Sony patents granted on 19 January 2010

39 US patents granted on 19 January 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 RE41,081 Data recording and reproducing apparatus and data editing method
2 D608,276 Battery
3 7,650,646 Information-recording apparatus, information reproduction apparatus, information-recording method, information reproduction method and computer program
4 7,650,619 Virtual program list providing system
5 7,650,617 Advertisement insert apparatus and advertisement insert method, and storage medium
6 7,650,578 Display control apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
7 7,650,408 Internet strawman and user interface therefor
8 7,650,287 Regional attribute determination method, regional attribute determination device, and regional attribute determination program
9 7,650,145 Telephone set, communication adaptor, home appliance control method, and program recording medium
10 7,650,122 Power control circuitry for a mobile terminal application
11 7,650,065 Image stabilizer, lens apparatus and imager apparatus
12 7,649,993 Video-signal processing system, video-signal processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
13 7,649,949 Multipurpose television module
14 7,649,940 Image encoding apparatus and method
15 7,649,822 Recording and reproducing apparatus and recording method
16 7,649,733 Image display device
17 7,649,695 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
18 7,649,693 Zoom lens and image pick-up apparatus
19 7,649,687 Reflective screen
20 7,649,595 Method of forming a polymer dispersed liquid crystal cell, a cell formed by such method and uses of such cell
21 7,649,592 Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device
22 7,649,561 Physical quantity detecting device and imaging apparatus
23 7,649,552 Video signal processing apparatus
24 7,649,486 Flash A/D converter
25 7,649,456 User interface for an electronic device used as a home controller
26 7,649,406 Short-circuit charge-sharing technique for integrated circuit devices
27 7,649,340 Battery pack
28 7,649,339 Calculating remaining battery capacity based on battery-side end voltage and device-side end voltage
29 7,649,137 Signal processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
30 7,648,944 Transfer method and transfer apparatus
31 7,648,920 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
32 7,648,917 Manufacturing method of solid-state imaging device
33 7,648,800 Positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrode cell and non-aqueous electrode cell using the same
34 7,648,796 Battery pack and electronic equipment using the same
35 7,648,795 Electronic apparatus
36 7,648,671 Method of making master for manufacturing optical disc and method of manufacturing optical disc
37 7,648,416 Information expressing method
38 7,648,056 Selective soldering bath
39 7,647,694 Method for mounting electronic component