Canon patents granted on 16 May 2006

34 US patents granted on 16 May 2006 and assigned to Canon

1 7,047,551 Information distributing method and information distributing system
2 7,047,528 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, control program, and memory medium storing control program therein
3 7,046,954 Recording apparatus and method for discriminating type of recording medium
4 7,046,945 Developing apparatus
5 7,046,942 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
6 7,046,938 Image forming apparatus
7 7,046,836 Image processing method apparatus and storage medium for recognition of irradiation area
8 7,046,731 Extracting key frames from a video sequence
9 7,046,457 Optical apparatus
10 7,046,456 Lens apparatus and camera
11 7,046,445 Optical material, and optical element, optical system, and laminate type diffraction optical element, which are made of optical material
12 7,046,424 Electrophoretic display device
13 7,046,385 Print control method, apparatus, computer-readable storage medium, and program embodied in a computer-readable medium for managing document information on a page basis
14 7,046,380 Recording apparatus with feed control based on leading end margin amount
15 7,046,337 Exposure apparatus and method
16 7,046,336 Scanning exposure apparatus
17 7,046,335 Exposure apparatus and device fabrication method
18 7,046,333 Exposure method
19 7,046,330 Exposure apparatus
20 7,046,286 Video camera
21 7,046,258 Display and control of permitted data processing based on control information extracted from the data
22 7,046,253 Processing graphic objects for fast rasterised rendering
23 7,046,219 Image display apparatus having a circuit for correcting a driving signal that drives electron emitting devices
24 7,045,935 Actuator and liquid discharge head, and method for manufacturing liquid discharge head
25 7,045,770 Sensor using roof mirror/roof prism array scale, and apparatus equipped with the sensor
26 7,045,321 POLYHYDROXYALKANOATE CONTAINING UNIT WITH PHENYLSULFANYL STRUCTURE IN THE SIDE CHAIN, PROCESS FOR ITS PRODUCTION, CHARGE CONTROL AGENT, TONER BINDER AND TONER WHICH CONTAIN NOVEL POLYHYDROXYALKANOATE, AND IMAGE-FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE-FORMING APPARATUS WHICH MAKE USE OF THE TONER
27 7,045,261 Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus
28 7,044,608 Display apparatus
29 7,044,592 Process for forming image with liquid droplets, image forming apparatus utilizing such process and process for ejecting and projecting liquid droplets
30 7,044,588 Ink jet head storing structure and liquid filling method
31 7,044,581 Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method with an air current generating means to remove ink mists generated in the apparatus
32 7,044,572 Printhead and image printing apparatus
33 7,044,570 Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method
34 7,043,962 Sheet material type detector