Patents by Inventor Yuuko Sugiura

Yuuko Sugiura 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: 20200106897
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Tsutomu OHISHI, Katsuhiko NAKAGAWA, Yuuko SUGIURA
  • Patent number: 10530941
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Publication number: 20180316806
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Tsutomu OHISHI, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 10044885
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Publication number: 20170331963
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9740836
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus capable of executing an application formed by a plurality of program modules is disclosed, including: a correspondence information storing part, a determination part, and a boot control part. A correspondence information storing part stores correspondence information corresponding to the plurality of program modules and a plurality of sets of license data for the application. A determination part determines whether to permit or deny activation based on the license data corresponded to the correspondence information for each of the program modules included in the application. A boot control part activates one or more program modules which are permitted to be activated by the determination part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuko Sugiura, Taku Nagumo
  • Patent number: 9715361
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9672027
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit that stores combination information relevant to combinations of different types of first programs that can be installed in a device, the combination information including memory consumption amounts of the combinations; a receiving unit that receives an install target first program and device information relevant to the device; and a determining unit that determines validity of installing the install target first program in the device by determining, by referring to the combination information, a predicted memory consumption amount corresponding to a first combination including the install target first program and an existing first program that is installed in the device and indicated in the device information, and by comparing the predicted memory consumption amount with a device memory consumption amount of the device indicated in the device information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Taku Ikawa, Yuuko Sugiura, Tomoya Hirokawa, Xiaofeng Han
  • Patent number: 9558326
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that is connected with one or plural apparatuses via a predetermined data transmission path, includes a control part that controls a program introduction process that is carried out in plurality of work stages of work of introducing a program to the one or plural apparatuses; a generation part that generates display screen pages corresponding to the work stages, based on a carrying out request of a user and/or carrying out results of one or more of the program introduction processes that have been carried out by the control part in response to the carrying out request; and a renewing part that renews the display screen page currently displayed on a display device of the information processing apparatus with the currently generated display screen page according to a renewing request of the generation part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuuko Sugiura
  • Publication number: 20160306598
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Tsutomu OHISHI, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9405495
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9336368
    Abstract: A license install support method includes receiving input of a first license identifier used for receiving license data, the license data being used by an electronic device for determining whether activation of a program is allowable; sending, to a license source determining device connected via a network, an acquisition request specifying the first license identifier for acquiring issuing source information including issuing source identification information of the license data; receiving the issuing source information returned from the license source determining device; and using a license install processing unit to acquire the license data corresponding to the first license identifier from a license management device relevant to the issuing source information included among plural license management devices connected via the network, and to send the license data to the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuuko Sugiura, Tomoya Hirokawa, Xiaofeng Han, Taku Ikawa
  • Patent number: 9274776
    Abstract: An install method executed by an apparatus, including receiving a call from a first program when the first program is activated; and installing a second program that is used by the first program, in response to the call.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya Hirokawa, Yuuko Sugiura, Xiaofeng Han, Taku Ikawa
  • Publication number: 20150339789
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus for executing an application constituted by one or more program modules, includes a license target identification information generating unit configured to generate license target identification information used for identifying which of the program modules are targets of license management, and to store the license target identification information in a storage device, wherein the license target identification information is generated based on one or more program module information items each being associated with one of the program modules to indicate whether the corresponding program module is a target of license management, and a license determination unit configured to determine, in response to an input of a usage request to use the application, whether a license is present, wherein the determination is made only for one or more of the program modules identified as being the targets of license management based on the license target identification information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Taku NAGUMO, Yuuko SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20150339087
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Tsutomu OHISHI, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9131084
    Abstract: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus that selects between transferring data and obtaining data, and controls transferring data or obtaining data based on the selection. The system also includes a server that stores data transferred from the information processing apparatus, and controls transferring data to the information processing apparatus based on a request for transferring data received from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ohishi, Katsuhiko Nakagawa, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 9131169
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus for executing an application constituted by one or more program modules, includes a license target identification information generating unit configured to generate license target identification information used for identifying which of the program modules are targets of license management, and to store the license target identification information in a storage device, wherein the license target identification information is generated based on one or more program module information items each being associated with one of the program modules to indicate whether the corresponding program module is a target of license management; and a license determination unit configured to determine, in response to an input of a usage request to use the application, whether a license is present, wherein the determination is made only for one or more of the program modules identified as being the targets of license management based on the license target identification information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Taku Nagumo, Yuuko Sugiura
  • Publication number: 20150220323
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit that stores combination information relevant to combinations of different types of first programs that can be installed in a device, the combination information including memory consumption amounts of the combinations; a receiving unit that receives an install target first program and device information relevant to the device; and a determining unit that determines validity of installing the install target first program in the device by determining, by referring to the combination information, a predicted memory consumption amount corresponding to a first combination including the install target first program and an existing first program that is installed in the device and indicated in the device information, and by comparing the predicted memory consumption amount with a device memory consumption amount of the device indicated in the device information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Taku IKAWA, Yuuko SUGIURA, Tomoya HIROKAWA, Xiaofeng HAN
  • Patent number: 9063810
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit that stores combination information relevant to combinations of different types of first programs that can be installed in a device, the combination information including memory consumption amounts of the combinations; a receiving unit that receives an install target first program and device information relevant to the device; and a determining unit that determines validity of installing the install target first program in the device by determining, by referring to the combination information, a predicted memory consumption amount corresponding to a first combination including the install target first program and an existing first program that is installed in the device and indicated in the device information, and by comparing the predicted memory consumption amount with a device memory consumption amount of the device indicated in the device information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Taku Ikawa, Yuuko Sugiura, Tomoya Hirokawa, Xiaofeng Han
  • Patent number: 9027161
    Abstract: A system including a computer and having a part that stores identification data and status data in association with the identification data, a part that receives a request to acquire a license corresponding to a designated identification data, a part that receives a designation of an electronic device, a part that designates the identification data, obtains license data corresponding to the designated identification data, and updates the status data associated with the designated identification data, the updated status data indicating that the license is being used, a part that transmits the license data to the electronic device via a network and instructs the electronic device to acquire the license, and a part that provides a part that receives an instruction for re-executing obtaining of the license data depending on whether the status data is updated and instructs to re-execute the obtaining of the license data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd
    Inventors: Yuuko Sugiura, Tomoya Hirokawa, Taku Nagumo, Taku Ikawa