Canon patents granted on 17 January 2012

28 US patents granted on 17 January 2012 and assigned to Canon

1 8,099,676 Logon management software, control device, and logon management method
2 8,099,653 Communication apparatus and method including a plurality of descramblers
3 8,099,280 Speech recognition method and speech recognition apparatus
4 8,099,038 Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium
5 8,099,028 Developer supplying apparatus and developer supplying system
6 8,099,011 Image forming apparatus
7 8,099,008 Image heating apparatus with control means for controlling power to the coil that generates magnetic flux
8 8,099,003 Image forming apparatus and image forming method for eliminating image defects by considering a kind of transfer material
9 8,098,954 Distorted aberration correction processing apparatus
10 8,098,930 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program, and storage medium
11 8,098,927 Imaging characteristics fluctuation predicting method, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
12 8,098,413 Image output apparatus, image output method, computer program and recording medium
13 8,098,407 Image forming apparatus and correction of position shift of a scan line in a sub-scan direction
14 8,098,400 Gamut mapping in spectral space based on an objective function
15 8,098,398 Printing system, printing apparatus, and preview method for printing system
16 8,098,365 Illumination optical system, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
17 8,098,363 Exposure apparatus and method of manufacturing a device
18 8,098,294 Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and storage medium storing control program therefor
19 8,098,263 Image processing method and image processing apparatus
20 8,097,885 Compound semiconductor film, light emitting film, and manufacturing method thereof
21 8,097,858 Radiation imaging apparatus, processing method therefor, and radiation imaging system
22 8,097,473 Alignment method, exposure method, pattern forming method, and exposure apparatus
23 8,097,118 Method for manufacturing liquid ejection head
24 8,096,659 Fundus camera
25 8,096,644 Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection method
26 8,096,641 Flexible printed circuit board and liquid discharge head including the same
27 8,096,631 Ink-jet type image-forming apparatus and ink-jet type image-forming method
28 8,096,553 Sheet stacking apparatus and image forming apparatus