Canon patents granted on 23 January 2007

33 US patents granted on 23 January 2007 and assigned to Canon

1 D535,688 Ink cartridge for printer
2 7,167,988 Information processing method and information processing apparatus
3 7,167,940 Data processing method, data processing apparatus, communications device, communications method, communications protocol and program
4 7,167,919 Two-pass device access management
5 7,167,909 Service management apparatus for managing service information for services present in network system and apparatus for instructing service management apparatus
6 7,167,668 Development device
7 7,167,659 Image-forming apparatus with inertial means selectively connected to fixing drive
8 7,167,603 Image requesting apparatus
9 7,167,436 Optical recording medium having servo area and groove section
10 7,167,342 Magnetic recording medium, magnetic recording playback device, and information processing device
11 7,167,291 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same
12 7,167,285 Image scanning apparatus and method, and storage medium
13 7,167,282 Image scanning apparatus, method, and system, control method thereof, storage medium, and external apparatus
14 7,167,278 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program for implementing the method
15 7,167,276 Data conversion between color coordinate systems
16 7,167,266 Image memory apparatus
17 7,167,265 Printing with a plurality of printers
18 7,167,264 E-mail responsive printing apparatus
19 7,167,263 Multifunction peripheral apparatus, external controller for the same, and their control method
20 7,167,258 Image input/output system, image input/output control device, and control method therefor using device information indicating active execution of data communication or passive execution of data communication
21 7,167,257 Method and apparatus for controlling image output on media of different output devices
22 7,167,255 Method for displaying desired message in display unit of data processing apparatus for various processes
23 7,167,254 Scanning system, its control method, and storage medium
24 7,167,253 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system, and storage medium for storing information processing program
25 7,167,239 Spectroscope and measuring apparatus using the same
26 7,167,205 Image processing apparatus for print process of photographed image
27 7,167,179 Image sensing apparatus, image synthesizing method, image processing apparatus, and image processing method
28 7,166,958 Light emitting device having dopant in a light emitting layer, and method of producing the light emitting device
29 7,166,855 Surface position detecting system and method
30 7,165,829 Liquid container, liquid container holder and recording head cartridge
31 7,165,765 Sheet feeding apparatus and recording apparatus
32 7,165,764 Sheet processing apparatus with buffer for sheet finisher
33 7,165,714 Networked business system