Patents by Inventor Yuko Suga

Yuko Suga 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: 8246157
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a printing method, a printing apparatus, and a printed document by which an ink offset can be prevented while securing a sufficient adhesion force of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. Ink is applied so that, when ink applied to a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer of a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet cures, a convex section of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer exposed out of the curried ink, thereby printing an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Shino, Kunitoshi Hayashi, Yuko Suga, Akira Hirasawa, Kumiko Nonaka, Jin Okutsu
  • Publication number: 20090033730
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a printing method, a printing apparatus, and a printed document by which an ink offset can be prevented while securing a sufficient adhesion force of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. Ink is applied so that, when ink applied to a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer of a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet cures, a convex section of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer exposed out of the curried ink, thereby printing an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Applicant: CANON FINETCH INC.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Shino, Kunitoshi Hayashi, Yuko Suga, Akira Hirasawa, Kumiko Nonaka, Jin Okutsu
  • Patent number: 6790875
    Abstract: An useful aqueous photocurable resin composition is provided. The aqueous photocurable resin composition of the present invention comprises at least water, a polymerizable material polymerizable with radical initiation and a water-soluble photopolymerization initiator which generates a radical with light, wherein the polymerizable material has at least two polymerizable functional groups and one anionic functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2004
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiromichi Noguchi, Yuko Suga, Hiroyuki Maeda, Masako Shimomura
  • Patent number: 6665087
    Abstract: An output apparatus which produces the print output by saving in a first memory print data input via a two-way interface, and converting the print data into the print out information, comprising a second memory different from the first memory for saving the print data with a print ID number added which is input via the interface, a retrieving unit for retrieving corresponding print data of the second memory based on a print ID number input from the outside, and an output unit for outputting the retrieved print data converted into the print out information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Maeda, Yuko Suga, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Akira Katayama, Akihiko Shimomura, Kazuhiro Nakajima
  • Patent number: 6399674
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a set of water-based pigment inks for ink-jet, comprising a black pigment ink and other pigment inks different in hue from the black pigment ink, which the pigment inks each comprise water, a water-soluble organic solvent and an aqueous pigment dispersion, wherein respective polymeric dispersants used in the black pigment ink and the other pigment inks different in hue from the black pigment ink are different in polarity from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2002
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akio Kashiwazaki, Yuko Suga, Hiroyuki Ishinaga, Hiromichi Noguchi, Yutaka Kurabayashi, Aya Takaide, Kiyomitsu Kudo
  • Publication number: 20020065335
    Abstract: An useful aqueous photocurable resin composition is provided. The aqueous photocurable resin composition of the present invention comprises at least water, a polymerizable material polymerizable with radical initiation and a water-soluble photopolymerization initiator which generates a radical with light, wherein the polymerizable material has at least two polymerizable functional groups and one anionic functional group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Publication date: May 30, 2002
    Inventors: Hiromichi Noguchi, Yuko Suga, Hiroyuki Maeda, Masako Shimomura
  • Patent number: 6391947
    Abstract: An ink for ink-jet recording is provided which contains a coloring material and an aqueous liquid medium for solving or dispersing the coloring material, the liquid medium having a lower critical consolute temperature (Tc) to cause phase separation at a temperature in the range of from 40 to 100° C. Ink-jet recording method and an ink-jet recording apparatus employing the above ink are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2002
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiromichi Noguchi, Yuko Suga, Katsuhiro Shirota, Akio Kashiwazaki, Aya Takaide
  • Publication number: 20010040698
    Abstract: An output apparatus which produces the print output by saving in a first memory print data input via a two-way interface, and converting the print data into the print out information, comprising a second memory different from the first memory for saving the print data with a print ID number added which is input via the interface, a retrieving unit for retrieving corresponding print data of the second memory based on a print ID number input from the outside, and an output unit for outputting the retrieved print data converted into the print out information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2001
    Publication date: November 15, 2001
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Maeda, Yuko Suga, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Akira Katayama, Akhiko Shimomura, Kazuhiro Nakajima
  • Patent number: 6278527
    Abstract: An output apparatus which produces the print output by saving in a first memory print data input via a two-way interface, and converting the print data into the print out information, comprising a second memory different from the first memory for saving the print data with a print ID number added which is input via the interface, a retrieving unit for retrieving corresponding print data of the second memory based on a print ID number input from the outside, and an output unit for outputting the retrieved print data converted into the print out information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2001
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Maeda, Yuko Suga, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Akira Katayama, Akihiko Shimomura, Kazuhiro Nakajima
  • Patent number: 6011098
    Abstract: A water-based ink containing a pigment, a dispersant for dispersing the pigment, a water-soluble organic solvent, and water. The dispersant used is at least one compound selected from (a) a copolymer having a hydrophilic part and a hydrophobic part, the hydrophilic part having at least one monomer containing a long-chain nonionic group selected from the following formulae (I) to (III), and .alpha., .beta.-ethylenic unsaturated carboxylic acid,CH.sub.2 .dbd.C(R)--COO--(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.m H (I)CH.sub.2 .dbd.C(R)--COO--(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.n --(CH.sub.2).sub.l H(II)CH.sub.2 .dbd.C(R)--COO--(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.p -phenyl-(CH.sub.2).sub.q H (III)where R is H or CH.sub.3, m and n are each a numeral from 2 to 24, l is a numeral from 1 to 12, p is a numeral from 1 to 12, and q is a numeral from 1 to 16; and (b) polyethyleneimine. The ink may be used in an apparatus and according to the present ink jet recording method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2000
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akio Kashiwazaki, Yuko Suga, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5734403
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an ink-jet recording process which comprises using at least color inks of yellow, magenta and cyan colors and a black ink, and ejecting out the inks on a recording material to record a color image on the recording material, wherein the color inks contain a penetrability-imparting surfactant and/or a penetrable solvent, and the black ink contains a pigment as a coloring material. An ink set and an instrument for use in such a process are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 1996
    Date of Patent: March 31, 1998
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuko Suga, Jiro Moriyama, Masato Katayama, Toshiharu Inui, Yutaka Kurabayashi, Koromo Shirota, Akio Kashiwazaki, Masahiko Tonogaki, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5696182
    Abstract: An ink comprising water, a water-soluble organic solvent, a coloring material and a water-soluble oligomer, wherein said water-soluble oligomer is a polymer comprising at least one of monomers represented by the formulae (I), (II) and (III):CH.sub.2 .dbd.C (R)-COO-(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.m (CH.sub.2).sub.p H(I)CH.sub.2 .dbd.C(R)--COO--(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.q --phenyl--(CH.sub.2).sub.r H (II)CH.sub.2 .dbd.C(X)--COO--R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 9, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akio Kashiwazaki, Yuko Suga, Katsuhiro Shirota, Hiromichi Noguchi, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5640187
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method for performing a recording operation by discharging an ink droplet composed of an ink composition containing a pigment, a water soluble resin for dispersing the pigment and water to a recording member, on which data is recorded, the ink jet recording method comprising a step of supplying a solution containing particles and/or binder polymer on to the recording member, prior to discharging the ink. An apparatus for practicing the ink jet recording method of the present invention has a plurality of heads that discharge the ink, by supplying energy to the ink, and the solution containing particles and/or binder polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 17, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akio Kashiwazaki, Yuko Suga, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5606356
    Abstract: An ink for ink-jet recording is provided which contains a coloring material and an aqueous liquid medium for solving or dispersing the coloring material, the liquid medium having a lower critical consolute temperature (Tc) to cause phase separation at a temperature in the range of from 40.degree. to 100.degree. C. Ink-jet recording method and an ink-jet recording apparatus employing the above ink are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 25, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiromichi Noguchi, Yuko Suga, Katsuhiro Shirota, Akio Kashiwazaki, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5604276
    Abstract: A recording liquid comprises at least one of certain specified dyes carbon black, a water-soluble resin, a water-soluble organic solvent and water. The organic solvent includes polyhydric alcohol and/or its alkyl ether and an aliphatic monohydric alcohol. The water-soluble resin has an acid value of 50 to 300. The amount of the dissolved water-soluble resin is not more than 2% by weight. A method for ink jet recording comprises ejecting the recording liquid as liquid droplets from fine orifices by endowing the recording liquid with heat energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 18, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuko Suga
  • Patent number: 5599859
    Abstract: Provided is an ink composition suitable for an ink jet system, which comprises a pigment or a dye, an aqueous medium, a water soluble resin having an oxazolyl group or a fine particle having an oxazolyl group adsorbed on its outer surface and a compound having at least one carbonyl group wherein the composition has a viscosity of not more than 15 cp at 25.degree. C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiko Tonogaki, Yuko Suga, Akio Kashiwazaki, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5492952
    Abstract: Provided is an ink comprising a compound having at least one carbonyl group and a hydrazide compound selected from the group consisting of a styrene-maleic acid resin having at least two hydrazide groups, a polyacrylic acid having at least two hydrazide groups and a compound represented by the formula ##STR1## wherein R represents (CH.sub.2).sub.n or C.sub.6 H.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 20, 1996
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiko Tonogaki, Yuko Suga, Akio Kashiwazaki, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5484823
    Abstract: A photopolymerizable adhesive comprises (A) an acrylic resin having groups represented by the formulae: --COOH, --OH and --NHCH.sub.2 OR (wherein R represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms), a number average molecular weight of from 3,000 to 200,000 and a glass transition temperature of at least 70.degree. C., (B) a photopolymerizable oligomer containing at least one member selected from the group consisting of (a) an acrylate or a methacrylate of a novolak epoxy resin, (b) an acrylate or a methacrylate of a bisphenol epoxy resin and (c) an urethane acrylate of aromatic alcohol or cycloaliphatic alcohol, and (C) a photoinitiator capable of discharging radicals with the action of activation energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1996
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiromichi Noguchi, Naohito Asai, Yuko Suga
  • Patent number: 5439514
    Abstract: An ink is provided which contains a pigment and a dispersing agent in an aqueous medium, and further contains at least one fine particulate white inorganic material selected from fine particulate titanium dioxide, and fine particulate alumina. An ink-jet recording method and an ink-jet recording apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1995
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akio Kashiwazaki, Yuko Suga, Aya Takaide
  • Patent number: 5229786
    Abstract: A recording liquid including a pigment, a water-soluble resin, a water-soluble organic solvent, and water, wherein, of the water-soluble resin, water-soluble resin that is in the state of being dissolved in the recording liquid without being absorbed on the pigment is contained in an amount of not more than 2% by weight; and the water-soluble organic solvent comprises at least one of a polyhydric alcohol and an alkyl ether thereof, and an aliphatic monohydric alcohol. This recording liquid is used in an ink-jet recording method, recording unit, ink cartridge, and ink-jet recording apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 20, 1993
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuko Suga, Hiromichi Noguchi