Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Maeda

Yasuhiro Maeda 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: 20210066678
    Abstract: A device includes a battery case (42) that stores a battery (62A or 62B), a lock mechanism (133) that is capable of fixing and holding the stored battery (62A or 62B) in the battery case (42), and an operation member (44) that is capable of performing switching operation of the lock mechanism (133) between a battery-fixed state and a non-battery-fixed state. The lock mechanism (133) includes a movable block (160) which is supported by the battery case (42) in a displaceable manner. The movable block (160) has a battery restriction portion (160b or 160c) which restricts displacement of the battery (62A or 62B) in a separation direction in a state of being displaced to a battery fixing position, and a holding force receiving portion (160d) which receives a holding force for maintaining the movable block (160) at the battery fixing position from the operation member (44) in a state where the operation member (44) is operated within a predetermined positional range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Okubo, Yasuyuki Maeda, Akira Kuramochi, Takeo Numata, Michito Arai, Yuji Hayashi, Tadashi Minyu, Natsuko Sota, Yasushi Takahashi, Takaaki Kato, Kazuo Tsuji, Makoto Mitsukawa, Etsumi Handa, Nobuo Shigemizu, Yasuhiro Fukuyoshi, Yukio Akai
  • Publication number: 20210052537
    Abstract: To provide a novel colitis ameliorating agent. A colitis ameliorating agent comprising a trans-astaxanthin derivative of formula (I), geometric isomers thereof, a mixture of the geometric isomers, an optical isomer thereof, or a salt thereof; (wherein m1, m2, n1, and n2 are each the same or different and mean an integer of 1 to 6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: ASTA PHARMACEUTICALS, CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michinori TAKASHINA, Makoto OGAWA, Kaoru KOBAYASHI, Yasuhiro NISHIDA, Akiko NAKAGAWA, Takashi FUJITA, Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Ryoma SHINOHARA, Yuji IWANO, Kiyotaka MORIIZUMI, Sachi MAEDA, Ryo SAKATA, Tomihisa YOKOYAMA
  • Patent number: 10926314
    Abstract: In a method for joining bumper members, a bumper reinforcement including a rear inclined wall provided with a hole, and a bumper stay in a hollow shape are prepared. The method for joining bumper members includes the steps of: inserting the bumper stay through the hole of the bumper reinforcement to pass through the rear inclined wall; inserting rubber into the bumper stay; and compressing the rubber in a direction of an axis L of the bumper stay to expand the rubber outward from inside to expand and deform at least a portion of the bumper stay inserted into the hole, thereby joining the bumper stay to the rear inclined wall by press-fitting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Maeda, Toru Hashimura, Junya Naitou, Hideto Katsuma
  • Publication number: 20210036186
    Abstract: A deep ultraviolet LED with a design wavelength ?, including a reflecting electrode layer (Au), a metal layer (Ni), a p-GaN contact layer, a p-block layer made of a p-AlGaN layer, an i-guide layer made of an AlN layer, a multi-quantum well layer, an n-AlGaN contact layer, a u-AlGaN layer, an AlN template, and a sapphire substrate that are arranged in this order from a side opposite to the sapphire substrate, in which the thickness of the p-block layer is 52 to 56 nm, a two-dimensional reflecting photonic crystal periodic structure having a plurality of voids is provided in a region from the interface between the metal layer and the p-GaN contact layer to a position not beyond the interface between the p-GaN contact layer and the p-block layer in the thickness direction of the p-GaN contact layer, the distance from an end face of each of the voids in the direction of the sapphire substrate to the interface between the multi-quantum well layer and the i-guide layer satisfies ?/2n1Deff (where ? is the design wav
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yukio KASHIMA, Eriko MATSUURA, Mitsunori KOKUBO, Takaharu TASHIRO, Hideki HIRAYAMA, Noritoshi MAEDA, Masafumi JO, Ryuichiro KAMIMURA, Yamato OSADA, Kanji FURUTA, Takeshi IWAI, Yohei AOYAMA, Yasushi IWAISAKO, Tsugumi NAGANO, Yasuhiro WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10906079
    Abstract: In a method for manufacturing a composite cross-section member, a continuous steel sheet is fed to a manufacturing device and bent and roll-formed into a predetermined cross-sectional shape, a discontinuous aluminum core is locally inserted at an arbitrary stage of the roll forming, and the steel sheet is bent such that the core and the steel sheet are integrated, to obtain a composite cross-section member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Maeda, Toru Hashimura, Ryohei Yukishige
  • Publication number: 20210009058
    Abstract: A vehicular structure includes: a first member formed in a tubular shape and having protrusions on an outer periphery thereof; and a second member formed in a tubular shape and having a locking wall with a hole in which the first member is inserted. The first member is joined to the second member such that a portion of the first member that is inserted in the hole of the second member is expanded, and the protrusions are in contact with the locking wall of the second member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Toru HASHIMURA, Ryohei YUKISHIGE, Yasuhiro MAEDA
  • Patent number: 10893471
    Abstract: A communication system includes a base station configuring an energy saving cell (ES cell) and a base station configuring a compensation cell (Comp cell). The ES cell is switchable between a switch-on state and a switch-off state. The Comp cell compensates for the coverage of the ES cell when the ES cell is in the switch-off state. Before the Comp cell starts compensating for the coverage, for example, before the ES cell decides to switch itself off in Step ST2101, in Step ST2201 for example, the base station configuring the ES cell notifies the UE being connected with the ES cell of the information about a Comp cell, for example, a Comp cell list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Onaka, Miho Maeda, Mitsuru Mochizuki, Taisei Suemitsu, Noriyuki Fukui
  • Patent number: 10890869
    Abstract: An electrophotographic fixing member having an elastic layer that is high in thermal conductivity in the thickness direction, resists causing fracture or plastic deformation even by repeated compression in a high temperature state, and is low in hardness. The electrophotographic fixing member has a substrate, and an elastic layer provided on the substrate, wherein the elastic layer contains a filler containing an inorganic oxide and is provided on an outer circumference of the substrate, wherein (1) in a binarized image on a first cross-section in a thickness-circumferential direction of the elastic layer and a binarized image on a second cross-section in a thickness-axial direction of the elastic layer, 1.0?(A/B)?2.0 and 0.40?(A+B)?0.50 are satisfied; and (2) 50°??Ave?90° is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Miyahara, Naoki Akiyama, Hiroto Sugimoto, Hiroki Muramatsu, Akeshi Asaka, Noriaki Kobayashi, Matsutaka Maeda, Yuji Kitano
  • Publication number: 20200406333
    Abstract: A joined body includes: a first member having a pipe shape; and a second member including a wall portion having a plate shape, and a flange portion having a cylinder shape provided with an insertion hole through which the first member is inserted. In a state where the first member is inserted into the insertion hole of the flange portion of the second member, the first member and the second member are joined with the first member pipe-expanded. A material of the second member is larger than a material of the first member in a spring-back amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Yasuhiro MAEDA, Kenichi WATANABE, Takayuki KIMURA, Toru HASHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200406844
    Abstract: A structural member for a vehicle includes bumper stays having a tubular configuration and fixed to each of front ends of a pair of front side members included in a vehicle, and a tubular bumper beam provided with holes and into which the bumper stay is inserted. Each of the bumper stays includes a first shock absorbing portion and a second shock absorbing portion provided adjacent to the first shock absorbing portion on an outer side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Taiki YAMAKAWA, Toru HASHIMURA, Yasuhiro MAEDA
  • Patent number: 10879327
    Abstract: An organic EL display panel includes a substrate, an interlayer insulation layer formed over the substrate, and an organic EL light emitting section formed over the interlayer insulation layer. The organic EL light emitting section includes a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix pattern, a plurality of partition walls each of which is disposed between the pixel electrodes adjacent to each other in a row direction and extends in a column direction, an organic layer including a light emitting layer formed in a region partitioned by the partition walls, and a counter electrode formed on an upper side of the organic layer, and includes a first light emitting section for a first color and a second light emitting section for a second color. The first and second light emitting sections are different in thickness of the organic layer and in digging amount of the interlayer insulation layer in the region partitioned by the partition walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Tanaka, Noriteru Maeda, Kenichi Nendai, Masayuki Kubota
  • Publication number: 20200404184
    Abstract: The imaging device includes: a magnet; a Hall element that detects magnetism generated by the magnet; a substrate to which one of the magnet and the Hall element and an imaging element, which outputs a taken image obtained by taking an optical image transmitted through an imaging optical system, are fixed and which moves the position of the imaging element in directions perpendicular to an optical axis; a drive portion that drives the substrate; a fixing portion to which the other of the magnet and the Hall element is fixed and which is fixed to an imaging device body; and a body-side main controller that performs control to drive the substrate on the basis of the moving distance of the imaging element derived on the basis of the detection result of the Hall element, the temperature of the magnet, and the temperature of the Hall element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Fuyuhiko MAEDA, Yasuhiro MIWA
  • Publication number: 20200391271
    Abstract: A molding recessed part of a lower mold constituting a press molding device is provided with a first blank holder, and a circular second blank holder is freely movably provided on one outer peripheral side of the first blank holder. Meanwhile, of first and second blank holes opened in blank material, straight-line parts of the second blank hole have formed therein a pair of tensile force adjusting parts, and arched parts of first and second opening parts are mounted on the second blank holder. Furthermore, when draw forming of the blank material is performed, the tensile force imparted to the straight-line parts to the outside is adjusted by the tensile force adjusting parts, and the tensile force imparted to the arched parts to the outside in the radial direction is adjusted by the second blank holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Shingo Maeda, Yoshimitsu Ishihara, Yasuhiro Ito, Naoya Nemoto, Takayuki Kano, Naosuke Kageyama
  • Publication number: 20200389436
    Abstract: This on-vehicle communication device includes: a storage unit configured to store correspondence information indicating a correspondence relationship between an address and a port number; and a communication unit configured to perform, by using the correspondence information, filtering of a packet having been received. A target port number which is a port number of a target instrument is registered in advance in the correspondence information. In the filtering, the communication unit selectively allows a packet that includes the target port number, to pass. The communication unit performs an address registration process of acquiring an address from the packet that includes the target port number and registering, into the correspondence information, the acquired address in association with the target port number. In the filtering after the address registration process, the communication unit selectively allows a packet that includes the target port number and the corresponding address, to pass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Darmawan GO, Hideki MAEDA, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Yasuhiro YAMASAKI, Hiroya ANDO, Toshio KAWAMURA, Hirofumi URAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200377046
    Abstract: A vehicle structure includes a first member that extends in a vehicle width direction, second members that extend in a front-back direction that are inserted in the front-back direction with respect to the first member, and third members that are arranged at end portions of the first member in the vehicle width direction and joined to the end portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Toru HASHIMURA, Taiki YAMAKAWA, Yasuhiro MAEDA, Kenichi WATANABE, Junya NAITO, Akihiko TATSUMI
  • Patent number: 10850318
    Abstract: A joining method for members includes: providing a steel component 10 including insertion holes 14a and 15a, an aluminum pipe 20 having a hollow shape, and a support component 30; inserting the aluminum pipe 20 into the insertion holes 14a and 15a of the steel component 10; and enlarging the aluminum pipe 20 through deformation and joining the aluminum pipe 20 to the steel component 10 by press-fitting. The press-fit joining is performed while at least part of the support component 30 is disposed in a press-fitting region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Maeda, Toru Hashimura, Kenichi Watanabe, Junya Naitou
  • Publication number: 20200371460
    Abstract: An electrophotographic fixing member having an elastic layer that is high in thermal conductivity in the thickness direction, resists causing fracture or plastic deformation even by repeated compression in a high temperature state, and is low in hardness. The electrophotographic fixing member has a substrate, and an elastic layer provided on the substrate, wherein the elastic layer contains a filler containing an inorganic oxide and is provided on an outer circumference of the substrate, wherein (1) in a binarized image on a first cross-section in a thickness-circumferential direction of the elastic layer and a binarized image on a second cross-section in a thickness-axial direction of the elastic layer, 1.0?(A/B)?2.0 and 0.40?(A+B)?0.50 are satisfied; and (2) 50°??Ave?90° is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Miyahara, Naoki Akiyama, Hiroto Sugimoto, Hiroki Muramatsu, Akeshi Asaka, Noriaki Kobayashi, Matsutaka Maeda, Yuji Kitano
  • Patent number: 10843251
    Abstract: In a method for joining members of the present invention, a B-pillar, a rocker, a side panel served as frame members of a vehicle body, and an elastic body are provided. The B-pillar includes a tubular portion and an extension portion extended from the tubular portion. The rocker includes a first hole portion. The side panel includes a support portion. Next, the tubular portion of the B-pillar is inserted into the first hole portion of the rocker. The elastic body is inserted into the tubular portion of the rocker. The elastic body is pressurized in an axial line L1 direction of the tubular portion of the B-pillar to be expanded outward in a radial direction of the axial line L1, so that the tubular portion of the B-pillar is expanded and deformed to be joined to the first hole portion of the rocker by press-fitting. Further, the extension portion of the B-pillar and the support portion of the side panel are joined by a method different from joining by press-fitting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Maeda, Toru Hashimura, Kenichi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10839745
    Abstract: A display unit includes a display panel, a photochromic layer, and an ultraviolet absorption layer. The photochromic layer is configured to be colored by ultraviolet light and be decolored or color-faded by visible light. The display panel includes an image display surface with a plurality of pixels. The pixels are provided below the image display surface and each include an organic light-emitting layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Masahiko Kondo, Jiro Yamada, Atsuhito Murai, Yasuhiro Terai, Noriteru Maeda
  • Patent number: 10840094
    Abstract: There is provided a technique that includes: (a) forming a silicon germanium film in an amorphous state so as to embed an inside of a recess formed on a surface of a substrate, by supplying a first silicon-containing gas and a germanium-containing gas to the substrate at a first temperature; (b) raising a temperature of the substrate from the first temperature to a second temperature, which is higher than the first temperature; and (c) forming a silicon film on the silicon germanium film by supplying a second silicon-containing gas to the substrate at the second temperature, wherein in (c), the silicon germanium film as a base of the silicon film is crystallized while the silicon film is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyohiko Maeda, Masato Terasaki, Yasuhiro Megawa, Takahiro Miyakura, Akito Hirano, Takashi Nakagawa