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Incremental printing of symbolic information December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100328371 - Self-cleaning ink supply systems: In one embodiment, a method for controlling an ink supply system includes operating a pump of the ink supply system in a forward direction to supply ink from an ink reservoir to an ink tank, and subsequent to operating the pump in the forward direction, reversing the pump and operating... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100328372 - Selectable printhead-to-paper spacing adjustment method: A method of adjusting the spacing between a portion of a printhead and a portion of a media support in a printing system. The spacing is easily adjustable at least at the time of manufacture for locking a printhead at a selected distance from the media support. A rotatable variable... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20100328377 - Flexible circuit for fluid-jet precision-dispensing device cartridge assembly: A fluid-jet precision-dispensing device cartridge assembly includes a housing, a fluid-jet precision-dispensing device die, and a flexible circuit. The housing has a first surface and a second surface. The second surface is non-parallel to the first surface. The housing is insertable in a fluid-jet precision-dispensing device. The die is disposed... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100328375 - Flow through dispenser including improved guide structure: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening, and a liquid return channel. A liquid supply provides liquid under pressure from the liquid supply channel through the liquid dispensing channel to the liquid return channel. A diverter member is selectively actuatable to... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328374 - Flow through drop dispenser: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel including an exit having a cross sectional area, a liquid return channel, and a liquid dispensing channel including a cross sectional area and an outlet opening. The outlet opening includes an end that is adjacent to the liquid return channel. The cross... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328376 - Image recording device: An image recording device for recording an image by an interlace system of scanning a specified region repeatedly with use of an ink-jet head having a configuration of a plurality of nozzle heads arranged in a sub-scanning direction, the nozzle head including multiple ink discharged discharge nozzles arranged in the... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100328373 - Two pass print mode method and apparatus for limiting wind-related print defects: A two pass print mode method and apparatus limits wind-related print defects produced during printing, utilizing a reciprocating carrier of a printer carrying a printhead having an array of columns of actuator-fired fluid-jetting nozzles along a bi-directional scanning path. Due to instructions from a controller, printing proceeds along an initial... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20100328380 - Fluid ejection device and fluid ejecting recording device: A fluid ejection device includes, a modulator, a digital power amplifier, a low pass filter, and an inverse filter circuit, including, a delay device, a subtracter that subtracts an output signal of the delay device from a drive waveform signal, an amplifier adapted to amplify an output signal of the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100328379 - Fluid ejection device and fluid ejection printer: A fluid ejection device includes: a modulator adapted to pulse-modulate a drive waveform signal forming a basis of a drive signal of an actuator to obtain a modulated signal; a digital power amplifier circuit adapted to power-amplify the modulated signal to obtain a power-amplified modulated signal; a low pass filter... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100328378 - Liquid droplet jetting apparatus: A liquid droplet jetting apparatus which jets liquid droplets includes: a liquid droplet jetting head which has a nozzle for jetting the liquid droplets; and a jetting controller which controls the liquid droplet jetting head to jet the liquid droplets from the nozzles by supplying the liquid droplet jetting head... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100328381 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus including a recording head having a nozzle, a pressure chamber, and a pressure generation section; and a drive signal generator which generates a drive signal for applying at least one drive pulse, wherein the apparatus ejects the ink droplet from the nozzle by applying the drive... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20100328382 - Inkjet recording apparatus and drive method of inkjet recording head: An inkjet recording apparatus having: a recording head including a pressure generation section, a pressure chamber, and a nozzle; and a drive signal generator which generates the drive signal including a first expansion pulse, a contraction pulse, and a second expansion pulse, wherein the pulses are generated to satisfy that:... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20100328385 - Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method: The present invention provides an ink jet printing apparatus configured to allow the ejection performance of a print head with a large number of nozzles densely arranged therein to be kept in a favorable condition by preliminary ejection and to enable degradation of images caused by the preliminary ejection to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328384 - Inkjet printing apparatus and inkjet printing method: An inkjet printing apparatus and an inkjet printing method are provided which can minimize air current disturbances that occur between the print head and the print medium and also minimize density unevenness caused by mask patterns. For this purpose, the 2-pass printing is performed such that the high printing ratio... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328383 - Recording apparatus and pattern forming method: A pattern forming method that includes forming a pattern for detecting defective discharges of a plurality of ink discharging nozzles and recording a first dot pattern with the plurality of ink discharging nozzles. The pattern forming method also includes recording a second dot pattern to be adjacent to at least... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328391 - Firing signal forwarding in a fluid ejection device: A method for forwarding a firing signal within a nozzle group of a fluid ejection device includes receiving warm data and fire data. A firing signal having a firing pulse preceded by a warming pulse is received. The firing signal is conditionally modified according to of the fire data. The... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100328390 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: The present invention includes a recording control unit configured to record a recording position adjustment chart including a pattern for adjusting a recording position of a recording head for discharging ink, and a determination unit configured to determine an adjustment value for adjusting the recording position based on data of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328388 - Inkjet printer, inkjet printing method and program: The present invention ejects a treatment liquid at a scan before a scan where ink is ejected and reduces variations in a time interval from a point of the ejection of the treatment liquid to a point of the ejection of the ink, thereby enabling an increase in image performance,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328389 - Inkjet printer, inkjet printing method and program: The present invention has an object of providing an inkjet printing apparatus which can improve image performance while restricting an ink consumption amount of a treatment liquid. The present invention generates ejection data for ejecting the plural kinds of the ink and the treatment liquid to each predetermined area of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328387 - Printing apparatus and printing method: Each of four areas of 2×2 in one pixel has four sub areas and the four sub areas correspond to four nozzle arrays A to D. In the sub area of each area, information showing what nozzle array is used for a print of the area is defined. The sub... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328386 - Recording apparatus, recording method, program, and computer system: A recording apparatus can be prevented from becoming dirty, for example, due to incorrectly loading a recording medium. If a width of the recording medium that has been detected by the detection means is shorter than a width, in the direction that intersects the carrying direction of the recording medium,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100328393 - Liquid application device, inkjet recording apparatus, and method of controlling liquid application device: The present invention provides a liquid application device, an inkjet recording apparatus and a recording apparatus, which are capable of performing an adequate application initial operation according to the length of waiting time and power-off time, as well as a method of controlling the liquid application device. In the present... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328392 - Printing apparatus and sheet processing apparatus: An apparatus includes a printing unit configured to print a plurality of images sequentially onto a continuous sheet while conveying the sheet, a cutter configured to cut the printed sheet into every print unit length, a drying unit configured to dry the cut sheet cut while conveying the sheet piece... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328394 - Multifunctional portable data processing system: A multifunctional portable data processing system having print, scan, and copy capabilities includes a portable computer having a housing, a display screen, a input panel, a pointing device, and a data processing unit which may be within or attached to the housing. The data processing unit includes a contact image... Agent: Yung-chuan Wu
20100328395 - Selectable printhead-to-paper spacing adjustment apparatus: A printing system with adjustable spacing between a portion of a printhead and a portion of a media support. The spacing is easily adjustable at the time of manufacture for locking a printhead into a selected distance from the media support. A rotatable variable spacer is abutted against an anti-rotation... Agent: Raymond L. Owens, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20100328396 - Flow through dispenser including two dimensional array: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening including an end, and a liquid return channel. A liquid supply provides liquid under pressure from the liquid supply channel through the liquid dispensing channel to the liquid return channel. A diverter member is... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328397 - Head unit, liquid droplet discharging apparatus, method for discharging liquid, and methods for manufacturing color filter, organic el element and wiring substrate: A head unit includes a plurality of nozzle groups. Each group has a plurality of nozzles discharging liquid as liquid droplets. The nozzles are arranged at an approximately equal distance from one another when viewed from a first direction. The nozzle groups are arranged at the distance when viewed from... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100328398 - Thermal inkjet print head with solvent resistance: An inkjet printing system includes a print head in fluid communication with an ink reservoir and having a plurality of orifices and a corresponding plurality of associated ejection chambers. The print head includes a substrate and a barrier layer disposed on the substrate. The barrier layer defines in part a... Agent: Danaher Product Id
20100328399 - Print module having pivotable support/instrumentation rack for print head assembly: A print module for printing mailpieces comprises a print head assembly operative to deposit ink on each mailpiece and a registration plate for registering a first surface of each of the mailpieces during print operations. The print module includes a conveyor belt opposing the registration plate and engaging a second... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc. Intellectual Property & Tech. Law Dept.
20100328400 - Liquid-ejection head unit and image forming apparatus: A liquid-ejection head unit includes a head, an electric-circuit board, electronic components, and a storage tank. The head includes a frame member and ejects droplets of liquid. The electronic components are mounted on the electric-circuit board and connected to the head. The storage tank stores liquid supplied to the head.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100328401 - Thermal ink jet ink composition: A solvent-based inkjet ink composition for inkjet printing includes at least 50 weight percent solvent, a colorant, a humectant, from 0.3 weight % to 8 weight % of a binder resin, and not more than 5 weight percent water. The ink composition is compatible with components of a thermal ink... Agent: Danaher Product Id
20100328402 - Flow through dispenser including diverter cooling channel: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening, a liquid return channel, and a liquid cooling channel positioned relative to the liquid dispensing channel. A liquid supply provides liquid under pressure from the liquid supply channel through the liquid dispensing channel to... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328403 - Liquid diverter for flow through drop dispenser: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening, and a liquid return channel. A liquid supply provides liquid under pressure from the liquid supply channel through the liquid dispensing channel to the liquid return channel. A selectively actuatable diverter member imparts heat... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328406 - Ink jet printing apparatus: The present invention provides an ink jet printing apparatus capable of improving reliability of an electrical connecting portion between a carriage side and head cartridge side. When an ink tank is mounted on a head cartridge, a hook of a set lever is obstructed to be operated in a lock... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328404 - Liquid supply devices and liquid cartridges: A liquid supply device includes a liquid cartridge, which has a liquid chamber that stores liquid, a cartridge mounting portion, and a surface detector. The liquid chamber has a first portion, a second portion, and a third portion. The liquid cartridge removably attaches to the cartridge mounting portion. The surface... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department
20100328405 - Secure access to fluid cartridge memory: An integrated fluid cartridge (100) for securing onboard memory (150, 215) includes an electrically actuated dispensing mechanism (120, 205) with a number of droplet generators which are fluidically connected to a fluid reservoir (110); a memory module (150, 215); and an electrical interface (200) containing shared select lines (250) and... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100328407 - Flow through drop dispenser including porous member: A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel that includes an outlet opening, and a liquid return channel that includes a porous member located therein. A liquid supply provides liquid under pressure from the liquid supply channel through the liquid dispensing channel to the liquid return... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328408 - Ink ejection head unit and image forming apparatus: An ink ejection head unit includes a head that ejects ink drops from plural two nozzles. The head includes a common liquid chamber connected to the plural nozzles. The common liquid chamber has a supply opening and an ejection opening. A tank is connected to the head and includes an... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100328409 - Liquid ejection head, liquid-droplet ejection device, and image forming apparatus: A liquid ejection head includes nozzles, separate chambers, a common chamber, inlet portions, a filter unit, and ribs. Droplets of liquid are ejected from the nozzles. The separate chambers are communicated with the nozzles. The inlet portions are communicated with the corresponding separate chambers. Liquid is supplied from the common... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100328410 - Metastable nanoparticle ink compositions and images made therefrom: Self-erasing inks in which both the printing and self-erasure of color images can be controlled by the dynamic/non-equilibrium aggregation of photoresponsive surface-coated nanoparticles contained in a carrier film are provided. The aggregation is a reversible aggregation that is triggered by a photo-induced transformation in ligands within the surface coating on... Agent: Bell & Manning, LLC
20100328411 - Printing on vinyl print media: A system and method of ink-jet printing on vinyl print media can comprise jetting an ink-jet ink onto a vinyl print medium to form a printed image, and applying from 50-100° C. of heat to the printed image. The ink-jet ink can include a colorant, an aqueous liquid vehicle, and... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100328412 - Ordinary-temperature-phosphorescent organic material, reversibly thermosensitive recording material, reversibly thermosensitive recording medium, and method of recording in reversibly thermosensitive recording medium: The present invention provides an organic material that is characterized by including a rigid matrix and a dye having a phosphorescence lifetime of 0.1 seconds or more in a rigid medium at 77 K and that exhibits such a strong and long-lived phosphorescence as to be recognizable with the naked... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100328413 - Optical scanning apparatus: An optical scanning apparatus includes a light source configured to emit a light beam, a scanning unit configured to deflect the light beam from the light source so as to scan a photosensitive member, an optical lens configured to guide the light beam scanned by the scanning unit onto the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328414 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus equipped with the same: An optical scanning device includes a light source for emitting first light beams, a deflecting unit that deflects the first light beams as second light beams having scanning lines that are substantially arc shaped, a scanning lens disposed in a light path of one of the second light beams, and... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20100328415 - Security laser printing film: A laser markable security laser transfer film includes a carrier web formed from a laser light-transmissive material and a taggant-containing film disposed on the carrier web. The taggant-containing film is formulated from an energy sensitive taggant capable of withstanding temperatures of at least about 1800° F. to about 2200° F.... Agent: Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC (illinois Tool Works)
20100328416 - Light emitting device, print head, image forming apparatus, light amount correction method of print head and computer readable medium: A light emitting device is provided with: a self-scanning light emitting element array that includes light emitting elements divided into plural groups, light-controlled for each of the groups, and arrayed in line; and a light-up controller that sets any one of a voltage and a current for light-up, in accordance... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.
20100328417 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device includes four light sources, a pre-deflector optical system, a polygon mirror, an optical scanning system, etc. The optical scanning system includes deflector-side scanning lenses made of glass, imaging-surface-side scanning lenses made of resin, polarized light splitters, and reflecting mirrors. The deflector-side scanning lenses, the imaging-surface-side scanning... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100321425 - Inkjet recording apparatus: During a cleaning operation, the following steps are executed. The steps includes a first step of pressurizing ink in a supply path to overflow the ink from a nozzle, a second step of stopping the pressurization, a third step of executing wiping while the pressurization is stopped and a negative... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321424 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus, including: a tank for storing a liquid; a liquid ejecting head that includes an inner passage having an inlet and an outlet and individual liquid channels; a supply passage connecting the tank and the inlet; a return passage connecting the tank and the outlet; a supply... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100321426 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a print head to eject droplets, a subtank to supply ink to the print head, a main tank to supply the ink to the subtank, a supply pump to supply the ink from the main tank to the subtank, a pump driver to drive the... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100321427 - Open loop print speed control: A method enables adjustment of a print speed for a phase change ink imaging device with reference to an ink level sensor in a print head reservoir indicating an open loop or a closed loop state. The adjustment may also be made with reference to a measured image density, which... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP
20100321429 - Dot recording device, dot recording method and recording medium recording computer program thereon: A recording medium recording a computer readable computer program thereon, where the computer program enables the computer to generate dot recording data supplied to a dot recording device in order to perform dot recording using the dot recording device which repeats a main scanning pass and a transport based on... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20100321428 - Dot recording device, dot recording method, and storage medium storing computer program: A storage medium storing a computer program that can be read by a computer, wherein the computer program causes the computer to generate dot recording data that is used in order for a dot recording device to perform dot recording and is supplied to the dot recording device that alternately... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20100321430 - Ink composition for ink jet recording: An ink composition for ink jet recording contains a colorant, water, an alcohol solvent, and a surfactant. The alcohol solvent contains a water-insoluble alkanediol, a water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol, and a water-soluble symmetrical end-capped alkanediol. The surfactant is a gemini surfactant.... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100321431 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A printing apparatus and a printing method in which an ejection failure state sensing process is sufficiently carried out while a decrease in printing throughput to be suppressed are provided. The print head includes at least two ejection ports through which different amounts of ink in the same color are... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321432 - Ink jet printing systems and methods with pre-fill and dimple design: Systems and methods of ejecting ink drops from an inkjet printer are disclosed. The systems and methods can include a printhead with one or more actuators with associated nozzles and membranes A voltage waveform can be applied to the actuators to fill the actuators with a volume of ink and... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP (cust. No. W/xerox)
20100321433 - Multi-chip printhead array with reduced nozzle offset: A pagewide array of inkjet printheads arranged to reduce nozzle offset. The row of nozzles of each printhead are formed adjacent an edge of the semiconductor chip. Each alternate printhead chip is rotated 180 degrees with regard to its neighbor, thereby reducing the nozzle offset. A smaller nozzle offset minimizes... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20100321434 - Printing apparatus and image processing method: It is possible to implement a calibration process that corrects density unevenness even in the case where the utilization ratios of the plurality of nozzle arrays used in printing differ. Concretely, making use of a print head provided with a plurality of nozzle arrays ejecting ink of the same color,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321437 - Method for correcting unevenness in density for image recording apparatus: Disclosed is a method for correcting unevenness in density. An image density and presence or absence of a miss fire of ink is detected from an inspection pattern recorded by an image recording apparatus. Density information of a nozzle causing a miss fire of ink is substituted with density information... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100321435 - Method for the univocal marking of materials, and ink for carrying out the same: Described herein is a method for unique marking of various materials that can be obtained using an ink formulated with micronized microparticles and/or microencapsulated microdrops of various nature dispersed in a suitable vehicle; said ink, once applied to each individual product, forms an original and distinctive map.... Agent: David A. Guerra International Patent Group, LLC
20100321436 - Printing apparatus and method for adjusting printing position: By subtracting a first parameter related to the printing position deviation inherent to the printing head from a second parameter that is obtained by actually measuring the printing position deviation in a state where the printing head is mounted on the printing apparatus, a third parameter related to the printing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321438 - Image former: An ink discharge unit includes a plurality of nozzles and corresponding ink propelling mechanisms for the nozzles, and configured to discharge ink through the nozzles in accordance with drive signals to drive the ink propelling mechanisms, an ink temperature sensor is adapted to measure a temperature of ink at the... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100321439 - Recording head and recording apparatus using the recording head: The present invention provides a recording head that has a driving circuit performing driving by dividing a plurality of heaters into a plurality of blocks and supplying electric current on a block-by-block basis based on recording data; a constant current source applying a common bias current to each temperature sensor... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321440 - Inkjet head maintenance method: An inkjet head maintenance method is used in an inkjet printing apparatus, the inkjet printing apparatus includes a control unit, an inkjet head maintenance unit and at least one inkjet head. Firstly, the control unit reads inkjet head maintenance data from a predetermined inkjet head maintenance table. The inkjet head... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100321441 - Printing apparatus and ink discharge failure detection method: A printing apparatus and ink discharge failure detection method capable of precisely detecting temperature information corresponding to each nozzle are provided. Temperatures of respective electrothermal transducers (heaters) are measured on the basis of outputs from a plurality of sensors corresponding to the respective heaters. The temperatures of the heaters at... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321442 - Inkjet head: An inkjet head is disclosed. In an embodiment of the present invention, the ink-jet head includes a chamber, which houses ink, and a nozzle, which ejects the ink housed in the chamber. Here, the nozzle is elliptical. The inkjet head can print a minute pattern and reduce its driving energy... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100321445 - Ink jet printer and an ink jet printing process: The invention provides a drop-on-demand ink jet printing apparatus for printing inks comprising water or a volatile solvent onto a continuous web substrate, the printing apparatus comprising: a print head, a chamber for retaining water or solvent vapour in the vicinity of the print head, the chamber having an inlet... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro
20100321444 - Inkjet printers having micro-fluidic actuators: A printer includes (a) an ink reservoir containing ink and having an outlet through which the ink passes for ejection onto a print medium; (b) a micro-fluidic actuator having (i) an inlet channel through which fluid enters; (ii) a chamber through which the fluid is received from the inlet channel;... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20100321446 - Liquid discharge recording head: A liquid discharge recording head comprising a plurality of recording element boards for discharging black ink and color ink, by which image quality of color ink is improved without decreasing image quality of black ink. The liquid discharge recording head including: a first recording element board including a first discharge... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321443 - Micro-fluidic actuator for inkjet printers: An inkjet printing device includes an ink reservoir containing ink and having an outlet through which the ink passes for ejection onto a print medium; a micro-fluidic actuator having at least (i) an inlet channel through which fluid enters; (ii) a chamber through which the fluid is received from the... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20100321447 - Protective layers for micro-fluid ejection devices and methods for depositing same: Heater chips for a micro-fluid ejection device, such as those having a reduced energy requirement and more efficient production process therefor. One such heater chip includes a resistive layer deposited adjacent to a substrate and a protective layer deposited adjacent to the resistive layer. The protective layer can be a... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20100321448 - Multichannel - printhead or dosing head: A Printhead, particularly suitable for viscous or particle-filled fluids, with multiple channels is proposed. A channel of the printhead is characterized by a micro-electro-pneumatic circuit 2 containing a series circuit between a first and second pressure level out of a micro-valve 18 and a pneumatic throttle 23, for generating a... Agent: Epainters Gbr
20100321449 - Continuous inkjet printing: where Φ(d) is the volume fraction of the particles or components of diameter d (m) and where ΦT is the total volume fraction of dispersed or particulate components, μS is the viscosity of the liquid without particles (Pa.s), ρ is the liquid density (kg/m3), U is the jet velocity (m/s),... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100321450 - Droplet receiver and method of receiving droplets: Disclosed herein is a droplet receiver. The droplet receiver includes an internal space formed such that its sectional area is reduced towards an input part, thus preventing the rebounding of droplets which enter a droplet receiving part, and includes an intercepting fluid layer so as to isolate the received droplets... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100321451 - Ink cartridge having circuit board element: An ink cartridge for insertion into a cartridge receptacle of an inkjet printer, wherein the ink cartridge (10) has a circuit board element (40) including a circuit arrangement (55), said circuit board element (40) having a first subarea (41) situated in a plane A and a second subarea (42) oriented... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20100321452 - Hybrid printing method using movable pallet: Disclosed is a hybrid printing method using a movable pallet. The movable pallet provides for easy attachment and detachment to enable a printing process, a digital printing process, a foiling process and a flocking process. The movable pallet can be used to apply various desired inks on the surface of... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100321453 - Ink jet printer: An ink jet printer includes: an ink head having a print head for ejecting ink and movable in a first direction, the ink curable upon irradiation with ultraviolet light; a first device positioned on a first side section of the ink head and a second device positioned on a second... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100321454 - Inkjet recording sheet: The present invention relates to an inkjet recording sheet for forming an image using aqueous pigment ink comprising: a substrate; and an ink-receiving layer formed on the substrate, wherein the ink-receiving layer is obtained by applying, on the substrate, a coating composition containing: a cationic acrylic silicone emulsion-based resin having... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20100321455 - Method to generate random and density controllable dot patterns on an optical device: A method to generate random and density controllable dot patterns on an optical device includes steps of dividing a 2D domain into multiple cell units; determining dot density in each cell; creating at random initial location of dots in each cell; solving the force operation cut radius of the dot;... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100321456 - Image erasing apparatus and image erasing method: An image erasing apparatus includes an inlet receiving recording mediums sheet by sheet, a door key limiting the opening of a security box, an overlap feed sensor sensing the overlap feed of the recording mediums, plural size sensors sensing the sizes of the recording mediums, a movable tray on which... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100321457 - Image erasing apparatus and recording medium conveying method for image erasing apparatus: An image erasing apparatus includes: a paper feeding tray configured to feed a recording medium; a sensor group including a double-feed detection sensor configured to detect double feed of the recording medium and a media sensor configured to detect the thickness of the recording medium; a recording-medium collecting device, a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100321458 - Thermal printer: A thermal printer includes a head lock lever 40 which includes a hook 41 at the tip of the lever. The hook is mounted such that it can be moved in the longitudinal direction relative to a turn shaft 26 during turning of the turn shaft 26, allowing the distance... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100321459 - Thermal head unit and thermal printer with driver ic on flexible substrate: A thermal head unit includes a head substrate having a heating element serving as a thermal head formed thereon, a flexible substrate, a driver IC disposed on the flexible substrate to drive the thermal head, and a heat sink attached to the head substrate and to the flexible substrate, wherein... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20100321460 - Printing apparatus and thermal transfer printing method: Provided is a printing apparatus including: a medium transporting unit configured to transport a printing target medium; a sheet traveling unit configured to allow a thermal transfer sheet, in which a color material layer and a protection layer are formed on a sheet in a line along a travel direction,... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100321461 - Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including same: An optical scanner includes a rotation control unit to change a number of revolutions of a rotary deflector to change a ratio of a scan speed of a light beam scanned on the surface of a latent image bearing member to a linear velocity of the latent image bearing member... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100321462 - Exposure head and image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier having a curvature in a first direction; and an exposure head including a first light emitting element that emits a light having a wavelength λ11 and a light having a wavelength λ12, a first optical system that converges each of the light... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100315451 - Inkjet image former: A controller works with a measure of temperature of ink at a temperature sensor within a first temperature range to have an inkjet head propel out droplets of ink at a first discharge speed for formation of images, and with a measure of temperature of ink at the temperature sensor... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100315452 - Printer: A print head includes an ink propelling mechanism, an ink tank supplies ink to the print head, an ink circulation route includes the print head and the ink tank therein, a pump circulates ink through the ink circulation route, a temperature sensor measures a temperature of ink flowing in a... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100315453 - Complexed printer and printing method using the same: The present invention relates to a multifunction printer and a printing method thereof capable of applying a pre-coating prior to printing in order to improve ink adhesion, capable of applying a finish coating after printing an image in order to protect ink and prevent irregular ink reflection, and capable of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100315455 - Printhead substrate, inkjet printhead, and inkjet printing apparatus: A detector circuit for detecting a malfunction of a circuit due to a low third power supply voltage that has the same amplitude and potential as an input signal is provided. Based on an output signal of the detector circuit, whether an output of a second power supply voltage generation... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315454 - Recording head and test apparatus for recording head: A recording head in which a plurality of recording elements is arranged in an order is provided. The recording head includes a plurality of driving circuits that generate signals for driving transistors, each of the plurality of driving circuits being provided for a corresponding one of the plurality of recording... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315456 - Printing apparatus and printing method: In an ink jet printing apparatus for scanning a print medium with a printing head and printing an image thereon, the printing head includes a plurality of ink ejection port arrays. The ink ejection ports in each of the arrays are arranged in a direction crossing a scanning direction of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100315458 - Data generation apparatus, inkjet recording apparatus, and data generation method: An apparatus for generating data used to apply a plurality of inks similar in color and different in color material density, including a first ink and a second ink higher in color material density than the first ink, onto a pixel area on a recording medium with a recording head... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315457 - Method and apparatus for determining the density unevenness in an ink jet head: An apparatus for determining the density unevenness of an ink jet head includes a characteristic data generation unit calculates characteristic values about ink amounts ejected from all nozzles of the ink jet head, respectively. A decision parameter acquisition unit arranges the characteristic values in the order the nozzles are arranged... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz Goodman & Chick, P.C.
20100315459 - Method for printing on a curved surface: A method for printing on a curved surface includes determining if a surface of a workpiece is curved, cutting an image to be printed into at least two printing areas if the surface is curved, and printing the printing area of the image on each surface of the workpiece. If... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315460 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus includes: a first printing unit group, a second printing unit group, a turnover unit and a control unit controlling the path change unit. The control unit controls the path change unit so that a difference is as small as possible between the length of the path along... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100315461 - Sensor calibration for robust cross-process registration measurement: Systems and methods are provided for calibrating a sensory array to ensure a robust cross-process registration measurement. The calibration is implemented using a calibration step that determines the signature error amount of a given image reading sensor. The signature error amount for the sensor is stored in a signature error... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.
20100315462 - Liquid discharge head and method for manufacturing the same: A liquid discharge head includes a substrate having, on one side thereof, energy generating elements for generating energy used for discharging liquid, and a sealing member arranged in contact with at least a part of one or more end faces of the substrate, the sealing member being a cured product... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315463 - Servicing print heads in printing systems: Systems and methods for servicing print heads of a printing system are disclosed. The printing system may include a print head, a web impregnated with a liquid configured to form a protective coating on the print head when the print head contacts the web, and a roller configured to place... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100315464 - Aerosol clearing apparatus of inkjet printer: An aerosol clearing apparatus of an inkjet printer is provided. The aerosol clearing apparatus includes a plastic strip fastened on the housing of the inkjet printer, and a friction element which has a cloth material friction element and is disposed on a carriage in the inkjet printer. When the carriage... Agent: J C Patents
20100315465 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus for recording an image by jetting inks in a plurality of colors includes a plurality of recording-head modules for jetting inks in the plurality of colors, and a carriage for mounting the plurality of recording-head modules, wherein each recording-head module includes a plurality of recording heads... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100315466 - Inkjet printing apparatus: An inkjet printing apparatus is provided which can print images with no print quality variations. For this purpose, the fluid viscosity resistances between the print head and the print medium beneath respective nozzle arrays that occur as the print head moves in the forward direction are made equal to those... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100315467 - Liquid discharge head and manufacturing method thereof: A liquid discharge head includes, a substrate, a flow path wall member provided with a wall of a liquid flow path connected to a discharge port for discharging liquid, the flow path being formed by the flow path wall member and one surface of the substrate which are in contact... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315468 - Inkjet nozzle assembly with thermal bend actuator defining moving portion of nozzle chamber roof: An inkjet nozzle assembly includes a nozzle chamber comprising a floor and a roof. The roof has a nozzle opening defined therein, and a moving portion moveable towards the floor. The assembly further comprises a thermal bend actuator, defining at least part of the moving portion of the roof, for... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100315469 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus for recording an image by jetting inks in a plurality of colors includes a plurality of recording-head modules for jetting inks in the plurality of colors, and a carriage for mounting the plurality of recording-head modules, wherein each recording-head module includes a plurality of recording heads... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100315470 - Liquid ejection method, liquid ejection apparatus and liquid ejection head: There is provided a liquid ejecting method using a liquid ejection head including a first ejection port for ejecting an ink containing a color material, a first energy generating element for generating energy utilized for ejecting the ink from the first ejection port, a second ejection port for ejecting an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315471 - Inkjet printer head: An inkjet printer head includes a nozzle plate having nozzles for jetting ink; a flow path plate having flow paths for communicating with the nozzles, each of the flow paths including a pressure chamber and a resistance part having a smaller cross-sectional area than the pressure chamber, wherein piezoelectric elements... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100315472 - Perforated and/or pointed sealing film for easy peel inkjet printhead and ink tank system applications: A method of packaging an ink tank for shipment, the method comprising: (a) sealing a first substratum to an ink tank to inhibit fluid communication between an interior of the ink tank and an external environment by way of an ink outlet port of the ink tank, the resultant seal... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20100315473 - Filter and ink-jet recording apparatus having the same: A filter, the alignment of which does not need to be adjusted, and an ink-jet recording apparatus having such a filter are provided, the ink-jet recording apparatus capable of avoiding leakage of residual liquids in filter exchange operation. The filter of the present invention includes an upper capsule member, a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100315474 - Transport roller, transport device and printing apparatus: A transport device includes a transport roller that is formed into a cylindrical shape in such a manner that a pair of end surfaces thereof are matched with each other by press working, and includes a medium supporting region in a part thereof in a longitudinal direction, while the medium... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100315475 - Image erasing apparatus for erasing image on sheet while carrying sheet: An image erasing apparatus includes: a first carrying section carrying a recording medium; a second carrying section carrying the recording medium; a branching section branching a carrying path into the first carrying section and the second carrying section; a first erasing section erasing an image of the recording medium in... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100315476 - Processes and structures for ic fabrication: The present invention discloses methods and apparatuses for the separations of IC fabrication and assembling of separated IC components to form complete IC structures. In an embodiment, the present fabrication separation of an IC structure into multiple discrete components can take advantages of dedicated IC fabrication facilities and achieve more... Agent: Jayna Sheats
20100315477 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device includes a first optical a light source that has a plurality of luminous points; a first optical system that shapes a plurality of beams of light; a rotary polygon mirror an optical scanning system that causes the beams of light deflected to form images on a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100315478 - Semiconductor laser diode, printhead including the diode, and image forming apparatus including the diode: Provided are a semiconductor laser diode, and a printhead and an image forming apparatus including the semiconductor laser diode. The semiconductor laser diode includes a concave-convex pattern, and emits light having a Gaussian light intensity distribution. High quality images are provided by applying the semiconductor laser diode to a printhead... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100309238 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An apparatus includes a conveyance unit configured to convey a sheet, a carriage configured to support and cause a recording head to scan for performing an operation on the conveyed sheet, a curl amount acquiring unit configured to acquire a curl amount of the sheet when a leading edge of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309239 - Printing apparatus and method of switching filled states: A printing apparatus includes a head which discharges color inks and into which clear ink that prevents the head from being clogged and white ink are selectively filled. A selection portion communicates either of a white or a clear ink container with the head. A controller executes a first switching... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100309240 - Recording apparatus and recording position adjustment method: An apparatus records a first pattern used for correcting a shift in positions recorded by a plurality of nozzle arrays and a second pattern used for detecting a conveyance error that occurs when the first pattern is recorded, and changes a correction value according to the detected conveyance error.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309241 - Method for inkjet printing: A method for inkjet printing includes providing a light blocking member pattern including a plurality of openings at positions corresponding to pixels, dripping a dummy ink drop on the light blocking member pattern by using an inkjet printer, providing a CCD (charge-coupled device) image for the dripped dummy ink drop,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20100309242 - Recording apparatus and method for adjusting recording position: According to the present invention, a recording apparatus is provided which is capable of recording a plurality of patterns, on a recording medium, for detecting an amount of displacement between a recording position of a first discharge port array and a recording position of a second discharge port array in... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309243 - Image processing method, recording medium, and image processing apparatus: If an input image is black, an image is formed with a black ink and at least one color ink. A usage of the black ink per unit area is 40% to 100% of a reference usage of the black ink per unit area in a case of forming the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20100309244 - Image forming apparatus which adjusts ink temperature: An image forming apparatus estimates a temperature at nozzles in consideration of temperature changes in a recording head, by temperature sensors provided at an ink supply port and an ink eject port in the recording head. From the estimated temperature and a temperature difference between when feeding ink and when... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz Goodman & Chick, P.C.
20100309245 - Inkjet printer maintenance system: An inkjet printer maintenance system includes a manifold having an air removal passageway communicating with an ink reservoir, a valve in the manifold actuatable for opening and closing the air removal passageway for periodically drawing out air from the flow of ink in the ink reservoir and a valve actuator... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20100309247 - Ink jet recording head, producing method therefor and composition for ink jet recording head: The invention provides a method for producing an ink jet recording head having a high durability and a high ink resistance and enabling a high-quality image recording by employing a material capable of reducing the internal stress and having satisfactory patterning characteristics. It also provide a method of producing such... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309246 - Trisazo compound, ink composition, printing method and colored product: (wherein, n represents 0 or 1, the group A represents a substituted heterocyclic group, R1 represents a C1-C4 alkyl group which may be substituted or the like, R2 represents a cyano group or the like, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a sulfo group or the like,... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC
20100309248 - Inkjet printhead assembly having releasably attached printhead modules: An inkjet printhead assembly includes an elongate ink feed structure defining a plurality of longitudinally extending ink supply passages and a plurality of spaced apart sets of ink outlets in fluid communication with respective ink supply passages. A plurality of printhead modules are releasably attached to the ink feed structure.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309249 - Ink jet printing apparatus: A plurality of ejection portions are divided into groups, each containing at least one ejection portion, so that the suction-based recovery operation can be performed for each group independently. Since the number of ejection portions contained in each group differs, if an ink flow resistance varies among the different groups,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309250 - Printhead for pen nib printer: A printhead for a pen nib printer is provided having ejection devices operatively supplied with ink for ejection, a guard for protecting the ejection devices and defining printing passages via which the ejection devices eject ink, and a rotary capper rotatably fixed to the guard about a central axis of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309251 - Maintenance unit for print head: The present invention generally relates to a printing apparatus including one or more print heads for depositing printing fluid onto a substrate, wherein the apparatus comprises a maintenance unit for the one or more print heads. The present invention further relates to a method for cleaning one or more print... Agent: Ciba Vision Corporation Patent Department
20100309252 - Ejection nozzle arrangement: An ejection nozzle arrangement having a substrate, a fluid port in the substrate, a chamber on the substrate so as to have the fluid port therein, a roof on the chamber having an ejection port, and an arm extending through an opening in the chamber into the chamber for causing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309253 - Printhead having capped fluid passages: A printhead is provided having a casing mounted on a moulding to define a fluid reservoir and a first passage in fluid communication between the fluid reservoir, a wafer at least defining at least a part of a channel spaced from the first passage and at least a part of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309255 - Field replaceable jetting module: A jetting module for installation in a printhead of a printer is provided. The printhead includes a set of mounting features, a set of fluid and electrical connections, and at least a portion of a drop deflection mechanism. The jetting module includes a nozzle plate, a set of mounting features,... Agent: Andrew J. Anderson Patent Legal Staff
20100309254 - Printhead assembly incorporating heat aligning printhead modules: A printhead assembly for a printer comprises a support member having a silicon core mounted within a metal channel; a plurality of printhead modules mounted on the support member, each printhead module including an integrated circuit manufactured using micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS) techniques; and an elastomeric layer positioned between the core... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309258 - Ink jet recording head: An ink jet recording head includes a supporting member, a plurality of recording element substrates secured to the supporting member while being arranged along a lengthwise direction of the supporting member and including a discharge port configured to discharge a droplet and an electrode formed at an end in the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309257 - Liquid discharge recording head: A liquid discharge recording head includes: a recording element substrate including a plurality of recording elements and discharge ports for discharging liquid; an electric wiring board including an opening for disposing the recording element substrate, and a plurality of electrode terminals disposed at an edge of the opening and electrically... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309256 - Printer ink cartridge type connector: Provided is an electrical connector for a print ink cartridge. The electrical connector includes a housing including a thin protrusion having a rectangle shape on one side portion thereof, a plurality of pin grooves spaced apart predetermined intervals from each in one side lower portion of the protrusion, a plurality... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20100309259 - Print head diaphragm support: A print head (20, 220) includes a diaphragm (26) opposite a fluid chamber (21) having a side opening, a first end and a second end. The print head (20, 220) further includes a support (30, 32, 300, 302, 310, 312, 320, 322) extending from a floor (52) of the fluid... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100309260 - Inkjet recording ink, ink cartridge, inkjet printing apparatus and image forming method: An inkjet recording ink including a carbon black, a dispersant, a polyurethane resin particle, and water, where the carbon black is a channel black, a gas black, or a mixture of channel black and a gas black, and the polyurethane resin particle is an anionic self-emulsifying ether-based polyurethane resin particle,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100309261 - Ejection nozzle assembly: An ejection nozzle assembly is provided having a substrate defining a fluid supply passage, drive circuitry on the substrate, a chamber on the drive circuitry and in fluid communication with the fluid supply passage and an ejection port, an ejection member disposed between the fluid supply passage and the ejection... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309262 - Device for feeding liquid to inkjet heads and device for wiping inkjet heads: When liquid materials are fed to inkjet heads, fluid pressures of liquid materials to be fed to inkjet heads are equalized so that a gas does not remain in liquid feed pipe lines without causing structures of the liquid feed pipe lines to be complicated. Separate liquid feed pipe lines... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100309264 - Ink jet recording apparatus: Provided is a recording apparatus which prevents a plastic deformation of an ink container of a sub tank that may occur when the ink container is expanded and compressed. Therefore, a reinforcing material having higher resilience than a material of the ink container of the sub tank is fixed to... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq Adams & Wilks
20100309265 - Liquid container and liquid supplying system: A liquid container detachably mountable to a recording apparatus to which a plurality of liquid containers are detachably mountable, wherein the recording apparatus includes apparatus electrical contacts corresponding to the liquid containers, respectively, photoreceptor means for receiving light, and an electric circuit connected with a line which is commonly connected... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309266 - Liquid container and liquid supplying system: A liquid container detachably mountable to a recording apparatus to which a plurality of liquid containers are detachably mountable, wherein the recording apparatus includes apparatus electrical contacts corresponding to the liquid containers, respectively, photoreceptor means for receiving light, and an electric circuit connected with a line which is commonly connected... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309263 - Printer: A printer includes a chassis, an ink cartridge, and an adjusting unit. The ink cartridge carrier is mounted to the chassis. A projection extends from the ink cartridge carrier. The adjusting unit includes a rotating shaft, a cam fixed to the rotating shaft, and a gear fixed to the rotating... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100309267 - Inkjet printer having robust bubble-point ink pressure regulator: An inkjet printer includes an inkjet printhead and an ink pressure regulator in fluid communication with the printhead via an ink line. The regulator includes an ink chamber having an ink outlet connected to the ink line; an air inlet; a regulator channel having a first end communicating with the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100309269 - Curing: A method of curing radiation-curable fluid is described. In one example, the method includes emitting radiation from an array of light-emitting diodes towards ink to be cured. LEDs are cheap, light weight, highly efficient in their conversion of electrical power, and give effectively instant switching to full power. Another advantage... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100309270 - Inkjet-recording medium and inkjet-recording method using same: To provide an inkjet-recording medium including a water non-absorptive support, and an ink-receiving layer which is formed over at least one surface of the water non-absorptive support and which contains inorganic microparticles, wherein the ink-receiving layer has an ink-absorption capacity of 2 mL/m2 to 8 mL/m2.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100309268 - Radiation curable inkjet printing methods: A radiation curable inkjet printing method for producing printed flexible foils and plastic bags includes the steps of a) providing a web-like polymeric substrate having a maximum value for Tan δ between 40° C. and 110° C.; b) providing a single pass inkjet printer having at least one page-wide printhead... Agent: Agfa C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100309271 - Transferred medium: A transferred medium is provided. In one exemplary embodiment a transferred medium includes a projection part projected in a transferring direction. The projection part can be integrally formed at a front end of the transferred medium. The transferred medium can have a plate shape that can be nipped between a... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20100309272 - Non-aqueous ink-jet ink and ink-jet recording method: The invention provides a non-aqueous jet printing ink which has printability (abrasion resistance and resistivity to wiping with alcohol) suitable for recording media made of plastics such as polyvinyl chloride and which is excellent in safety and can be used without problematic odor, and a method of ink-jet recording with... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20100309273 - Imaging patterns of features with skewed edges: A method is provided for forming an image of a pattern of features on media which includes determining a pitch of the features along first and second directions and determining a first size of a first pixel based at least on the pitch of the features along the first direction.... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100309274 - Keyboard thermal transfer printer and method for operating the same: A keyboard thermal transfer printer includes a body having multiple carriers movably connected to a track and carry keypads and thermal transfer films. A transfer printing device is connected to the body and prints the thermal transfer films to the keypads when the carrier is moved to a position corresponding... Agent: Kuo-cheng Huang
20100309275 - Thermal printer: The thermal printer has a printing unit (40) having a left ribbon frame (43) and a right ribbon frame (42) facing each other. A head housing (60) is attached between the frames (42, 43) while supporting a thermal head (12). A supporting-recess in the surface of the left ribbon frame... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100309276 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus includes an image transfer unit thermally transferring a plurality of color materials onto a recording medium to superimpose images in respective color materials, a medium conveyance unit conveying the recording medium through the image transfer unit using a stepper motor, a synchronism loss detection sensor detecting a... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100309277 - Light source unit, optical scanner including same, and image forming apparatus including the optical scanner: A light source unit includes a holder, a light source, coupling lens, and a support member. The light source is supported by the holder and projects a light beam against a target. The coupling lens adjusts an optical axis of the light beam. The support member contacts the holder and... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100309278 - Optical scanning device, beam curvature correction method and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device of an embodiment includes: a deflection unit which deflects a light beam emitted from a light source, in a main scanning direction; a reflection mirror which reflects the light beam from the deflection unit toward an image carrier; a supporting member which supports each of two... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100309279 - Optical system for direct imaging of light markable media: An imaging system. An array of light sources and an array of lenses corresponding to the light sources and having optical axes substantially parallel to one another are provided. The lenses produce collimated output beams. An afocal optical relay having an optical axis substantially parallel to the optical axes of... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - Portland William A. Birdwell
20100309280 - Imaging patterns of features with varying resolutions: A method is provided for forming an image of a pattern of features on media with radiation beams emitted by an imaging head while scanning over the media along a scan direction. The method includes determining a pitch of a pattern of features along a first direction and controlling the... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100309281 - Light scanner including lens assembling datums: Disclosed is a light scanner with improved assembling datums of optical components. In the light scanner, an assembling datum with respect to a support body of an optical component is positioned between two ends of the optical component, for example, adjacent the central portion of the optical component. Accordingly, even... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100302291 - Liquid container and liquid supplying system: A liquid container detachably mountable to a recording apparatus to which a plurality of liquid containers are detachably mountable, wherein the recording apparatus includes apparatus electrical contacts corresponding to the liquid containers, respectively, photoreceptor means for receiving light, and an electric circuit connected with a line which is commonly connected... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100302292 - Aqueous compositions with improved silicon corrosion characteristics: A process for printing inkjet ink and other aqueous compositions through silicon-based microelectromechanical printer structures is disclosed that suppresses the normal dissolution of the silicon device components in contact with the aqueous composition. Inkjet ink and other aqueous compositions used in the process contain the soluble salts of organic aromatic... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100302293 - Inkjet print head with shared data lines: An inkjet print head includes data signal lines configured to supply inkjet control voltages and non-volatile memory cell random access addresses. The inkjet print head includes an inkjet nozzle array wherein each nozzle in the array is configured to communicate with a data signal line. Also a non-volatile attribute memory... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100302294 - Droplet discharge method and droplet discharge device: A droplet discharge method is for discharging a liquid into a plurality of drawing regions partitioned on a substrate from a plurality of nozzles formed in a droplet discharge head while moving the droplet discharge head relative to the substrate. The droplet discharge method includes dividing the nozzles into a... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20100302297 - Inkjet printing apparatus and method of controlling the same: The invention prevents inconveniences from being caused by ejection failure and unintended mixing of different colors. To this end, the invention performs preliminary ejection of ink after a wiping action to sweep mist adhering to a face of a printing head, in which an ejection opening is formed. Moreover, the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100302295 - Liquid ejecting head inspection apparatus, liquid ejecting apparatus, and inspection method of liquid ejecting head inspection apparatus: A liquid ejecting head inspection apparatus detects malfunction of a liquid ejecting head that discharges liquid droplets. The liquid ejecting head inspection apparatus includes a liquid droplet landing portion on which a discharged liquid droplet can land. An electric change detecting unit detects an electric change in the liquid droplet... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100302296 - Method for controlling droplet discharge device and droplet discharge device: A method is for controlling a droplet discharge device including at least a droplet discharge head having a plurality of nozzles for discharging droplets of a functional liquid, a plurality of drive elements provided corresponding to each of the nozzles, and a vibrating plate which is vibrated by the drive... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20100302299 - Ink-jet printer and printing method: An ink-jet printer includes a first printing head that is configured to print an image on a transparent medium, and a second printing head that is configured to print a ground-color-layer on the image printed on the transparent medium.... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100302298 - Medium transporting apparatus and recording apparatus: A medium transporting apparatus has a first transport path that reverses the sides of the medium when guiding the medium, wherein the first transport path is installed so as to be connected to the middle of a second transport path between a mounting portion and a recording portion; a first... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100302301 - Printing apparatus and printing method: There is an object of providing a printing apparatus which can restrict a variation in ejection characteristic of an ink droplet due to a temperature change of a printing head to restrict degradation in an image. The printing apparatus adjusts temperatures of the print head to first and second temperature... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100302300 - White inkjet ink improved for dispersion stability: b) jetting the white inkjet ink at a higher temperature than the colour inkjet ink onto an ink-receiver. The difference in jetting temperature between the white inkjet ink and the colour inkjet ink is at least 5° C. Inkjet ink sets and inkjet printers are also disclosed.... Agent: Agfa C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100302303 - Image recording apparatus, method of calculating record position shifts, and method of recording measured patterns: An image recording apparatus records a plurality of measuring patterns on a recording medium. Each measuring pattern is constituted by dots spaced from one another on the recording medium, or by dots contacting one another, forming lines spaced from one another on the recording medium. Further, the measuring patterns have... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz Goodman & Chick, P.C.
20100302302 - Liquid discharge apparatus, connection inspecting method of the same and method for producing the same: A connection inspecting method is provided to inspect the electrical connection between bumps and lands of a printer provided with an ink-jet head, FPC having the lands electrically connected to the bumps formed for the ink-jet head, and a driver IC. The connection inspecting method includes supplying a connection inspecting... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100302304 - Device for printing a component by means of a digital printing method: A device for printing at least one component using a digital printing method includes at least one print bar with a plurality of spray nozzles for electronically controlled spraying of coloring liquid and at least one holding device structured and arranged for holding the at least one component. Additionally, the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100302305 - Ink set, inkjet recording method and recorded material: An ink set including at least a yellow ink composition, a magenta ink composition and a cyan ink composition, wherein the yellow ink composition contains, as the yellow colorant, at least one member selected from the group consisting of a compound represented by a specific structure and a salt thereof,... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100302306 - Water-based pigment dispersion, production method thereof, water-based pigment ink, production method thereof, ink record, inkjet recording apparatus, and inkjet recording method: The object of the present invention is to provide a water-based pigment dispersion containing a pigment, a dispersing agent, a resin emulsion, and water, the water-based pigment dispersion is subjected to a heat treatment. The present invention also provides a water-based pigment ink containing the water-based pigment dispersion, a dispersing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302308 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes an inkjet head having an ejection surface on which a plurality of nozzles are formed, a cap including (1) a bottom surface portion, (2) an annular elastic member, (3) a plate member, and (4) at least one discharge outlet, and a discharge mechanism. The elastic... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100302310 - Fluid ejecting apparatus: A fluid ejecting apparatus which ejects fluid from ejection nozzles provided on an ejection head includes a rotation body which is provided so as to be opposed to a nozzle face on which the ejection nozzles are formed and rotates about an rotation axis parallel with the nozzle face, a... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100302309 - Ink jet printer: An ink jet printer may be provided with an ink jet head, a cam member, a cam follower, and a valve operation mechanism. The ink jet head may comprise an ink chamber, an exhaust passage communicating with the ink chamber, and an exhaust valve disposed at the exhaust passage. The... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100302311 - Print bar: In one embodiment, a print bar includes a substrate having a longer part and a shorter part extending along and parallel to the longer part such that each end of the longer part extends past each end of the shorter part; and multiple printhead dies on the longer part of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100302313 - Fluid dispensing device: A fluid dispensing device and method to wick fluid, to be ejected or expelled by a fluid ejecting device, along a capillary slot.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100302314 - Inkjet nozzle assembly having suspended beam heater element offset from nozzle aperture: An inkjet nozzle assembly includes a nozzle chamber having a planar roof spaced apart from a floor. A heater element is suspended in the nozzle chamber and is configured as a planar beam extending longitudinally and parallel with a plane of the roof. A nozzle aperture defined in the roof... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302315 - Modular printhead assembly including fluid distribution assembly and elastomeric pads for taking up tolerance: A modular pagewidth printhead assembly includes a plurality of printhead modules each having: a printhead integrated circuit with a plurality of micro-electromechanical nozzle arrangements, and a fluid distribution assembly of joined liquid crystal polymer micromoldings defining a plurality of discrete fluid paths for supplying discrete fluids to the nozzle arrangements.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302316 - Liquid discharge recording head: The liquid jet recording head includes a recording element substrate provided with a discharge port, and an electrode portion receiving a signal for controlling the discharge of the liquid droplet from the discharge port; a flexible wiring member provided with an opening, a flying lead protruding from the peripheral edge... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100302317 - Printhead assembly with a plurality of printhead integrated circuits each with a stack of ink distribution layers: Provided is a printhead assembly that has a plurality of printhead integrated circuits (ICs) each with ink ejection nozzles, a tape automated bonding (TAB) film connected to the printhead IC's, a controller in signal connection with each of the printhead ICs via the TAB film and, a stack of ink... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302318 - Inkjet printer: An inkjet printer includes an ejector, a wave guide, an electromagnetic wave supplier, and a reflector. The ejector is configured to eject ink toward a medium. Through the wave guide, the medium with the ink ejected by the ejector is inserted. The electromagnetic wave supplier is disposed at a start... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100302319 - Pattern drawing method and pattern drawing apparatus: Disclosed herein is a fine and thick wiring drawn at high speed in such a manner that a region on the substrate, on which region the liquid droplet is scheduled to impact, is heated beforehand, and that immediately after the impact of the liquid droplet on the substrate, the liquid... Agent: Young Basile
20100302320 - Heater assembly for printhead: A heater assembly for a printhead is provided having a heating element including a heating layer and a non-heating layer, and a heat conduction means positioned in the middle of the non-heating layer so as to be spaced from the heating layer to conduct heat generated by the heating element... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302321 - Inkjet nozzle assembly with movable crown and skirt portion: A nozzle assembly for an inkjet printhead includes a substrate assembly defining an ink inlet aperture; a nozzle having an endless wall portion extending from the substrate assembly and a moveable crown portion from which a skirt portion depends, the nozzle defining a nozzle chamber in fluid communication with the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302322 - Micromachined fluid ejector: This invention relates to micromachined fluid ejector arrays having a fluid reservoir bounded at one side by an elastic membrane having scalable arrays of orifices arranged between concentric piezoelectric transducers, and bounded at another side by a top cover supported by surrounding walls. By actuating neighboring concentric piezoelectric transducers, the... Agent: Quine Intellectual Property Law Group, P.C.
20100302323 - Fluid discharge head and image forming apparatus: A fluid discharge head includes a fluid chamber filled with ink; a discharge opening configured to discharge a droplet of ink from the fluid chamber; a plurality of piezoelectric elements configured as displacement generating units to provide kinetic energy to the ink for the discharge of the ink droplet; and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302324 - Ink supply system for an inkjet printer: The invention describes an ink supply system (2) for an inkjet printer (1) with a print head arrangement (6) for at least one colour, wherein the print head arrangement (6) comprises several print heads (7) each with several jets, and wherein the print heads (7) are arranged in a row... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100302325 - Integrated apparatus for supplying ink and regulating pressure: Disclosed is an integrated apparatus for supplying ink and regulating pressure, which comprises a chamber accommodating ink, a main chamber preliminarily storing ink to be supplied to the chamber, a nozzle communicating with the chamber and jetting ink transferred from the chamber to an outside, a first valve blocking or... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20100302327 - Liquid container, liquid droplet discharging device, and image forming apparatus: A liquid container including a container body to store a liquid, a pressure release mechanism to open and close a pressure release path in the container body, and a fixing member to fix a holder of the pressure release mechanism to a cylindrical holder mounting part of the container body... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100302328 - Printer ink supply cartridge incorporating internal support ribs and tapered ink reservoirs: An ink supply assembly includes an elongate ink supply cartridge defining a plurality of ink reservoirs each extending along a length of the ink supply cartridge; a plurality of guide walls separating the plurality of ink reservoirs, the plurality of guide walls tapering in a direction normal to the extension... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302326 - Recording ink, ink media set, ink cartridge, ink recorded matter, inkjet recording apparatus, and inkjet recording method: A recording ink containing: a solid component containing a colorant, and a resin, and being solid in ink at 25° C., a liquid component having a boiling point higher than that of water and being liquid in ink at 25° C., and water, wherein the total amount of the solid... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100302329 - Method for feeding solid ink stick with multiple interlocking axis in a solid ink printer: A method of feeding solid ink sticks to a melting device in a phase change ink imaging device enables the solid ink sticks to move through the ink delivery system without buckling or being diverted from the feed path. The ink sticks fed to the ink delivery system have first... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP
20100302330 - Image formation method and active energy beam-curable ink: Disclosed is an image formation method comprising: using an inkjet recording method and an active energy beam-curable ink to form, on a permeable substrate having an ink image formed thereon, an image that corresponds with the ink image and is superimposed on top of the ink image.... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100302331 - Ink jet printing depth of focus control apparatus: A system for maintaining depth of focus in an ink jet printer between a series of print heads and corrugated media includes a vacuum transport in combination with an acquisition cylinder positioned upstream of the series of print heads in order to help the vacuum transport acquire the corrugated media... Agent: William A. Henry , Ii
20100302332 - Method and apparatus for precise alignment on a continuous belt disc printer: A continuous feed printer for printing on the surface of an object, such as a CD, a DVD or a Blu-Ray disc, wherein the continuous feed printer has a continuous loop belt, a feed mechanism for depositing the object onto the continuous loop belt, at least one pair of alignment... Agent: Brown & Michaels, PC 400 M & T Bank Building
20100302333 - Transferred medium: A transferred medium is provided. In one exemplary embodiment a transferred medium includes a projection part projected in a transferring direction. The projection part can be integrally formed at a front end of the transferred medium. The transferred medium can have a plate shape that can be nipped between a... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20100302334 - Handheld type print label producing apparatus: This disclosure discloses a handheld type print label producing apparatus comprising: a housing that has a dimension along a longwise direction that is longer than a dimension along a width direction, and has a grip portion; a cartridge holder provided at one side of said housing along said longwise direction;... Agent: Day Pitney LLP
20100302335 - Thermal printer: In connection with a thermal printer, a method of changeably correcting current dot printing data comprising storing a dot history of dot printing data used previously to print dots, and supplying a signal pattern from a list of signal patterns based on the current dot printing data and the dot... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100302336 - Thermal printer: A thermal printer comprising a printing control unit for correcting current dot printing data supplied from a host based on a previous dot history, and supplying the dot printing data to a print head unit. In accordance with the invention, the printing control unit comprises a line buffer unit for... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100302337 - Heating element incorporating an array of transistor micro-heaters for digital image marking: The exemplary embodiments disclosed herein incorporate transistor heating technology to create micro-heater arrays as the digital heating element for various marking applications. The transistor heaters are typically fabricated either on a thin flexible substrate or on an amorphous silicon drum and embedded below the working surface. Matrix drive methods may... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20100302338 - Thermal printer: A thermal printer for printing by applying heat energy to a recording medium uses a single logic circuit arrangement to enable operating in a plurality of print modes, and enables easily changing the control logic of each print mode to afford high quality printing. Heating elements apply heat energy to... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100302339 - Printer: In the case where printing density is set to 180 dpi and temperature of a thermal head is under t5, low-density dot-expanding printing is carried out wherein a dot occupying two printing lines for 360 dpi is formed and thermally transferred onto a surface tape by conveying the surface tape... Agent: Day Pitney LLP
20100302340 - Imaging features with skewed edges: A method for forming an image on media is provided which includes controlling an imaging head to emit radiation beams to form the image while scanning over the media along a scan direction. The image can include a feature that has an edge portion that extends in a direction that... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100302341 - Two-dimensional ros emitter geometry with low banding sensitivity: An optical scanning device projects an image onto a photoreceptor within a print system. A laser light source generates a plurality of light beam outputs, wherein the light beam outputs are arranged in a two-dimensional parallelogram array within a substantially horizontal axis and a substantially vertical axis that is perpendicular... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - RochesterPrevious industry: Recorders
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