Canon patents granted on 22 March 2011

58 US patents granted on 22 March 2011 and assigned to Canon

1 7,913,296 Encrypted communication method and system
2 7,913,260 Data processing system
3 7,913,189 Information processing apparatus and control method for displaying user interface
4 7,912,985 Method and device for processing a request or compressed digital data
5 7,912,943 Network device, network system, and its power saving control method
6 7,912,857 Document management method and apparatus
7 7,912,415 Image forming apparatus
8 7,912,405 Image forming apparatus having a plurality of image forming units
9 7,912,404 Cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus
10 7,912,395 Monitoring apparatus and monitoring system for image forming apparatus and control method for monitoring apparatus and monitoring system
11 7,912,391 Image-heating device with a first heating member and an adjustable second heating member
12 7,912,390 Image forming apparatus
13 7,912,389 Image forming apparatus
14 7,912,388 Printing apparatus, print control apparatus, and print control method
15 7,912,364 Optical observation apparatus and image-pickup apparatus
16 7,912,318 Data transform apparatus and control method thereof
17 7,912,300 Image processing apparatus and control method therefor
18 7,912,280 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program
19 7,912,268 Image processing device and method
20 7,912,253 Object recognition method and apparatus therefor
21 7,912,221 Communication apparatus and method thereof
22 7,912,107 Vertical cavity surface emitting laser
23 7,911,709 Apparatus and method for improving detected resolution and/or intensity of a sampled image
24 7,911,707 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same
25 7,911,669 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same
26 7,911,662 Linear image sensor, image reading apparatus using the same, image reading method, and program for implementing the method
27 7,911,653 Device using low visibility encoded image to manage copy history
28 7,911,650 Inkjet printing apparatus, image processing method and image processing apparatus
29 7,911,649 Image outputting apparatus and control method thereof with output of color copy despite setting for black and white copy
30 7,911,640 Information processing apparatus, printing data generation method, and printing control program
31 7,911,638 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program
32 7,911,637 Printing using multiple paper sources
33 7,911,635 Method and apparatus for automated download and printing of Web pages
34 7,911,630 Print processing system, control apparatus and control method thereof, and computer-readable recording medium
35 7,911,629 Image resolution and text conversion management
36 7,911,588 Exposure apparatus and original
37 7,911,585 Measurement apparatus, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
38 7,911,528 Image pickup apparatus
39 7,911,525 Hybrid auto-focus operation which does not perform distance detection focusing if the lens is at a predetermined closest distance side
40 7,911,521 Photoelectric conversion device and image pickup apparatus with symmetry about a voltage supply line
41 7,911,510 Imaging apparatus using a key image in image retrieval or reading out
42 7,911,506 Image sensing apparatus and method of controlling the same
43 7,911,503 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
44 7,911,425 Display device
45 7,911,160 Oscillation device, optical deflection apparatus, and drive-signal generating method
46 7,910,871 Injection-locked laser, interferometer, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
47 7,910,274 Electrophotographic photosensitive member, method of producing electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus
48 7,910,237 Polymer electrolyte membrane and method for producing polymer electrolyte membrane
49 7,910,227 Light emitting device having dopants in a light emitting layer
50 7,909,471 Rear projection type display apparatus
51 7,909,449 Ink jet recording apparatus and ink jet recording method
52 7,909,448 Recording head, recording unit, ink jet recording apparatus, ink jet recording method, and ink set
53 7,909,444 Liquid discharge cartridge and liquid discharge apparatus
54 7,909,437 Liquid discharge head
55 7,909,432 Liquid ejection head
56 7,909,425 Inkjet printing head and substrate having fuses for storing information
57 7,909,423 Ink jet recording head
58 7,909,324 Sheet conveying system, control method therefor, control program for implementing the method, and storage medium storing the program