Toshiba patents granted on 30 December 2008

39 US patents granted on 30 December 2008 and assigned to Toshiba

1 D583,984 Light emitting diode lamp
2 7,472,317 Coding system and decoding system
3 7,472,316 Coding system and decoding system
4 7,472,149 Arithmetic unit for approximating function
5 7,472,136 Data structure of metadata of moving image and reproduction method of the same
6 7,472,024 Data analysis apparatus and method
7 7,471,964 Mobile communication terminal
8 7,471,939 Multiplier and radio communication apparatus using the same
9 7,471,863 Near-field interaction control element
10 7,471,807 Digital watermark detection method and apparatus
11 7,471,762 Total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis method
12 7,471,758 X-ray CT apparatus
13 7,471,757 X-ray computed tomographic apparatus, scan plan support apparatus, and program
14 7,471,617 Optical disc medium having extended record control data areas, optical disc apparatus using the same, and data recording method on the same
15 7,471,602 Recording/reproducing method and recording/reproducing apparatus and optical disk
16 7,471,601 Optical disk recording/reproducing method, optical disk recording/reproducing apparatus and optical disk
17 7,471,559 Semiconductor memory device for storing multilevel data
18 7,471,549 Semiconductor memory device
19 7,471,544 Method and apparatus for avoiding cell data destruction caused by SRAM cell instability
20 7,471,521 Electronic device, circuit board and convex member
21 7,471,492 Magnetoresistive element, magnetic head and magnetic recording/reproducing apparatus
22 7,471,491 Magnetic sensor having a frequency filter coupled to an output of a magnetoresistance element
23 7,471,426 Image reading apparatus and image reading method
24 7,471,358 Liquid crystal display device
25 7,471,345 Flat display device and control method thereof
26 7,471,235 Mode S transponder transmission signal decoder and mode S transponder transmission signal decoding method
27 7,471,053 Multi-beam klystron apparatus
28 7,471,031 Piezoelectric MEMS element and tunable filter equipped with the piezoelectric MEMS element
29 7,470,963 Magnetoresistive element and magnetic memory
30 7,470,947 Semiconductor memory and fabrication method for the same
31 7,470,897 Nuclear medical apparatus
32 7,470,609 Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
33 7,470,474 Magnetic recording medium, production process thereof, and magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus including both oxide and non-oxide perpendicular magnetic layers
34 7,470,235 Pulse wave detecting device and method therefor
35 7,470,154 Plug
36 7,470,070 Optical scanner device and image forming apparatus
37 7,469,941 Method of producing a wiring board
38 7,469,925 Airbag device and occupant classification device
39 7,469,890 Paper sheet supply apparatus