Patents by Inventor Yasutaka Ishii

Yasutaka Ishii 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: 11391020
    Abstract: There is provided a work machine that can limit operation of a work device by MC, and improves the responsiveness of a hydraulic actuator to operation of an operation device by an operator, and ensures operability equivalent to that of a work machine that does not have MC functions, and allows the hydraulic actuator for which the operation device is not being operated to automatically operate in either direction of the operation directions thereof. For this purpose, a drive system includes a selector valve 203a disposed between a secondary port 134a of an operation device 45a and a flow control valve 15a and between a proportional solenoid valve 54a and the flow control valve 15a and a selector valve 203b disposed between a secondary port 134b of the operation device 45a and the flow control valve 15a and between a proportional solenoid valve 54b and the flow control valve 15a.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki Ishii, Shinjiro Yamamoto, Masamichi Itou, Yasutaka Tsuruga, Shinya Imura
  • Patent number: 9447013
    Abstract: Provided is a method of oxidizing a substrate with excellent oxidizing power to yield a corresponding oxide. The method can employ a commercially available imide compound as intact as a catalyst and can produce the oxide in a high yield under mild conditions. A method for producing an oxide according to the present invention includes performing oxidation of a substrate in the presence of oxygen and ozone under catalysis of an imide compound to yield a corresponding oxide. The imide compound has a cyclic imide skeleton represented by Formula (I). In the formula, n is selected from 0 and 1; and X is selected from an oxygen atom and an —OR group, where R is selected from hydrogen and a hydroxy-protecting group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Ichiro Takase, Yoshiya Narasaki, Takamasa Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160159722
    Abstract: Provided is a method of oxidizing a substrate with excellent oxidizing power to yield a corresponding oxide. The method can employ a commercially available imide compound as intact as a catalyst and can produce the oxide in a high yield under mild conditions. A method for producing an oxide according to the present invention includes performing oxidation of a substrate in the presence of oxygen and ozone under catalysis of an imide compound to yield a corresponding oxide. The imide compound has a cyclic imide skeleton represented by Formula (I). In the formula, n is selected from 0 and 1; and X is selected from an oxygen atom and an —OR group, where R is selected from hydrogen and a hydroxy-protecting group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasutaka ISHII, Ichiro TAKASE, Yoshiya HARASAKI, Takamasa SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 8680267
    Abstract: A process produces an amide or lactam by subjecting an oxime compound to rearrangement in a solvent in the presence of: at least one catalyst selected from the group consisting of an aromatic compound (A1) containing a leaving group bound to a carbon atom constituting the aromatic ring, the aromatic ring including, as a constitutive atom thereof, a heteroatom or including, as a constitutive atom thereof, a carbon atom bound to an electron-withdrawing group, and a compound (A2) containing a structure of Formula (1): -G-LA (1) wherein G represents P, N, S, B or Si atom; and LA represents a leaving group, wherein G is bound to one or more atoms or groups in addition to LA; and a co-catalyst including a halogen-containing organic acid, to give the corresponding amide or lactam, wherein, when the aromatic compound (A1) alone is used as the catalyst, the solvent is at least one solvent selected typically from hydrocarbon solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takahiro Iwahama, Tatsuya Nakano, Yasutaka Ishii
  • Patent number: 8410308
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for the production of an oxygen-containing organic compound by oxidizing an organic compound with molecular oxygen in a liquid phase in the presence both of a catalytic nitrogen-containing cyclic compound and a catalyst including a solid superacid and, supported thereon, a transition metal compound, in which the nitrogen-containing cyclic compound contains, as a ring constituent, a skeleton represented by following Formula (1), wherein X represents an —OR group, and wherein R represents hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl-protecting group. The process gives the oxygen-containing organic compound in a high yield and enables easy recovery and reuse of the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Minoru Takano, Naruhisa Hirai, Yasutaka Ishii
  • Publication number: 20100331569
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for the production of an oxygen-containing organic compound by oxidizing an organic compound with molecular oxygen in a liquid phase in the presence both of a catalytic nitrogen-containing cyclic compound and a catalyst including a solid superacid and, supported thereon, a transition metal compound, in which the nitrogen-containing cyclic compound contains, as a ring constituent, a skeleton represented by following Formula (1), wherein X represents an —OR group, and wherein R represents hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl-protecting group. The process gives the oxygen-containing organic compound in a high yield and enables easy recovery and reuse of the catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Inventors: Minoru Takano, Naruhisa Hirai, Yasutaka Ishii
  • Publication number: 20100317869
    Abstract: To provide a solid catalyst containing a cyclic imide skeleton which is easily available and easily separable from reaction products and which is easily recovered and regenerated, and free from reaction inhibitory factors; and a process for oxidation of organic compounds with the solid catalyst. An immobilized cyclic imide catalyst having a structure represented by following Formula (1), wherein X is oxygen or an —OR group (wherein R is hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl-protecting group); n is 0 or 1; Z1 is a five- or six-membered cyclic imide skeleton to which an aromatic or nonaromatic ring Z2 may be adjacent; elliptically shaped moiety S is an inorganic support; A1 is a group linking silicon atom with the cyclic imide skeleton Z1 or with the ring Z2 and is either a divalent hydrocarbon group or a group composed of a divalent hydrocarbon group and an amide bond (—NHCO—); and the cyclic imide skeleton Z1 and the ring Z2 may each be substituted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Minoru Takano, Naruhisa Hirai
  • Patent number: 7759515
    Abstract: A catalyst of the invention includes an imide compound having a N-substituted cyclic imide skeleton represented by following Formula (I): wherein R is a hydroxyl-protecting group. Preferred R is a hydrolyzable protecting group. R may be a group obtained from an acid by eliminating an OH group therefrom. Such acids include, for example, carboxylic acids, sulfonic acids, carbonic acid, carbamic acid, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, phosphoric acids and boric acids. The catalyst may include the imide compound and a metallic compound in combination. In the presence of the catalyst, (A) a compound capable of forming a radical is allowed to react with (B) a radical scavenging compound and thereby yields an addition or substitution reaction product of the compound (A) and the compound (B) or a derivative thereof. This catalyst can produce an organic compound with a high selectivity in a high yield as a result of, for example, an addition or substitution reaction under mild conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2010
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Naruhisa Hirai, Masahiko Terada
  • Patent number: 7745654
    Abstract: A vinyl- or allyl-containing compound represented by following Formula (3): wherein R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 each represent hydrogen atom or a nonmetallic atom-containing group; R7 represents a nonmetallic atom-containing group; Y represents a group selected from the group consisting of —Si(R8)(R9)—, —Si(R10)(R11)—O—, the left hand of which is combined with R7, and —NR12—, wherein R8, R9, R10, R11, and R12 each represent hydrogen atom or a nonmetallic atom-containing group; and “n” represents 0 or 1, is prepared by reacting a vinyl or allyl ester compound represented by following Formula (1): wherein R1 represents hydrogen atom or a nonmetallic atom-containing group; R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and “n” are as defined above, with a compound represented by following Formula (2): R7—Y—H ??(2) wherein R7 and Y are as defined above, in the presence of a transition element compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Takahiro Iwahama
  • Patent number: 7741514
    Abstract: A catalyst of the invention includes an imide compound having a N-substituted cyclic imide skeleton represented by following Formula (I): wherein R is a hydroxyl-protecting group. Preferred R is a hydrolyzable protecting group. R may be a group obtained from an acid by eliminating an OH group therefrom. Such acids include, for example, carboxylic acids, sulfonic acids, carbonic acid, carbamic acid, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, phosphoric acids and boric acids. The catalyst may include the imide compound and a metallic compound in combination. In the presence of the catalyst, (A) a compound capable of forming a radical is allowed to react with (B) a radical scavenging compound and thereby yields an addition or substitution reaction product of the compound (A) and the compound (B) or a derivative thereof. This catalyst can produce an organic compound with a high selectivity in a high yield as a result of, for example, an addition or substitution reaction under mild conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Takahiro Iwahama, Naruhisa Hirai
  • Publication number: 20100029956
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for producing an ester or lactone in which a secondary alcohol represented by following Formula (1) (wherein Ra and Rb each represent an organic group, or Ra and Rb may be combined to form a ring together with the adjacent carbon atom) is oxidized by molecular oxygen in the presence of a nitrogen-containing cyclic compound containing a structure represented by following Formula (I) [wherein X represents an oxygen atom or an —OR group (wherein R represents a hydrogen atom or hydroxyl-protecting group)] as a constituent of its ring, and at least one of a fluorine-containing alcohol and a fluorinated sulfonic acid, and thereby yields a compound represented by following Formula (2):
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Takahiro Iwahama
  • Publication number: 20100029932
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for producing an amide or lactam in a high yield in a simple manner by allowing a rearrangement reaction of an oxime compound to proceed without causing large amounts of by-products such as ammonium sulfate. Specifically, disclosed is a process for producing an amide or lactam in which a corresponding amide or lactam is produced by rearranging an oxime compound in the presence of a compound containing a structure represented by following Formula (1): —Z—X ??(1) wherein Z represents P, N, S, B, or Si atom; and X represents a leaving group, where Z is bonded to one or more atoms or groups besides X. In the process, X may be a halogen atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Takahiro Iwahama, Tatsuya Nakano
  • Patent number: 7608727
    Abstract: A carbonyl compound represented by following Formula (1): wherein R1 represents hydrogen atom or an organic group; and R2 represents hydrogen atom or an organic group having a carbon atom at a bonding site with the carbonyl group in Formula (1), wherein R1 and R2 may be combined to form a ring with adjacent two carbon atoms, or an equivalent thereof is reacted with an unsaturated compound represented by following Formula (2): wherein each of R3, R4, and R5 represents hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, hydroxyl group, or an organic group and wherein R3 and R4 may be combined to form a ring with adjacent two carbon atoms, or a precursor thereof, to yield a furan compound represented by following Formula (3): wherein R3? represents R3, R5 or hydrogen atom; and R1, R2, R3, R4, are R5 are as defined above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Takahiro Iwahama
  • Publication number: 20090093628
    Abstract: An amide or lactam is produced by conducting a rearrangement of a corresponding oxime compound in the presence of a cyclic compound containing a structure represented by following Formula (1) as a ring constituent and a fluorinated alcohol: wherein Z represents a halogen atom or an —OR group, where R represents an organic group. Z is preferably chlorine atom. Exemplary fluorinated alcohols include fluorine-containing branched-chain aliphatic alcohols represented by following Formula (3): wherein Rf1 and Rf2 may be the same as or different from each other and each represent a perfluoroalkyl group having one to eight carbon atoms; and “n” denotes an integer of 0 to 8. According to this process, amides or lactams can be simply produced in high yields without causing large amounts of by-products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Takahiro Iwahama
  • Publication number: 20080221369
    Abstract: A substituted phenolic compound is prepared by oxidizing a substituted diarylethane compound with oxygen in the presence of a nitrogen-containing cyclic compound, and treating the oxidized product with an acid. The nitrogen-containing cyclic compound includes, as a constituent of its ring, a skeleton represented by following Formula (I): wherein X is oxygen atom or an —OR group, where R is hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl-protecting group. The substituted diarylethane compound is represented by following Formula (1): wherein each of Ring Ar1 and Ring Ar2 is independently a monocyclic or polycyclic aromatic carbocyclic ring; Y1 is an electron-donating group; Y2 is an electron-withdrawing group; “p” is an integer of 1 or more; and “q” is an integer of 0 or more. The substituted phenolic compound is represented by following Formula (2): wherein Ring Ar1, Y1, and “p” are as defined above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2008
    Publication date: September 11, 2008
    Applicant: DAICEL CHEMICAL INSDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Takahiro Iwahama
  • Patent number: 7414160
    Abstract: A process produces an aromatic compound by bringing an aromatic compound (B) into contact with molecular oxygen (C) in the presence of a catalyst (A) comprising at least one of (A1) a heteropolyacid and/or a salt thereof, and (A2) a mixture of oxoacids and/or salts thereof containing, as a whole, one of P and Si and at least one selected from V, Mo and W to thereby yield another aromatic compound (G) than the aromatic compound (B). The process can produce, for example, a corresponding aromatic hydroxy compound (G1) by allowing the aromatic compound (B) to react with the molecular oxygen (C) further in the presence of a reducing agent (D).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano
  • Patent number: 7368615
    Abstract: A catalyst includes a cyclic imide compound having an N-substituted cyclic imide skeleton represented by following Formula (I): wherein X is an oxygen atom or a hydroxyl group, and having a solubility parameter of less than or equal to 26 [(MPa)1/2] as determined by Fedors method. The catalyst may further comprise a metallic compound. By allowing (A) a compound capable of forming a radical to react with (B) a radical scavenging compound in the presence of the catalyst, an addition or substitution reaction product between the compound (A) and the compound (B) or a derivative thereof can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2008
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Shinya Nagano, Naoto Okuyama
  • Patent number: 7304184
    Abstract: An allyl-containing compound represented by following Formula (3): wherein R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 may be the same as or different from one another and each represent hydrogen atom or an organic group; R7 represents an organic group; and Y represents oxygen atom or sulfur atom, is produced by reacting an allyl ester compound represented by following Formula (1): wherein R1 represents hydrogen atom or an organic group; and R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are as defined above, with a compound represented by following Formula (2): R7—Y—H??(2) wherein R7 is an organic group; and Y is as defined above, in the presence of at least one transition element compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2007
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Takahiro Iwahama, Tatsuya Nakano
  • Patent number: 7288649
    Abstract: A catalyst of the invention includes a cyclic acylurea compound having a cyclic acylurea skeleton represented by following Formula (I): wherein R is a hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl-protecting group; n is 1 or 2; G is a carbon atom or a nitrogen atom, where two Gs are the same or different when n is 2. The catalyst may include the cyclic acylurea compound and a metallic compound in combination. In the presence of the catalyst, (A) a compound capable of forming a radical is allowed to react with (B) a radical scavenging compound and thereby yields an addition or substitution reaction product of the compound (A) and the compound (B) or a derivative thereof. This catalyst can produce an organic compound with a high selectivity in a high yield as a result of, for example, an addition or substitution reaction under mild conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Naruhisa Hirai
  • Patent number: 7271297
    Abstract: A process produces vinyl ether compounds and includes allowing a vinyl ester compound represented by following Formula (1): wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are the same or different and are each a hydrogen atom or an organic group, to react with a hydroxy compound represented by following Formula (2): R5OH??(2) wherein R5 is an organic group, in the presence of at least one transition element compound to thereby yield a vinyl ether compound represented by following Formula (3): wherein R2, R3, R4 and R5 have the same meanings as defined above. Such transition element compounds include iridium compounds and other compounds containing Group VIII elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2007
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Ishii, Tatsuya Nakano, Keizo Inoue