Matsushita patents granted on 16 October 2007

45 US patents granted on 16 October 2007 and assigned to Matsushita

1 7,284,248 Optical disc driving apparatus
2 7,284,247 Optical disc driving apparatus
3 7,284,241 Compiler, compiler apparatus and compilation method
4 7,284,180 Data recording method, recording medium and reproduction apparatus
5 7,284,134 ID installable LSI, secret key installation method, LSI test method, and LSI development method
6 7,284,132 Memory card
7 7,283,967 Encoding device decoding device
8 7,283,854 Portable terminal device
9 7,283,813 Mobile terminal and incoming/outgoing call history management method
10 7,283,728 Recording/reproducing method suitable for recording/reproducing AV data on/from disc, recorder and reproducer for the method, information recording disc and information processing system
11 7,283,704 Optical signal-electric signal converter
12 7,283,451 Objective lens, optical head apparatus, optical information recording/reproducing apparatus
13 7,283,450 Optical disk device and information recording/reproducing method
14 7,283,435 Optical disc device
15 7,283,344 Electronic switch
16 7,283,322 Device to prevent cartridge incorrect insertion, a cartridge auto-changer, and a cartridge automatic control device with an auto-changer
17 7,283,293 High efficiency optical amplifying fiber
18 7,283,222 Optical measuring device
19 7,283,211 Distance-measuring optical apparatus, distance-measuring method, distance-measuring system, in-vehicle imager, and in-vehicle driving support apparatus
20 7,283,071 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method
21 7,283,032 Static electricity countermeasure component
22 7,283,006 Voltage-controlled oscillator
23 7,282,979 Phase shifting device
24 7,282,965 Signal detection circuit capable of automatically adjusting threshold value
25 7,282,957 Semiconductor integrated circuit
26 7,282,900 Performance controller for a step down current mode switching regulator
27 7,282,894 Method and apparatus for performing lossless sensing and negative inductor currents in a high side switch
28 7,282,861 Light source device, lighting device and liquid crystal display device
29 7,282,853 LED lamp
30 7,282,683 High frequency heating apparatus
31 7,282,682 High-frequency heating apparatus
32 7,282,452 Etching method, semiconductor and fabricating method for the same
33 7,282,416 Method for fabricating electronic device
34 7,282,367 Method for verifying amount of sample solution, method for controlling measurement system and method for measuring concentration of solution in apparatus for measuring optical characteristic
35 7,282,309 Photomask, method for producing the same, and method for forming pattern using the photomask
36 7,282,298 Electrochemical device
37 7,282,255 Flexible printed circuit board and process for producing the same
38 7,282,174 Lead-free solder and soldered article
39 7,281,908 Electrically powered blower with improved heat dissipation
40 7,281,867 Camera attaching device
41 7,281,472 Screen printing apparatus and screen printing method
42 7,281,325 Method of manufacturing circuit board
43 7,281,322 Component mounting method
44 RE39,883 Optical recording/reproducing apparatus for optical disks with various disk substrate thicknesses
45 D553,172 LCD projector