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07/30/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090189928 - Coloring material recording device, coloring material recording program, and image forming apparatus: A coloring material recording device comprises a plurality of image recording elements and a control unit. The plurality of image recording elements record with a plurality of coloring materials on a recording medium and form an image, and one of the plurality of image recording elements is provided for each... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20090189929 - Continuous paper web duplex inkjet printing unit: It is sought to reduce the planar area on which a continuous paper web duplex inkjet printing unit is installed. To this end, a continuous paper web duplex inkjet printing unit for inkjet printing on both sides of a continuous paper web with an inkjet printing head in an inkjet... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090189930 - Fast-drying, radiofrequency-activatable inkjet inks and methods and systems for their use: The present invention provides methods of drying radiofrequency-activatable inkjet inks, methods for customizing the radiofrequency parameters of an RF source based on pre-selected printing conditions, and methods for selecting or formulating an RF inkjet ink composition based on pre-selected printing conditions and/or printing equipment. The invention further provides radiofrequency-activatable inks... Agent: Basf Ag

20090189931 - Liquid storing device and liquid storing cartridge: A liquid storing device includes a storage unit that stores a liquid to be consumed and a rotation member inside the storage unit that rotates around a rotation axis. A blade member is installed to the rotation member to be movable in the axis direction of the rotation axis with... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189932 - Droplet emitting apparatus having piezoelectric voltage generator and method of emitting a droplet using the same: Provided are a droplet emitting apparatus and a method of emitting droplets using the same. The apparatus includes a solution tank for containing a solution; a nozzle including an opening through which at least a droplet of the solution is emitted; and a voltage generator including a piezoelectric material for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090189933 - Nozzle missing determining device for liquid ejecting apparatus , liquid ejecting apparatus, and method of determining nozzle missing: A nozzle missing determining device that determines a nozzle missing state of a liquid ejecting apparatus, the nozzle missing determining device determines whether all the nozzles having predetermined positional relationship are non-ejection nozzles based on a test result data, the predetermined positional relationship includes positional relationship of nozzles of which... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090189934 - Recording apparatus and recording method: A recording apparatus for recording an image on a recording medium by scanning the recording medium with a recording head for discharging ink includes a thinning unit configured to thin data for discharging ink by the recording head on a plurality of areas formed by dividing scanning regions including at... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090189935 - Barcode printing device and barcode printing method: A barcode printing device, which forms one image using plural same-color heads arranged in parallel, generates a barcode in which the effect of variations in landing position accuracy, caused by variations in the conveyance, is minimized. The barcode printing device comprises plural line heads 22K1-22K6, which eject same-color ink and... Agent: Patenttm.us

20090189936 - Head unit and liquid ejecting method: A head unit includes: a first nozzle group which has a plurality of nozzles ejecting liquid droplets onto a medium to form an image; a second nozzle group which has a plurality of nozzles which do not eject liquid droplets onto the medium, while the nozzles of the first nozzle... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189937 - Image forming apparatus: A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a carriage on which a recording head is mounted that has a nozzle array where plural nozzles for ejecting droplets are arranged, the carriage being configured to be moved in a direction orthogonal to a nozzle arrangement direction; a transport belt facing the recording... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090189938 - Droplet discharge device, discharge method, method for manufacturing color filter, and method for manufacturing organic electro luminescent device: A droplet discharge device includes a droplet discharge head; a plurality of carriages that have the droplet discharge head and are arranged in an array; and an arrangement changing unit changing an order of the plurality of carriages in the array. In the device, the droplet discharge device discharges a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090189939 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and printing system: The present invention relates to a liquid ejecting apparatus including: a movable head provided with a plurality of nozzles for ejecting a liquid; a carry unit for carrying a medium in a predetermined carrying direction; and a sensor for detecting an edge of the medium, the liquid ejecting apparatus controlling... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090189940 - Recording apparatus and recording method: A recording apparatus includes a moving unit that can be moved in predetermined directions including a transport direction of a recording medium, a first recording processing unit that is mounted on the moving unit and performs a first recording process in which a first process solution is used for the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189941 - Systems and methods of priming a fluid dispenser: A method of priming a fluid-dispensing head includes heating a fluid in fluid pathways of the fluid-dispensing head prior to fluid-dispensing operations to increase a surface area of gas bubbles in the fluid pathways. A fluid-dispensing head includes a plenum configured to house fluid; at least one dispensing head orifice... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090189942 - Humidity controlled container for device including a liquid: A container assembly includes a container including an inside and an outside, the container being sealed to isolate an environment inside the container from an environment outside the container. An electronic device is disposed inside the container. The electronic device includes an internal cavity, the internal cavity including a liquid.... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090189943 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus including: (a) a head assembly including (a-1) recording heads having respective nozzle opening surfaces and (a-2) a head frame supporting the recording heads; (b) annular protrusions each of which is to be brought into contact with the head assembly, so as to surround the plurality of... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090189944 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus includes: a plurality of recording heads each of which includes an ejection surface; a head frame; at least one annular protrusion; a support tray; and a moving device. One or more positioning pins are provided in an inner area of the support tray that is enclosed with... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090189945 - Liquid droplet ejecting apparatus: A liquid droplet ejecting apparatus includes a liquid droplet ejecting head that includes nozzles that eject liquid droplets in accordance with image information, a nozzle surface thereof being inclined so as to correspond to a peripheral surface of a rotating member; and a wiping member that wipes and cleans the... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20090189946 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid delivering apparatus including: a liquid ejecting head having an ejection surface; a maintenance unit including a roller, a sheet member having a liquid receiving section; a sheet-member moving mechanism configured to move the sheet member; and a wiper configured to wipe the ejection surface while moving in a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090189947 - Waste liquid processing device: Provided is a waste liquid processing device including: a waste liquid tank collecting a liquid cured by irradiation of energy rays as a waste liquid; an irradiation portion irradiating curing energy rays to a liquid level of the waste liquid contained in the waste liquid tank; and an external applying... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189948 - Liquid discharging apparatus: A liquid discharging apparatus according to a first aspect of the invention includes a liquid discharging head configured to discharge liquid from nozzles in a discharged material transported in a first direction; a carriage configured to mount the liquid discharging head and reciprocate in a second direction which intersects the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189950 - Liquid body discharge device and method for discharging liquid body: A liquid body discharge device includes: a head; and a plurality of nozzles provided to the head. In the device, a liquid body is discharged from the plurality of nozzles to a liquid body discharged region of a substrate by moving one of the substrate and the head, and the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090189949 - Method for arranging print head chips: A method for arranging print head chips, includes: (a) setting a first fiducial mark and a second fiducial mark on a PCB for determining coordinate positions of a plurality of array units that are arranged on the PCB and calculating a print range of the array units, wherein each array... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090189951 - Ink jet print head: An ink jet print head is provided which is highly reliable in recovering its performance by removing bubbles accumulated in the ink paths to reliably prevent print quality degradations in bi-directional printing. In the ink ejection member having an odd number of arrayed ink supply ports to supply ink to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090189952 - Apparatus for jetting droplets using super-hydrophobic nozzle: Disclosed is an apparatus for jetting droplets using a super-hydrophobic nozzle, including a body having a chamber formed in the body to receive a predetermined amount of fluid containing liquid and particles and a nozzle formed in the side face of the body while communicating with the chamber to jet... Agent: Adam K. Sacharoff Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein

20090189953 - Inkjet chamber with plurality of nozzles and shared actuator: An inkjet drop ejection apparatus comprises a chamber with a plurality of nozzles, the plurality of nozzles being grouped in pairs, and a plurality of actuators, each of the plurality of actuators being associated with a pair of nozzles and operable to cause ink to be ejected from either one... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090189954 - Ink jetting structure having protected connections: An ink jetting structure includes a substrate that has a first surface and a second surface. A heater chip is mounted to the second surface of the substrate, and includes a first set of electrical contacts. A printhead circuit member has a third surface, a fourth surface, and an opening... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090189955 - Liquid droplet ejection head, liquid droplet ejection device: The present invention provides a liquid droplet ejection head that ejects droplets of high viscosity ink. A liquid droplet of an electrically conductive liquid in the liquid droplet ejection head is ejected from the head, which is provided with difference in potential between the head and an opposing medium, toward... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20090189956 - Droplet jetting apparatus using electrostatic force and manufacturing method and ink providing method thereof: The present invention relates to a droplet jetting apparatus using electrostatic force, a manufacturing method thereof and an ink providing method thereof. The droplet jetting apparatus using electrostatic force includes a lower electrode unit in which a nozzle and a lower electrode positioned in the nozzle equipped in the upper... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090189957 - Driving circuit for capacitive load and fluid injecting device: A driving circuit that drives a capacitive load includes a drive signal generator that generates a drive signal that drives the capacitive load via a transistor pair in response to an analog signal. A power-source voltage generator generates high-voltage and low-voltage power-source voltages and supplies the power-source voltages to collectors... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189958 - Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus: Disclosed is a liquid ejection head that includes a flow path member having provided therein plural liquid chambers respectively in communication with plural nozzles that eject a liquid droplet and are arranged side by side; a vibration plate member that forms at least a part of wall surfaces of the... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090189959 - Ink-jet head and ink-jet printer having ink-jet head: An inkjet head comprises a plurality of individual electrodes each of which includes a first part and a second part connected to an end portion B of the first part. The end portion B is one of the end portions of a first part in a longitudinal direction of a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090189960 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes a main body and a print head. The main body includes a mechanical portion and a control portion. The mechanical portion includes a pump that pressurizes or draws a liquid(s), such as an ink and/or a solvent, and a solenoid valve that switches between flow... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090189961 - Liquid transfer device and manufacturing method thereof: A liquid transfer device of the present invention includes a passage unit, an energy supplier, and a supporter. In the passage unit, a common liquid chamber and a plurality of individual passages branching off from the common liquid chamber are formed. Such a passage unit includes a plurality of plates... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090189963 - Liquid container: A liquid container includes a housing having a supply port leading out liquid contained in the housing, a spring member configured to generate a negative pressure, a flexible member joined to the housing to form a liquid chamber, a plate member disposed between the flexible film and the spring member,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090189962 - Universal inkjet cartridge: A universal inkjet cartridge usable in an inkjet printer the inkjet cartridge having an inkjet tank, the inkjet tank storing ink and having an upper surface and a lower surface is disclosed. Mounted on the lower surface are configurable color identification tabs and mounted on the upper surface are printer... Agent: William L. London

20090189964 - Ink jet recording device: An ink jet recording device, comprises: a main body equipped with an ink container which accumulate ink, an ink supply pump which supplies the ink, an ink recovery pump which recovers the ink, and a control unit; a printing head equipped with a nozzle which jets the ink supplied from... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090189965 - Fluid discharging apparatus: A fluid discharging apparatus includes: nozzles configured to discharge fluid to a medium; a rotating member having a holding area configured to hold the medium and a non-holding area formed with an opening on a peripheral surface thereof and configured to rotate with the peripheral surface opposed to the nozzles;... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090189966 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes: an ink ejection head having ink ejection openings; a conveyance mechanism which is disposed below the ink ejection head and conveys a recording medium facing the ink ejection openings; a recording medium feeder which is disposed below the conveyance mechanism, is capable of stocking therein... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090189967 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes: one or more inkjet heads each having an ejection surface having a plurality of ejection openings formed thereon; and a conveyor mechanism which has a facing region facing the one or more ejection surfaces, and conveys a recording medium placed on the facing region. The... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090189968 - Heat-sensitive transfer image-forming method: A heat-sensitive transfer image forming method, containing: superposing receptor layer side of image-receiving sheet and dye layer side of ink sheet, making a thermal head contact with the sheets from lubricating layer side of ink sheet, and applying heat while making the head and ink sheet move at 60 mm/s... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090189969 - Line head controlling method and image forming method: There is provided a method for controlling a line head including a focusing optical system, first light emitters, light from which being focused by the focusing optical system, second light emitters disposed next to the first light emitters in a first direction, light from the second light emitters being focused... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090189970 - Lens array, exposure head, and image forming apparatus: An exposure head includes: a lens array in which lenses are disposed in a first direction; and a light-emitting element substrate on which light-emitting elements that emit light to be focused by the lenses are disposed. Length L1 of the lenses in the first direction and length L2 of the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

  
07/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090184987 - Recording apparatus in which recording medium is heated and method for the same: A recording apparatus includes a recording unit having a record head and ejecting liquid from the record head to record dots on a recording medium; a print-data generating unit that generates print data to be recorded on the recording medium; a heating unit that emits microwaves onto the recording medium... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090184988 - Rotary-member control apparatus: A rotary-member control apparatus includes a rotary member that rotates while supporting an object on the outer curved surface of the member. A motor is supplied with current based on a current profile representing the magnitude pattern of current to rotate the rotary member. A detecting element detects a rotation... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090184989 - Controller: A controller arranged to provide print data to a print apparatus, said print data comprising an image to be printed on a disc, said image being such that at least one print parameter is determinable from said image when printed on said disc; receive said at least one print parameter;... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090184990 - Methods and apparatus for measuring deposited ink in pixel wells on a substrate using a line scan camera: Systems and methods for measuring deposited ink in a substrate are provided. The invention includes a light source adapted to transmit light through a deposited ink on a substrate, and a camera having a CCD sensor array wherein the camera is adapted to measure the amount of light that is... Agent: Dugan & Dugan, PC

20090184991 - Liquid cartridge and recording system: A liquid cartridge mountable in a recording device includes a liquid accommodating chamber that accommodates liquid therein, a float movably disposed in the liquid accommodating chamber, and a detection section to be detected by an external light detector for determining remaining amounts of the liquid in the liquid accommodating chamber.... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090184992 - Printing method, medium detection method, computer-readable storage medium, and printing apparatus: A printing method includes the steps of: emitting light from a light-emitting section of an optical sensor toward a support member for supporting a medium, the support member being provided with an ink collecting section for collecting ink that has been ejected from an ink ejecting section and that has... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090184993 - Image forming apparatus and landing position error correction method: An image forming apparatus includes a carriage carrying a recording head configured to discharge a droplet. A landing position error detecting pattern is formed on a pattern forming member. Based on a result of reading the landing position error detecting pattern, a landing position error of the droplet discharged by... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090184994 - Data processing apparatus, printing apparatus and method of creating mask pattern: The interference between the dot arrangement pattern used for binarizing an image and the mask pattern for processing the dot arrangement pattern can be reduced and the well dispersed dot arrangement can realized by using the mask pattern. Specifically, in creating the mask, repulsive potential between the mask and the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090184995 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and liquid ejecting method: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a head which ejects a liquid in accordance with a driving signal; a driving signal generator which generates the driving signal; a sensor which detects the temperature of the head; and a controller which allows the head to wait the liquid ejection performed in accordance... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090184996 - Ink injecting apparatus: An ink injecting apparatus includes a nozzle that is used for injecting ultraviolet-curable ink to a medium, an irradiation unit that includes an irradiation face for irradiating an ultraviolet ray to the ultraviolet-curable ink adhering to the medium, and a rotary body that has a holding area for holding the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090184997 - Droplet discharge device: A droplet discharge device includes: a droplet discharge head attached to a carriage, a stage placing a substrate thereon, and a moisture adsorption device disposed adjacent to the droplet discharge head. In the device, a droplet of a functional liquid containing a functional material is sequentially discharged from the droplet... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090184998 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus, including: a medium conveying mechanism which conveys a medium in a first direction; a head pair composed of two liquid ejecting heads respectively having liquid ejection surfaces in which liquid ejection areas are respectively formed, the two heads having respective one end portions overlapping each other... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090185000 - Ink jet recording head and ink jet recording apparatus: A liquid ejection head includes a substrate including a liquid supply port for supplying liquid and a plurality of ejection energy generating elements, disposed along the liquid supply port, for generating energy for ejecting liquid droplets; and an ejection outlet plate including a plurality of ejection outlets, provided correspondingly to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090184999 - Liquid body discharge device and method for discharging liquid body: A liquid body discharge device includes a plurality of nozzles for discharging a liquid body to a liquid body discharged region of a substrate, and a plurality of heads moving along a moving path and each including the plurality of nozzles. Among the plurality of heads, at least one of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090185001 - Liquid ejection recording head: A liquid ejection recording head includes a recording element substrate including a plurality of energy generating elements for generating energy for ejecting liquid, and includes a flow passage-forming member, connected to the recording element substrate, comprising a plurality of ejection outlets corresponding to the plurality of energy generating elements and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090185002 - Scalable expandable rotojet rotating spray jet printhead: A scalable expandable spray ink printer machine for use with paper roll stock is disclosed. A series of three or four print heads are place serially in proximity to paper stock. The configuration of the cylindrical print head allows the heads to be expanded for printing on wider paper stock.... Agent: Buhler Associates Buhler, Kirk A.

20090185004 - Droplet discharge head and pattern forming device: A droplet discharge head includes: a droplet discharge head; and a nozzle plate that has a nozzle and is provided to the droplet discharge head. The nozzle plate is made of a peltier element. A droplet of a functional liquid containing a functional material is sequentially discharged from the nozzle... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090185003 - Hydrophobic nozzle plate structures for micro-fluid ejection heads: A nozzle plate for a micro-fluid ejection head, a method of making a hydrophobic nozzle plate, and a method for improving the resiliency of a nozzle plate. The nozzle has a photoimageable hydrophobic polycyclic polyolefin layer derived from an epoxy functionalized polynorbornene.... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090185005 - Liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus, and method for manufacturing liquid ejecting head: A liquid ejecting head including a plurality of nozzle orifices for liquid ejection, a reservoir plate made of rolled metal rolled in a first direction which includes a liquid reservoir which extends in a longitudinal direction that is capable of communicating with the plurality of nozzle orifices, and a compliance... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090185006 - Liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus, and method for manufacturing liquid ejecting head: A liquid ejecting head including a plurality of nozzle orifices for liquid ejection, a reservoir plate made of rolled metal rolled in a first direction which includes a liquid reservoir communicating with the plurality of nozzle orifices, and a compliance plate made of rolled metal rolled in a second direction,... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090185007 - Printhead with backflow resistant nozzle chambers: A printhead that has an array of ink ejection nozzles, an array of chambers adapted to store ink for ejection through each of the nozzles respectively, a plurality of ink inlet channels for feeding ink the array of chambers, and a plurality of actuators, one of the actuators being positioned... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090185008 - Inkjet head: An inkjet head includes a flow path unit, an actuator unit, a flat flexile cable, a cover member and plural filters. The actuator unit is joined to an inflow-port face of the flow path unit. The reservoir unit supplies ink in an ink reservoir thereof into the flow path unit... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090185009 - Inkjet printhead integrated circuit with rectifying valves: Provided is a unit cell arrangement for an inkjet printhead. The unit cell arrangement includes a substrate that defines an ink inlet and sidewalls supporting a roof portion on the wafer substrate to form an ink chamber. The roof portion defines at least one nozzle rim. The unit cell also... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090185010 - Inkjet head chip, driving method for inkjet head chip, inkjet head, and inkjet recording apparatus: To achieve a uniform ink discharge speed, there is provided an head chip including a plurality of channels partitioned with piezoelectric elements and formed parallel to each other, in which: the channels include a discharge channel disposed in a middle portion of the channels in a channel parallel direction and... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq Adams & Wilks

20090185011 - Liquid jet head and a liquid jet apparatus: In a passage forming substrate 10, a plurality of pressure generating chambers 12 being formed of a silicon substrate, in which a crystal face orientation of a surface is a (110) plane, and individually communicating with nozzles 21 ejecting liquid droplets are arranged in parallel. Piezoelectric elements 300 are each... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090185012 - Inkjet head chip, manufacturing method for inkjet head chip, inkjet head, and inkjet recording apparatus: Provided is an inkjet head chip including: an ink chamber for containing ink; a plurality of piezoelectric elements deformable by applying a voltage; a plurality of channels partitioned with the plurality of piezoelectric elements and formed parallel to each other; a nozzle hole disposed in one end of the channel... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq. Adams & Wilks

20090185013 - Liquid jet head, a liquid jet apparatus and a method for manufacturing a liquid jet head: An ink jet recording head 10 is provided which includes: piezoelectric elements 17 as a pressure generation unit that causes pressure change in pressure generation chambers 11 which are communicated with nozzle openings 13 that eject liquid; a driving circuit 60 as a driving unit that generates a driving signal... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090185015 - Ink cartridge replacement lid: An ink jet cartridge lid has a body having a first planar side and a second planar side opposite the first side. The first planar side has a raised portion having a first angled end wall and a second angled end wall. A third, side wall and a fourth, side... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP

20090185014 - Printing cartridge for a printer: Provided is a printing cartridge for a printer. The cartridge includes an upper and a lower molding configured to engage cooperatively to define a chamber, and a hollow cylindrical former with print media rolled thereon to form a print medium roll. The cartridge also includes an ink cartridge in the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090185016 - Transport system having multiple moving forces for solid ink delivery in a printer: A solid printer includes a solid ink transportation system that uses multiple forces to direct solid ink to a melting assembly within the printer. The solid ink transportation system includes a housing having an opening through which solid ink is inserted, a first transportation path coupled at one end to... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP

20090185017 - Visual identification of solid ink sticks: An ink stick comprises an ink stick body configured for insertion in an insertion direction into an ink loader of the phase change ink imaging device. The ink stick body has an insertion perimeter in a plane substantially perpendicular to the insertion direction and has a longitudinal dimension for aligning... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP

20090185018 - Digital lithography using real time quality control: A digital lithography system including a droplet source (printhead) for selectively ejecting liquid droplets of a phase-change masking material, and an imaging system for capturing (generating) image data representing printed features formed by the ejected liquid droplets. The system also includes a digital control system that detects defects in the... Agent: Bever, Hoffman & Harms, LLP

20090185019 - Reaction liquid, set of ink and reaction liquid, ink jet recording apparatus and image recording method: A reaction liquid destabilizing the dissolved state or dispersed state of a coloring material by being in contact with an ink containing the coloring material on a recording medium, wherein the reaction liquid contains at least calcium ions, glycerin and polyethylene glycols, and wherein the content and ratio of these... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090185020 - Fluid discharging apparatus: A fluid discharging apparatus includes: a nozzle for discharging fluid onto a medium; and a rotating body that has a holding region for holding the medium and a non-holding region on its peripheral surface and that rotates while facing the peripheral surface toward the nozzle. The rotating body includes a... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090185021 - Two-sided thermal print configurations: Apparatus and methods for two-sided direct thermal printing are disclosed. In one embodiment, a dual-sided direct thermal printer comprising a first thermal print head and a second thermal print head is provided wherein a surface of the first thermal print head acts as a platen for the second thermal print... Agent: Charles Maney Ncr Corporation, Law Dept.

20090185022 - Thermal printer: Accumulation of foreign matter on the surface of the thermal head that can cause printing defects can be reliably prevented. The downstream edge 54a of the surface 52 of the thermal head 5 is substantially flush with the downstream end of the paper nipping area C of the thermal head... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090185023 - Image forming apparatus and modification sheet cartridge using the same: An image forming apparatus includes a conveying unit that conveys a recording medium in a predetermined direction, a thermal transfer sheet traveling unit that causes a thermal transfer sheet to travel in a predetermined direction, a modification sheet moving unit that moves a surface modification sheet, a thermal head that... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090185024 - Image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and program: The image densities of images formed with a plurality of laser beams on the basis of image data are measured. The quantity of each of the plurality of laser beams is adjusted in accordance with the measurement result.... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090185025 - Line head and image forming device using the same: A line head includes a substrate, light emitting elements disposed on the substrate, drive circuits that drive the light emitting elements, and wirings that electrically connect the drive circuits and the light emitting elements. The light emitting elements form n (n≧2) light emitting element rows. The drive circuits are electrically... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

  
07/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090179924 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus is capable of forming images by overlappingly performing print processes for a plurality of colors with non-aqueous inks and an aqueous ink. When printing with the aqueous ink, it is possible to inhibit paper from being deformed and to realize a high density print process with a... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090179925 - Liquid cartridge and liquid ejecting system: A liquid cartridge is detachably mounted in a liquid ejecting device, and supplies liquid to the liquid ejecting device when mounted. The liquid cartridge includes a liquid accommodating chamber, a float member movably disposed in the liquid accommodating chamber, and a detection member moving in conjunction with the float member... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090179926 - Liquid cartridge and liquid ejecting system: A liquid cartridge is detachable mounted in a liquid ejecting device and supplies liquid to the liquid ejecting device when mounted. The liquid cartridge includes a liquid accommodating chamber, a float member movably disposed in the liquid accommodating chamber, a detection member that moves in conjunction with the float member... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090179928 - Image forming apparatus: An image-forming apparatus includes a head unit configured to include line-type recording heads for ejecting ink droplets, a transport mechanism disposed facing the recording head and configured to transport a sheet, a maintain-recovery mechanism disposed downstream from the transport mechanism in a direction in which the sheet is transported and... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090179927 - Printer with paper guide on the printhead and pagewidth platen rotated into position: An inkjet printer having an inkjet printhead having at least one printhead IC for ejecting ink, and a support structure for mounting the ink jet printhead in the printer and supporting the at least one printhead IC. The support structure has a paper guide adjacent the at least one printhead... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179931 - Liquid discharge apparatus and liquid discharge method: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a liquid discharge head (120) having ink discharge nozzles (203) for discharging droplets of inks, and a head controller (162) for controlling the liquid discharge head to discharge droplet from liquid discharge units onto the surface of recording paper (P), wherein the liquid discharge head... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090179932 - Liquid ejection apparatus and method for supplying liquid in liquid ejection apparatus: A printer has a carriage on which a recording head and pumps are mounted. An air supply device and ink cartridges are provided in a frame of the printer. The pumps are connected to the air supply device with an air supply tube. Each pump is connected to corresponding one... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090179929 - Printhead cartridge priming protocol: A method of priming a printhead cartridge upon installation in a printer, the printhead cartridge having a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles for ejecting ink on to a media substrate fed past the printhead in a media feed direction, by providing a printer with at... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179930 - Printhead priming protocol: A method of priming a printhead in an inkjet printer, the printhead having a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles for ejecting ink on to a media substrate fed past the printhead in a media feed direction, by providing a pad having a contact face dimensioned so that it... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179933 - Adjustment of misalignments of recording positions during bidirectional printing: Misalignments of dot forming positions are adjusted by selectively using a position adjustment value for a used bi-directional print mode out of a plurality of position adjustment values that are respectively suitable for a plurality of bi-directional print modes including a first bi-directional print mode and a second bi-directional print... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090179934 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, recording medium, and program: The present invention discloses an image forming apparatus for forming an image on a medium by jetting one or more droplets on the medium. The image forming apparatus includes a dot brightness changing part for changing a dot brightness of at least one target dot forming an outline part of... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090179935 - Liquid ejection control device, method, and program: A liquid ejection control device, which makes an ejection object medium and an ejection nozzle column which ejects liquid relatively primarily scan in a primary scan direction which intersects the nozzle ejection column and makes the ejection object medium and the ejection nozzle column relatively subordinately scan in a subordinate... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090179936 - Liquid ejection control device, method, and program: A liquid ejection control device, which makes an ejection object medium and an ejection nozzle column which ejects liquid relatively scan in a primary scan direction which almost perpendicularly intersects the nozzle ejection column and makes the ejection object medium and the ejection nozzle column relatively scan in a subordinate... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090179937 - Image recording device: An image recording device include a control section. The control section circulates the ink in the ink path by section of a circulation driving section, sets at least one of the heads selected based on a temperature of the heads as a temperature measurement head, and controls the temperature of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20090179938 - Ink jet print head substrate, ink jet print head, ink jet printing apparatus, and method of manufacturing ink jet print head substrate: An ink jet print head substrate capable of precisely blowing fuse element to store data reliably is provided. An ink jet print head incorporating such a substrate and an ink jet printing apparatus are also provided. The interlayer insulating film formed over the fuse element is made of a material... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090179939 - Ink jet print head and ink jet printing apparatus: The invention provides an ink jet print head capable of creating a state where the direction of ink-drop ejection is not likely to be influenced by air currents generated by the ink ejection, and capable of printing an image without causing the shifting of dots. To this end, air currents... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090179941 - Liquid recovery containers and liquid ejection apparatus: First, second, and third ink absorbing bodies are accommodated in a container of a recovery reservoir in this order from the side corresponding to a bottom surface of the container, so that an introduction chamber is defined in the middle of a recovery space. A lid having a shutter plate... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090179940 - Printhead maintenance facility with interchangeable stations: A printhead maintenance facility with a core that mounts in an inkjet printer for movement relative to an inkjet printhead. The core has a plurality of maintenance station mounting sites, each with engagement formations. The core also has a plurality of maintenance structures for operation with the printhead, the plurality... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179958 - Printhead maintenance facility with balanced lift mechanism: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction wherein the pagewidth printhead has a nozzle face defining an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179960 - Printhead maintenance facility with bi-directional wiper member: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction wherein the pagewidth printhead has a nozzle face defining an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179956 - Printhead maintenance facility with inner and outer chassis: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction, wherein the pagewidth printhead has an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate. The printhead maintenance facility has... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179959 - Printhead maintenance facility with multiple independent drives: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction wherein the pagewidth printhead has a nozzle face defining an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179948 - Printhead maintenance facility with nozzle face wiper having a single contact blade: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with the nozzle face defining an array of nozzles. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member for wiping the nozzle face, and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper member across the array of nozzles in the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179947 - Printhead maintenance facility with nozzle face wiper having independent contact blades: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with an array of nozzles defined in a nozzle face. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member having a plurality of blades mounted for movement independent of each other and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper member... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179949 - Printhead maintenance facility with nozzle face wiper having multiple contact blades: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with the nozzle face defining an array of nozzles. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member for wiping the nozzle face, and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper member across the array of nozzles in the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179950 - Printhead maintenance facility with nozzle face wiper having single skew blade: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member for wiping the nozzle face and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper member across the array of nozzles in a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179942 - Printhead maintenance facility with nozzle wiper movable parallel to media feed direction: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction. The pagewidth printhead has an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate and the maintenance facility has a wiper... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179957 - Printhead maintenance facility with pagewidth absorbent element: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction wherein the pagewidth printhead has a nozzle face defining an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179961 - Printhead maintenance facility with variable speed wiper element: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer with a printhead that has a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member for wiping the nozzle face, a chassis for supporting the wiper member and a maintenance drive for selectively moving the wiper... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179944 - Printhead maintenance facilty with elongate nozzle face wiper: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction. The printhead has an elongate array of nozzles and the maintenance facility has a wiper member extending at least the length of the nozzle array.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179954 - Printhead nozzle face wiper blade with multiple, inclined contact sections: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with an array of nozzles defined in a nozzle face and media feed assembly for moving sheets of print media past the printhead in a media feed direction. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member having a contact... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179952 - Printhead nozzle face wiper with array of pads: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with an array of nozzles defined in a nozzle face. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member having an array of contact pads mounted for movement independent of each other and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179955 - Printhead nozzle face wiper with fibrous pad: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer has a printhead with an array of nozzles defined in a nozzle face and media feed assembly for moving sheets of print media along a media feed path extending past the printhead in a media feed direction. The printhead maintenance facility has a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179951 - Printhead nozzle face wiper with multiple overlapping skew blades: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member for wiping the nozzle face and a maintenance drive for moving the wiper member across the array of nozzles in a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179953 - Printhead nozzle face wiper with non-linear contact surface: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer that has a printhead with an array of nozzles defined in a nozzle face and media feed assembly for moving sheets of print media past the printhead in a media feed direction. The printhead maintenance facility has a wiper member having a contact... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179943 - Printhead nozzle wiper and doctor blade for ink removal: A printhead maintenance facility for an inkjet printhead, having a wiper member for contacting a nozzle face on the inkjet printhead, the wiper member having a resilient blade with the distal edge configured to flex upon contact with the nozzle face, a doctor blade and, a maintenance drive configured to... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179962 - Printhead wiping protocol for inkjet printer: A method of wiping a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles for ejecting ink on to a media substrate fed past the printhead in a media feed direction, by providing a wiper member in the printer, moving the wiper member into the media feed path, and... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179946 - Rotating printhead maintenance facility with symmetrical chassis: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer with a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction. The pagewidth printhead has an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate and the maintenance facility has an elongate... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179945 - Rotating printhead maintenance facility with tubular chassis: A maintenance facility for an inkjet printer having a pagewidth printhead and a media path for feeding sheets of media substrate in a media feed direction. The pagewidth printhead has an elongate array of nozzles extending the printing width of the media substrate and the maintenance facility has a tubular... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179963 - Printhead with exterior surface profiled for wiping maintenance station: A printhead assembly with an elongate printhead IC having a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles, and a support structure for supporting the elongate printhead IC on an external surface such that its length is transverse to a media feed direction through the printer. The external surface has a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179964 - Printhead cartridge insertion protocol: A method of inserting a printhead cartridge in a printer, the printhead cartridge having a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles for ejecting ink on to a media substrate fed past the printhead in a media feed direction, by providing a printer with at least three... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179965 - Liquid ejection head: A liquid ejection head is constituted by a liquid ejection substrate comprising a liquid supply port for supplying liquid, an ejection outlet for ejecting the liquid supplied from the liquid supply port, and ejection energy generating devices for generating energy for ejecting the liquid; and a supporting member having a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090179966 - Droplet deposition apparatus: Droplet deposition apparatus comprising an array of fluid chambers defined by a pair of opposing chamber walls, and in fluid communication with a nozzle for droplet ejection therefrom; a cover member is joined to the edges of the chamber walls and thus seals one side of the chambers. The cover... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090179973 - Fluid container holder and fluid ejecting apparatus: A fluid container holder has an attachment position to which a fluid container can be attached and detached with movement of the fluid container. The fluid container has a cantilevered fluid supply member bringing a holder flow hole into contact with a container flow hole to enable the fluid to... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090179974 - Liquid supply system, liquid supply source and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid supply system includes a liquid supply source with a liquid container portion accommodating liquid inside and a liquid delivery portion that delivers the liquid outside. A liquid supply flow passage supplies the liquid from an upstream side of the liquid supply source, toward a downstream side at which... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090179972 - Liquid supplying method, liquid supplying system, and liquid ejecting apparatus: In a case where the depressurizer is driven so as to enable removal of any of the liquid containers for replacement in a state where the pressurized fluid is supplied through the pressurized-fluid passage to the individual liquid containers, the control section controls the individual open or closed states of... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090179968 - Low insertion force fluid coupling: A fluid coupling for establishing a sealed connection between a first conduit and a second conduit that has a seal seat and a compression member. The compression member is movable relative to the seal seat in which an annular seal is positioned. An engagement mechanism moves the second conduit from... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179967 - Multiple conduit fluid coupling with leakage flow control: A fluid coupling for an inkjet printhead, that has an interface plate supporting a plurality of spouts positioned for sealed engagement with corresponding apertures in a complementary socket in order to establish fluid communication between an inkjet printhead and an ink supply. The interface plate has surface formations individually associated... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179970 - Printer with fluidically coupled printhead cartridge: An inkjet printer that has at least three ink tanks for storing inks of different colour, a printhead cartridge having a printhead with a nozzle face defining an array of nozzles, and a fluid coupling for supplying the printhead with ink from each of the ink tanks. The printer also... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179969 - Printer with zero insertion force printhead cartridge: An inkjet printer that has a printhead cartridge with a pagewidth printhead defining an array of nozzles for ejecting ink onto a media substrate. The printhead cartridge has a fluid coupling in fluid communication with the array of nozzles. The printer also has a cradle for supporting the printhead cartridge... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179971 - Printhead maintenance facility with ink storage and driven vacuum drainage coupling: A inkjet printhead maintenance facility that has an ink storage reservoir for holding ink ejected from the inkjet printhead during a maintenance operation and, an outlet coupling in fluid communication with the ink storage reservoir and configured for connection to a vacuum source to draw ink out of the ink... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179976 - Printhead cartridge with no paper path obstructions: A printhead cartridge for an inkjet printer that has a paper path for sheets of media substrate. The printhead cartridge has a cartridge body configured for user insertion in, and removal from an inkjet printer such that during printing, the cartridge remains stationary relative to the paper path and a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179975 - Printhead cartridge with two fluid couplings: A printhead cartridge for an inkjet printer that has a ink reservoir for supplying ink to the printhead cartridge and waste ink outlet for receiving ink from the printhead cartridge. The printhead cartridge has a cartridge body configured the user insertion and removal from the ink jet printer, a pagewidth... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179977 - Compact ink filter assembly: A filter assembly for an inkjet printhead, that has an inlet for connection to an ink supply, an outlet for connection to an inkjet printhead, a filter membrane for filtering ink flowing from the inlet to the outlet, and a chamber to house the filter membrane. The filter membrane divides... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179979 - Liquid container: This invention provides a highly reliable liquid container without degrading a liquid accommodation efficiency or increasing a substantial cost. When the liquid container is impacted, the liquid container can protect against damage the flexible film that forms the liquid accommodation chamber. The recessed portion is provided on the inner surface... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090179978 - Printhead with matched resonant damping structure: A printhead that has at least one printhead integrated circuit (IC) with an array of nozzles for ejecting ink and a support structure for supporting the printhead IC. The support structure has an ink conduit for supplying the array of nozzles with ink. The conduit has a set of resonant... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090179980 - Printing method, test pattern, method of producing test pattern, and printing apparatus: A printing method of the present invention is a printing method for forming, on a medium, a plurality of correction patterns each including a pre-carry pattern and a post-carry pattern, and includes: forming the pre-carry pattern on the medium, carrying the medium in a carrying direction after forming the pre-carry... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090179981 - Image recording apparatus: The gas is effectively prevented from drifting to the back surface of a plate P by setting a relative positional relationship of an extending direction of each suction groove L, an attaching position of the plate P and an air blowing direction so that unclosed regions, not closed by the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

  
07/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090174733 - Selector for engagement of printer functions: An apparatus and method of driving multiple printer functions using the same motor is provided. The method includes providing a motor; providing a selector pin; providing a cam member assembly including a cam member including a plurality of paths, each path corresponding to a printer function; and relatively moving the... Agent: David A. Novais Eastman Kodak Company

20090174736 - Ink tank holder and ink jet printing head cartridge: In a configuration to inform conditions of an ink tank such as an ink residual quantity by use of a light emitting portion such as a light emitting diode, a display in a position easily viewable to a user is achieved without requiring electric wiring that hinders user visibility and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090174734 - Liquid detector and liquid container having the same: A liquid detector includes: a case; a sensor base; a sensor chip; and a partition wall, dividing a part of a flow channel in the case into an upstream and downstream buffer chambers. The sensor chip includes a sensor cavity adapted to receive a liquid to be detected. The sensor... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090174735 - Method for confirming ink circulation path and method for filling with ink: An image forming apparatus which ejects ink to form an image on a recording medium flows the ink from an upstream side tank to a downstream side tank on an ink circulation path, includes a sensor for detecting a parameter corresponding to variations in amount of the ink in the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20090174737 - Inkjet printer assembly: An inkjet printer assembly includes a cartridge which has a pagewidth printhead integrated circuit (IC) and a printhead auxiliary member. The auxiliary member is operatively rotatable between a platen position, to support a printing medium proximate the IC, a blotting position, to blot the printhead IC, and a capping position,... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090174738 - Liquid jet apparatus and driving method for liquid jet apparatus: A liquid jet apparatus according to the present invention includes a drive waveform generator adapted to generate a drive waveform signal, a modulator adapted to execute pulse modulation on the drive waveform signal, a digital power amplifier adapted to power-amplify the modulated signal, on which the pulse modulation is executed... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090174741 - Ink jet recording head and ink jet recording apparatus: An ink jet recording head includes a large nozzle array including a plurality of ejection outlets for ejecting ink; a small nozzle array including a plurality of ejection outlets each having an opening area smaller than an opening area of ejection outlets of the large nozzle array; wherein the ink... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090174739 - Method for minimizing banding artifacts in an ink jet printing apparatus: A multipass printing method is characterized in that, on any given pass, the number of selected print locations onto which printing ink is deposited by each of N nozzles varies from nozzle to nozzle. The variation is governed in accordance with a weighted smoothing spline function, particularly a polynomial B-spline... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20090174740 - Printer and printing method: An inkjet printer includes a printing head having nozzle units, a main scanning control unit, a sub scanning control unit, and a printing pass setting unit. Each nozzle unit includes a nozzle array where the nozzles are arranged in a nozzle array direction. The main scanning control unit makes the... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20090174742 - Apparatus and method for measuring thickness of ink layer in pixel: Provided are an apparatus and method for measuring the thickness of an ink layer in a pixel and a method of controlling nozzles of an inkjet head using the apparatus and method. The apparatus includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixels disposed on the substrate and filled with ink due... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090174744 - Fluid ejection device and mounting position determination method: An output voltage of a paper-width detector is input while a carriage is moved leftward in a main scan direction. Whether a mounting position of a test element member in the main scan direction falls within a generally horizontal design basis range is determined based on the position of the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090174743 - Ink ejecting apparatus: An ink ejecting apparatus includes: a nozzle, configured to perform a first flushing ejection of ink at a flushing position at a first timing, and configured to perform a dot forming ejection of ink to form an image on a target medium; a first calculator, configured to calculate a first... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090174745 - Printer and detachable printer tray: A liquid-ejecting apparatus includes a tray having a hole, a mark section provided in an area adjacent to the hole, a boundary section located between the hole and the mark section, a sensor detecting the boundary section, and a controller executing control of liquid ejection based on liquid ejection data.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090174747 - Method for inspecting print, apparatus for inspecting print, and printer: A print inspection device is provided with a camera for picking-up an image of a substrate to be processed after a paste is printed on the substrate through a mask sheet by a printer, a measured value calculating a measured value of a printed paste area based on the picked-up... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC

20090174746 - Spacing-sensing apparatus for use in a printing module of printer: A spacing-sensing apparatus for use in a printing module of printer is disclosed. The spacing-sensing apparatus includes an oscillating device pivotally disposed on the frame of printing module, wherein the oscillating device has a swing body designed to be rotatably disposed on the lateral plate of the frame, and one... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC

20090174748 - Full function maintenance station: An apparatus and method of operating a maintenance station in a printer are provided. The method includes providing a feed roller shaft including an end, the feed roller shaft being connected to a motor; providing a maintenance station disposed near the end of the feed roller shaft, the maintenance station... Agent: David A. Novias Patent Legal Staff

20090174749 - Image forming apparatus including carriage with recording head: An image forming apparatus includes a first carriage, a second carriage, an endless belt member, and a driving source. The first carriage further includes a recording head. The second carriage further includes one or more electrical components. The endless belt member is extended between a driving pulley and a driven... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090174750 - Head array unit, image forming apparatus including same, and method for manufacturing the head array unit: The present invention provides a head array unit in which a plurality of head members is easily aligned on an alignment member with a simple structure and a method for manufacturing the head array unit, and an image forming apparatus including the head array unit. The head array unit includes... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090174751 - Droplet discharging device and method for heating functional liquid thereof: A method is for heating a functional liquid of a droplet discharging device that has a storage which houses a container storing a functional liquid containing a functional material; a droplet discharge head discharging the functional liquid in a droplet; a cooling means included to the storage and cooling the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090174752 - Liquid discharge method, liquid discharge head and liquid discharge apparatus: A liquid discharge head is arranged in a manner that in the cross section of a discharge port in a liquid discharge direction, the discharge port includes: at least one projection that is convex inside the discharge port; a first area, for holding a liquid surface connecting a pillar-shaped liquid... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090174753 - Head substrate, printhead, head cartridge, and printing apparatus: The objective of this invention is to provide a head substrate capable of integrating driver transistors while keeping the size small even at high nozzle density, and integrating a functional circuit such as a temperature sensor or energy adjustment circuit. To achieve this, an ink supply port, a heater array... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090174754 - Insulating target material, method of manufacturing insulating target material, conductive complex oxide film, and device: An insulating target material for obtaining a conductive complex oxide film represented by a general formula ABO3, the insulating target material including an oxide of an element A, an oxide of an element B, and at least one of an Si compound and a Ge compound.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090174755 - Method of and apparatus for ink jet printing using an electrostatic field: An improved printer and method of printing uses an electrostatic field at the point of ink contact with the print medium to improve ink application. This improved printer and printing method makes possible a higher resolution final image; provides for greater control of the application of ink on the print... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090174756 - Marking device, cigarette rod making machine and marking method: A marking device for marking an object moved in a direction of movement is disclosed. The marking device comprises at least two printing devices designed for producing a predetermined or pre-determinable pattern and for contactlessly imprinting the object with the patterns sequentially whereby forming a complete pattern consisting of the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090174757 - Thermal printhead: A thermal printhead (A1) includes an insulating substrate and a heating resistor element (3) formed on the substrate and elongated in the primary scanning direction. A plurality of electrodes are connected to the heating resistor element (3). The electrodes and the heating resistor element (3) are covered by a protective... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090174758 - Thermalhead, method for manufacture of same, and printing device provided with same: The present invention relates to the thermal head including: the heat elements 24 provided on the substrate 25; the wiring patterns 27 and 47 for applying electric power to the heat elements; and the bonding pad portion 52; wherein the heat elements 24 being covered by the protective layer 5;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

  
07/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20090167792 - Assembly and image recording apparatus: An assembly includes a frame having a first wall and a second wall, a support shaft, an elastic member, and an engaging member. The engaging member has a first engaging portion, the first wall has a recessed portion, the second wall has a second engaging portion, and the support shaft... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167793 - Printing and display device: A printing and display device comprising a flat panel display; a printer, including a printhead for printing onto paper; a multi-sheet paper holder; a paper sheet separator configured to separate a single paper sheet from the paper in the paper holder for supply to the printhead.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090167796 - Inkjet printer: The invention provides an inkjet recording device comprising an ink cartridge receiving unit configured to receive an ink cartridge and an inkjet head configured to eject an ink. The inkjet recording device further comprising an ink passage configured to transport the ink from the ink cartridge to the inkjet head... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167794 - Liquid ejection apparatus, liquid storage and control method of a liquid ejection apparatus: To respond to variation of characteristics of light-curable liquid. In order to do that, ink information that is recorded in a contact ROM of an ink cartridge is read out, and adjustment is performed based on the read-out ink information.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090167795 - Liquid supply unit, liquid ejecting apparatus, and liquid supplying method: A liquid supply unit includes a liquid supply passage that supplies liquid from a liquid supply source on the upstream side to a liquid consuming section on the downstream side, a pump that operates using a part of the liquid supply passage as a pump chamber, and a control unit... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090167797 - Printing system for depositing layers of material to form 3-d objects: A device for depositing layers of material to form three dimensional objects using a plurality of printheads that can print multiple layers simultaneously and different materials into the same layer, wherein some of the printheads can be maintained at a temperature that differs from the operating temperature of the other... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090167798 - Liquid jet apparatus: A liquid jet apparatus according to the present invention includes a drive waveform generator adapted to generate a drive waveform signal, a modulator adapted to execute pulse modulation on the drive waveform signal, a digital power amplifier adapted to power-amplify the modulated signal, on which the pulse modulation is executed... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090167799 - Array-type image forming apparatus and method to compensate image density: An array-type image forming apparatus and a method for compensating an image using the same include an image density determination unit to determine the image density of each line on a page, a storage unit stores one or more threshold values and a control unit compensates the image density by... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090167801 - Ink-jet recording apparatus: The present invention provides an inkjet recording apparatus includes an inkjet head, a conveyor, a printing controller, an image sensor, a blocking object determining unit, and a blocking object dealing unit. The inkjet head has an ejection surface in which plural ejection outlets ejecting ink are formed. The conveyor has... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167802 - Inkjet printing apparatus and preliminary discharge control method of said apparatus: In an inkjet printing apparatus which performs printing on a printing medium using an inkjet printhead for discharging ink, preliminary discharge, where ink discharge irrespective of printing is performed at the time of print execution, is performed under a predetermined condition to obtain information regarding a discharge state of the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090167800 - Inkjet recording apparatus, image forming system, and computer-readable encoding medium recorded with a computer program thereof: An inkjet recording apparatus is disclosed, including: a jaggy correction process part for recording a dot for the jaggy correction at a border portion of an image. A droplet amount of each of color inks forming the dot for the jaggy correction using the color inks is selectively determined to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090167803 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus which forms a halftone image on a print medium by using a multipass process to scan a printhead N (N is an integer of 2 or more) times in a single area on the print medium and form dots by each scan operation includes a pass... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090167805 - Image forming method and image forming apparatus: There is described an image forming apparatus, which can conduct the countermeasure for eliminating an ink clogging defect with accuracy lower than a recording element arrangement resolution. The apparatus includes a defect position detecting section to detect a defect position at which no recording material is outputted; a defect position... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C. 16th Floor

20090167804 - Image forming method and inkjet recording apparatus using the method: An image forming method is disclosed in an inkjet recording apparatus, which uses L (L≧1) kinds of ink, includes a recording head capable of ejecting “n” sizes of ink droplets M[n] (n≧1), and records an image on a recording medium by separating a tone forming region on the recording medium... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090167806 - Recording apparatus and transport amount correcting method: A recording apparatus including: (A) a head for performing recording on a medium, (B) a transport mechanism that includes a roller on an upstream side of the head and transports the medium in the transport direction according to a target transport amount that is targeted, (C) a memory that stores... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090167809 - Cartridge-information detecting device: A cartridge-information detecting device including: an optical sensor for detecting information about a cartridge which stores ink and is removably mounted on a cartridge mount, the information including specific information indicating that the cartridge is in a state of being mounted on or removed from the cartridge mount; and a... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090167811 - Docking port in a cover assembly: This invention relates to a cover assembly for a cradle unit of a pagewidth print engine. The cover assembly defines a docking port for a refill unit configured to refill a cartridge unit of the print engine. The cartridge unit is housed in the cradle. The docking port includes a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090167810 - Inkjet printer cradle: An inkjet printer cradle including a body complementary to a removable inkjet cartridge of a type having a pagewidth printhead and an ink supply; and an integrated circuit assembly arranged to test an authentication device of said cartridge.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090167808 - Method for making electro-optic device and liquid ejecting device: A method for making en electro-optic device includes a filling step of ejecting liquid matter containing a solvent and a functional layer-forming material into recesses formed in a substrate to fill the recesses with the liquid matter; and a fixing step of removing a solvent component from the liquid matter... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090167807 - Print head error checking apparatus and method: Provided are a print head error checking apparatus and method in which the residual oscillation of a piezoelectric element corresponding to each nozzle of a print head is sensed, the sensed residual oscillation of each piezoelectric element and a predetermined residual oscillation of the piezoelectric element are compared to each... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090167812 - Liquid discharge head and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a method of manufacturing a liquid discharge head including: forming a first pattern for forming the flow path on the substrate; forming a first coating layer which covers the first pattern; forming a hole in the first coating layer, through which the first pattern is exposed; forming a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090167813 - Methods and apparatus to provide user-customizable flush patterns in an ink-based printing system: Methods and apparatus for user customization of flush patterns in an ink-based printing system. Features and aspects hereof provide for user input to define a flush pattern and to define a location at which the flush pattern is to be placed on sheetside images. By integrating the flush pattern as... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090167814 - Inkjet recording apparatus: A recording apparatus includes: a conveyor which has one or more holes penetrating from a first surface to a second surface thereof, and which conveys, in a conveyance direction, a recording medium supported on the first surface; and a recording unit which is at such a position as to face... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167815 - Inkjet recording apparatus and method for controlling an inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus may include a flow path unit including a discharge port, an actuator configured to supply discharge energy and non-discharge energy to the ink, a drive controller configured to cause the actuator to supply the discharge energy, and a cap moving unit configured to move a cap... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167816 - Ink jet method for forming patterned layer on substrate: An ink jet method for forming patterned layers on substrates permits a predetermined number of substrates to have respective patterned layers formed thereon. The inkjet method, however, further prevents clogging of the ink jet system when not in use to coat/layer substrates. A further step is provided, after all the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090167817 - Apparatus and method for printing three dimensional articles: An apparatus for printing an image onto a curved surface of a three dimensional article. The apparatus principally includes a support fixture adapted to support the article, an ink jet print head having a plurality of nozzles, and an articulatable robotic arm. One of the support fixture supporting the article... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/ann Arbor

20090167818 - Highly viscous fluid discharging apparatus and highly viscous fluid discharging method: A highly viscous fluid discharging apparatus includes: a nozzle including a discharge opening having a predetermined inner volume, and a widened portion formed at a position immediately before the discharge opening and expanding from the discharge opening; a plunger capable of opening and closing the discharge opening by causing the... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090167819 - Automatic printhead and tank install positioning: A system and method for automatically determining the appropriate printhead/ink tank installation position to move a carrier transporting the printhead/ink tanks for a printing device is presented. The carrier transporting the printhead/ink tank moves along a carrier frame and is covered by a protective cover. Once the protective cover is... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090167820 - Inkjet head: An inkjet head may comprise an ejection port which ejects ink and an ink flow path which supplies the ink to the ejection port. The inkjet head may also comprise an ejection actuator which supplies ejection energy to the ink in the ink flow path. The ejection energy may cause... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090167821 - Liquid droplet jetting head: A plurality of pressure chambers are divided into a first pressure chamber group and a second pressure chamber group, and are arranged such that an interval of the first pressure chamber group and the second pressure chamber group is larger than an interval between nozzles, and sub ink supply passage... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090167822 - Liquid ejector: A liquid ejector including: a nozzle; a pressure chamber communicating, at one end thereof in a specific direction, with the nozzle; a liquid-store chamber; a restrictor through which the other end of the pressure chamber in the specific direction and the liquid-store chamber communicate with each other; and an actuator... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090167823 - Liquid transporting apparatus and piezoelectric actuator: A liquid transporting apparatus includes a channel unit in which liquid transporting channel transporting the liquid is formed, the liquid transporting channel including a pressure chamber; a piezoelectric actuator which is connected to the channel unit, and which applies a pressure to the liquid in the pressure chamber, the piezoelectric... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090167824 - Inkjet inks having anti-abrasion polymers and anti-abrasion aids: where R1 and R2 can be the same or different and are individually alkyl with 1 to 4 carbons, or phenyl, and n is between 2 and 45. Also described is a related aqueous inkjet ink-set and an image forming method having the step of imagewise applying by jetting to... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20090167825 - Movement apparatus and image recording apparatus: There is disclosed a movement apparatus including a movable body, a flexible long member, a support member, and a tubular member. The movable body reciprocates along a straight line. The long member has having two opposite ends a first one of which is fixed to the movable body and a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167828 - Ink cartridge and inkjet recording system: An ink cartridge includes a cartridge main body, an ink-outputting section, and at least two first light-shielding parts. The cartridge main body has an ink accommodating chamber accommodating ink therein. The ink-outputting section that outputs the ink in the ink accommodating chamber. The at least two first light-shielding parts are... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167827 - Ink cartridge for ink jet recording apparatus, connection unit and ink jet recording apparatus: An ink cartridge for supplying the ink in an ink reserving chamber via an ink supply port into a recording head has a differential pressure valve mechanism disposed between an ink flow port and the ink supply port in the ink reserving chamber, whereby the ink is supplied an adequate... Agent: Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas, PLLC

20090167826 - Liquid container and liquid filling method: A liquid container includes: a container body attachable to a container attachment portion of an apparatus side; a liquid chamber, provided in the container body, for accommodating a liquid therein; a liquid supply hole connectable to a liquid receiving portion of the apparatus side; a liquid leading path for leading... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

20090167829 - Degassing method of ink-jet ink, production method of ink-jet ink and ink-jet printer: A degassing method of an ink-jet ink comprising at least a pigment, and having a viscosity of not less than 10 mPa·second and not more than 50 mPa·second at 25° C., comprising the step of: carrying out degassing employing an external refluxing type hollow fiber degassing module under a condition... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20090167832 - Inkjet recording method: The invention provides an inkjet recording method having applying, by an inkjet system, an ink containing 8 mass % or more of a water-soluble solvent having an SP value of 24 (MPa)1/2 or less measured by a Hoy method onto an outermost surface layer, which contains an organic fine particle... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090167831 - Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus: e

20090167830 - Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge, ink-jet recording apparatus and method of stabilizing water-based ink for ink-jet recording:

20090167833 - Ink jet textile printing apparatus: An ink jet textile printing apparatus includes a printing section having a recording head and performing printing on a recording medium by ejecting ink from the recording head, a transporting belt having an adhesive surface, and a lifting preventer disposed on an upstream side with respect to the printing section... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090167834 - Work device and image recording apparatus equipped with the work device: A work device, including: a reciprocable movable member; a lengthy member connected to the movable member at its first-end-side portion, so as to extend in a first direction, and is elastically curved toward a second direction different from the first direction so that its second-end-side portion is fixed at a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090167835 - Device and method for marking a cassette for laboratory samples: A device (1) suitable for marking a laboratory sample cassette (2) has a platen (6) with an aperture (7) and a cassette (2) is positioned so that a marking surface (3) of the cassette is aligned with the aperture (7). The device (1) also has a plurality of wires (9)... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP

20090167836 - Light emitting apparatus, optical printhead, and image forming apparatus: A light emitting apparatus includes optical thyristors, a driver circuit that supplies a drive current to the thyristors so that the thyristors emit light, and a control circuit that controls the thyristors. Each thyristor includes an anode, a cathode connected to the ground, and a gate. The thyristor emits light... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090167837 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an optical scanning device that scans a scan area on an image carrier with light flux containing image information and writes the image information onto an image area in the scan area. In the optical scanning device, a first light receiving unit receives light flux... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

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