Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: ricoh





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-9,316,979 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a first roller contacting a fixing belt to generate a rotation friction force therebetween to rotate the fixing belt and a second...
US-9,316,978 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and a pressure rotator pressed against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween. An oil applicator is...
US-9,316,977 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an exciting coil to generate a magnetic flux and a heat generation layer disposed opposite the exciting coil to generate heat by the...
US-9,316,972 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a given direction of rotation and a pressing rotary body pressed against the fixing rotary body to...
US-9,316,971 Image forming method for forming toner image on recording medium
A method for forming a toner image on a recording medium includes receiving a job, rotating a pressing rotary body in a predetermined direction of rotation,...
US-9,316,968 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary...
US-9,316,964 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a first rotator and a second rotator pressed against the first rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween, through which a recording...
US-9,316,963 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing member, at least one reflective optical sensor, a heat shielding member, and a processor. The fixing member fixes...
US-9,316,954 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transfer unit, and a control unit. The image carrier has a surface to bear a toner image thereon. The...
US-9,316,950 Development device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and developer amount...
A development device is operable in multiple different speed modes and includes a developer bearer to carry developer, a developer regulator to adjust an amount...
US-9,316,938 Toner and developer
A toner including a non-crystalline polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin, wherein a tetrahydrofuran soluble component of the non-crystalline...
US-9,316,895 Image projection apparatus with an enclosure and air supply
An image projection apparatus includes an optical part disposed in a light path of an projection image; an enclosing unit to enclose the light path of the...
US-9,316,890 Projector positioning
A method and apparatus is provided for identifying information to facilitate adjusting a projector's position to achieve a specified projected image on a...
US-9,316,495 Distance measurement apparatus
A distance measurement apparatus that measures distance to a target by irradiating the target with laser beams and detecting light reflected by the target...
US-9,315,684 Ink composition, inkjet recording method, and printed matter
The present invention provides an ink composition that contains a pigment, a dispersant, a hydrosoluble solvent; and water, wherein the pigment is represented...
US-9,315,356 Sheet processing apparatus having binding unit and image forming system thereof
According to an aspect of an embodiment, a sheet processing apparatus includes: a conveying unit configured to convey sheets; a stacking unit configured to...
US-9,315,289 Packaging member and packaging method
A packaging member includes a cushioning member that holds a holding part of a to-be-packaged member different from a predetermined part of the to-be-packaged...
US-9,315,055 Printhead position control
Systems and methods for printhead position control. The system comprises a controller that identifies a target distance for moving a printhead in a lateral...
US-9,315,045 Image forming apparatus configured for rolled printing media having adhesive face
An image forming apparatus includes a media roll, art image forming device, and a feeder. In the media roll, a printing medium having an adhesive face is wound...
US-9,315,039 Liquid supplying device, droplet discharge device, and image forming apparatus
A liquid supplying device includes a pump, an operation member, an entry channel, and a shutter. The pump includes a deformable liquid container to store liquid...
US-9,315,029 Printhead cleaning assembly
System and methods for cleaning printheads and printhead wipers. One embodiment is an apparatus that includes a belt configured to rotate in a loop, and a wiper...
US-9,313,357 Image reading device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
An image reading device includes a contact glass, an image sensor, a holder, a mount, a biasing member, and an adjusting screw. The image sensor reads image...
US-9,313,354 Output system for secure image processing, image processing apparatus, and output method thereof
An output system includes an identification information registration unit configured to register identification information of a terminal device; a transmission...
US-9,313,341 Image test apparatus and system for calculating a stack position of a sheet including a defective image
An image test apparatus acquires a result of determination on a defect in a read image obtained by reading an image formed and output on a recording medium,...
US-9,313,239 Information processing apparatus, electronic meeting system, and program
A disclosed information processing apparatus connected with terminals through a network includes a list generating unit receiving a request to acquire a list...
US-9,311,575 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium storing...
An information processing apparatus for generating drawing data by using a print job including setting information and print data. The information processing...
US-9,311,573 Apparatus, system, and method for printing on variable form media
An apparatus, system, and process for printing on variable form media are provided. Variable form media has a variety of physical configurations. Each physical...
US-9,311,542 Method and apparatus for detecting continuous road partition
A method and an apparatus for detecting a continuous road partition with a height that includes obtaining disparity maps having the continuous road partition,...
US-9,311,534 Method and apparatus for tracking object
A method and an apparatus for tracking an object are disclosed. The method includes determining a first position by a first tracking template and determining a...
US-9,311,339 Terminal apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method
A terminal apparatus includes a first execution unit. The first execution unit includes an acquisition unit that acquires a captured image captured by an image...
US-9,311,336 Generating and storing a printed representation of a document on a local computer upon printing
An MMR system for publishing comprises a plurality of mobile devices, an MMR gateway, an MMR matching unit, and an MMR publisher. A computer includes a document...
US-9,311,036 Data processing system and method of data processing
A data processing system includes a first processor and a second processor and further includes an intermediate data generating unit that generates intermediate...
US-9,311,031 Approach for printing policy-enabled electronic documents using locked printing and a shared memory data structure
According to approach for printing policy-enabled electronic documents, when a locked print module determines that an electronic document contained in the PDF...
US-9,311,024 Output system, output method, and program
An output system including at least one output apparatus, an information processing apparatus, and a network connecting the at least one output apparatus with...
US-9,310,936 Input device and electronic information board system
An input device for inputting coordinates to a coordinate detector includes an operation detector to detect whether a coordinate input operation to the...
US-9,310,877 Apparatus and power-saving method for controlling a return to a normal power mode
An information processing apparatus includes a main storage unit and a primary computing unit. When a power-save mode is set, power supply to the main storage...
US-9,310,765 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form a toner image on a sheet; a fixing device to fix the toner image on the sheet; a toner...
US-9,310,754 Retractor and image forming apparatus incorporating the retractor
A retractor that is applicable to an image forming apparatus includes a moving unit to move a latent image forming device between an image forming position and...
US-9,310,751 Blade member, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
A blade includes an elastic member including a tip ridgeline to contact the surface of a member to contact. The tip ridgeline includes an impregnation layer...
US-9,310,750 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge therefor
An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image bearer, a charging member to contact a surface of the image bearer and charge the image bearer, an...
US-9,310,747 Gear transmission device and image forming apparatus including the same
A gear transmission device includes a first external gear driven by a drive motor attached to a first side of a frame and a first internal gear driven by the...
US-9,310,743 Image forming apparatus and cleaning of image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image bearing members, replaceable development units, replaceable toner replenishing members, toner supply...
US-9,310,740 Image forming apparatus, energy saving control method, and medium
An image forming apparatus includes a UI application that configures functions supported in an energy saving mode and in a normal mode, an energy saving memory...
US-9,310,737 Image inspection of printed matter with a master image
An image inspection apparatus includes a first-image obtaining unit, a scanned-image obtaining unit, a second-image obtaining unit, first and second...
US-9,310,735 Fixing device and image forming apparatus having temperature detector
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator formed into a loop and rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure rotator disposed outside the...
US-9,310,733 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a substantially cylindrical metal member, a heater, an endless, flexible fixing member, a rotary pressing member, and a stationary...
US-9,310,722 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
[Problem to be solved] To provide an image forming apparatus for suppressing formations of white spots and achieving high quality images, while obtaining...
US-9,310,715 Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developer bearer, a development casing in which a developer conveyance channel is formed facing the developer bearer through a...
US-9,310,714 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a driving device, a transfer body, a toner detector, an error notification device, and a controller. The toner detector...
US-9,310,710 Image writing device, image forming apparatus, and image writing method
An image writing device includes an exposure device to repeatedly expose a surface of an image bearer along a main-scanning direction during an image forming...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.