Patents by Inventor Yoshinori Endo

Yoshinori Endo 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: 20210039080
    Abstract: A substrate (11) of an exhaust gas purification catalyst (10) includes inflow-side cells (21), outflow-side cells (22), and porous partition walls (23), each porous partition wall separating the cells (21, 22) from each other. A first catalyst portions (14) is provided at least on a portion of a side of the partition wall (23) that faces the inflow-side cell (21), the portion being located on an upstream side in an exhaust gas flow direction, and a second catalyst portion (15) is provided at least on a portion of a side of the partition wall that faces the outflow-side cell, the portion being located on a downstream side in the exhaust gas flow direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki KURIHARA, Yu SAKURADA, Yusuke NAGAI, Yoshinori ENDO, Takeshi NABEMOTO, Shingo AKITA
  • Publication number: 20210001315
    Abstract: A substrate (11) includes an inflow-side cell (21), an outflow-side cell (22), and a porous, gas-permeable partition wall (23) that separates the inflow-side cell (21) and the outflow-side cell (22) from each other, and also includes a first catalyst portion (14) that is provided on a side of the partition wall (23) that faces the inflow-side cell (21) at least at a portion in upstream side in an exhaust gas flow direction, and a second catalyst portion (15) that is provided on a side of the partition wall that faces the outflow-side cell at least at a portion in downstream side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroki KURIHARA, Yu SAKURADA, Yusuke NAGAI, Yoshinori ENDO, Takeshi NABEMOTO, Shingo AKITA
  • Publication number: 20200373705
    Abstract: A housing is configured to be fitted to a mating housing, the housing including a cylindrical hood into which a fitting protrusion of the mating housing is finable, the cylindrical hood being configured such that, when the fining protrusion is fitted into the cylindrical hood, a space between the cylindrical hood and the fitting protrusion is sealed with an annular seal member provided on the fining protrusion. The cylindrical hood includes, at a distal end of the cylindrical hood from which the housing is fitted to the mating housing, a cylindrical seal portion configured to contact, when the fitting protrusion is fined into the cylindrical hood, an edge of the mating housing continuously over an entire circumference of the edge and to cover the edge between the cylindrical seal portion and the edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori ISHIKAWA, Tomomi ENDO
  • Patent number: 10821468
    Abstract: A workpiece holding body holding a workpiece having a three-dimensional shape is swung around a lateral swing axis to position the workpiece so that one mounting surface of the workpiece faces a predetermined worked direction and a viscous substance is printed on the one mounting surface of the workpiece which is positioned. The workpiece holding body is swung around the swing axis to position the workpiece so that another mounting surface of the workpiece in which the viscous substance is printed on one mounting surface faces the worked direction and to print the viscous substance on the other mounting surface of the workpiece which is positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Isobata, Masayuki Mantani, Naoki Azuma, Seiji Mizuoka, Takahiro Endo
  • Patent number: 10778872
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an image reading device, a storage device, and a control unit. The image reading device reads an image on a sheet. The storage device stores information. The control unit that determines a detection area of an encoded image based on a teacher image which is an image read from a predetermined teacher sheet by the image reading device, records information indicating the detection area in the storage device, detects an encoded image in the detection area among the images read from a sheet to be read after the teacher sheet, and decodes the detected encoded image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Watanabe, Akihiro Mizutani, Takahiro Hagiwara, Kazuhiro Ogura, Kazuhiro Kamimura, Yoshinori Sato, Hajime Tomizawa, Yusuke Hamada, Sho Sakuma, Koji Endo, Ryo Takimura, Takuya Nishigaki
  • Patent number: 10714869
    Abstract: A connector includes a first housing, a second housing, and a fitting assurance member attached to the second housing and movable relative to the second housing in a state in which the first housing and the second housing are fitted to each other. The first housing includes a lock protrusion, and a first inclined surface and a second inclined surface. The first inclined surface and the second inclined surface are provided on opposite sides. The second housing includes a lock arm to lock the lock protrusion in the fitted state. The fitting assurance member includes a first repulsive arm to generate repulsive force when the first repulsive arm is elastically deformed by the first inclined surface during a fitting operation. The second housing includes a second repulsive arm to generate repulsive force when the second repulsive arm is elastically deformed by the second inclined surface during the fitting operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomomi Endo, Yoshinori Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200106212
    Abstract: A connector includes a first housing, a second housing, and a fitting assurance member attached to the second housing and movable relative to the second housing in a state in which the first housing and the second housing are fitted to each other. The first housing includes a lock protrusion, and a first inclined surface and a second inclined surface. The first inclined surface and the second inclined surface are provided on opposite sides. The second housing includes a lock arm to lock the lock protrusion in the fitted state. The fitting assurance member includes a first repulsive arm to generate repulsive force when the first repulsive arm is elastically deformed by the first inclined surface during a fitting operation. The second housing includes a second repulsive arm to generate repulsive force when the second repulsive arm is elastically deformed by the second inclined surface during the fitting operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Tomomi ENDO, Yoshinori Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200056248
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for increasing the purity of a type of tissue cell such as an endothelial cell, a hepatocyte, or an insulin-producing cell. The present invention solves the problem by providing a method comprising a step of introducing, into a cell population, an mRNA comprising a nucleic acid sequence recognized by an miRNA specifically expressed in endothelial cells, hepatocytes, or insulin-producing cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori Yoshida, Hirohide Saito, Kenji Miki, Kei Endo, Seiya Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10538740
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel method for sorting cardiomyocytes. Another object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing high-purity cardiomyocytes and a kit used therefor. The present invention provides a method for sorting cardiomyocytes, comprising a step of introducing miRNA-responsive mRNA into a cell group, wherein the miRNA-responsive mRNA consists of a sequence comprising the following (i) and (ii): (i) a nucleic acid specifically recognized by miRNA specifically expressed in cardiomyocytes, and (ii) a nucleic acid corresponding to the coding region of a gene, wherein translation of (ii) the nucleic acid corresponding to the coding region of a gene into protein is regulated by the nucleic acid sequence in (i) above, thereby achieving the aforementioned objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Kyoto University
    Inventors: Yoshinori Yoshida, Hirohide Saito, Kenji Miki, Kei Endo, Seiya Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10501811
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for increasing the purity of a type of tissue cell such as an endothelial cell, a hepatocyte, or an insulin-producing cell. The present invention solves the problem by providing a method comprising a step of introducing, into a cell population, an mRNA comprising a nucleic acid sequence recognized by an miRNA specifically expressed in endothelial cells, hepatocytes, or insulin-producing cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yoshinori Yoshida, Hirohide Saito, Kenji Miki, Kei Endo, Seiya Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20190342469
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an image reading device, a storage device, and a control unit. The image reading device reads an image on a sheet. The storage device stores information. The control unit that determines a detection area of an encoded image based on a teacher image which is an image read from a predetermined teacher sheet by the image reading device, records information indicating the detection area in the storage device, detects an encoded image in the detection area among the images read from a sheet to be read after the teacher sheet, and decodes the detected encoded image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi WATANABE, Akihiro MIZUTANI, Takahiro HAGIWARA, Kazuhiro OGURA, Kazuhiro KAMIMURA, Yoshinori SATO, Hajime TOMIZAWA, Yusuke HAMADA, Sho SAKUMA, Koji ENDO, Ryo TAKIMURA, Takuya NISHIGAKI
  • Patent number: 10392253
    Abstract: A low-resistivity carbon nanotube aggregate includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes each having one or more walls, wherein a ratio of a total number of carbon nanotubes that have two or three walls relative to a total number of said plurality of carbon nanotubes is 75% or greater, and wherein, in a G band of a Raman spectrum in the Raman spectroscopy of the plurality of carbon nanotubes, a G+/Gtotal ratio that is indicative of an amount of semiconductor carbon nanotubes relative to metallic carbon nanotubes is 0.70 or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashige Watanabe, Hideki Aizawa, Kazutomi Miyoshi, Satoshi Yamashita, Yoshinori Kazama, Yuudai Tanimura, Koji Fujimura, Morinobu Endo, Kenji Takeuchi, Masatsugu Fujishige
  • Publication number: 20190199889
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an image reading device, a storage device, and a control unity. The image reading device reads an image on a sheet. The storage device stores information. The control unit that determines a detection area of an encoded image based on a teacher image which is an image read from a predetermined teacher sheet by the image reading device, records information indicating the detection area in the storage device, detects an encoded image in the detection area among the images read from a sheet to be read after the teacher sheet, and decodes the detected encoded image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi WATANABE, Akihiro Mizutani, Takahiro Hagiwara, Kazuhiro Ogura, Kazuhiro Kamimura, Yoshinori Sato, Hajime Tomizawa, Yusuke Hamada, Sho Sakuma, Koji Endo, Ryo Takimura, Takuya Nishigaki
  • Patent number: 10306095
    Abstract: An image printing apparatus includes a control section configured to receive original image data, analyze the original image data to acquire address information included in the original image data, and generate a two-dimensional code corresponding to the acquired address information. A printer is then controlled to print the generated two-dimensional code and the original image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba TEC Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihiro Mizutani, Hiroshi Watanabe, Toshihiro Ida, Kazuhiro Ogura, Takahiro Hagiwara, Kazuhiro Kamimura, Yusuke Hamada, Koji Endo, Yoshinori Sato, Sho Sakuma
  • Patent number: 9890184
    Abstract: A novel complex capable of fixing dinitrogen and use thereof are provided. A complex represented by formula (1A) or (1B) or a cationic or anionic complex from the complex: wherein M1 to M4 (M1 to M3 in the case of formula (1A)) are each independently Ti, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, or W, and L1 to L4 (L1 to L3 in the case of formula (1A)) are each independently a ligand selected from among a ligand (Cp) including a substituted or unsubstituted cyclopentadienyl derivative, a diphenylamine ligand, a diphenylphosphine ligand, and a carboimideamide ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Zhaomin Hou, Takanori Shima, Shaowei Hu, Yoshinori Endo
  • Publication number: 20160093086
    Abstract: A vehicle display device is configured to be mounted on a vehicle to provide information to a person on the vehicle by displaying images on a liquid crystal display. The vehicle display device includes a storage unit in which image data including a line drawing is stored, and a display control unit configured to display a plurality of mask images on the liquid crystal display such that the mask images are set with respect to the image data stored in the storage unit to mask a plurality of regions into which the line drawing in the image data is divided, and to execute a stepwise unmasking processing to remove the mask images sequentially along a drawing direction of the line drawing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Ryo KOBAYASHI, Yoshinori ENDO, Yuichi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20150291635
    Abstract: A novel complex capable of fixing dinitrogen and use thereof are provided. A complex represented by formula (1A) or (1B) or a cationic or anionic complex from the complex: wherein M1 to M4 (M1 to M3 in the case of formula (1A)) are each independently Ti, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, or W, and L1 to L4 (L1 to L3 in the case of formula (1A)) are each independently a ligand selected from among a ligand (Cp) including a substituted or unsubstituted cyclopentadienyl derivative, a diphenylamine ligand, a diphenylphosphine ligand, and a carboimideamide ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Zhaomin Hou, Takanori Shima, Shaowei Hu, Yoshinori Endo
  • Patent number: 8781342
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is provided that includes an image forming unit including an agitation unit for agitating developing agent contained in a container unit, and a sensor which includes a light emitting unit configured to emit light and a light receiving unit configured to receive the light emitted from the light emitting unit and passing through the container unit. The sensor generates an output in accordance with an amount of light received by the light receiving unit while the agitation unit agitates the developing agent. The image forming apparatus also includes has a medium with instructions stored therein that when executed perform steps including calculating a measurement result based on the output generated by the sensor, and determining, after the agitation is started, whether a current period is an unstable period in which the measurement result is unstable or a stable period in which the measurement result is stable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yoshinori Endo
  • Patent number: 8315784
    Abstract: Predicted traffic information of a plurality of time bands is downloaded once for a mesh area. Moreover, time band range of the predicted traffic information to be downloaded is increased as distance from current position to the mesh area increases. Furthermore, the time band range is increased for the morning and the evening. Moreover, as difference between the current time and departure time becomes larger, the time band range is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Xanavi Informatics Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Endo, Shinichi Amaya
  • Patent number: 8244451
    Abstract: When receiving a traffic information providing request, a traffic information providing apparatus analyzes which area's traffic information is requested based on the received request information. Traffic information of road links located in the requested area is read from the traffic information, and it is determined whether the road links' traffic information is similar or not. Similar links configure a link group, and traffic information corresponding to the link group is created. Traffic information of the configured link group is delivered to an in-vehicle information apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Xanavi Informatics Corporation
    Inventors: Mariko Okude, Masatoshi Kumagai, Tomoaki Hiruta, Shinichi Amaya, Noriyuki Abe, Yoshinori Endo