Canon patents granted on 08 May 2012

70 US patents granted on 08 May 2012 and assigned to Canon

1 8,176,427 Method for configuring a device using simple pictograms
2 8,176,392 Method of decoding content data blocks, corresponding computer program product and decoding device
3 8,176,346 Information processing apparatus with power saving mode and method for controlling information processing apparatus
4 8,176,344 Information processing apparatus and control method thereof
5 8,176,171 Information processing device and information processing method
6 8,176,075 Device, data processing method, and program
7 8,176,020 Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium
8 8,175,978 Managing the allowed usage amount of a program using license information
9 8,175,810 Sample processing apparatus and sample processing method
10 8,175,738 Device manufacturing apparatus and device manufacturing method
11 8,175,564 Wireless communication apparatus and method of selecting antenna thereof
12 8,175,505 Image forming apparatus with emitted light control based on reflected light amounts
13 8,175,487 Electrophotographic color image forming apparatus carrying process cartridges on a movable member
14 8,175,485 Image heating apparatus
15 8,175,484 Image processing system, image forming apparatus, control method of the same, program, and storage medium
16 8,175,478 Image forming apparatus controlling the position of a convey member with respect to the toner image position based on sensed indicies
17 8,175,476 Developing apparatus
18 8,175,475 Image forming apparatus
19 8,175,474 Image forming apparatus with dynamic characteristic calculation
20 8,175,468 Printing apparatus, printing method, and storage medium therefor, for executing a plurality of trail printings
21 8,175,453 Imaging apparatus
22 8,175,448 Imaging apparatus
23 8,175,447 Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor
24 8,175,407 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and program for clustering data
25 8,175,397 Device adaptively switching image processes in accordance with characteristic of object included in image
26 8,175,381 Image processing method and apparatus
27 8,175,341 Image processing method and apparatus thereof
28 8,175,338 Map-based aesthetic evaluation of document layouts
29 8,175,285 Audio player apparatus having sound analyzer and its control method
30 8,175,155 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing program, and storage medium
31 8,175,067 Wireless communication apparatus and control method therefor
32 8,174,843 Printed circuit board
33 8,174,800 Magnetoresistive element, method of manufacturing the same, and magnetic multilayered film manufacturing apparatus
34 8,174,775 Lens barrel and imaging device
35 8,174,746 Oscillator device and optical deflector using the same
36 8,174,729 Printing apparatus, printing system, and printing method
37 8,174,724 Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program
38 8,174,707 Optical element positioning apparatus
39 8,174,679 Illumination optical system, exposure apparatus, and device fabrication method
40 8,174,675 Measuring apparatus, optical system manufacturing method, exposure apparatus, device manufacturing method, and processing apparatus
41 8,174,670 Measurement method and exposure apparatus
42 8,174,624 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
43 8,174,622 Data processing method and data processing device for histogram-based nonlinear conversion
44 8,174,605 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
45 8,174,604 Solid-state imaging apparatus
46 8,174,600 Image sensing apparatus and imaging system
47 8,174,599 Image pickup apparatus having control lines connected to alternate matrix rows
48 8,174,589 Image sensing apparatus and control method therefor
49 8,174,584 Image shooting apparatus and control method and program thereof
50 8,174,580 Automatic-tracking camera apparatus
51 8,174,574 Image pickup apparatus
52 8,174,551 Image forming apparatus and image forming method which utilizes a trapping process
53 8,174,542 Video display apparatus
54 8,174,536 Color difference display control apparatus, color difference display control method, and control program
55 8,174,421 Information processing apparatus
56 8,174,317 Fully-differential amplifier circuit
57 8,174,198 Image display apparatus and method for driving the same
58 8,173,542 Method of forming conductive layer and semiconductor device
59 8,173,476 Image pickup device and image pickup system
60 8,173,344 Electrophotographic photosensitive member and electrophotographic apparatus
61 8,173,275 Azaindenochrysene derivative and organic light-emitting device
62 8,172,385 Ink cartridge and sealing member
63 8,172,384 Recording apparatus
64 8,172,371 Liquid ejection head having protective layer containing a noble metal
65 8,172,355 Liquid discharge head and liquid discharge apparatus using liquid discharge head
66 8,172,354 Printing position adjusting method and printing system
67 8,172,227 Sheet detecting device and image forming apparatus
68 8,172,226 Sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus
69 8,172,224 Sheet discharge apparatus, sheet processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
70 8,172,219 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus having sheet feeding device