Canon patents granted on 18 October 2011

50 US patents granted on 18 October 2011 and assigned to Canon

1 RE42,852 Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and storage medium
2 RE42,847 Expression tree optimization for processing obscured graphical objects
3 8,042,191 Image capture apparatus
4 8,041,576 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
5 8,041,569 Speech synthesis method and apparatus using pre-recorded speech and rule-based synthesized speech
6 8,041,549 Analyzation apparatus and control method thereof
7 8,041,512 Method of acquiring a set of specific elements for discriminating sequence
8 8,041,244 Image forming apparatus
9 8,041,208 Imaging apparatus having foreign substance removal member which overlaps shutter blade moving locus in optical axis direction
10 8,041,191 Image playback apparatus and playback method
11 8,041,182 Communication device and control method
12 8,041,149 Image processing apparatus, and control method and program of the same
13 8,041,135 Image encoding apparatus and control method thereof
14 8,041,122 Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium storing related program
15 8,041,092 Apparatus and method adapted to correct image data acquired by image detector
16 8,040,881 Communication apparatus and control method of the apparatus
17 8,040,581 Method for calibrating color image forming apparatus
18 8,040,580 Image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and computer program
19 8,040,572 Image processing apparatus and method for applying selected security processing to user selected first and second image
20 8,040,571 Image processing for extracting unique information from region of paper determined to be suitable
21 8,040,569 Image processing apparatus and method for contrast processing and intermediate color removal
22 8,040,547 Image forming apparatus, printing system, printing method and program
23 8,040,536 Image data communication in image processing system
24 8,040,535 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, recovery processing method, program, and storage medium
25 8,040,415 Image sensing apparatus and control method
26 8,040,407 Image capturing apparatus and image capturing apparatus control method
27 8,040,400 Signal processing device, image sensing system, and signal processing method
28 8,040,384 Image transmission apparatus
29 8,040,366 Thermal printer and control method thereof
30 8,040,037 Image display apparatus
31 8,039,836 Semiconductor device
32 8,039,801 Detection apparatus for detecting electromagnetic wave passed through object
33 8,039,667 Compound for solid polymer electrolyte membrane
34 8,039,607 Probe, probe set, probe carrier, and testing method
35 8,039,293 Method of manufacturing photoelectric conversion device
36 8,039,128 Fluorene compound, organic light emitting device and display device using the fluorene compound
37 8,039,043 Method of forming resistance film
38 8,038,274 Ink tank for ink jet recording device
39 8,038,268 Liquid applying apparatus and ink jet printing apparatus
40 8,038,256 Discharging apparatus and removing method
41 8,038,253 Ink jet recording apparatus and maintenance method thereof
42 8,038,251 Ink jet printing method and ink jet printing apparatus
43 8,038,249 Ink jet recording apparatus, and method for controlling recording head temperature
44 8,038,247 Recording apparatus and recording method
45 8,038,238 Printhead substrate, inkjet printhead, and inkjet printing apparatus
46 8,038,147 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus including the same
47 8,038,139 Inserter
48 8,038,073 Tamper detection of documents using encoded dots
49 8,037,607 Process for producing conductive rubber roller, and roller for electrophotographic apparatus
50 8,037,603 Ink jet head and producing method therefor