Canon patents granted on 01 April 2008

34 US patents granted on 01 April 2008 and assigned to Canon

1 7,353,291 Network status server, information distribution system, control method, and storage medium for storing control program
2 7,353,175 Apparatus, method, and program for speech synthesis with capability of providing word meaning immediately upon request by a user
3 7,352,985 Image forming apparatus capable of suppressing deterioration of image when toner image on image bearing member is transferred to intermediate transfer member
4 7,352,984 Electrophotographic endless belt, electrophotographic apparatus having electrophotographic endless belt, and process for producing electrophotographic endless belt
5 7,352,980 Image forming apparatus and method including power state shift control
6 7,352,975 Developer supplying apparatus
7 7,352,974 Diagnostic device, diagnostic system, diagnostic method, program and storage medium
8 7,352,963 Camera
9 7,352,955 Management of reproduction duration of information data
10 7,352,897 Method and means for dividing an image into character image lines, and method and apparatus for character image recognition
11 7,352,891 Position detecting method
12 7,352,881 Method for tracking facial features in a video sequence
13 7,352,842 X-ray generator and exposure apparatus having the same
14 7,352,521 Image display optical system and image display apparatus
15 7,352,520 Holding device and exposure apparatus using the same
16 7,352,516 Lens apparatus and camera
17 7,352,495 Image reading apparatus
18 7,352,487 Print control system, print control method, memory medium, and program
19 7,352,484 Printing system and management method therefor
20 7,352,480 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
21 7,352,475 Measuring method and apparatus using shearing interferometry, exposure method and apparatus using the same, and device manufacturing method
22 7,352,466 Gas detection and photonic crystal devices design using predicted spectral responses
23 7,352,441 Sensor unit, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
24 7,352,437 Exposure apparatus
25 7,352,400 Solid-state image pickup apparatus having a differential output
26 7,352,382 Thermal printer
27 7,352,354 Particle moving type display device
28 7,352,089 Driving apparatus
29 7,351,786 Polyhydroxyalkanoate containing unit having cyclohexyl structure at side chain, production process therefor, and binder resin containing polyhydroxyalkanoate
30 7,351,509 Toner
31 7,350,914 Recording apparatus
32 7,350,910 Liquid container and ink jet recording apparatus
33 7,350,893 Inkjet printing method
34 7,350,891 Liquid discharge head