Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Uehara

Yasuhiro Uehara 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: 10828923
    Abstract: A pressure-printed material preparing apparatus includes an attachment unit that attaches, powder which exhibits adhesiveness when pressure is applied, to a surface to be bonded of a recording medium; a fixation unit that applies pressure to the recording medium to which the powder is attached to fix the powder to the recording medium as an adhesive layer; a folding unit that folds the recording medium of which the adhesive layer is formed on the surface to be bonded, such that two portions of the surface to be bonded are opposed to each other; and an application unit that applies pressure to the recording medium in which the surfaces to be bonded are opposed to each other, to thereby bond the adhesive layer on one surface and the adhesive layer on the other surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Uehara, Yasuo Matsumura, Satoshi Hiraoka
  • Patent number: 10792588
    Abstract: An organic material production system includes: a pretreatment device (12) that pulverizes a biomass material (11); a hydrothermal decomposition apparatus (14) that hydrothermally decomposes a pulverized biomass (13) by causing it to countercurrently contact with hot compressed water (15), elutes lignin components and hemicellulose components into the hot compressed water (15), and separates the lignin components and the hemicellulose components from a biomass solid residue; a first enzymatic hydrolysis device (19-1) that treats cellulose in a biomass solid residue (17), discharged from the hydrothermal decomposition apparatus, with an enzyme (18) to enzymatically hydrolyze it to a sugar solution containing hexose; a fermenter (21) that produces ethanol by fermentation using a sugar solution (20) obtained by the first enzymatic hydrolysis device (19-1); and a refiner 25 that refines an alcohol fermentation liquid (22), so as to separate it into ethanol (23) and a residue (24).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, LTD., NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INCORPORATED ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY NATIONAL AGRICULTURE AND FOOD RESEARCH ORGANIZATION
    Inventors: Minoru Genta, Ryosuke Uehara, Kinya Fujita, Tsuyoshi Sakaki, Noriyuki Yamada, Katsuichi Saito, Naoto Hashimoto, Yasuhiro Hasa
  • Patent number: 10745700
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nucleic acid conjugate represented by the following formula 1: wherein X is an oligonucleotide, L1 and L2 are each independently sugar ligand, and S1, S2 and S3 are each independently a linker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: KYOWA KIRIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji Uehara, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Hiroto Iwai, Masakazu Homma, Yuichi Fukuda, Tatsuto Kiuchi
  • Publication number: 20200225805
    Abstract: Included are a first cover base including an alkali glass layer, a first alkali-free glass layer provided on one face of the alkali glass layer, and a second alkali-free glass layer provided on another face of the alkali glass layer and a sensor that is provided on the first alkali-free glass layer of the first cover base and includes a plurality of first electrodes configured to detect the unevenness of a surface of an object to be detected that comes into contact with or close to the first cover base and a switching element. At least the first electrodes are formed above the first alkali-free glass layer and in a transmissive area that passes an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Shoji Hinata, Toshinori Uehara, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kanaya
  • Patent number: 10635238
    Abstract: Included are a first cover base including an alkali glass layer, a first alkali-free glass layer provided on one face of the alkali glass layer, and a second alkali-free glass layer provided on another face of the alkali glass layer and a sensor that is provided on the first alkali-free glass layer of the first cover base and includes a plurality of first electrodes configured to detect the unevenness of a surface of an object to be detected that comes into contact with or close to the first cover base and a switching element. At least the first electrodes are formed above the first alkali-free glass layer and in a transmissive area that passes an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Shoji Hinata, Toshinori Uehara, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kanaya
  • Patent number: 10507681
    Abstract: A pressure-printed material preparing apparatus includes an attachment unit that attaches, powder which exhibits adhesiveness when pressure is applied, to a surface to be bonded of a recording medium; a fixation unit that applies pressure to the recording medium to which the powder is attached to fix the powder to the recording medium as an adhesive layer; a folding unit that folds the recording medium of which the adhesive layer is formed on the surface to be bonded, such that two portions of the surface to be bonded are opposed to each other; and an application unit that applies pressure to the recording medium in which the surfaces to be bonded are opposed to each other, to thereby bond the adhesive layer on one surface and the adhesive layer on the other surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Uehara, Yasuo Matsumura, Satoshi Hiraoka
  • Publication number: 20190220147
    Abstract: Included are a first cover base including an alkali glass layer, a first alkali-free glass layer provided on one face of the alkali glass layer, and a second alkali-free glass layer provided on another face of the alkali glass layer and a sensor that is provided on the first alkali-free glass layer of the first cover base and includes a plurality of first electrodes configured to detect the unevenness of a surface of an object to be detected that comes into contact with or close to the first cover base and a switching element. At least the first electrodes are formed above the first alkali-free glass layer and in a transmissive area that passes an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Shoji Hinata, Toshinori Uehara, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kanaya
  • Publication number: 20190192674
    Abstract: The present invention provides a nucleic acid conjugate in which a sugar chain ligand is bonded to an oligonucleotide via a linker, the sugar chain ligand having O-bonded mannose at its non-reducing end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiji UEHARA, Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Toshimasa HARUMOTO, Hiroto IWAI, Asana MAKINO
  • Publication number: 20190176502
    Abstract: A pressure-printed material preparing apparatus includes an attachment unit that attaches, powder which exhibits adhesiveness when pressure is applied, to a surface to be bonded of a recording medium; a fixation unit that applies pressure to the recording medium to which the powder is attached to fix the powder to the recording medium as an adhesive layer; a folding unit that folds the recording medium of which the adhesive layer is formed on the surface to be bonded, such that two portions of the surface to be bonded are opposed to each other; and an application unit that applies pressure to the recording medium in which the surfaces to be bonded are opposed to each other, to thereby bond the adhesive layer on one surface and the adhesive layer on the other surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Uehara, Yasuo Matsumura, Satoshi Hiraoka
  • Patent number: 10311984
    Abstract: The shaft sealing structure includes a seal ring that has abutment portions formed by dividing the seal ring along the axial direction and that is provided around a main shaft in a ring-like manner; a support member that is provided in the seal ring along the circumferential direction of the main shaft; and a thermoswitch that is connected to the support member between the abutment portions and that presses the support member toward the center of the main shaft when the temperature rises to a temperature higher than that during normal operation, in which the seal ring is fixed at a position separated from the main shaft during the normal operation and is moved by the support member toward the center of the main shaft when the temperature rises to a temperature higher than that during the normal operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kentarou Saeki, Hidekazu Uehara, Akihiko Umeda, Masaru Sakai, Hiroshi Kuzumi, Yasuhiro Ikeda, Toshihiko Matsuo, Takanobu Otani, Hiroomi Sakuma, Hitoshi Ito, Yasushi Takayama, Tomoki Hanada, Yuji Harada
  • Publication number: 20190161780
    Abstract: A method for producing an L-amino acid such as L-lysine is provided. An L-amino acid is produced by culturing a bacterium having an L-amino acid-producing ability, which has been modified so that the activity of a carotenoid biosynthesis enzyme is increased, in a medium, and collecting the L-amino acid from the medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Kazuteru Yamada, Ye Zhang, Kenji Abe, Naoki Iwanaga, Ryo Takeshita, Yuri Uehara, Chika Hikichi, Yasuhiro Oota
  • Patent number: 10162295
    Abstract: A method for forming a scratchable image includes pressure-fixing a masking pressure toner onto a base image on a substrate to form a masking layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo Matsumura, Satoshi Hiraoka, Yasuhiro Uehara
  • Publication number: 20180224783
    Abstract: A method for forming a scratchable image includes pressure-fixing a masking pressure toner onto a base image on a substrate to form a masking layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo MATSUMURA, Satoshi HIRAOKA, Yasuhiro UEHARA
  • Patent number: 9933732
    Abstract: A fixing device includes: a tubular member extending in an axial direction and supported so as to be rotatable; a heat-generating member extending in the axial direction and in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the tubular member, the heat-generating member generating heat to heat the tubular member by receiving voltage; a pressure member that presses, to an outer circumferential surface of the tubular member, a recording medium having a toner image transferred thereto; and an interrupting member disposed between another portion of the heat-generating member and the tubular member and extending in the axial direction, the interrupting member being in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the heat-generating member and interrupting the voltage applied to the heat-generating member when at least a portion in contact with the heat-generating member reaches or exceeds a threshold temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Itoh, Yasuhiro Uehara, Kiyoshi Koyanagi, Toru Inoue
  • Patent number: 9885986
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a planar heating element and a thermal fuse. The planar heating element is configured to heat a fixing member that fixes a toner image to a recording medium. The thermal fuse includes a fuse element configured to be in contact with the heating element, and an elastic member configured to support the fuse element on a support body by a tension at which a fusing temperature of the fuse element is lower than a rated fusing temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Uehara, Kazuyoshi Itoh
  • Publication number: 20180001687
    Abstract: A pressure-printed material preparing apparatus includes an attachment unit that attaches, powder which exhibits adhesiveness when pressure is applied, to a surface to be bonded of a recording medium; a fixation unit that applies pressure to the recording medium to which the powder is attached to fix the powder to the recording medium as an adhesive layer; a folding unit that folds the recording medium of which the adhesive layer is formed on the surface to be bonded, such that two portions of the surface to be bonded are opposed to each other; and an application unit that applies pressure to the recording medium in which the surfaces to be bonded are opposed to each other, to thereby bond the adhesive layer on one surface and the adhesive layer on the other surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro UEHARA, Yasuo MATSUMURA, Satoshi HIRAOKA
  • Publication number: 20170351207
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a planar heating element and a thermal fuse. The planar heating element is configured to heat a fixing member that fixes a toner image to a recording medium. The thermal fuse includes a fuse element configured to be in contact with the heating element, and an elastic member configured to support the fuse element on a support body by a tension at which a fusing temperature of the fuse element is lower than a rated fusing temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro UEHARA, Kazuyoshi ITOH
  • Publication number: 20170343933
    Abstract: A fixing device includes: a tubular member extending in an axial direction and supported so as to be rotatable; a heat-generating member extending in the axial direction and in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the tubular member, the heat-generating member generating heat to heat the tubular member by receiving voltage; a pressure member that presses, to an outer circumferential surface of the tubular member, a recording medium having a toner image transferred thereto; and an interrupting member disposed between another portion of the heat-generating member and the tubular member and extending in the axial direction, the interrupting member being in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the heat-generating member and interrupting the voltage applied to the heat-generating member when at least a portion in contact with the heat-generating member reaches or exceeds a threshold temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi ITOH, Yasuhiro UEHARA, Kiyoshi KOYANAGI, Toru INOUE
  • Patent number: 9753420
    Abstract: A fixing device includes an endless belt, a planar heater, a thermal fuse element, and an elastic member. The belt fixes a toner image to a recording medium. The heater heats the endless belt. The thermal fuse element has ends, has a length equal to or larger than an image forming width of the toner image formed on the recording medium, and is in contact with the heater. The elastic member supports at least one of the ends of the thermal fuse element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Uehara, Kazuyoshi Itoh
  • Publication number: 20170242379
    Abstract: A fixing device includes an endless belt, a planar heater, a thermal fuse element, and an elastic member. The belt fixes a toner image to a recording medium. The heater heats the endless belt. The thermal fuse element has ends, has a length equal to or larger than an image forming width of the toner image formed on the recording medium, and is in contact with the heater. The elastic member supports at least one of the ends of the thermal fuse element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro UEHARA, Kazuyoshi ITOH