passing direction of the starting compound (A), each of which regions is filled with a heat medium for carrying out heat exchange between the inside of the reaction tube and the heat medium independently for the respective separate regions; wherein the reactor is provided with a heater for heating the heat medium charged in the most upstream region among the separate regions independently from the heat media charged in other regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventor: Yasuhiko Mori
  • Publication number: 20100028248
    Abstract: A start-up method of a process for producing chlorine from hydrogen chloride has a mixed gas producing step (S10) of producing a mixed gas containing chlorine from hydrogen chloride, a compressed mixed gas producing step (S20) of introducing the mixed gas into an inlet 104a of a compressor 104 and compressing the mixed gas in compressor 104, a purifying step (S30) of introducing the compressed mixed gas into a purifying column 105 and separating the compressed mixed gas into purified chlorine and impurities by distillation, and a recompressing step of introducing the purified chlorine into an inlet 104a of the compressor 104 and compressing the mixed gas and the purified chlorine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Tadashi Abe
  • Patent number: 7617243
    Abstract: A hierarchical address book for an organization is implemented where employees are represented by user objects and departments are represented by department objects. Computer-readable media include executable instructions for displaying and navigating the hierarchical address book. Computer-readable media also include executable instructions for ordering a list of recipients of an electronic mail message as a function of the seniority rating of an object in the hierarchical address book.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Rajesh Ramanathan, Kenzaburo Tamaru, Koichi Nakajima, Kristian L. M. Andaker, Michael Anthony Faoro, Yasuhiko Mori, Yusuke Bou, Taketoshi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20090255153
    Abstract: Technologies are described herein for providing an improved group calendar. Information is received from a central server. A group is generated based on the information. The group is provided in the group calendar interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2008
    Publication date: October 15, 2009
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Mori, Yusuke Bou, Yoshiaki Hara, Yukitoshi Kawabata, Masafumi Shibata
  • Publication number: 20090216839
    Abstract: To provide a user with better experience of cooperation between an electronic business card processing program and a communication program when exchanging electronic business cards. Electronic business cards are stored in a DB server, which is one of storages for a communication program, as well as an electronic business card local file. Thus, even if a PC is a company's PC, for example, the electronic business cards can be viewed by accessing the DB server from another PC or the like outside an office. Further, the electronic business card processing program operates with the communication program as back-end, however, the electronic business card processing program may not be installed on a PC in some cases. Even in such a case, the communication program alone can display received electronic business cards that are stored in the communication program local file on the screen of a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2006
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Inventors: Keiichi Yokoyama, Yasuhiko Mori, Makoto Fukuda, Yoshiaki Hara, Rajesh Ramanathan, Christopher C. Yu, Fumiaki Yagi
  • Publication number: 20090217199
    Abstract: There is provided a technique for extracting from information stored in a computer system, all information associated with a certain keyword and displaying it in a manner for easy recognition by a user. An information retrieving and displaying method for extracting from information stored in a computer system, all information associated with a certain keyword and displaying it in a classified and highlighted manner for easy recognition by a user, comprises steps of: retrieving information including a keyword specified by the user as the certain keyword; extracting information about contact addresses included in the information retrieved by the retrieving step; and displaying in a list the information about the contact addresses extracted by the extracting step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2006
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Inventors: Yoshihaki Hara, Kentaro Kai, Yasuhiko Mori, Sachihiko Ogushi, Hirokazu Sawada, Yoshito Yamane
  • Patent number: D798335
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Burns Montgomery, Valerie Rosen, Christopher Hugh Pratley, Erez Kikin Gil, David Mark Alexander, Yasuhiko Mori