Matsushita patents granted on 27 May 2008

62 US patents granted on 27 May 2008 and assigned to Matsushita

1 D570,003 Lighting apparatus
2 D570,002 Fluorescent lamp
3 D569,914 Pencil sharpener
4 D569,889 Video camera with video disc recorder
5 D569,839 Camera equipped cordless handset of a videophone
6 D569,799 Solid electrolytic capacitor
7 7,380,257 Optical information recording medium
8 7,380,256 Disk device
9 7,380,139 Digital data recording apparatus, digital data recording method, and computer-readable recording medium
10 7,380,118 Data transmitting apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data transmission system and data transmission method
11 7,380,112 Processor and compiler for decoding an instruction and executing the decoded instruction with conditional execution flags
12 7,380,037 Data transmitter between external device and working memory
13 7,379,942 Approval authority registration system and method
14 7,379,812 Map information updating apparatus and map information updating method
15 7,379,780 Equivalent material constant calculation system, storage medium storing an equivalent material constant calculation program, equivalent material constant calculation method, design system, and structure manufacturing method
16 7,379,715 Transmitter apparatus and method using polar modulation with signal timing adjustment
17 7,379,708 Mobile receiver
18 7,379,685 Image heating apparatus
19 7,379,666 Electronic appliance
20 7,379,658 Optical disk, reproduction apparatus, and reproduction method
21 7,379,618 Image conversion method, texture mapping method, image conversion device, server-client system, and image conversion program
22 7,379,606 Image coding and decoding methods, image coding and decoding apparatuses, and recording media for image coding and decoding programs
23 7,379,567 Iris code generation method, individual authentication method, iris code entry device, individual authentication device, and individual certification program
24 7,379,398 Optical disc apparatus, an optical disc method, and a semiconductor integrated circuit capable of adjusting a focus position of a light beam and a spherical aberration
25 7,379,362 Semiconductor memory device having a hierarchical bit line structure
26 7,379,349 Simultaneous and selective memory macro testing
27 7,379,318 Semiconductor integrated circuit device and method for manufacturing the same
28 7,379,307 Wiring board and method for manufacturing the same, and semiconductor device
29 7,379,289 Conductive separator and electrolytic capacitor including the same
30 7,379,287 Shielding method and shielding apparatus
31 7,379,253 Image pickup apparatus
32 7,379,199 Print controlling apparatus and print controlling method
33 7,379,172 Method and apparatus for inspection of optical component
34 7,379,121 Signal transmitting device and signal receiving device
35 7,379,109 Solid-state image sensing apparatus and driving method thereof
36 7,379,108 Image sensor, driving method and camera
37 7,378,996 Sampling rate conversion calculating apparatus
38 7,378,984 Audio visual system
39 7,378,930 Magnetic ferrite and magnetic device containing the ferrite
40 7,378,918 Two-point modulation type phase modulation apparatus, polar modulation transmission apparatus, wireless transmission apparatus and wireless communication apparatus
41 7,378,909 Radio-frequency power amplifier apparatus and method of adjusting output power thereof
42 7,378,899 Semiconductor integrated circuit
43 7,378,871 Programmable device with structure for storing configuration information
44 7,378,804 Ballast for a discharge lamp with integrated control circuit for controlling switching element of dc power supply and inverter circuit
45 7,378,796 Plasma display panel
46 7,378,748 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
47 7,378,718 Fuse element with adjustable resistance
48 7,378,656 Infrared radiation element and gas sensor using it
49 7,378,613 Arc welding robot
50 7,378,612 Arc welding robot
51 7,378,458 Method for preparing ink, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus
52 7,378,229 Pattern formation method
53 7,378,218 Polymer, resist composition and patterning process
54 7,378,216 Resist material and pattern formation method
55 7,378,198 Photomask
56 7,378,192 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery
57 7,378,185 Prismatic lithium secondary battery having a porous heat resistant layer
58 7,378,169 Polymer electrolyte fuel cell and method for operation thereof
59 7,378,049 Method for producing ceramic substrate and electronic component module using ceramic substrate
60 7,378,031 Liquid phase etching method and liquid phase etching apparatus
61 7,377,992 Method and apparatus for detecting end point
62 7,377,178 Strain detector having a displaceable insulating substrate