Canon patents granted on 03 February 2009

26 US patents granted on 03 February 2009 and assigned to Canon

1 7,487,468 Video combining apparatus and method
2 7,487,233 Device access based on centralized authentication
3 7,487,093 Text structure for voice synthesis, voice synthesis method, voice synthesis apparatus, and computer program thereof
4 7,486,918 Image forming apparatus with a belt curling correction feature
5 7,486,917 Image-forming apparatus
6 7,486,911 Elastic member, process for manufacturing thereof and mass production process thereof, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus
7 7,486,910 Cartridge detachably mounted to an image forming apparatus including a lock member engagable with a wall of the image forming apparatus
8 7,486,907 Electrophotographic image forming apparatus including a tray for carrying a process cartridge
9 7,486,902 Image fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus
10 7,486,900 Image forming apparatus capable of removing toner from a toner removing member
11 7,486,885 Illumination apparatus and photographing apparatus having the same
12 7,486,765 Image processing device and image processing method
13 7,486,448 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
14 7,486,439 Projection optical system, exposure apparatus and device fabricating method
15 7,486,403 Droplet shape measuring method and apparatus
16 7,486,379 Exposure apparatus, method applied to the apparatus, and device manufacturing method
17 7,486,378 Exposure apparatus
18 7,486,320 Photoelectric conversion device and image pickup system using the photoelectric conversion device
19 7,486,315 Image sensing apparatus and control method therefor
20 7,486,281 Coordinate input apparatus, control method thereof, and program
21 7,485,412 Ink jet head manufacturing method and ink jet head manufactured by the manufacturing method
22 7,485,410 Method of manufacturing thick dielectric pattern and method of manufacturing image displaying apparatus
23 7,485,368 Electrophoretic particles, production process thereof, and electrophoretic display device using electrophoretic dispersion liquid
24 7,484,862 Light source apparatus and image display apparatus
25 7,484,838 Liquid storage container, and liquid discharge recording apparatus using the container
26 7,484,340 Displaying optical system and image projection apparatus