Patents by Inventor Yasuo Goto

Yasuo Goto 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: 10806912
    Abstract: A balloon coating method for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes moving a drive shaft relative to at least one of a hub of the balloon catheter and an interlocking member. The drive shaft is configured to rotate the balloon catheter about an axis of the balloon. The method fixing the drive shaft to the proximal end of the hub or to the opening of the interlocking member by frictional force, and applying a coating solution containing the drug to the outer surface of the balloon from a dispensing tube while gradually moving the dispensing tube in the axial direction and simultaneously rotating the drive shaft to rotate the balloon catheter around the axis of the balloon catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Goto, Yasuo Kurosaki, Eisuke Furuichi
  • Patent number: 10799909
    Abstract: A balloon coating method is disclosed for forming a coating layer on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes an application step where a vertically extending dispensing tube for supplying a coating solution containing the water-insoluble drug and a solvent is formed at its end portion with an opening portion for discharging the coating solution therethrough and when an opening portion-formed end portion side of the dispensing tube is kept in contact with the outer surface of the balloon in such a manner as to be oriented to a rotating direction of the balloon while the balloon is rotated about an axis of the balloon, the coating solution is discharged through the opening portion and applied to the outer surface of the balloon while the dispensing tube is moved relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo Kurosaki, Hiroshi Goto, Eisuke Furuichi
  • Publication number: 20200282190
    Abstract: A drug transfer device and a method for forming a drug layer are disclosed, which can quickly and easily provide an appropriate amount of a drug on a surface of a medical instrument. The drug transfer device is configured to transfer a drug to a surface of a balloon, the drug transfer device including a heat-shrinkable tube, and a drug layer provided on an inner surface of the heat-shrinkable tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO
  • Publication number: 20200282188
    Abstract: A drug layer applying device and a method for forming a drug layer which can quickly and easily place an appropriate amount of a drug on a surface of a medical instrument. A drug layer applying device that is used by being inserted into a living body and attachable to a balloon, includes: a flexible sheet; and a drug layer provided on one surface of the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuno KITAGAWA, Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO, Masakazu SHIMOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200276421
    Abstract: Provided are a drug layer applying device and a method for forming a drug layer which can quickly and easily apply or provide an appropriate amount of a drug on a surface of a medical instrument such as a balloon. A drug layer applying device that applies a drug layer on a surface of a balloon to be inserted into a living body, includes: a deformable porous body capable of holding a coating solution containing a drug and a solvent; a removal unit that is flexibly deformable and arranged alongside the porous body; and a holding base that holds the porous body and the removal unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO, Yuno KITAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10710291
    Abstract: A front panel for on-board liquid crystal displays has a high hardness resin composition (B) on at least one side of a layer containing a resin (A) having a polycarbonate resin (a1). The front panel satisfies the following conditions (i) to (iv): (i) the thickness of the layer containing a high hardness resin composition (B) is 10 to 250 ?m, and the total thickness of the layer containing a resin (A) comprising a polycarbonate resin (a1) and the layer containing a high hardness resin composition (B) is 100 to 3,000 ?m; (ii) the high hardness resin composition (B) consists of any one of specific resin compositions (B1) to (B3); (iii) the retardation of the front panel is 3,000 nm or more; and (iv) the standard deviation of the second derivative of the irregular shape of the hard coat layer having irregularities is 0.1 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., MGC FILSHEET CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Takenaka, Yasuo Oose, Takuya Goto
  • Publication number: 20200197674
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed for forming a drug coating layer capable of preventing breakage of elongated drug crystals on a surface of a balloon and maintaining the drug crystals in an appropriate shape in order to act on a living body. The method includes supplying a coating solution which contains the water-insoluble drug, a water-soluble additive, an organic solvent, and water to the surface of the balloon and evaporating the organic solvent and the water to form an additive layer containing the water-soluble additive and a protruding crystal having a tip end protruding from the additive layer, cutting a surplus portion protruding from the additive layer of the protruding crystal from a part surrounded by the additive layer and forming the part surrounded by the additive layer as the elongated body, and removing the cut-out surplus portion from the drug coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO, Yuno KITAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10610673
    Abstract: A balloon coating method and apparatus are disclosed which can perform coating while freely controlling, for example, the thickness of a coating layer and/or the morphological form of a drug. The method includes pulling a distal tip of the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon to straighten a bend of the balloon; rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon; and coating the outer surface of the balloon with a coating liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Goto, Eisuke Furuichi, Yasuo Kurosaki
  • Patent number: 10350394
    Abstract: A balloon coating method for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on the outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes applying a first rotation force to the balloon catheter proximal to the balloon of the balloon catheter and applying a second rotation force to the balloon catheter distal to the balloon of the balloon catheter. The first rotation speed is the same as the second rotation speed. The method includes applying a coating solution containing the drug to the outer surface of the balloon from a dispensing tube while gradually moving the dispensing tube in the axial direction and simultaneously applying the first and second rotation forces to rotate the balloon catheter around the longitudinal axis of the balloon catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Goto, Yasuo Kurosaki, Eisuke Furuichi
  • Publication number: 20190192833
    Abstract: A balloon wrapping apparatus for folding a balloon at a distal portion of an elongated shaft includes: a pleating section that forms the balloon with pleats; a folding section that folds the pleats formed in the balloon, along a circumferential direction; and a support base that supports the shaft and can be moved toward and away from the pleating section. The pleating section includes an insertion hole through which the balloon can be inserted, and a back surface hole provided in a back surface on the side opposite to the side on which the insertion hole is provided. The pleating section includes an assisting shaft which can be inserted into the back surface hole from the rear surface side, and an interlock portion interlocking the assisting shaft with the support base. The assisting shaft is formed with a cavity portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO
  • Patent number: 9644367
    Abstract: To provide a joining structure that joins at least two or more building members together, in which jig insertion holes into which a joining jig is inserted are provided in the building members, respectively, the joining jig is inserted into the jig insertion holes and an adhesive that fixes the joining jig and the building members together is filled in the jig insertion holes, the joining jig to be inserted into the jig insertion holes includes a cylindrical main body, an intermediate shaft portion, and threaded end portions, and the threaded end portions are provided by rolled threads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignees: SCRIMTEC JAPAN INC. CO., LTD., Home Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kawano, Yasuo Goto
  • Publication number: 20160145854
    Abstract: To provide a joining structure that joins at least two or more building members together, in which jig insertion holes into which a joining jig is inserted are provided in the building members, respectively, the joining jig is inserted into the jig insertion holes and an adhesive that fixes the joining jig and the building members together is filled in the jig insertion holes, the joining jig to be inserted into the jig insertion holes includes a cylindrical main body, an intermediate shaft portion, and threaded end portions, and the threaded end portions are provided by rolled threads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Yasuyuki KAWANO, Yasuo GOTO
  • Patent number: 8744283
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an identification-section detecting device configured to detect, on the basis of an identification section included in a developer cartridge, a type of a developer stored by the developer cartridge and detect, on the basis of an identification section included in a developing device, a type of a developer used by the developing device and a control section configured to determine, on the basis of an output of the identification-section detecting device, whether the type of the developer stored by the developer cartridge and the type of the developer used by the developing device coincide with each other, prohibit from performing image formation if the types of the developers do not coincide with each other, and set an image forming method according to the determined types of the developers if the types of the developers coincide with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takahito Kabai, Yasuo Goto
  • Publication number: 20120044335
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a makeup simulation system, a makeup simulation apparatus, a makeup simulation method and a makeup simulation program and, more particularly, to a makeup simulation apparatus, a makeup simulation method and a makeup simulation program for applying a make up to a face of a user contained in a dynamic picture image, and includes picture-taking means for outputting the dynamic image; control means for image-processing and outputting the output dynamic image; and display means for displaying the dynamic image output from the control means, and the control means includes: face recognition processing means for recognizing the face of the user from the dynamic image in accordance with predetermined tracking points; and makeup processing means for applying a predetermined makeup to the face of the user contained in the dynamic image in accordance with the tracking points, and outputting to the display means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2008
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Inventor: Yasuo Goto
  • Patent number: 8107672
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a makeup simulation system applying makeup to a video having an image of the face of a user captured thereon is characterized by image capturing means for capturing the image of the face of the user and outputting the video, control means for receiving the video output from the image capturing means, performing image processing on the video, and outputting the video; and display means for displaying the video output from the control means, wherein the control means includes face recognition means for recognizing the face of the user from the video based on predetermined tracking points; and makeup processing means for applying a predetermined makeup on the face of the user included in the video based on the tracking points and outputting the video to the display means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Goto
  • Patent number: 8082926
    Abstract: A lip categorizing method uses the size and shape of the lips as viewed from the front of the face as a first categorization index and the three-dimensional form of the lips as a second categorization index. The lip categorizing map is composed of a first coordinate axis showing the degree of the first categorization index and a second coordinate axis showing the degree of the second categorization index and has a coordinate system in which the first and second coordinate axes are orthogonal. It also generates makeup information for two-dimensionally correcting the lips of a subject based on preset reference by setting a plurality of points for determining the form features of lips on an image that depicts the lips, and judges the form features of the lips of the subject based on analytical values of the two-dimensional features of the lips measured from the set points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Shiseido Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroko Yano, Hirofumi Kera, Wakae Matsuyama, Kumiko Kuroki, Miki Ishida, Yuko Sasaki, Miyako Okamoto, Yasuo Goto, Yoshiko Masushio, Etsu Nishijima
  • Publication number: 20110274445
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an identification-section detecting device configured to detect, on the basis of an identification section included in a developer cartridge, a type of a developer stored by the developer cartridge and detect, on the basis of an identification section included in a developing device, a type of a developer used by the developing device and a control section configured to determine, on the basis of an output of the identification-section detecting device, whether the type of the developer stored by the developer cartridge and the type of the developer used by the developing device coincide with each other, prohibit from performing image formation if the types of the developers do not coincide with each other, and set an image forming method according to the determined types of the developers if the types of the developers coincide with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicants: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takahito Kabai, Yasuo Goto
  • Publication number: 20110014558
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for producing a developing agent including aggregating fine particles of a toner material containing a binder resin and a coloring agent in a dispersion liquid in which the fine particles are dispersed in an aqueous medium to form aggregated particles, and washing the aggregated particles and drying the washed aggregated particles, forming toner particles is provided. An electrical conductivity of the toner particles is measured by a toner electrical conductivity evaluation method. A sample toner is prepared by adhering an additive to surfaces of the toner particles, and a content ratio of a sodium element to a carbon element in a region to which the additive is not adhered of the toner is measured. The washing of the toner particles is repeated until each of the measurement values becomes a predetermined reference value or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Ikuta, Takayasu Aoki, Takashi Urabe, Tsuyoshi Itou, Motonari Udo, Satoshi Araki, Takafumi Hara, Yasuhito Noda, Taishi Takano, Yasuo Goto, Junichi Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20100310981
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for producing a developing agent includes pulverizing a mixture in the form of coarse particles of a toner material including a coloring agent and a binder resin by mechanical shearing, aggregating and fusing the resulting fine particles. The solid content concentration in a dispersion liquid including the aggregated particles is from 5.0% to 40.0%, the volume average particle diameter of the aggregated particles is from 1.0 ?m to 10.0 ?m, and the ratio of the standard deviation to the volume average particle diameter is 30.0% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junichi Ishikawa, Takayasu Aoki, Tsuyoshi Itou, Yasuhito Noda, Motonari Udo, Satoshi Araki, Masahiro Ikuta, Takafumi Hara, Takashi Urabe, Taishi Takano, Yasuo Goto
  • Publication number: 20100288295
    Abstract: A makeup method for applying makeup to a side face of a subject includes a side-face specific area extracting step of extracting a specific area from a side face rendered on a plane of a subject, a makeup area extracting step of extracting a makeup area of the subject to which the makeup is to be applied based on a plurality of thus extracted specific areas, and a makeup applying step of applying the makeup to a facial area of the subject corresponding to the extracted makeup area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2009
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Inventors: Yumiko Kamada, Keiko Sunakawa, Shiomi Mukai, Ruriko Takano, Yasuo Goto, Sayaka Tagao