US Pat. No. 9,295,177

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate unit including:
a first substrate having a first major surface, the first major surface having a display region and a peripheral region on
an outer side of the display region;

a display electrode provided in the display region;
a terminal portion provided in the peripheral region and directly or indirectly electrically connected to the display electrode;
and

a first insulating layer provided on the display region and the peripheral region, the first insulating layer covering the
display electrode while exposing at least a part of the terminal portion;

a second substrate unit facing the first major surface, the second substrate unit including:
a second substrate having a second major surface, the second major surface facing the first major surface; and
a second insulating layer provided on the second major surface;
a display layer provided between the display electrode and the second substrate unit;
a sealing portion provided between the first substrate unit and the second substrate unit, the sealing portion surrounding
the display layer and contacting the first insulating layer, an outer edge of the sealing portion being located on an inner
side of an outer edge of the first insulating layer; and

a distance control portion provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, the distance control portion controlling
a distance between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein

the display layer includes a liquid crystal layer,
the first insulating layer contains a first polysiloxane including an organic group, the first insulating layer aligning liquid
crystals in the liquid crystal layer,

the first insulating layer directly contacts the liquid crystal layer in the display region,
the first insulating layer directly contacts the sealing portion in the peripheral region,
the second insulating layer contains a second polysiloxane including an organic group, the second insulating layer aligning
the liquid crystals,

the distance control portion includes a side face along a plane crossing the first major surface,
at least one of the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer directly contacts the side face,
the at least one of the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer is disposed between the side face and the sealing
portion, and

the at least one of the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer directly contacts the sealing portion between
the side face and the sealing portion.

US Pat. No. 9,251,733

DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display panel, comprising:
a panel section including a display region where a plurality of pixels are arranged, and a light-blocking panel section provided
in a gap between the pixels; and

a barrier section including a plurality of transmissive regions in a two-dimensional arrangement, and a light-blocking region
around each of the transmissive regions,

wherein,
the transmissive regions are each configured to make entirely visible any one of the pixels therethrough when a viewer views
the panel section not from a front but from a first or second direction via the barrier section,

each of the pixels comprises a plurality of sub-pixels of different types,
the pixels are arranged alternately in a column direction and in a row direction, and
the pixels are positioned shifted in the row direction, by a half width of each pixel, from the pixels of an adjacent row.

US Pat. No. 9,250,486

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate including a first gate line and a second gate line which extend in a first direction and are disposed with
a first pitch along a second direction crossing the first direction, a storage capacitance line extending in the first direction
between the first gate line and the second gate line, a first source line and a second source line which extend in the second
direction and are disposed with a second pitch, which is greater than the first pitch, along the first direction, a switching
element electrically connected to the second gate line and the first source line, and a pixel electrode having a cross shape
and surrounded by the first gate line, the second gate line, the first source line and the second source line, the pixel electrode
including a main pixel electrode which extends in the first direction and is located above the storage capacitance line, and
a sub-pixel electrode extending in the second direction;

a second substrate including a common electrode, the common electrode including main common electrodes which extend in the
first direction and are located, respectively, above the first gate line and above the second gate line, and sub-common electrodes
which extend in the second direction and are located, respectively, above the first source line and above the second source
line; and

a liquid crystal layer including liquid crystal molecules held between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein a length of the main pixel electrode in the first direction is greater than a length of the sub-pixel electrode in
the second direction,

the switching element includes a drain electrode extending in the second direction immediately below the sub-pixel electrode,
and

an intersection between the main pixel electrode and the sub-pixel electrode of the pixel electrode is in contact with the
switching element.

US Pat. No. 9,274,379

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate having a first insulation film, a first conductive layer disposed on the first insulation film, and a second
insulation film disposed on the first insulation film and the first conductive layer;

a second substrate opposed to the first substrate;
a rectangular display area formed with a plurality of pixels;
a sealing material formed outside the rectangular display area, the sealing material securing the first substrate and the
second substrate to each other; and

a driving circuit disposed on the first substrate, the driving circuit outputting a signal to the first conductive layer;
wherein the first substrate has a sealing hole area passing through thin film layers formed over the surface of the first
substrate at least in corners of the first substrate on a side opposite to a side where the driving circuit is disposed on
the first substrate; and

wherein the sealing material is formed in a region including the sealing hole area, and a base material of the first substrate
is secured directly to the sealing material by way of the sealing hole area without a direct contact between the sealing material
and the first conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,485,832

DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display panel, comprising:
a panel section including a display region where a plurality of pixels are arranged, and a light-blocking panel section provided
in a gap between the pixels; and

a barrier section including a plurality of transmissive regions in a two-dimensional arrangement, and a light-blocking region
around each of the transmissive regions,
wherein,
the transmissive regions are each configured to make visible any one of the pixels therethrough when a viewer views the panel
from a first direction via the barrier section,

the pixels, which are visible thorough the transmissive regions when viewed form the first direction, are different from the
pixels, which are visible thorough the transmissive regions when viewed from a second direction different from the first direction,

each of the pixels comprises a plurality of sub-pixels of different types,
the pixels are arranged alternately in a column direction and in a row direction, and
the pixels are positioned to be shifted in the row direction, by substantially a half width of each pixel, from the pixels
of an adjacent row.

US Pat. No. 9,052,514

LIQUID-CRYSTAL LENS, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid-crystal lens comprising:
a plurality of first electrodes;
a second electrode placed to be opposed to the first electrodes; and
a liquid-crystal layer provided between the first electrodes and the second electrode,
wherein the first electrodes each receiving a relatively low voltage applied thereto are provided more adjacently to each
other than the first electrodes each receiving a relatively high voltage applied thereto, and

a lower voltage is applied to the first electrodes that are located closer to the center of the lens, and the first electrodes
located at the center of the lens are provided with small electrode pitches.

US Pat. No. 9,262,970

DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
an image display panel in which pixels are arrayed in a two-dimensional matrix, where each of the pixels includes a first
sub-pixel that displays a first color, a second sub-pixel that displays a second color, a third sub-pixel that displays a
third color, and a fourth sub-pixel that displays white;

a color conversion device that includes a signal processing unit that generates an output signal for controlling an operation
of a pixel of a display unit based on an input signal generated in a reference color area, and a signal output unit that outputs
a drive signal of the pixel to the image display panel based on the output signal generated by the signal processing unit;

a planar light-source device that is arranged at a backside of the display unit at an opposite side to an image display surface
thereof, and that emits white light toward a substantially entire surface of the display unit; and

a light-source-device control unit that controls the planar light-source device, wherein
the signal processing unit includes a color conversion circuit that converts the input signal in the reference color area
into a converted input signal generated in a definition color area where a chromaticity point of at least one of the first
color, the second color, and the third color is inside of the reference color area, and a four-color generation circuit that
generates the output signal and a tight-source-device control signal from the converted input signal converted by the color
conversion circuit,

the signal output unit outputs the drive signal to the first sub-pixel, the second sub-pixel, the third sub-pixel, and the
fourth sub-pixel based on the output signal generated by the four-color generation circuit,

the light-source-device control unit outputs a drive voltage for emitting the white light on the planar light-source device
based on the light-source-device control signal generated by the four-color generation circuit, and

such that the definition color area is narrower than and within the reference color area.

US Pat. No. 9,177,977

DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate including a first insulative substrate, an outer peripheral wiring formed above the first insulative substrate,
an insulation film disposed on the outer peripheral wiring, a pixel electrode formed on the insulation film in an active area
for displaying an image, and a first bank having a wall shape on the insulation film in a peripheral area surrounding the
active area;

a second substrate including at least a second insulative substrate; and
a sealant which is provided in a manner to envelop the first bank, and which attaches the first substrate and the second substrate
,

wherein the first bank is spaced apart from the second substrate by the sealant,
the second substrate further includes a second bank which has a wall shape, is formed in the peripheral area and is enveloped
in the sealant, and

the second bank is spaced apart from the first substrate by the sealant.

US Pat. No. 9,106,904

DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display panel, comprising:
a panel section including a display region where a plurality of pixels are arranged, and a light-blocking section provided
in a gap between the pixels; and

a barrier section including a plurality of transmissive regions in a two-dimensional arrangement, and a light-blocking region
around each of the transmissive regions,

wherein,
the transmissive regions are each configured to make entirely visible any one of the pixels therethrough when a viewer views
the panel section not from a front but from a first or second direction via the barrier section,

each of the pixels comprises a plurality of sub-pixels of different types,
the sub-pixels in each of the pixels are arranged other than in stripes,
the pixels include a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels, the first pixels being visible through the
transmissive regions when viewed from the first direction and the second pixels being visible through the transmissive regions
when viewed from the second direction,

in two of the first pixels adjacent to each other in a vertical or diagonal direction, the sub-pixels are laid out differently,
in two of the second pixels adjacent to each other in the vertical or diagonal direction, the sub-pixels are laid out differently,
and

the light-blocking section includes a first light-blocking section whose area is substantially equal to an area of one of
the pixels, and a second light-blocking section whose area is smaller than an area of the first light-blocking section.

US Pat. No. 9,105,216

COLOR SIGNAL GENERATING DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A color signal generating device for converting signals from a first color signal for forming a number of input pixels
representing a combination of colors to be displayed on a position of each pixel of a display device to a second color signal
for forming a number of output pixels driving the display device, comprising:
storage for storing information of a combination of colors of sub-pixels included in said each pixel of the display device,
a detector circuit for detecting a difference of signal values of colors of the first color signal, displayed on two adjacent
pixels which are adjacent across a reference pixel,

wherein a first one of the adjacent pixel has a higher signal value and a second one of the adjacent pixel has a lower signal
value, and

a distributor circuit for distributing a signal value of a color for the reference pixel,
wherein the combination of the colors of the sub-pixels of the reference pixel does not have a first color of the first color
signal,

wherein said first color is in the combination of the colors of the sub-pixels of each of the two adjacent pixels and is displayed
on the two adjacent pixels using the second color signal,

wherein a value added to said higher signal value of the first one of the adjacent pixels is more than a value added to said
lower signal value of the second one of the adjacent pixels; and

wherein the value added to the higher signal value of the first one of the adjacent pixels and the value added to said lower
signal value of the second one of the adjacent pixels add up to total a signal value of the reference pixel.

US Pat. No. 9,140,938

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including:
first and second gate lines and an auxiliary capacitance line respectively extending in a first direction, the auxiliary capacitance
line being arranged approximately in a center between the first and second gate lines,

first and second source lines extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction,
a drain line extending along the source line and the auxiliary capacitance line,
a switching element arranged at a crossing portion of the gate line with the source line and electrically coupled with the
gate line and the source line,

a pixel electrode including a sub-pixel electrode electrically coupled with the switching element through a contact hole formed
at an overlapping portion with the auxiliary capacitance line and extending in the first direction in the shape of a belt,
and a main pixel electrode electrically coupled with the sub-pixel electrode and extending in the second direction,

a first alignment film covering the pixel electrode to contact with the pixel electrode, resistivity of the pixel electrode
being lower than that of the first alignment film; and

a second substrate including:
a common electrode having a pair of main common electrodes arranged above the first and second source lines sandwiching the
main pixel electrode and extending in the second direction,

a second alignment film covering the common electrode to contact with the common electrode, resistivity of the common electrode
being lower than that of the second alignment film, and

a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate and including liquid crystal molecules;
a first optical element including a first polarization plate attached to an outer surface of the first substrate by a first
adhesive; and

a second optical element including a second polarization plate attached to an outer surface of the second substrate by a second
adhesive; wherein

a volume resistivity value of the first alignment film is lower than that of the liquid crystal layer,
a volume resistivity value of the first adhesive is less than that of the first alignment film,
a volume resistivity value of the second alignment film is lower than that of the liquid crystal layer,
a volume resistivity value of the second adhesive is less than that of the second alignment film,
the volume resistivity values of the first and second alignment films are respectively set to an order of 1.0×1011 ?·cm, and

the volume resistivity values of the first and second adhesives are in a range of approximately 0.2×1011 ?·cm to 0.7×1011 ?·cm, and

the first polarization plate includes a first polarizing axis and the second polarization plate includes a second polarizing
axis, and the first polarizing axis of the first polarization plate is arranged in parallel with or orthogonally crossing
the initial alignment direction of the liquid crystal molecules.

US Pat. No. 9,224,756

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device comprising:
an insulative substrate;
a semiconductor layer located above the insulative substrate and formed of polysilicon, the semiconductor layer including
a first channel region, a second channel region, a source region, a drain region, a first region located between the source
region and the first channel region and having an impurity concentration which is lower than an impurity concentration of
the source region and is higher than an impurity concentration of the first channel region, a second region formed between
the first channel region and the second channel region and having an impurity concentration which is equal to the impurity
concentration of the first region, and a third region located between the drain region and the second channel region and having
an impurity concentration which is lower than an impurity concentration of the drain region and is higher than an impurity
concentration of the second channel region;

an insulation film covering the semiconductor layer;
a first gate electrode formed on the insulation film and located above the first channel region,
a second gate electrode which is electrically connected to the first gate electrode, is formed on the insulation film, and
is located above the second channel region;

a source electrode put in contact with the source region;
a drain electrode put in contact with the drain region;
a source line electrically connected to the source electrode and supplied with a video signal; and
a pixel electrode which is electrically connected to the drain electrode and in which a pixel potential corresponding to the
video signal is written,

wherein the impurity concentration of the third region is equal to the impurity concentration of the first region,
a length of each of the first region and the third region is 3 ?m or less, and
the second region has a length of 5 ?m or more, which is greater than the length of each of the first region and the third
region.

US Pat. No. 9,128,330

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate including an image display area;
a bank provided on the first substrate and surrounding the image display area;
a first alignment film provided on the first substrate;
a second substrate;
a second alignment film provided on the second substrate;
a liquid crystal material sandwiched between the first alignment film and the second alignment film; and
a sealing member to seal the liquid crystal material between the first alignment film and the second alignment film, wherein
the bank has a shape in which a slope of an inside surface standing from an inner peripheral lower end on a side of the image
display area is steeper than a slope of an outside surface standing from an outer peripheral lower end on an opposite side
to the image display area,

the first alignment film contacts the inside surface of the bank and is provided in the image display area, and
the sealing member passes over the outside surface of the bank in a direction toward the inside surface and overlaps the bank.

US Pat. No. 9,269,922

ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a plurality of organic EL devices on the first substrate;
a second substrate facing the first substrate; and
a filling layer between the first substrate and the second substrate,wherein
an image is displayed on a second substrate side,
each of the plurality of organic EL devices includes:
a light-emission layer;
a reflection electrode below the light-emission layer to reflect light from the light-emission layer upwards;
a bank configured to cover an edge of the reflection electrode; and
an upper electrode above the light-emission layer and having a light transmission property and reflectivity,
a structure which resonates the light emitted from the light-emission layer is formed between the reflection electrode and
the upper electrode,

the filling layer includes fine particles dispersed therein configured to uniformly diffuse the light in a visible wavelength
region resonated by the structure and exiting from the upper electrode,

the second substrate has a black matrix,
the filling layer spreads under the black matrix and over the plurality of the organic EL devices, continuously, and
the fine particles are dispersed in the filling layer both above the reflection electrode and between the black matrix and
the bank.

US Pat. No. 9,545,039

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED HEAT DISSIPATION STRUCTURE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a display panel having a display surface;
a light source substrate arranged in a rearward direction opposite to a display direction of the display panel, the light
source substrate having thereon a light source for illuminating the display panel;

a heat sink arranged in the rearward direction from the light source substrate, the heat sink having a base attached to the
light source substrate and a plurality of fins each extending in the rearward direction from the base, to dissipate heat generated
in the light source; and

a frame having a bottom surface arranged in the rearward direction from the base of the heat sink, the bottom surface having
a plurality of slits into which the plurality of fins are inserted, the frame housing the light source substrate and the heat
sink.

US Pat. No. 9,563,307

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a touch panel control unit;
a plurality of scanning electrodes formed on the display panel;
a plurality of detection electrodes formed on the display panel;
a drive signal supply unit for inputting a driving signal to the plurality of scanning electrodes; and
a detection unit for detecting a detection signal from each of the plurality of detection electrodes;
wherein the touch panel control unit supplies the driving signal to each of the plurality of scanning electrodes from the
drive signal supply unit for detecting a touch position based on the detection signal which is detected by the detection unit,

supplies the driving signal to the plurality of scanning electrodes collectively from the drive signal supply unit for detecting
of the detection unit,

the touch panel control unit has a first switching element that supplies a high drive voltage to each of the plurality of
scanning electrodes, and a second switching element that supplies a low drive voltage to each of the plurality of scanning
electrodes, and

the first switching element and the second switching element are provided for each of the plurality of scanning electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,239,488

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a LCD panel in which a first polarizer, a first substrate, a second substrate and a second polarizer are sequentially provided
from a front surface side;

a frame which surrounds the LCD panel and has a first opening having a first side, a second side, a third side, and a fourth
side;

a planar light source which is disposed on the rear surface side of the LCD panel in the first opening;
a plurality of optical sheet groups which are disposed between the planar light source and the LCD panel; and
an adhesive layer which has a second opening formed along the first side, second side, third side, and the fourth side of
the frame,

wherein the plurality of optical sheet groups has a first optical sheet and a second optical sheet,
wherein the first optical sheet has an overhang protruding from the second optical sheet toward the first side,
wherein a front surface side of the adhesive layer is adhered to the LCD panel along at least the first side, and a rear surface
side of the adhesive layer is adhered to the overhang and the frame along at least the first side,

wherein an end along the first side of the adhesive layer which overlaps the overhang does not overlap the second optical
sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,111,889

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a thin film transistor substrate comprising a plurality of pixels and transistors each controlling the amount of light emission
of the pixel; and

a counter substrate arranged to be placed on the thin film transistor substrate, wherein
each of the plurality of pixels comprises a light-emitting region and a non-light-emitting region, and
the thin film transistor substrate comprises
an insulating substrate as a based material,
a circuit layer including the transistors formed on the insulating substrate,
an organic layer which is formed on the circuit layer and is interposed between two electrodes,
and
a first organic insulating layer between the circuit layer and the organic layer,
wherein
one of the two electrodes is a lower electrode formed under the organic layer while the other electrode is an upper electrode
formed on the organic layer,

an edge of the lower electrode is covered with the first organic insulating layer,
the organic layer includes an emitting layer, a first portion connected to each of the two electrodes, and a second portion
connected to the upper electrode and the first organic insulating layer, and

a first distance is shorter than a second distance, wherein the first distance is an average distance between the first portion
and the counter substrate, and the second distance is an average distance between a part of the second portion and the counter
substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,377,657

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
pixel electrodes arranged in respective sub-pixels arrayed in a matrix in a display area;
a plurality of image signal lines extending in a column direction of the matrix, and supplied with image signals;
pixel transistors which are switches arranged in the respective sub-pixels, and supply the image signals to the pixel electrodes;
and

scanning signal lines extending in a row direction of the matrix, and control conduction of the pixel transistors,
wherein the pixel electrodes aligned in a direction along which the image signal lines extend are connected to either of two
adjacent ones of the image signal lines with six sub-pixels as one period, and

wherein the pixel electrodes corresponding to five of the six sub-pixels are connected to one of the two adjacent ones of
the image signal lines through respective ones of the pixel transistors, and the pixel electrode corresponding to the remaining
one of the six sub-pixels is connected to the other of the two adjacent ones of the image signal lines through corresponding
one of the pixel transistor.

US Pat. No. 9,153,204

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
display panel having a display area having a plurality of pixels that are disposed in a matrix and each are composed of one
or more sub-pixels, a first image and a second image being alternately displayed adjacent to each other in the sub-pixels,
the first image and the second image being displayed in visual directions different from each other so as to be adapted to
be discriminated from each other; and

crosstalk correcting portion having a crosstalk correcting table, configured to carry out crosstalk correction for images
different from one another by using said crosstalk correcting table,

wherein said display area is divided into a plurality of division areas,
at least one of the division areas is non-rectangular and includes a plurality of extending portions,
a shape of a border of at least one of the division areas is zigzag, and
said crosstalk correcting table is composed of a plurality of crosstalk correcting tables corresponding to said plurality
of the division areas, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,086,597

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THAT

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a first alignment film formed over the first substrate;
a second substrate;
a second alignment film formed over the second substrate;
a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first alignment film and the second alignment film;
a projecting portion formed over the second substrate;
a first electrode and a second electrode formed between the first alignment film and the first substrate; and
an insulation film disposed between the second electrode and the liquid crystal layer;
wherein the first electrode is covered by the first alignment film;
wherein the insulation film is covered by the first alignment film;
wherein the liquid crystal layer is controlled by an electric field generated between the first electrode and the second electrode;
wherein the first alignment film is a photo alignment film; and
wherein a thickness “d2” of the second alignment film over the projecting portion and a film thickness “d1” of a portion of the first alignment film facing the projecting portion satisfy formula (1) and (2):

0 nm d2

US Pat. No. 9,245,910

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING BOARD DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A method for manufacturing a board device that includes a substrate, an insulating film layer provided on the substrate,
an oxide conductive film provided on portions of the insulating film layer, and a silicon nitride film provided on the oxide
conductive film, comprising:
a surface treatment step in which, by plasma discharge, the oxide conductive film is cleaned without being reduced, and surface
layers of the insulating film layer not covered by the oxide conductive film and portions of the insulating film layer in
the regions covered by the oxide conductive film are etched to form recesses leading to portions under the oxide conductive
film; and

a nitride film forming step in which, successively from the surface treatment step, the silicon nitride film is formed by
plasma CVD so as to cover the recesses and the oxide conductive film.

US Pat. No. 9,046,708

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel;
a protective plate which is provided opposed to the display panel;
a member having a touch sensor function; and
a transparent organic layer which is provided between the display panel and the protective plate;
wherein the transparent organic layer comprises:
an outer organic layer which is shaped like a frame to enclose at least a portion of an effective display area of the display
panel; and

an inner organic layer which is formed from the same material as the frame to fill a space enclosed by the frame;
wherein at least a part of the outer organic layer overlaps the effective display area of the display panel; and
wherein at least one of the display panel and the protective plate forms a portion of the member having the touch sensor function.

US Pat. No. 9,491,843

CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. An array substrate, comprising:
a first insulating film extending from an active area for displaying images to a peripheral area surrounding the active area;
a gate line formed on the first insulating film in the active area;
a second insulating film covering the first insulating film and the gate line;
a source line formed on the second insulating film in the active area; and
a circumference wiring arranged in an aperture penetrating the first and second insulating films and extending from the aperture
to the active area on the second insulating film so as to cross an edge of the aperture in the peripheral area;

wherein
the circumference wiring is formed of the same material as the source line, and
the edge of the aperture which the circumference wiring crosses includes at least one concave portion and one convex portion,
respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,274,364

MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a substrate;
a first conductive layer formed above the substrate;
an organic layer formed above the substrate and having a first hole;
an first inorganic insulation layer formed above the organic layer and having a second hole which is formed above the first
conductive layer; and

a second conductive layer formed above the first inorganic insulation layer; wherein the first inorganic insulation layer
covers the first hole of the organic layer,

and has a first region which has a first inclined surface, a second region which has a second inclined surface, and a third
region which has a connection surface disposed between the first inclined surface and the second inclined surface,

wherein the second conductive layer is formed above the first inclined surface, the second inclined surface, and the connection
surface, and contacts with the first conductive layer, and

wherein a part of the connection surface is in parallel with a surface of the first conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,111,499

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a plurality of pixels which is arranged in a matrix;
a plurality of video signal lines which is provided in correspondence with a plurality of pixel columns, and supplies video
signals to the pixels;

a plurality of scanning signal lines which is provided in correspondence with a plurality of pixel rows, and is supplied in
turn with scanning signals for selecting a scanning row to which the video signals are supplied among the pixel rows;

a video signal line driver circuit into which the display data corresponding to one of the pixel rows is written, and which
generates the video signal on the basis of the display data and outputs the video signals to the plurality of video signal
lines in parallel when an output timing signal is input to the video signal line driver circuit; and

a display control circuit that receives the display data from an external by serial transmission, outputs the display data
and the output timing signal to the video signal line driver circuit, and performs line inversion driving of the pixels every
two rows,

wherein the display control circuit writes the display data into the video signal line driver circuit on at least a preceding
scanning row of a pair of the pixel rows which are adjacent to each other and supplied with the video signals of the same
polarity, at a speed higher than a transmission speed from the external, and sets an output period of the video signals on
the preceding scanning row to be longer than an output period of the video signals on a following pixel row of the preceding
scanning row, the output period for each of the pixel rows being determined according to a cycle of the output timing signal.

US Pat. No. 9,280,023

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
drain lines extended in a first direction and arranged in parallel in a second direction different from the first direction;
gate lines extended in the second direction and arranged in parallel in the first direction;
a common electrode, formed to be planar, into which a common signal which is a reference is input;
a pixel electrode disposed on a liquid crystal layer side across a first insulating film and disposed superimposed over the
common electrode; and

a thin film transistor which supplies a video signal from the drain lines to the pixel electrode in synchronism with a scan
signal from the gate lines, wherein

the pixel electrode is formed of a first linear electrode inclined in a plus direction to form a first angle to the first
direction, and a second linear electrode inclined in a minus direction to form a second angle to the first direction, in a
region in which the pixel electrode is superimposed over the common electrode, and

a first extension portion is extended from the drain line in the second direction and formed between adjacent pixels,
a second extension portion different from the first extension portion is extended from the drain line in the second direction
and formed between adjacent pixels, and

the first extension portion and the second extension portion are disposed opposed to each other in the second direction with
a gap,

a width of the first extension portion in the first direction and a width of the second extension portion in the first direction
are larger than a width of the drain line in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,261,735

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising: a TFT substrate having a pixel electrode and a counter electrode with an inorganic
insulating film therebetween, and a first alignment film of organic material formed on part of the inorganic insulating film;
a counter substrate having an overcoat film, which is an organic material, formed on a black matrix and color filter, the
counter substrate having a second alignment film of organic material formed directly on the overcoat film; and a seal portion
including a sealant; wherein the TFT substrate is bonded to the counter substrate by the sealant; wherein the liquid crystal
molecules are sandwiched between the TFT substrate and the counter substrate and controlled by an electric field generated
between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode of the TFT substrate; wherein the first alignment film is not provided
at the seal portion, and the sealant is bonded to the inorganic insulating film of the TFT substrate; wherein, in a cross-section
perpendicular to a side of the counter substrate, the sealant is bonded to the second alignment film of the counter substrate
at a first part of the seal portion corresponding to an outer side portion including an outer edge of the sealant and at a
second part corresponding to an inner side portion of the sealing portion; wherein, in the cross-section perpendicular to
the side of the counter substrate, the sealant is bonded to the overcoat film of the counter substrate where the second alignment
film is not provided at another part of the seal portion other than the first and second parts of the seal portion; and wherein
the first alignment film and the second alignment film of the organic material are responsive to optical alignment for forming
anisotropy therein.

US Pat. No. 9,563,302

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH DETECTION, DRIVE CIRCUIT, DRIVING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device with touch detection comprising:
a plurality of display elements;
a plurality of common electrodes arranged in parallel and that extend in first direction;
a plurality of detection electrodes arranged in parallel and that extend in a direction across the first direction;
a plurality of signal lines connected to the plurality of display elements, respectively, and to which a display drive signal
is applied;

a detection circuit configured to detect an external proximity object based on a touch detection signal which is output from
the detection electrodes,

a scan driving unit configured to drive the common electrodes with a touch detection drive signal,
wherein the detection circuit is configured to sample a first voltage of the touch detection signal at a first timing before
a starting of transition of the touch detection drive signal, and sample a second voltage of the touch detection signal at
a second timing after the starting of transition of the touch detection drive signal, the second voltage being different from
the first voltage,

wherein detection of the external proximity object is performed on the basis of the difference between the first voltage of
the touch detection signal sampled at the first timing and the second voltage of the touch detection signal sampled at the
second timing, and

wherein the display drive signal is substantially constant during the period between the first timing and the second timing.

US Pat. No. 9,298,321

ELECTROSTATIC CAPACITANCE-TYPE INPUT DEVICE AND INPUT DEVICE-ATTACHED ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An electrostatic capacitance-type input device in which a plurality of input position detecting electrodes are disposed
in an input area of a substrate, the electrostatic capacitance-type input device comprising:
a lower layer-side conductive film;
an interlayer insulating film;
an upper layer-side conductive film, which are stacked on the substrate in this order from the substrate side,
a first input position detecting electrode that extends in a first direction of an in-plane direction of the substrate;
a second input position detecting electrode that extends in a second direction intersecting the first direction of the in-plane
direction of the substrate and includes a discontinued portion in an intersection portion of the first input position detecting
electrode, the second input position detecting electrode being formed as the input position detecting electrodes by a first
conductive film, which is positioned in an input operation side, out of the lower layer-side conductive film and the upper
layer-side conductive film;

a relay electrode that overlaps with the first input position detecting electrode through the interlayer insulating film in
the intersection portion so as to be electrically connected to the discontinued portion of the second input position detecting
electrode; and

an input area shield electrode that is separated from the relay electrode and overlaps with the first input position detecting
electrode and the second input position detecting electrode through the interlayer insulating film in a plan view are formed
by a second conductive film, which is positioned on a side opposite to the input operation side, out of the lower layer-side
conductive film and the upper layer-side conductive film,

wherein the input area shield electrode is applied with a shield electric potential having the same waveform and phase as
a position detection signal applied to the first input position detecting electrode and the second input position detecting
electrode,

wherein the first input position detecting electrode and the second input position detecting electrode are coupled with a
controller, which detects an input operation performed on the electrostatic capacitance-type input device, via a wiring through
which the position detecting signal is transmitted, and

wherein a flexible wiring substrate includes a flexible substrate wiring of the wiring and a shield layer which is applied
with the electric potential,

wherein, in an area of the substrate that is positioned on an outer side of the input area,
the wiring that is electrically connected to the input position detecting electrode by one conductive film of the first conductive
film and the second conductive film is formed, and

an outer periphery-side shield electrode that overlaps with the wiring through the interlayer insulating film in a plane view
is formed by the other conductive film of the first conductive film and the second conductive film,

wherein, on an outer periphery side of the wiring on the substrate, a shielding auxiliary electrode is formed by the conductive
film, which is disposed on the side forming the wiring, out of the first conductive film and the second conductive film,

wherein the shielding auxiliary electrode and the outer periphery-side shield electrode overlap with each other so as to be
electrically connected to each other in an area in which the interlayer insulating film disposed on the outer periphery side
of the wiring is not formed, and

wherein the shielding auxiliary electrode is electrically connected to the input area shield electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,251,758

DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display section that has a first period to consume predetermined power and a second period to consume less power than in
the first period, and power consumption of which periodically changes by repeating the first period and the second period;

a smoothing capacitor that stabilizes power supplied to the display section; and
a power consumption unit that consume the supplied power in the second period,
wherein
the power consumption unit includes a plurality of switching elements that operate in the first period and that also operate
in the second period to consume the supplied power,

each of the switching elements includes a first transistor element and a second transistor element,
sources of the first transistor element and the second transistor element included in each switching element are coupled to
each other and drains thereof are coupled to each other,

one of the source and the drain of each of the first and second transistor elements included in a first switching element
is coupled to a signal line coupled to the display section, and other of the source and the drain of each of the first and
second transistor elements is coupled to a signal line provided in common with the first and second transistor elements included
in a second switching element,

the first and second transistor elements are controlled to be turned ON and OFF in predetermined cycles, respectively, to
bring at least one of the first and second transistor elements in an ON state in any timing in the second period,

the predetermined cycles are set according to power consumption of the display section in the first period, and
the power consumption unit is controlled to match timing of a transition of any one of the first and second transistor elements
included in the first switching element from OFF to ON with timing of a transition of any one of the first and second transistor
elements included in the second switching element from ON to OFF.

US Pat. No. 9,117,703

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a plurality of drain lines to which a video signal is input;
a plurality of gate lines formed so as to cross the plurality of drain lines, to which a scanning signal is input; and
pixels comprising:
pixel electrodes formed in the same layer as a layer of the plurality of drain lines; and
thin-film transistors connected to the plurality of gate lines and the plurality of drain lines, for feeding the video signal
to the pixel electrodes in synchronization with the scanning signal,

wherein the pixels are arranged in matrix along a direction in which the plurality of drain lines and the plurality of gate
lines extend,

wherein the plurality of drain lines include a first drain line and a second drain line for respectively feeding the video
signals,

wherein the plurality of gate lines include a first gate line and a second gate line for respectively outputting the scanning
signals at two different scanning timings for each of scanning lines,

wherein a first unit pixel for color display, is constituted by three pixels corresponding to a red pixel, a green pixel,
and a blue pixel arranged side by side, and is formed in a region surrounded by the first gate line, the second gate line,
the first drain line and the second drain line, and the three pixels corresponding to the red pixel, the green pixel, and
the blue pixel are arranged for each first unit pixel,

wherein the first gate line is connected to the red pixel and the blue pixel of the first unit pixel, the second gate line
is connected to the green pixel of the first unit pixel, the first drain line is connected to the red pixel and the green
pixel of the first unit pixel, and the second drain line is connected to the blue pixel of the unit pixel, and

wherein the first gate line is connected to one pixel of a second unit pixel adjacent to the first unit pixel, and the second
gate line is connected to two pixels of the second unit pixel different from the one pixel of the second unit pixel.

US Pat. No. 9,299,961

OLED DISPLAY PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A manufacturing method of an OLED display panel comprising:
forming a display part including a plurality of organic light emitting elements above a substrate;
forming a plurality of electrodes in a band shape above the substrate, each capable of conducting with an electrode above
another substrate;

forming a recessed part between the electrodes above the substrate;
forming a stacked sealing film including a first contained inorganic layer, an organic resin layer and a second contained
inorganic layer in sequence from the substrate side above the display part and a terminal region which have the plurality
of electrodes; and

exposing a surface of the plurality of electrodes by performing etching using etching conditions suitable for the first Si
contained inorganic layer and the second Si contained inorganic layer while the display part is masked.

US Pat. No. 9,214,504

DISPLAY MODULE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device comprising:
a plurality of pixels each including a pixel driving circuit formed on a substrate, respectively;
a current supply line;
wherein the pixel driving circuit includes a thin film transistor and a capacitor connected to the thin film transistor, the
thin film transistor being connected to the current supply line;

a first insulation layer covering the thin film transistor;
a first electrode layer provided on the first insulation layer, wherein the first electrode layer is connected to the thin
film transistor through a contact hole in the first insulation layer;

a second insulation layer is formed on the first insulation layer and the first electrode layer, the second insulation layer
being provided with an aperture at the first electrode layer;

an organic light emitting layer formed on the second insulation layer and in the aperture and connected to the first electrode
layer through the aperture; and

a second electrode layer formed on the organic light emitting layer and the second insulation layer,
wherein the second insulation layer includes an inner wall at the aperture, the organic light emitting layer being formed
on the inner wall of the second insulation layer and at a bottom portion of the aperture,

a first edge portion of the second insulation layer is sandwiched between the organic light emitting layer and the first electrode
layer,

a second edge portion of the second insulation layer is sandwiched between the organic light emitting layer and the first
electrode layer,

a part of the second insulation layer is formed in the contact hole of the first insulation layer, said part of the second
insulation layer including a portion formed in the contact hole and a portion formed about the contact hole between an upper
surface of the first insulation film and a lower surface of the organic light emitting layer,

a first part of the first electrode layer is formed on an inner wall of the contact hole of the first insulation layer,
the first part of the first electrode layer is connected to the part of the second insulation layer connected to a first part
of the organic light emitting layer,

the first part of the first electrode layer is arranged directly below the part of the second insulation layer, and the part
of the second insulation layer is arranged directly below the first part of the organic light emitting layer,

the first part of the first electrode layer, the part of the second insulation layer, and the first part of the organic light
emitting layer are arranged in this order,

the first edge portion of the second insulation layer is sandwiched between the part of the second insulation layer and the
organic light emitting layer, and

a height of a top surface of the part of the second insulation layer, in the portion of the part of the second insulating
layer formed above the contact hole, from the substrate is higher than a height of the first edge portion of the second insulation
layer from the substrate, the top surface of the part of the second insulation layer being directly connected to the organic
light emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,208,743

ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a display driving circuit including a shift register formed on the display panel,
the shift register including a connection of a plurality of stages,
a first stage thereof including a first transistor and a second transistor,
a second stage thereof including a third transistor and a fourth transistor,
the first transistor including a control electrode, an input electrode and an output electrode;
a first pulse line connected to the input electrode of the first transistor;
the third transistor including a control electrode, an input electrode and an output electrode; and
a second pulse line connected to the input electrode of the third transistor,wherein:
a voltage of the control electrode of the first transistor is boosted by a voltage of the first pulse line changing from a
low level to high level,

the second transistor connects the control electrode of the first transistor and a constant voltage line when the second transistor
is an on state,

a voltage of the control electrode of the third transistor is boosted by a voltage of the second pulse line changing from
a low level to high level,

the fourth transistor connects the control electrode of the third transistor and a constant voltage line when the fourth transistor
is an on state, and

the fourth transistor is switched to an on state by a signal from the first stage.

US Pat. No. 9,250,758

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device with a touch panel comprising:
the touch panel including a first substrate having a detection area to detect a coordinate and an outside area in which at
least one external terminal is formed, a plurality of first lines to detect the coordinate in the detection area, a plurality
of second lines to detect the coordinate in the detection area, each of the plurality of first lines traversing each of the
plurality of second lines;

an organic emitting display panel under the touch panel; and
a circular polarizing plate arranged at a side of the touch panel opposite to the organic emitting display panel;
wherein the organic emitting display panel, the touch panel, and the circular polarizing plate are arranged in this order.

US Pat. No. 9,298,053

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including a first array area and a second array area adjoining the first array area, the first array area
including a first electric power supply line arranged along a periphery of the first array area, and the second array area
including a pixel electrode, a second electric power supply line arranged along a periphery of the second array area, and
an electric power supply pad electrically connected with the second electric power supply line;

a second substrate arranged facing the first substrate, including a common electrode facing the pixel electrode and extending
to a portion facing the electric power supply pad;

a liquid crystal layer held between the pixel electrode and the common electrode; and
an electric conductive element for electrically connecting the electric power supply pad with the common electrode; wherein
the electric power supply pad is arranged facing the first electric power supply line so as to sandwich a boundary between
the first array area and the second array area,

corner portions of the electric power supply pad facing the first electric power supply line are formed substantially in a
rounded arc shape,

the second electric power supply line includes an electric power supply electrode arranged under the electric power supply
pad and integrally formed with the second electric power supply line,

the electric power supply electrode is substantially in a polygon shape, and
corner portions of the electric power supply electrode facing the first electric power supply line are formed substantially
in a rounded arc shape.

US Pat. No. 9,417,485

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate;
a sealing material fixing the first substrate and the second substrate;
a liquid crystal layer sealed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a plurality of TFTs, a plurality of pixel electrodes, and a first alignment film which are formed on the first substrate;
and

a light shielding film, a first color filter, an overcoat film covering the first color filter,
and a second alignment film disposed between the overcoat film and the liquid crystal layer,
wherein the second alignment film is a photo alignment film that has experienced an irradiation with UV light,
wherein the overcoat film has a first region covered by the second alignment film,
and a second region not covered by the second alignment film,
wherein the light shielding film, the first color filter, and the overcoat film are stacked between the sealing material and
the second substrate in the second region,

wherein the sealing material is in direct contact with the overcoat film in the second region, and
wherein the second region of the overcoat film is more degraded by the irradiation with UV light than the first region of
the overcoat film.

US Pat. No. 9,286,842

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a plurality of OCB liquid crystal pixels which are arrayed substantially in a matrix and which include red, green and blue
color filters;

a driver circuit which cyclically writes a non-video signal and a video signal as a pixel voltage in each of said liquid crystal
pixels; and

a control circuit which controls an operation timing of said driver circuit,
wherein said control circuit is configured to set, in one frame period, a first period shorter than the frame period and a
second period shorter than the frame period and partly overlapping the first period, and is configured to control the driver
circuit to execute write of a black-level non-video signal for all of said liquid crystal pixels in the first period within
a single frame period, to execute write of the video signal for all of said liquid crystal pixels in the second period within
the single frame period, and to alternately execute the write of the non-video signal and the write of the video signal in
units of one or more horizontal periods in an overlapping part of the first period and the second period, and is configured
to reverse a polarity of the pixel voltage to the plurality of liquid crystal pixels in at least any one of column reverse
and frame reverse and wherein a period from a start of the write of non-video signal to completion of the write of the video
signal is equal to or shorter than the single frame period.

US Pat. No. 9,274,363

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including an active area in the shape of a rectangle having a first end portion, a second end portion, a
third end portion and a fourth end portion surrounding the active area;

a second substrate facing the first substrate; and
a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate; wherein
the first substrate includes
a gate line extending in a first direction and a source line extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first
direction in the active area,

a source driver electrically connected with one end of source lines drawn to the first end portion from the active area,
a source control circuit electrically connected with the other end of the source lines drawn to the third end portion from
the active area,

a first common terminal and a second common terminal of a common potential formed in the first end portion,
a power supply line electrically connected with the first common terminal and extending along the second, third and fourth
end portions in this order, and connected with the second common terminal, and

a branch wiring electrically connected between an intermediate portion of the electric power supply line along the third end
portion and the source control circuit through a first bridge wiring, and extending in the first direction,

the branch wiring includes a pair of first projection portions arranged adjacently and projecting toward the power supply
line,

the power supply line includes a pair of second projection portions arranged adjacently and projecting toward the first projection
portions, respectively, and

the first bridge wiring is sandwiched between the pair of first projection portions and between the pair of second projection
portions.

US Pat. No. 9,280,015

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS PROVIDED THEREWITH

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate provided with a reflective electrode;
a second substrate provided with a transparent electrode, the transparent electrode oppositely disposed to the reflective
electrode;

a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a polarization plate oppositely disposed to the first substrate with an interposition of the second substrate therebetween;
an anisotropic scattering member disposed between the second substrate and the polarization plate; and
a backlight unit oppositely disposed to the second substrate with an interposition of the first substrate therebetween the
backlight unit emitting backlight toward the first substrate,

wherein
a main view angle direction is set as a predetermined direction intersecting a display surface,
the anisotropic scattering member has a scattering center and scatters light traveling along a scattering axis direction which
is a direction having a predetermined angle range centered around the scattering center,

the scattering axis direction coincides with the main view angle direction,
backlight from the backlight unit passes through gaps between a plurality of the reflective electrodes in a first backlight
direction,

reflected light on the reflective electrode travels in a reflected light direction the first backlight direction and the reflected
light direction incline toward the scattering axis direction relative to a normal line direction of the display surface, and

an angle between the first backlight direction and the normal line direction are the same as an angle between the reflected
light direction and the normal line direction.

US Pat. No. 9,384,714

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel; and
a driving circuit operated in a normal drive mode and a low power consumption drive mode, the driving circuit configured to
display a fixed display pattern on the display panel in the low power consumption drive mode,

wherein the driving circuit includes:
an interface circuit configured to input a first image data from an external circuit;
an internal control signal generation circuit configured to generate a control signal in the low power consumption drive mode;
a memory configured to store a second image data of the fixed display pattern to be displayed on the display panel in the
low power consumption drive mode;

a display control circuit configured to change a read timing of the second image data read from the memory;
an image control circuit configured to receive the first image data and the second image data, and
an image signal output circuit configured to receive the first image data and the second image data from the image control
circuit and to convert the first image data and the second image data to an image voltage and supply the image voltage to
the display panel,

wherein the first image data from the external circuit is input to the image control circuit via the interface circuit in
the normal drive mode and the second image data stored in the memory is input to the image control circuit in the low power
consumption drive mode, and

wherein the read timing of the second image data read from the memory and a display position of the fixed display pattern
to be displayed on the display panel are changed for each frame in the low power consumption drive mode.

US Pat. No. 9,274,357

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a liquid crystal display panel;
a backlight which includes at least one light emitting diode;
a main voltage step-up circuit which steps up a power supply voltage, and applies the stepped up voltage to the at least one
light emitting diode;

a main control circuit which controls and drives the main voltage step-up circuit; and
an auxiliary voltage step-up circuit,
wherein the main voltage step-up circuit includes
a coil of which one end is connected to a power supply;
a main switching element which is connected between the other end of the coil and a ground potential, and which ON/OFF thereof
is controlled by the main control circuit;

a diode which is connected to the other end of the coil; and
a smoothing capacitor which is connected to the diode, the smoothing capacitor being a ceramic capacitor,
wherein the auxiliary voltage step-up circuit is connected to the other end of the coil and configured to charge the smoothing
capacitor,

the auxiliary voltage step-up circuit is ON when the main step-up voltage circuit is OFF, and compensates a potential change
in the smoothing capacitor is included, and

wherein the auxiliary voltage step-up circuit includes
an auxiliary switching element which is connected between the other end of the coil and a ground potential; and
an auxiliary control circuit which controls ON/ OFF of the auxiliary switching element.

US Pat. No. 9,231,043

ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toyk...

1. An organic electroluminescent display device, comprising:
a substrate;
a plurality of pixel electrodes that are disposed on the substrate;
an insulating layer that is disposed in areas between the respective pixel electrodes adjacent to each other so as to rest
on at least peripheries of the respective pixel electrodes;

an organic layer that is disposed with the inclusion of a common layer that continuously covers the plurality of pixel electrodes
and the insulating layer;

a common electrode that is disposed on the organic layer; and
a sealing layer that is disposed to cover the organic layer and the common electrode,
wherein each of the respective pixel electrodes has a depressed portion whose upper surface is recessed on an end of the periphery
thereof,

wherein the insulating layer has depressed portions whose upper surfaces are recessed by resting on the depressed portions
of the respective pixel electrodes, and

wherein the common layer has depressed portions whose upper surfaces are recessed in correspondence with the depressed portions
of the insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 9,298,042

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device where a liquid crystal layer is held between a TFT substrate over which a pixel area and
a pixel provided with a TFT are formed in a matrix and a counter substrate arranged opposite to the TFT substrate,
wherein an organic passivation film is formed in the pixel area, a counter electrode is formed on the organic passivation
film, an insulating film is formed on the counter electrode, a pixel electrode having a slit is formed on the insulating film,
and an alignment film is formed over the pixel electrode;

wherein the alignment film is responsive to optical orientation for orientation control thereof;
wherein a contact hole for connecting the pixel electrode with a source electrode of the TFT is formed in the organic passivation
film and is provided with a lower circumference having a contact portion, an upper circumference, a diameter of the upper
circumference being larger than a diameter of the lower circumference, and an inner wall that fastens the lower circumference
and the upper circumference;

wherein the lower circumference is delimited by an intersection of the contact hole with a plane parallel to the TFT substrate
at distance dl from a surface of the TFT substrate, and the upper circumference is delimited by an intersection of the contract
hole with a plane parallel to the TFT substrate at distance d2 from the surface of the TFT substrate, where d2>d1,

wherein each picture signal conductor has a first direction in an extending direction, a second direction in a width direction
and a third direction in a thickness direction,

wherein at least in the first direction, a part of the inner wall in the contact hole functions as a transmissible area for
forming an image; and

wherein, in the first direction, the source electrode has a size which enables the at least part of the inner wall in the
contact hole to function as the transmissible area for forming the image.

US Pat. No. 9,293,114

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a detection unit that detects a luminance of a backlight unit; and
a controller that controls a voltage of a counter electrode, shared by pixels, based on a detection result of the detection
unit,

wherein each of the pixels includes a first subpixel which displays a first primary color, a second subpixel which displays
a second primary color, a third subpixel which displays a third primary color, and a fourth subpixel which displays a fourth
color;

wherein the controller is configured to change a first video signal that is input from outside into a second video signal;
wherein the first video signal includes first gradient information regarding gradient values of the first subpixel, the second
subpixel, and the third subpixel;

wherein the second video signal includes second gradient information regarding gradient values of the first subpixel, the
second subpixel, the third subpixel, and the fourth subpixel;

wherein the luminance of the backlight unit is changed according to a level of the second video signal applied to a pixel
electrode;

wherein the detection unit is configured to detect the luminance of the backlight unit from the level of the second video
signal;

wherein the controller controls a common voltage, applied to the counter electrode, based on a detection result of the detection
unit, and

wherein each of the pixels includes a pixel transistor that applies the second video signal to a pixel electrode, and
when a difference between leakage current values of the pixel transistor when the changed luminance of the backlight unit
has the maximum value and the minimum value is represented by ?Iphoto[A], one frame period is represented by Tf[sec], a pixel capacitance is represented by Cpic[F], the maximum gradient between a DC value of the common voltage and a flicker rate is represented by S[%/V], a flicker
rate of the common voltage, which is adjusted so as to minimize flickering, is represented by F[%], and a standard flicker
rate is represented by L[%], an expression of ?Iphoto×Tf/Cpic×S+F>L is satisfied.

US Pat. No. 9,261,747

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING A TRANSPARENT PIXEL ELECTRODE CONNECTED WITH A THIN FILM TRANSISTOR THROUGH A CONTACT HOLE AND A TRANSPARENT COUNTER ELECTRODE HAVING MULTIPLE SLITS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate; and
a liquid crystal held between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the first substrate has
a transparent pixel electrode formed in each pixel;
a second insulating film covering the transparent pixel electrode;
a common metal wiring line formed on an upper side of the second insulating film; and
a transparent counter electrode opposite to the transparent pixel electrode across the second insulating film, the transparent
counter electrode being formed on the second insulating film and the common metal wiring line to electrically connect with
the common metal wiring line, wherein

the transparent pixel electrode is connected with a thin film transistor formed in each pixel through a contact hole on a
layer lower than the transparent pixel electrode,

the transparent counter electrode has multiple slits formed therein and includes a portion located in the contact hole, and
at least one of the multiple slits is formed in the portion of the transparent counter electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,285,937

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH DETECTION FUNCTION, DRIVE METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device with a touch detection function comprising:
a plurality of display elements that perform a display operation based on a pixel signal and a display drive signal;
a touch detection element that detects an external proximity object in accordance with a touch drive signal;
a scan drive unit that supplies the touch drive signal to the touch detection element in a touch detection operation period
different from a display operation period in which the pixel signal and the display drive signal are sequentially supplied
to the display elements to perform display scanning;

a touch detection unit that performs touch detection by sampling a detection result of the touch detection element at a timing
synchronized with the touch drive signal; and

a noise detector that detects noise included in a frequency component sampled by the touch detection unit, wherein
the scan drive unit changes a frequency of the touch drive signal in the touch detection operation period and supplies the
changed frequency to the touch detection element, when the noise detector detects the noise,

when the noise detector does not detect the noise, the scan drive unit supplies the touch drive signal to the touch detection
element such that a sequence of a first display operation period, a first touch detection operation period, a second touch
detection operation period, and a second display operation period is repeated, and

when the noise detector detects the noise, the scan drive unit sets the first touch detection operation period and the second
touch detection operation period as one touch detection operation period, and changes the frequency of the touch drive signal.

US Pat. No. 9,159,267

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a gate potential creating circuit for outputting a selection potential and a non-selection potential;
and a first substrate and a second substrate disposed to face each other, scanning lines, signal lines, thin film transistors
formed so as to correspond to intersection portions between said scanning lines and said signal lines, respectively, and a
gate control circuit for switching the selection potential and the non-selection potential supplied from said gate potential
creating circuit over to each other, thereby supplying one of the selection potential and the non-selection potential to corresponding
ones of said thin film transistors through corresponding one of said scanning lines being formed on said first substrate,

a voltage control circuit for changing the non-selection potential to a potential in a rise area of said thin film transistor
in accordance with a power source cut-off signal is connected between said gate potential creating circuit and said gate control
circuit,

said voltage control circuit includes a first switching element connected between said supply terminal for the non-selection
potential of said gate potential creating circuit and an input terminal for the non-selection potential of said gate control
circuit, and a short-circuit element connected between an input terminal for the selection potential and said input terminal
for the non-selection potential of said gate control circuit,

said first switching element cuts off between said supply terminal for non-selection potential of said gate potential creating
circuit and said input terminal for the non-selection potential of said gate control circuit in accordance with the power
source cut-off signal, and said short-circuit element substantially short-circuits between said input terminal for the selection
potential and said input terminal for the non-selection potential of said gate control circuit in accordance with the power
source cut-off signal.

US Pat. No. 9,153,637

OLED DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An OLED display device, comprising:
a first substrate including a plurality of pixels, a display area overlapped with the plurality of pixels in a planar view,
and a peripheral area located outside the display area;

a second substrate facing the first substrate;
a light emitting element including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a light emitting layer, the second electrode
located at a second substrate side of the first electrode, the light emitting layer located between the first electrode and
the second electrode, the light emitting element located in each of the pixels;

a first line located on the first substrate;
a second line located on the first substrate, the second line not being directly connected with the first line;
a third line located on the second substrate and overlapped with the peripheral area in a planar view;
a first conductive member located on a first region of the peripheral area, and formed between the first substrate and the
second substrate;

a second conductive member located on a second region of the peripheral area, and formed between the first substrate and the
second substrate, the second region being different from the first region;

wherein the first conductive member is connected with the first line on the first substrate, and connected with the third
line on the second substrate,

the second conductive member is connected with the second line on the first substrate, and connected with the third line on
the second substrate, and

the second line is connected with the second electrode without interposing the light emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,287,340

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a substrate on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a display region;
a plurality of connection pads provided on one surface of the substrate; and
wires connecting the plurality of pixels and the plurality of connection pads to each other,
the substrate comprising:
a panel portion in which the plurality of pixels are arranged; and
a terminal portion in which the plurality of connection pads are arranged,
the terminal portion comprising:
a first portion continuing to a first direction side of the panel portion; and
a second portion opposing the first portion, the second portion being formed by bending a portion of the terminal portion,
the plurality of connection pads being arranged in the first portion and the second portion.

US Pat. No. 9,136,443

DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate on which a light-emitting element is disposed correspondingly to each of a plurality of pixels; and
a second substrate on which a color filter is disposed correspondingly to each of the plurality of pixels and which is bonded
to the first substrate, wherein

the second substrate is provided with a protection film laminated on the color filter, and a light-shielding member which
is laminated on the protection film and is disposed along a boundary of each of the pixels, a plurality of color filters are
provided with a separation groove along the boundary of the pixels to separate the color filters, wherein the separation groove
further separates the protection films along the boundary of the pixel, and the light-shielding member covers an inner surface
of the separation groove and a part of an upper surface of the color filter.

US Pat. No. 9,116,568

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate comprising a plurality of signal lines that extend in a column direction, a plurality of scanning lines
that extend in a row direction, a plurality of switching elements that are electrically connected to the signal lines and
the scanning lines, a plurality of auxiliary capacitive elements that are electrically connected to the switching elements,
a plurality of auxiliary capacitive lines each of which extends in the row direction and is electrically connected to one
end of the auxiliary capacitive element, a plurality of pixel electrodes each of which is electrically connected to the switching
element and the other end of the auxiliary capacitive element, a first driving circuit and a second driving circuit between
which the pixel electrodes are sandwiched in the row direction and which output a scanning signal, a first auxiliary capacitive
voltage and a second auxiliary capacitive voltage, a first switching circuit that is connected to the first driving circuit
to alternately switch between a first state and a second state every two frame durations, the first switching circuit being
connected to the (2L?1)th-row scanning lines and the (2L?1)th-row auxiliary capacitive lines in the first state, the first
switching circuit being connected to the 2Lth-row scanning lines and the 2Lth-row auxiliary capacitive lines in the second
state, and a second switching circuit that is connected to the second driving circuit to alternately switch between the first
state and the second state every two frame durations, and a signal line driving circuit that is electrically connected to
the signal lines and outputs video images;

a second substrate that is arranged opposite to the first substrate with a gap;
a liquid crystal layer that is held between the first substrate and the second substrate; and
a common electrode that is formed on the first substrate or the second substrate and set to a common voltage of a constant
voltage,

wherein
the first switching circuit and the second switching circuit are alternately switched between the first state and the second
state in a same frame duration,

each of the first driving circuit and the second driving circuit alternately outputs the first auxiliary capacitive voltage
and the second auxiliary capacitive voltage, such that the auxiliary capacitive voltage to be output varies every two frame
durations, and the first driving circuit outputs one of the first and second auxiliary capacitive voltages and the second
driving circuit outputs the other of the first and second auxiliary capacitive voltages in a same frame duration,

the signal line driving circuit makes a polarity of video images provided to the (2L?1)th-row pixel electrodes and a polarity
of video images provided to the 2Lth-row pixel electrodes different from each other within each frame duration, and reverses
each of the polarities of the video images provided to the pixel electrodes every one frame duration, to perform a polarity
inversion driving, and

the first driving circuit, the second driving circuit, the first switching circuit, and the second switching circuit alternately
output the first auxiliary capacitive voltage and the second auxiliary capacitive voltage to each auxiliary capacitive line
every one frame duration, to perform a conductively coupled driving.

US Pat. No. 9,063,356

METHOD FOR REPAIRING DISPLAY DEVICE AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An apparatus for repairing a display device having a pattern defect on a surface of a substrate where an electronic circuit
pattern having said pattern defect is formed, comprising:
a first gas supplying portion for supplying a first gas;
a tubule configured to have a plasma generated within the tubule from the first gas and for jetting the plasma toward the
surface of the substrate from the tubule;

a second gas supplying portion for supplying a second gas comprising a material gas for forming a thin film or an etching
gas toward the surface of the substrate from an opening of the second gas supplying portion, wherein the second gas supplying
portion is provided separately from and outside of the tubule;

an observation mechanism including a camera which compares a normal pixel and a defective pixel, recognizes a location and
a size of the defect of the pattern defect and categorizes the type of the defect; and

a mask for making the plasma jet finely pointed, wherein said mask is provided between said tubule and the substrate, the
second gas supplying portion is provided between said mask and the substrate, and a plurality of through holes of different
dimensions are formed on the mask.

US Pat. No. 9,285,625

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a protective plate, having four sides and four corners in a plan view, provided in a front surface of the display panel to
protect the display panel, wherein the protective plate has a peripheral area formed by the four sides and the four corners;
and

a light shielding film formed along the peripheral area of the protective plate,
wherein the protective plate is fixed to the front surface of the display panel by a transparent adhesive that is applied
to an area between the display panel and the protective plate,

wherein the light shielding film is formed so as to surround a display area of the display panel,
wherein the light shielding film includes:
a first light shielding film formed in a frame shape; and
a second light shielding film deposited on the first light shielding film,
wherein the second light shielding film has a cut-out area where the second light shielding film is not formed along at least
one of the four corners of the peripheral area of the protective plate, and

wherein a concave portion is formed in the light shielding film near an area of the one of the four corners, wherein the concave
portion is formed from an inner peripheral edge to an outer peripheral edge of the shielding film.

US Pat. No. 9,116,402

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
an array substrate including;
a gate line extending in a first direction,
a source line extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction,
an auxiliary capacitance line having a trunk portion extending in the first direction so as to cross the source line and a
branch portion branched from the trunk portion and extending along the source line,

a switching element formed in a region in which the source line crosses the gate line each other, the switching element including
a drain line extending under the source line and arranged under the auxiliary capacitance line so as to face the trunk portion
and the branch portion thereof, and

a pixel electrode having a main pixel electrode extending substantially in parallel to the source line and a contact portion
electrically connected with the drain line,

a counter substrate having a couple of main common electrodes extending substantially in parallel to the main pixel electrode
on the both sides sandwiching the main pixel electrode; and

a liquid crystal layer held between the array substrate and the counter substrate and containing liquid crystal molecules.

US Pat. No. 9,229,271

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel for displaying images in an active area, including:
a first substrate having a pair of first short sides and first long sides, and
a second substrate facing the first substrate;
a first polarization plate arranged on the first substrate having a pair of second short sides longer than the first short
sides and a pair of second long sides; and

a second polarization plate arranged on the second substrate;
wherein each of the pair of second long sides protrudes from a first substrate side to outside.

US Pat. No. 9,122,113

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a thin film transistor substrate;
a counter substrate that faces a surface of the thin film transistor substrate;
a liquid crystal composition that is arranged between the thin film transistor substrate and the counter substrate;
an oriented film that is formed on the thin film transistor substrate and arranges orientation of the liquid crystal composition;
a seal material that sticks the thin film transistor substrate and the counter substrate together, and seals the liquid crystal
composition;

a driver circuit that is disposed outside of a display area of the thin film transistor substrate, and outputs a scanning
signal to scanning signal lines in the display area, the driver circuit including a light transmission area, when viewed from
a display direction, formed inside of a thin film transistor of the driver circuit, and being higher in light transmittance
than an area in which a non-transparent conductive film forming the driver circuit is formed; and

a high sealing property area in which the seal material and an insulating film come into direct contact with each other between
the light transmission area and an outer edge of the thin film transistor substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,323,294

TOUCH PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An electrostatic capacitive coupling type touch panel comprising:
an input region having four sides, a first side, a second side, a third side, and a fourth side, and four corners, a first
corner, a second corner, a third corner, and a fourth corner, wherein the first corner is a corner between the first side
and the second side, the second corner is a corner between the second side and the third side, the third corner is a corner
between the third side and the fourth side, and the fourth corner is a corner between the fourth side and the first side;

a peripheral region that is outside of the input region;
a plurality of terminals formed in the peripheral region along a first side of the input region; and
a plurality of wirings formed in the peripheral region, wherein at least one of the plurality of wiring is formed along with
and outside of one of the first corner, the second corner, the third corner, or the fourth corner of the input region;

wherein
the input region comprises a plurality of X electrodes respectively having an electrode pattern and a plurality of Y electrodes
crossing the X electrodes;

the plurality of wirings are respectively connected between corresponding electrodes of the plurality of X or Y electrodes
and wiring terminals of the plurality of terminals;

the plurality of wirings respectively has a conductive layer and a metal layer;
a first outermost wiring of the plurality of wirings has a first outermost corner that is located along with the first corner
or the second corner of the input region, and farthest from the first corner or the second corner of the input region;

a second outermost wiring of the plurality of wirings has a second outermost corner that is located along with the third corner
or the fourth corner of the input region, and farthest from the third corner or the fourth corner of the input region;

wherein a dummy wiring, which is not connected to any of the plurality of X electrodes or the plurality of Y electrodes, is
provided in the peripheral region along with and outside of the first outermost corner of the first outermost wiring and the
second outermost corner of the second outermost wiring of the plurality of wirings,

wherein the dummy wiring has the metal layer,
wherein the dummy wiring has a corner along the one of the first outermost corner or the second outermost corner,
wherein the corner of the dummy wiring bends at a right angle and has an outer edge, and
wherein the outer edge of the corner of the dummy wiring has an obtuse angle.

US Pat. No. 9,135,873

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
an array substrate comprising first to third signal lines, first to third pixel electrodes, a first thin-film transistor including
a first semiconductor layer including a source region electrically connected to the first signal line and a drain region electrically
connected to the first pixel electrode, a second thin-film transistor including a second semiconductor layer including a source
region electrically connected to the second signal line and a drain region electrically connected to the second pixel electrode,
and a third thin-film transistor including a third semiconductor layer including a source region electrically connected to
the third signal line and a drain region electrically connected to the third pixel electrode;

a counter-substrate comprising a common electrode which is set at a constant potential, the counter-substrate being arranged
opposite to the array substrate with a gap;

a liquid crystal layer which is held between the array substrate and the counter-substrate and on which an electric field
produced between the first to third pixel electrodes and the common electrode acts; and

a signal line driver which is electrically connected to the first to third signal lines, and is configured to deliver first
video signals of a positive polarity and a negative polarity to the first signal line, deliver second video signals of the
positive polarity and the negative polarity to the second signal line, and deliver third video signals of the positive polarity
and the negative polarity to the third signal line,

wherein, in every 1 horizontal scanning period, the signal line driver is configured to:
simultaneously deliver, prior to delivering the first to third video signals to the first to third signal lines, precharge
signals of the same polarity to the first to third signal lines, the precharge signals having a voltage level which is different
from an intermediate voltage value between the first to third video signals of the positive polarity and the first to third
video signals of the negative polarity;

deliver the first video signal to the first signal line after delivering the precharge signals;
deliver the second video signal to the second signal line after delivering the first video signal to the first signal line;
and

deliver the third video signal to the third signal line after delivering the second video signal to the second signal line.

US Pat. No. 9,256,101

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a liquid crystal display panel,
a backlight irradiating a back side of the liquid crystal display panel with an illumination light, and
a lower frame accommodating the backlight,
wherein
the backlight comprises a light guide plate, a reflection member arranged on the back side of the light guide plate, and a
light-emitting diode irradiating the light guide plate with the illumination light from a side portion of the light guide
plate,

a recess protruding on the back side is formed in the lower frame for accommodating and arranging a light-emitting diode substrate
mounted with the light-emitting diode therein,

a part of an end portion of the reflection member protrudes into a space formed by the recess toward the light emitting diode,
a holding member is arranged between the reflection member and the lower frame at least to hold the protruding region of the
reflection member,

the holding member overlaps with the liquid crystal display panel in a planar view, wherein the holding member is formed of
an aluminum plate, and

the reflection member and the holding member are different members, and the reflection member and the holding member have
a substantially same shape.

US Pat. No. 9,280,021

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a liquid crystal panel having a pixel region in which a plurality of pixels are provided in a matrix in a first direction
and a second direction perpendicular to the first direction;

a pixel electrode and a common electrode that apply a transverse electric field to a liquid crystal layer such that an image
is displayed in said pixel region with light emitted through said liquid crystal layer;

a plurality of first wire lines disposed in a spaced relationship from each other in the second direction with regard to the
plurality of pixels so as to define a plurality of pixels juxtaposed in the second direction;

a plurality of second wire lines disposed in a spaced relationship from each other in the first direction with regard to the
plurality of pixels so as to define a plurality of pixels juxtaposed in the first direction; and

a color filter layer comprising a red filter layer, a green filter layer and a blue filter layer juxtaposed with each other
in the first direction,

wherein,
(a) each of said second wire lines includes an inclined portion extending in a direction different from the first and second
directions in said pixel region and inclined with respect to the second direction,

(b) said pixel electrode includes (1) two trunk portions extending in the first direction, (2) a plurality of branch portions
extending in a third direction in said pixel region, each of the plurality of branch portions inclined in a same direction,
and (3) each end of the plurality of branch portions connected to a respective trunk portion,

(c) each of said inclined portion and said branch portions is inclined in the same direction with respect to the second direction,
(d) the common electrode is formed over an entire display region including all of the pixel regions,
(e) the red filter layer, the green filter layer and the blue filter layer each extend in an incline in the same direction
as the second direction and aligned with the branch portions, and

(f) the inclined portion of the second wire is formed on the side opposite to the pixel electrode with respect to the common
electrode in a direction of thickness of the liquid crystal panel.

US Pat. No. 9,146,426

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
first and second substrates, at least one of which is transparent;
a liquid crystal layer which is disposed between the first and second substrates;
a pixel electrode and a common electrode which are formed on one of the first and second substrates and which apply an electric
field to the liquid crystal layer;

a plurality of active elements which is connected to the pixel electrode and the common electrode;
an alignment film which is disposed on at least one of the first and second substrates and has one surface contacting the
liquid crystal layer;

and an underlying layer which is disposed on at least one of the first and second substrates and contacts the other surface
of the alignment film,

wherein the common electrode is arranged closer to the alignment layer than the pixel electrode;
wherein the pixel electrode and the common electrode are laminated through an isolation film;
wherein the alignment film includes a plurality of types of an organic compounds having refractive indexes and polarities
respectively different from one another, each of the plurality of types of organic compounds being separated in the film thickness
direction according to the polarities;

wherein the refractive index of the alignment film monotonically increases from a boundary surface between the alignment film
and the liquid crystal layer to a boundary surface between the alignment film and the underlying layer, and wherein the minimum
refractive index nLC of the liquid crystal layer, the refractive index nF2 of the alignment film at the boundary surface between the liquid crystal layer and the alignment film, the refractive index
nF1 of the alignment film at the boundary surface between the alignment film and the underlying layer, and the refractive index
nS2 of the underlying layer have a relationship of an equation (I) in which nLC?nF2

US Pat. No. 9,097,919

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel;
a first film-like printed circuit board including a first terminal portion to which a connector is to be connected, the first
film-like printed circuit board extending without folding from one side of the display panel in a direction away from the
display panel;

a touch panel provided so as to be opposed to the display panel; and
a second film-like printed circuit board including a second terminal portion to which a connector is to be connected, the
second film-like printed circuit board extending without folding from one side of the touch panel in the direction away from
the display panel, the one side of the touch panel corresponding to a side parallel with and adjacent to the one side of the
display panel;

wherein the first terminal portion and the second terminal portion are provided so that a connecting direction of one of the
first terminal portion and the second terminal portion is different from a connecting direction of another of the first terminal
portion and the second terminal portion; and

wherein the first terminal portion of the first film-like printed circuit board does not overlap with the second film-like
printed circuit board, and the second terminal portion of the second film-like printed circuit board does not overlap with
the first film-like printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,826,669

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING A REARWARD BOTTOM SURFACE FOR IMPROVED HEAT DISSIPATION

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A back light comprising:
a light source;
a light source substrate arranged in a rearward direction opposite to a light exit direction of the light source;
a heat sink arranged in the rearward direction from the light source substrate, the heat sink having a base attached to the
light source substrate and a plurality of fins each extending in the rearward direction from the base, to dissipate heat generated
in the light source; and

a frame having a bottom surface arranged in the rearward direction from the base of the heat sink, the bottom surface having
a plurality of slits into which the plurality of fins are inserted.

US Pat. No. 9,395,850

COORDINATE INPUT DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE WITH THE SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A capacitance detection device of a capacitance system, comprising:
a first capacitor including a coordinate electrode for detecting a capacitance;
a power source for supplying electric charges to be charged in the first capacitor;
an electric charge storage capacitor in which charges to be charged therein changes according to the electric charges charged
in the first capacitor;

the electric charge storage capacitor includes a first electrode which connects with the coordinate electrode and a second
electrode which is opposed to the first electrode;

a first switch and a second switch for changing a reference potential of the second electrode of the electric charge storage
capacitor; and

a second capacitor including the coordinate electrode and a conductor which touches the capacitance detection device;
wherein the first switch electrically connects between the second electrode of the electric charge storage capacitor and a
first reference voltage;

wherein the second switch electrically connects between the second electrode of the electric charge storage capacitor and
a second reference voltage;

further comprising an amplifier for detecting electric charges which are transferred from the coordinate electrode via a third
switch,

wherein the third switch directly connects between the coordinate electrode and the amplifier in order to transfer the electric
charges,

wherein the capacitance detection device is configured so that when the second reference voltage is applied to the second
electrode of the electric charge storage capacitor a noise voltage of the coordinate electrode is reduced,

wherein the reference potential of the electric charge storage capacitor is changed in a period of measuring the capacitance
due to turning on of the first and second switch alternately,

wherein the second switch is turned ON corresponding to a term comprising a start time and an end time in which the electric
charges are transferred via the third switch, and

wherein the third switch is configured to be turned ON at the same start time as the second switch during the term.

US Pat. No. 9,292,147

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A manufacturing method of a touch panel comprising the steps of:
providing a substrate;
forming a first conductive film on the substrate;
forming a first mask on the first conductive film;
etching the first conductive film to form a plurality of electrode portions and a plurality of lower intersect portions of
the touch panel;

removing the first mask;
forming an insulating film made of a negative resist on the first conductive film;
forming a contact hole above one of the plurality of electrode portions by removing the insulating film;
forming a second conductive film on the insulating film;
forming a second mask on the second conductive film;
etching the second conductive film to form an upper intersect portion connected between two adjacent electrode portions of
the plurality of electrode portions via the contact hole and intersecting with one of the plurality of lower intersect portions;

removing the second mask; and
forming a protective film from a negative resist on the second conductive film over the insulating film.

US Pat. No. 9,276,052

LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a plurality of light-emitting elements aligned on a TFT substrate in a formation of a matrix, the plurality of light-emitting
elements each having a flat surface portion and including an anode, a light-emitting layer arranged on the anode, and a cathode
arranged on the light-emitting layer;

an insulation layer formed on the TFT substrate and under the light emitting element; and
a tilted metal is provided on a peripheral area surrounding the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element and has
a tilt angle against the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element;

wherein the tilted metal is provided on a surface of a slope of a bank that is provided on the insulation layer,
wherein a width of a cross section of the bank becomes smaller as the cross section comes farther away from a surface of the
TFT substrate,

wherein a counter substrate is placed on the plurality of light-emitting elements, the tilted metal, and the TFT substrate,
wherein the light emitting element emits light in a direction from the TFT substrate to the counter substrate, and
wherein gap exist between the light emitting element and the counter substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,274,631

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a coordinate input substrate having detection electrodes disposed in a detection region, and first interconnects outside the
detection region;

a protective plate on the coordinate input substrate;
a light shielding material which has an opening and is disposed between the coordinate input substrate and the protective
plate; and

a first flexible substrate electrically connected to the coordinate input substrate,
wherein the coordinate input substrate has a second interconnect, a first terminal, and a second terminal,
wherein the second interconnect surrounds the detection region and the first interconnects,
wherein the first terminal is formed at one end of the second interconnect,
wherein the second terminal is formed at the other end of the second interconnect,
wherein the second interconnect is disposed along a peripheral edge of at least three sides of the coordinate input substrate,
wherein a display region is surrounded by the second interconnect,
wherein the first terminal is in contact with a third terminal on the first flexible substrate, and the second terminal is
in contact with a fourth terminal on the first flexible substrate,

wherein the opening of the light shielding material is larger than the display region and surrounds the display region, and
wherein the light shielding material overlaps the second interconnect along the peripheral edge of at least the three sides
of the coordinate input substrate in plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,069,218

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a TFT substrate having a display region where pixels each having a TFT and a pixel electrode are formed in a matrix;
a counter substrate having a display region where color filters of three colors are formed in a matrix;
the TFT substrate and the counter substrate being bonded together with a sealing material in a seal portion at a periphery;
and

liquid crystal sealed between the TFT substrate and the counter substrate by the seal material;
wherein in the display region, a first insulation film, a first alignment film, a first columnar spacer, an overcoat film,
a first color filter among the color filters of three colors, and a first black matrix are stacked in this order between the
TFT substrate and the counter substrate;

wherein in the seal portion having the sealing material therein, the first insulation film, a second columnar spacer, the
overcoat film, a second color filter among the color filters of three colors, and a second black matrix are stacked in this
order between the TFT substrate and the counter substrate; and

wherein in the seal portion, an alignment film is not arranged between the first insulation film and the second columnar spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,484,551

ORGANIC EL DISPLAY PROVIDED WITH GEL-STATE ENCAPSULANT INCORPORATING A DESICCANT AND A HIGH MOLECULAR-WEIGHT MEDIUM

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device comprising:
a first substrate having a display region where pixels are arranged in a matrix array and a peripheral region surrounding
the display region;

a second substrate which faces the first substrate in an opposed manner;
a resin sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein each pixel has a pixel electrode controlled by a data signal and an organic EL layer formed on the pixel electrode;
an upper electrode formed on the organic EL layer in the whole display region;
a protective film formed of inorganic material and covering the upper electrode, wherein the protective film over the peripheral
region is thinner than the protective film over the display region; and

a sealing material formed in an annular shape between the peripheral region of the first substrate and the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,854,668

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device comprising:
a first flexible substrate including an insulating substrate including a first area, a second area adjacent to the first area,
and a through hole formed in the second area, and a pad electrode disposed above the through hole;

a second flexible substrate including a connection line disposed to be opposed to the through hole, the second flexible substrate
disposed below the first flexible substrate; and

an anisotropy conductive film which electrically connects the pad electrode and the connection line; wherein
the anisotropy conductive film is disposed between the second area and the second flexible substrate, and has a first film
thickness in a first position which is adjacent to the first area and a second film thickness in a second position which is
closer to the through hole than is the first position, where the first film thickness is greater than the second film thickness.

US Pat. No. 9,507,477

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a coordinate input substrate having detection electrodes disposed in a detection region, and first interconnects outside the
detection region;

a protective plate on the coordinate input substrate;
a light shielding material which has an opening and is disposed between the coordinate input substrate and the protective
plate; and

a first flexible substrate electrically connected to the coordinate input substrate,
wherein the coordinate input substrate has a second interconnect, a first electrode, and a second electrode,
wherein the second interconnect surrounds the detection region and is formed outside the first interconnects,
wherein the first electrode is formed at one end of the second interconnect,
wherein the second electrode is formed at the other end of the second interconnect,
wherein the second interconnect is disposed along a peripheral edge of at least three sides of the coordinate input substrate,
wherein a display region is surrounded by the second interconnect,
wherein the first electrode is electrically connected with a third electrode on the first flexible substrate, or the second
electrode is electrically connected with a fourth electrode on the first flexible substrate,

wherein the opening of the light shielding material is larger than the display region and surrounds the display region, and
wherein the light shielding material overlaps the second interconnect along the peripheral edge of at least the three sides
of the coordinate input substrate in a plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,188,811

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a TFT substrate comprising thin film transistors, pixel electrodes and an alignment film formed over the thin film transistor
and the pixel electrodes;

an opposing substrate comprising color filters and an alignment film formed over the color filters; and
a liquid crystal disposed between the first alignment film and the second alignment film,
wherein
each of the alignment films comprises a first alignment film that contacts the liquid crystal layer and has a first polyamide,
and a second alignment film that is formed on the bottom of the first alignment film and has a second polyimide,

the first alignment film is a photoalignment film,
the resistivity of the first alignment film is greater than the resistivity of the second alignment film,
the first alignment film includes polyamide acid alkyl ester having the structure of the following chemical formula (1)
where R1 respectively independently represents an alkyl group with a carbon number of 1 to 8, R2 respectively independently
represents a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, a chlorine atom, a bromine atom, a phenyl group, an alkyl group with a carbon
number of 1 to 6, an alkoxy group with a carbon number of 1 to 6, a vinyl group (—(CH2)m—CH?CH2, m=0, 1, 2) or an acetyl group
(—(CH2)m—C?CH, m=0, 1, 2), and Ar represents an aromatic compound, and
photoalignment is administered to the first alignment film.

US Pat. No. 9,488,880

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate;
a liquid crystal layer, disposed above the first substrate, containing liquid crystal molecules;
a second substrate disposed above the liquid crystal layer;
a gate line;
a drain line;
a pixel electrode; a switching element, connected to the gate line, including a first electrode connected to the drain line
and a second electrode disposed on the pixel electrode;

a first insulation layer disposed on and above the pixel electrode and the drain line; and
a common electrode disposed between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer,
wherein the first electrode is formed so as to extend from the drain line, and wherein the second electrode overlaps the pixel
electrode, and

wherein a boundary between the first electrode and the drain line is identified with a boundary between the switching element
and the drain line.

US Pat. No. 9,069,213

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate with a liquid crystal layer therebetween;
a plurality of gate signal lines and a plurality of drain signal lines, the gate signal lines and the drain signal lines being
formed on the second substrate,

a plurality of pixel regions defined by the gate signal lines and the drain signal lines,
a plurality of counter voltage signal lines are arranged in parallel with the gate signal lines,
a plurality of spacers formed on the first substrate, the respective spacers being arranged in a position which counters the
respective gate signal lines defining a corresponding pixel region,

a plurality of projection portions formed on the second substrate, the respective projection portions being arranged on the
gate signal line defining a corresponding pixel region, each projection portion formed by at least a semiconductor layer and
a conductive layer, the conductive layer being formed over the semiconductor layer,

wherein the plurality of spacers include at least one of first spacer and at least one of second spacer, a region of the at
least one of the first spacer formed corresponds to a region of the respective projection portions formed in a plane view,
and a region of the at least one of the second spacer formed does not correspond the region of the respective projection portions
formed in a plane view.

US Pat. No. 9,136,279

DISPLAY PANEL

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display panel comprising:
a plurality of pads configured to provide a driver thereon;
a plurality of first contacts respectively connected to the plurality of pads;
a plurality of second contacts respectively provided so as to be opposed to the plurality of first contacts;
a semiconductor layer configured to form a plurality of polysilicon films that are respectively extended to connect the plurality
of first contacts and the plurality of second contacts to each other; and

a gate metal layer different from the semiconductor layer;
wherein each of a plurality of transistors is formed at a position where the gate metal layer traverses the semiconductor
layer; and

wherein a plurality of transistor groups of the plurality of transistors are arranged in a zigzag pattern, each of the plurality
of transistor groups including three adjacent transistors of the plurality of transistors.

US Pat. No. 9,482,894

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate;
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a first red color filter, a green color filter, a blue color filter, and a second red color filter disposed along a first
direction;

a first light blocking film disposed on the first red color filter and the green color filter;
a second light blocking film disposed on the green color filter and the blue color filter;
a third light blocking film disposed on the blue color filter and the second red color filter; and
a first drain signal line, a first thin film transistor, and a first pixel electrode formed on the first substrate,
wherein the first light blocking film overlaps the first drain signal line; and
wherein the second light blocking film along the first direction is wider than the first light blocking film along the first
direction.

US Pat. No. 9,116,374

ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An electro-optical device comprising:
an electro-optical panel; and
a casing supporting and protecting the electro-optical panel,
wherein the casing has
a first frame body made by die casting supporting the electro-optical panel through a fixing layer,
a second frame body protecting a lower surface of the electro-optical panel,
a third frame body protecting end edges of the electro-optical panel, and
a fixing portion fixing the second frame body and the third frame body to each other by a clamping force working in a first
direction, and

the fixing portion or the second frame body has an interference portion preventing falling-off of the first frame body in
a state where a force is not applied to the first frame body in the first direction,

the first frame body has a first opening throughout a side wall of the first frame body in the first direction,
the interference portion is arranged inside the first opening,
the interference portion is sandwiched between the second frame body and the third frame body from the first direction,
the side wall of the first frame body having the first opening is disposed between a side wall of the second frame body and
a side wall of the third frame body,

side walls of the second frame body touch inner surfaces of side walls of the first frame body, and
side walls of the third frame body are spaced from outer surfaces of the side walls of the first frame body.

US Pat. No. 9,097,920

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a substrate having a display region so that signal lines formed within the display region are connected to respective terminals
in a terminal group formed outside the display region via terminal wires; and

an IC driver having bumps respectively facing and being connected to the terminals via an isotropic conductive film;
wherein the terminal wires have a first terminal wire, a second terminal wire, a third terminal wire, and a fourth terminal
wire, the terminals have a first terminal connected to the first terminal wire, a second terminal connected to the second
terminal wire, a third terminal connected to the third terminal wire, and a fourth terminal connected to the fourth terminal
wire, the first terminal and the second terminal are staggered with respect to each other, the second terminal and the third
terminal are staggered with respect to each other, and the third terminal and the fourth terminal are staggered with respect
to each other;

wherein the first terminal, the second terminal, the third terminal, and the fourth terminal respectively have a wide portion
and a narrow portion which is narrower than the wide portion, the first terminal and the third terminal are adjacent to each
other in the direction perpendicular to the direction in which the terminal wires run, the second terminal and the fourth
terminal are adjacent to each other in the direction perpendicular to the direction in which the terminal wires run;

wherein the first terminal, the second terminal, the third terminal, and the fourth terminal are formed of a transparent conductive
film;

wherein the bumps of the IC driver have a first bump connected to the first terminal via the isotropic conductive film, a
second pump connected to the second terminal via the isotropic conductive film, a third bump connected to the third terminal
via the isotropic conductive film, and a fourth bump connected to the fourth terminal via the isotropic conductive film;

the substrate includes the display region, a first region comprising the IC driver, the terminal wires, the terminals, and
the bumps of the IC driver, a second region comprising TFT switches for inspection, and a third region comprising inspection
wires;

wherein the display region, the first region, the second region, and the third region are arranged in this order;
wherein the TFT switches for inspection include a first TFT switch for inspection connected to the first terminal wire, a
second TFT switch for inspection connected to the second terminal wire, a third TFT switch for inspection connected to the
third terminal wire, a fourth TFT switch for inspection connected to the fourth terminal wire; and

wherein the inspection wires include a first inspection wire electrically connected to the first TFT switch, a second inspection
wire electrically connected to the second TFT switch, a third inspection wire electrically connected to the third TFT switch,
and a fourth inspection wire electrically connected to the fourth TFT switch.

US Pat. No. 9,460,679

ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a display driving circuit including a shift register formed on the display panel, the shift register including a connection
of a plurality of stages,

a first stage thereof including a first transistor, a second transistor, and a third transistor,
a second stage thereof including a fourth transistor, a fifth transistor, and sixth transistor, the first transistor including
a control electrode, an input electrode and an output electrode;

a first pulse line connecting to the input electrode of the first transistor; the fourth transistor including a control electrode,
an input electrode and an output electrode; and

a second pulse line connecting to the input electrode of the fourth transistor,
wherein a voltage of the control electrode of the first transistor is boosted by a voltage of the first pulse line changing,
the second transistor connects the control electrode of the first transistor and a constant voltage line when the second transistor
is an on state,

the third transistor connects the control electrode of the first transistor and a constant voltage line when the third transistor
is an on state,

a voltage of the control electrode of the fourth transistor is boosted by a voltage of the second pulse line changing,
the fifth transistor connects the control electrode of the fourth transistor and a constant voltage line when the fifth transistor
is an on state,

the sixth transistor connects the control electrode of the fourth transistor and a constant voltage line when the sixth transistor
is an on state, and

the fifth transistor is switched to an off state by a signal from the first stage.

US Pat. No. 9,372,376

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising a substrate on which a display area with a plurality of pixels, a control area
adjacent to the display area and a terminal formed in the control area are formed,
wherein the control area includes:
a first line extending from the terminal to the substrate edge side,
a second line extending from the terminal to an opposite side of the substrate edge side and formed in the same layer as the
first line, and

a third line intersecting with the second line in an intersection in a plane view,
wherein an insulating film, and an a-Si film or a poly-Si film are formed between the second line and the third line in the
intersection, and

wherein the insulating film is formed between the first line and the substrate, and
the a-Si film and the poly-Si film are not formed between the first line and the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,245,696

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a substrate,
a plurality of first electrodes formed on the substrate, extending in a first direction and being aligned in a second direction
intersecting the first direction,

a plurality of second electrodes extending in the second direction so as to three dimensionally intersect the plurality of
first electrodes and being aligned in the first direction, and

a plurality of wirings electrically connected to the plurality of first electrodes and the plurality of second electrodes
respectively at a peripheral area of the substrate, wherein

each of the plurality of first electrodes has a first portion formed on a layer different from a layer on which the plurality
of second electrodes are formed and three-dimensionally intersecting one of the plurality of second electrodes, and a second
portion formed on the layer on which the plurality of second electrodes are formed, but separated from the plurality of second
electrodes,

the plurality of second electrodes and the second portion are made of different material from that of the wirings,
the first portion is electrically connected to the second portion through a contact portion formed in an insulating film between
the first portion and the plurality of second electrodes,

the wiring is electrically connected to the first electrode and second electrode through a connection portion which is provided
on the insulating film on an end portion of the first and second electrode respectively, and

the insulating film is made of a negative resist.

US Pat. No. 9,223,067

DISPLAY DEVICE AND THIN FILM POLARIZER USED FOR DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate;
a first polarization element film which is formed on a surface of the second substrate on a side opposite to a side where
the first substrate is arranged; and

a first protection layer which is formed in contact with a surface of the first polarization element film on a side opposite
to a side where the second substrate is arranged, wherein

the first polarization element film is made of an aligned lyotropic liquid crystal material,
the first protective layer is made of a material having a refractive index smaller than a refractive index of the first polarization
element film in a transmission axis direction, and has a thickness smaller than a thickness of the first polarization element
film, (n2/n1)2=ns/no, where the n2 is the refractive index of the first polarization element film in the transmission axis direction, the n1 is the refractive index of the first protection layer, the ns is a refractive index of the second substrate, and the no is a refractive index of air,

the thickness of the first protection layer is at least 60 nm and no greater than 190 nm.

US Pat. No. 9,299,303

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first gate signal line and a second gate signal line;
a first drain signal line, a second drain signal line, and a third drain signal line;
a first pixel and a second pixel surrounded by the first gate signal line, the second gate signal line, the first drain signal
line, and the second drain signal line, and a third pixel and a fourth pixel surrounded by the first gate signal line, the
second gate signal line, the second drain signal line, and the third drain signal line; and

a first storage line and a second storage line disposed between the first gate signal line and the second gate signal line,
wherein the first pixel comprises a first thin film transistor connected to the first gate signal line, the first drain signal
line, and a first pixel electrode of the first pixel,

wherein the second pixel comprises a second thin film transistor connected to the second gate signal line, the second drain
signal line, and a second pixel electrode of the second pixel,

wherein the third pixel comprises a third thin film transistor connected to the second drain signal line and a third pixel
electrode of the third pixel,

wherein the first storage line is disposed adjacent to the first thin film transistor and the second storage line is disposed
adjacent to the second thin film transistor, and

wherein a third storage line is disposed between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode, and connected to
the first storage line and the second storage line.

US Pat. No. 9,256,104

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising,
a first substrate having a first alignment film,
a second substrate having a second alignment film,
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first alignment film and the second alignment film,
a first electrode and a second electrode disposed between the first substrate and the first alignment film, and
an insulation layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a first alignment film disposed on
the second electrode,

wherein the liquid crystal layer is configured to be controlled by an electric field which is generated between the first
electrode and the second electrode,

wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are transparent, and the first electrode includes at least one linear
electrode part,

wherein the first alignment film is a photo alignment film formed by irradiating an insulating film with linear polarized
light, and

wherein a thickness of the second alignment film is less than a thickness of the first alignment film measured at a light
transmitting area of the first alignment film.

US Pat. No. 9,111,504

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH CORRECTION UNIT TO GENERATE CORRECTION GRAY LEVEL SIGNAL VOLTAGES

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
one image signal line to which drain electrodes of the thin film transistors respectively included in the plurality of respective
pixels are connected, each of the plurality of pixels including a pixel electrode and one of the thin film transistors which
has a source electrode thereof connected to the pixel electrode;

a plurality of scanning lines respectively connected to gate electrodes of the thin film transistors included in the plurality
of pixels connected to the one image signal line;

an output unit which is configured to output an ON voltage for turning on the thin film transistors through the plurality
of scanning lines in a predetermined order; and

an image signal output unit which is configured to output an image signal voltage corresponding to the plurality of pixels
through the image signal line in the predetermined order; wherein

the image signal output unit outputs a gray level signal voltage having a voltage corresponding to a gray level value of a
pixel included in the plurality of pixels as an image signal voltage of the pixel in a first period out of a period in which
the image signal voltage of the pixel is outputted, and outputs a correction gray level signal voltage having a voltage different
from the gray level signal voltage as an image signal voltage of the pixel in a second period which precedes the first period
out of the period,

the plurality of pixels include a first pixel connected to one scanning line in the plurality of scanning lines, a second
pixel to which the ON voltage is input one pixel before the first pixel in the predetermined order, and a third pixel to which
the ON voltage is input one pixel before the second pixel in the predetermined order,

the liquid crystal display device further comprises a control unit configured to generate the correction gray level signal
voltage of the plurality of the pixels, the control unit generating the correction gray level signal voltage of the first
pixel based on the gray level value of the pixel and one of a plurality of gray level values of pixels which precede the pixel
in order, and

wherein the control unit comprises:
a correction unit which is configured to output a correction gray level value of the first pixel, based on the gray level
value of the first pixel, a gray level value of the second pixel, and a gray value of the third pixel, and

a correction gray level signal voltage generation unit which is configured to generate the correction gray level signal voltage
based on the correction gray level value outputted from the correction unit.

US Pat. No. 9,324,259

IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An image display device comprising:
a pixel connecting to a signal line which provides a signal data, a reset line, a light-on switch line, an input switch line,
and a power supply line, the pixel having an organic light emitting diode, an input switch controlled by a signal from the
input switch line, a drive TFT through which current is supplied from the power supply line to the organic light emitting
diode, a light-on switch controlled by a signal from the light-on switch line, and a reset switch controlled by a signal from
the reset line,

wherein the signal data is inputted to a gate electrode of the drive TFT via the input switch,
a source electrode of the drive TFT is connected to the power supply line,
a drain electrode of the drive TFT is connected to a first electrode of the organic light emitting diode,
the light-on switch is connected between the drain electrode of the drive TFT and the first electrode,
a gate electrode of the reset switch is connected to the reset line,
a drain electrode of the reset switch is connected to the gate electrode of the drive TFT, and
a retention capacitor is arranged between the gate electrode of the drive TFT and the power supply line.

US Pat. No. 9,285,931

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device having an electrostatic capacity touch panel for detecting touch position coordinates in a display region
by an electrostatic capacity coupling method, wherein the electrostatic capacity touch panel comprises:
a plurality of X electrodes which extend in a first direction in a first plane, wherein each of the X electrodes is formed
by thin line parts and pad parts which are alternately arranged in the first direction;

a plurality of Y electrodes which extend in a second direction, which intersects the first direction, in a second plane, wherein
each of the Y electrodes is formed by thin line parts and pad parts which are alternately arranged in the second direction;

a plurality of Z electrodes which are in a third plane, and are at an electrically floating state with respect to each other;
a first insulating layer which is located between the first plane and the second plane; and
a second insulating layer which is located between the second plane and the third plane;
wherein the first, second and third planes are planes different from one another;
wherein each of the plurality of X electrodes and each of the plurality of Y electrodes intersect each other via the first
insulating layer;

wherein the pad part of the each of the plurality of X electrodes and the pad part of the each of the plurality of Y electrodes
are disposed without overlapping each other in plan view;

wherein each of the plurality of Z electrodes overlaps both an X electrode and a Y electrode which are adjacent to each other
in plan view; and

wherein a difference between a combined capacity between the X electrode and the Y electrode during a touch operation of the
electrostatic capacity touch panel, and during a no touch operation of the electrostatic capacity touch panel, corresponds
to a difference between a serially connected capacity of: a capacity between the Z electrode and the X electrode, and a capacity
between the Z electrode and the Y electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,489,095

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel including a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a first side surface extending
between the first surface and the second surface;

a capacitive touch panel over the display panel, the capacitive touch panel having a rear surface facing the second surface
of the display panel;

a frame including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion of the frame having an upper surface facing the
first surface of the display panel, the second portion of the frame having a second side surface facing the first side surface
of the display panel, and the second portion of the frame having a top surface facing the rear surface of the capacitive touch
panel; and

a spacer over the display panel,
wherein
the capacitive touch panel comprises a protruding end portion extending beyond at least one end of the display panel,
the protruding end portion of the capacitive touch panel has a first edge that overlaps the second portion of the frame,
the capacitive touch panel comprises a second edge that overlaps the second surface of the display panel,
the protruding end portion of the capacitive touch panel and the second portion of the frame are separated by a gap, and
the spacer is separated from the capacitive touch panel by an air gap.

US Pat. No. 9,229,561

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A mobile phone comprising:
a front window including a logo; and
a touch panel which is bonded to the front window,
wherein the touch panel and the front window are bonded together with an adhesive sheet,
wherein a touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is connected to a specific side of the touch panel,
wherein the logo comprises a plurality of layers and is formed on an inner surface of the front window, which inner surface
faces the touch panel,

wherein a portion of the plurality of layers of the logo is provided on a first portion of the inner surface of the front
window which is outside of a second portion of the inner surface of the front window which is covered by the adhesive sheet,
and

wherein a plane distance between an end portion of the plurality of layers of the logo and an end portion of the touch panel
is greater than zero so that said one of the plurality of layers does not overlap the touch panel in a plane view.

US Pat. No. 9,207,503

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a common electrode having a flat structure;
a pixel electrode disposed above the common electrode via an insulating film;
an alignment film disposed on the pixel electrode; and
a liquid crystal layer disposed on the alignment film, wherein
the pixel electrode includes one pair of striped electrodes,
a first striped electrode of the striped electrodes pair includes a short electrode section and a plurality of long electrode
sections,

a second striped electrode of the striped electrodes pair includes a short electrode section and a plurality of long electrode
sections,

one of the long electrode sections belonging to the first striped electrode is disposed adjacently to one of the long electrode
sections belonging to the second striped electrode,

the short electrode section belonging to the first striped electrode is disposed at an opposed position with respect to the
long electrode sections belonging to the second striped electrode,

the short electrode sections of the first and second striped electrodes are shorter than the long electrode sections of the
first and second striped electrodes, and

liquid crystals are aligned in a lengthwise direction of the striped electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,153,634

LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device including a plurality of light-emitting elements aligned on a TFT substrate in a formation of a matrix,
wherein the display device comprises:
the plurality of light-emitting elements each having a flat surface portion and including a light-emitting layer, an anode,
and a cathode;

an insulating layer formed on the TFT substrate and under the light emitting element; and
a tilted metal surface is provided on a peripheral area surrounding the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element
and has a tilt angle with respect to the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element;

wherein the tilted metal surface is provided on a surface of a slope of a bank that is provided on the insulation layer;
wherein a width of a cross-section of the bank becomes smaller as the cross section comes farther away from a surface of the
TFT substrate;

wherein a counter substrate is placed on the TFT substrate; and
wherein a gap exists between the light emitting element and the counter substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,436,340

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel, and
a touch panel attached to the display panel;
wherein a main flexible wiring substrate is connected to the display panel,
wherein a touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is connected to the touch panel, said touch-panel flexible wiring substrate
being an independent component from the touch panel,

wherein a terminal portion of the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is directly connected to a connecting portion of the
main flexible wiring substrate,

wherein the display panel includes a display panel driver IC,
wherein the main flexible wiring substrate includes a display panel electronic component group,
wherein the main flexible wiring substrate further includes a touch-panel control IC and a touch-panel electronic component
group to drive the touch panel,

wherein no electronic components, including the touch-panel control IC and the touch-panel electronic group to drive the touch-panel,
are mounted on the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate, wherein, in a plan view, the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate
and the main flexible wiring substrate overlap,

wherein the terminal portion of the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is located between the touch-panel electronic component
group and the display panel electronic component group,

wherein a width of the terminal portion of the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is narrower than a distance between the
touch-panel electronic component group and the display panel electronic component group,

wherein a width of connecting portion of the touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is wider than the distance between the
touch-panel electronic component group and the display panel electronic component group.

US Pat. No. 9,324,260

IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An image display device comprising:
a pixel connecting to a signal line which provides a signal data, a light-on switch line, and a power supply line, the pixel
having an organic light emitting diode, a drive TFT through which current is supplied from the power supply line to the organic
light emitting diode, and a light-on switch controlled by a signal from the light-on switch line,

a signal drive circuit disposed at a first outside of a display region and connecting to the signal line,wherein the signal data is inputted to a gate electrode of the drive TFT,
a source electrode of the drive TFT is connected to the power supply line,
a drain electrode of the drive TFT is connected to a first electrode of the organic light emitting diode,
the light-on switch is connected between the drain electrode of the drive TFT and the first electrode,
the signal line extends from the first outside to a second outside of the display region through the display region, the second
outside being opposite to the first outside,

a first switch is connected to the signal line at the first outside, and
a second switch is connected to the signal line at the second outside.

US Pat. No. 9,194,994

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a light source;
a light guide plate including a front surface, a back surface on the side opposite to the front surface, and an edge surface
connecting the front surface with the back surface, the light guide plate being arranged such that the edge surface faces
the light source, the light guide plate internally reflecting light incident from the edge surface and causing surface emission
from the front surface;

a liquid crystal display panel arranged so as to face the front surface of the light guide plate; and
a reflective sheet arranged so as to face the back surface of the light guide plate, wherein
the back surface includes a first portion and a second portion, the second portion having a surface located at a position
recessed relatively from a surface of the first portion,

the first portion is a plurality of ridge portions whose axis lines each extend along a traveling direction of light and adjacent
ones of which are arranged in parallel in a direction orthogonal to the traveling direction of the light,

the second portion is a flat portion between the ridge portions adjacent to each other,
the surface of the first portion is a rough surface,
the surface of the second portion is a smooth surface,
the reflective sheet is in contact with the first portion but avoids contact with the second portion, and
the front surface of the light guide plate includes a transverse convex portion extending in a direction along the direction
orthogonal to the traveling direction of the light.

US Pat. No. 9,276,051

LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A light-emitting element display device comprising:
a substrate made of an insulating material;
a plurality of pixels in a display area on the substrate;
a plurality of thin film transistors in each of the plurality of pixels;
a light-emitting element for emitting light by current flow in each of the pixels;
a first electrode between the substrate and the thin film transistors, the first electrode overlapping with at least two of
the thin film transistors in a plan view; and

a second electrode made of a conductive material, the second electrode provided on a side of the first electrode via an insulating
film so as to form a capacitor together with the first electrode, the first electrode between the second electrode and the
substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,877,395

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel having a plurality of terminals;
a flexible wiring board having a plurality of wiring patterns, an overlap region that overlaps with the display panel, and
a lead region adjacent to the overlap region; and

an anisotropic conductive material that joins the display panel and the overlap region, wherein
the wiring patterns of the flexible wiring board have terminal portions that are electrically connected to the respective
terminals of the display panel through the anisotropic conductive material in the overlap region,

each of the terminals of the display panel has a plurality of first divided portions in the overlap region,
each of the terminal portions of the wiring patterns branches into a plurality of second divided portions at least in the
overlap region, and

the plurality of second divided portions have substantially equal widths in the overlap region.

US Pat. No. 9,395,832

DISPLAY PANEL WITH TOUCH DETECTION FUNCTION, METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME, DRIVE CIRCUIT, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

14. An electronic unit including a display panel with a touch detection function, and a control section performing operation
control using the display panel, the display panel comprising:
a signal generation section selecting one pulse period from a plurality of pulse periods prepared beforehand, and generating
a synchronization signal including a series of pulses appearing at the selected pulse period;

a display section performing display based on the synchronization signal;
a touch detection section performing touch detection operation based on the synchronization signal; and
a signal processing section configured to change the pulse period of a pulse included in the synchronization signal upon detecting
a presence or absence of a disturbance noise.

US Pat. No. 9,405,152

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An photo alignment film material for an IPS type liquid crystal display device, adapted to be an alignment control film
of a liquid crystal display to drive a liquid crystal with an electric field arising between a pair of electrodes formed on
a substrate, comprising a polyamic acid or polyimide that includes cyclobutanetetracarboxylic acid dianhydride and/or its
derivative and aromatic diamine; and
wherein the cyclobutanetetracarboxylic acid dianhydride and/or its derivative is a compound represented by a formula [1]:

where R1, R2, R3, and R4 of the compound of the formula [1] each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, an alkyl group or alkoxyl
group with a carbon number of 1 to 6, with the proviso that at least one of R1, R2, R3, and R4 of the compound of formula [1] is not hydrogen,

wherein the aromatic diamine compound contains at least one of compounds selected from a group of compounds consisting of
ones represented by formulas [2] to [16]:


where R1, R2, R3 and R4 of the compounds represented by formulas [2] to [16] each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, an alkyl
group or alkoxyl group with a carbon number of 1 to 6, or vinyl group

{—(CH2)m—CH?CH2, m=0, 1, 2} or a group represented by {—(CH2)n— C?CH, n=0, 1, 2}, and in the formula [5], X represents a bond group —S—, —CO—, or —NH—.

US Pat. No. 9,097,939

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a pair of substrates at least one of which is transparent; a liquid crystal layer disposed between the pair of substrates;
an electrode group formed to one substrate of the pair of substrates, for applying an electric field to the liquid crystal
layer, the electric field having a component parallel to the one substrate;

a plurality of active elements connected to the electrode group; and
a liquid crystal alignment film disposed to at least one substrate of the pair of substrates,
wherein the liquid crystal alignment film, which is formed by a photo-alignment process, contains polyimide formed using at
least one kind of tetracarboxylic acid dianhydride selected from a compound group A represented by the following Chemical
Formulae (1) to (5):


where R1s each independently represent hydrogen, an alkyl group having a carbon number of 3 or less, or a dialkylamino group, and
at least one R1 represents a dialkylamino group, where S represents —(CH2) n-, and n represents an integer of 1 to 10.

US Pat. No. 9,201,555

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device with a touch panel, comprising:
a display panel; and
a touch panel formed above the display panel;
wherein the touch panel includes:
a substrate including longer sides and shorter sides;
X electrodes formed on the substrate; and
Y electrodes which intersect the X electrodes;
wherein the X electrodes are formed along the longer sides whereas the Y electrodes are formed along the shorter sides;
wherein the X electrodes and the Y electrodes respectively include:
intersection portions each formed where the X electrodes and the Y electrodes overlap each other; and
individual electrodes each formed between the intersection portions and being wider than the intersection portions;
wherein each of the individual electrodes of the X electrodes is smaller in area than each of the individual electrodes of
the Y electrodes; and

wherein a floating electrode is formed between the individual electrode of the X electrode and the Y electrode, and over a
reduced portion of the X electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,097,922

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a signal line formed on a surface of the first substrate;
a driver chip connecting with a terminal of the signal line, and supplying a signal to the signal line; and
an interconnection line other than the signal line formed on the surface, wherein the interconnection line is formed between
the first substrate and the driver chip, and extends along a long-side direction of the driver chip between the first substrate
and the driver chip, wherein the interconnection line is not electrically connected with the driver chip.

US Pat. No. 9,086,600

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising: a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer, disposed between
the first substrate and the second substrate, and containing liquid crystal molecules; a gate line; a drain line; a first
insulation layer formed above the gate line; a pixel electrode; and a switching element, connected to the gate line, including
a first electrode connected to the drain line and a second electrode connected to the pixel electrode, wherein the drain line,
the pixel electrode and the second electrode are formed on the same layer and wherein the pixel electrode overlaps the second
electrode; wherein the drain line, the pixel electrode, and the second electrode are formed on the first insulation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,999,143

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:a cover including a curved part and a light shield;
a display panel bonded to the cover along the curved part;
a case including a bottom plate part that has a through hole provided at a position opposed to the curved part;
a printed circuit board fixed to the bottom plate part with an electronic component mounted on a surface of the printed circuit board; and
a frame overlapping the light shield of the cover;
wherein the frame has an end portion protruding in a direction of a side edge of the cover.

US Pat. No. 9,854,689

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display body including a curved part;
a case including a bottom plate part through which a through hole is provided at a position opposed to the curved part; and
a printed circuit board that is fixed to a surface of the bottom plate part opposite to the display body side with an electronic
component mounted on a surface of the printed circuit board opposed to the bottom plate part and with the electronic component
arranged inside the through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,293,084

ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device comprising:
a plurality of pixels each including an organic EL element;
a plurality of video lines that supply a video voltage to each of the plurality of pixels;
a plurality of scanning lines that supply a scanning voltage to each of the plurality of pixels;
a unit that supplies a selection scanning voltage concurrently to an N number of scanning lines among the plurality of scanning
lines, and supplies an initialization voltage to each of the plurality of video lines, in a k'th scanning period; and

a unit that supplies a selection scanning voltage sequentially to the N number of scanning lines, and supplies video voltages
to each of the plurality of video lines, in (k+1)th through (k+N)th scanning periods respectively;

wherein N is an integer of 2 or greater (2?N) and k is any positive integer.

US Pat. No. 9,275,575

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising a pixel including:
a light emitting element;
a driver element configured to control light emission of the light emitting element;
a control element configured to control the driver element;
a storage capacitor; and
a pixel capacitor,
wherein: a plurality of the pixels is formed in a matrix configuration;
the plurality of the pixels includes a plurality of red pixels;
the light emitting element is a white organic light-emitting diode element;
a stacked film configuring the light emitting element is configured to have a wavelength in which a peak wavelength of an
intensity of interference is shorter than a wavelength range corresponding to red, and

a light emission intensity of the light emitting element corresponding to the red pixel is made greater than light emission
intensities of the light emitting elements corresponding to pixels for other colors.

US Pat. No. 9,373,295

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device with a touch panel comprising:
pixel electrodes as a plurality of electrodes each of which is arranged in each pixel arranged in a display area and to each
of which a potential corresponding to a gray-scale value is applied;

common electrodes as a plurality of electrodes that extend in one direction so as to cross the display area;
detection electrodes as a plurality of electrodes that extend in a direction different from the one direction so as to cross
the display area and detect a contact position on the touch panel;

a liquid crystal layer that is formed of a liquid crystal composition whose orientation is changed by an electric field formed
by the pixel electrode and the common electrode; and

a drive pulse output unit that sequentially applies a potential for detecting a touch to drive electrodes as a plurality of
electrodes of a portion of the common electrodes, wherein

the drive pulse output unit can output a drive pulse to the drive electrode at plural different timings within one horizontal
synchronizing period for display,

a potential of the detection electrodes is changed by a rising and falling of the drive pulse, and
a period from the beginning of the one horizontal synchronizing period to the rising of the drive pulse is changed for each
horizontal synchronizing period.

US Pat. No. 9,170,458

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING AN ALIGNMENT FILM PRODUCED VIA POLYAMIDE ACID ESTER AND POLYAMIDE ACID AS PRECURSORS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a TFT substrate in which a first alignment film is formed over a pixel including a pixel electrode and a TFT;
an opposing substrate which faces the TFT substrate and in which a second alignment film is formed;
liquid crystals sandwiched between the first alignment film of the TFT substrate and the second alignment film of the opposing
substrate;

wherein one of the first alignment film of the TFT substrate and the second alignment film of the opposing substrate, comprises
a first polyimide produced via polyamide acid ester containing cyclobutane as a precursor and a second polyimide produced
via polyamide acid as a precursor;

wherein the polyamide acid has a higher polarity than that of the polyamide acid ester;
wherein the one of the first alignment film and the second alignment film is responsive to photo-alignment;
wherein a first side of the one of the first alignment film and the second alignment film is adjacent to the liquid crystals,
a second side of the one of the first alignment film and the second alignment film is closer to one of the TFT substrate and
the counter substrate than the first side;

wherein the first side contains more of the first polyimide than the second side contains, and the second side contains more
the second polyimide than the first side contains.

US Pat. No. 9,105,254

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE THAT SUPPRESSES DETERIORATION OF IMAGE QUALITY

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a plurality of pixels each including a pixel electrode and a thin film transistor having a source connected to the pixel electrode;
a video signal line connected to a drain of the thin film transistor included in each of the plurality of pixels;
output means for outputting, to a gate of the thin film transistor, an on-voltage for turning on the thin film transistor
included in corresponding one of the plurality of pixels for each of the plurality of pixels in a predetermined order; and

video signal output means for outputting, to the video signal line, a video signal voltage for the corresponding one of the
plurality of pixels for each of the plurality of pixels in the predetermined order,

wherein the video signal output means outputs a reference video signal voltage having a voltage corresponding to a gradation
value of the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels as the video signal voltage for the corresponding one of the plurality
of pixels during a first part of a period during which the video signal voltage for the corresponding one of the plurality
of pixels is output, and outputs a correction video signal voltage having a voltage different from the reference video signal
voltage as the video signal voltage for the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels during a second part preceding the
first part of the period,

wherein the liquid crystal display device comprising a comparison means for comparing a gradation value of another one of
the plurality of pixels which precedes the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels,

wherein the control means further comprises correction means for changing a relationship between the reference video signal
voltage and the correction video signal voltage based on the result of the comparison means for the corresponding one of the
plurality of pixels based on a combination of the gradation value of the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels and
the gradation value of the another one of the plurality of pixels which precedes the corresponding one of the plurality of
pixels; and

wherein when the gradation value of the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels satisfies a predetermined condition,
the video signal output means outputs the correction video signal voltage having a voltage different in polarity from a reference
video signal voltage for the another one of the plurality of pixels which precedes the corresponding one of the plurality
of pixels as the video signal voltage for the corresponding one of the plurality of pixels.

US Pat. No. 9,389,465

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THAT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate;
a first alignment film formed over the first substrate;
a second substrate;
a second alignment film formed over the second substrate;
a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first alignment film and the second alignment film;
a projecting portion formed over the second substrate;
a facing portion formed over the first substrate;
a first electrode and a second electrode formed between the first alignment film and the first substrate; and
an insulation film disposed between the second electrode and the liquid crystal layer;
wherein the first electrode is covered by the first alignment film,
wherein the insulation film is covered by the first alignment film,
wherein the facing portion faces the projecting portion,
wherein the first alignment film or the second alignment film is a photo alignment film, and
wherein a thickness “d2” of the second alignment film over the projecting portion and a thickness “d1” of the first alignment film on the facing portion satisfy formula (1) and (2),

0 nm d2

US Pat. No. 9,383,604

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION SET

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a liquid crystal display panel having a display surface and a rear surface, which is on a side opposite to the display surface;
and

a backlight, wherein:
the backlight comprises:
a plurality of light emitting diodes;
a substrate on which the plurality of light emitting diodes are mounted; and
a reflection sheet, which overlaps the substrate at a surface on which the plurality of light emitting diodes are mounted
in a manner without overlapping the plurality of light emitting diodes;

the surface on which the plurality of light emitting diodes are mounted of the substrate is opposed to the rear surface of
the liquid crystal display panel;

the liquid crystal display panel and the substrate each have a shape in which a common width in a first direction is longer
than a width in a second direction, which is orthogonal to the first direction;

the width of the substrate in the second direction is shorter than the width of the liquid crystal display panel in the second
direction, the substrate being opposed to, while avoiding being opposed to both end portions of the liquid crystal display
panel in the second direction, a central portion between the both end portions of the liquid crystal display panel;

pitches between adjacent light emitting diodes of the plurality of light emitting diodes are smaller as the adjacent light
emitting diodes are closer to a center of the substrate in the first direction;

the substrate is divided into a first divided substrate and a second divided substrate between adjacent light emitting diodes
having a smallest pitch among the pitches;

at least one of the first divided substrate and the second divided substrate includes, at one end portion of the at least
one of the first divided substrate and the second divided substrate, a cable connector for connection to a cable; and

the first divided substrate and the second divided substrate are disposed so that another end portion of the first divided
substrate and another end portion of the second divided substrate are adjacent to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,274,367

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a pair of substrates,
color filters having a first color filter and a second color filter, drain signal lines, gate signal lines, and a pixel region
disposed between the pair of substrates, wherein,

the gate signal lines is made of a light blocking material, and the drain signal line is made of a light blocking material,
and

an overlapping portion at which the first color filter and the second color filter overlap each other, is formed on a region
in plain view, the region is formed with one of the drain signal lines or one of the gate signal lines,

an edge portion of the first color filter is a first taper in the overlapping portion, and an edge portion of the second color
filter is a second taper in the overlapping portion,

the first taper is closer to the drain signal line or the gate signal line than the second taper in the overlapping portion,
an angle of the first taper is 45° or more and 90° or less corresponding to a surface of the drain signal line or the gate
signal line, an angle of the second taper is 45° or more and 90° or less corresponding to a surface of the first taper and,

the angle of the first taper is smaller than the angle of the second taper.

US Pat. No. 9,147,857

OLED DISPLAY PANEL

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An OLED display panel comprising:
a substrate;
a display part including a plurality of organic light emitting elements formed above the substrate;
a plurality of electrodes formed in a band shape above the substrate and each capable of conducting with an electrode above
another substrate respectively; and

a stacked sealing film formed above the display part and including a first Si contained inorganic layer, an organic resin
layer and a second Si contained inorganic layer in sequence from the substrate side;

wherein the first Si contained inorganic layer and the organic resin layer are formed between the plurality of electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,356,075

ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device comprising:
a thin film transistor substrate in which a light-emitting element is provided for each of a plurality of sub-pixels constituting
each pixel on a transparent insulation substrate;

a counter substrate provided with, on a transparent insulation substrate, a color filter layer comprising color filters, some
of the color filters constituting a coupled color filter which is a color filter arranged to be extended over adjacent two
or more of the sub-pixels and allowing light in one wavelength region to pass through, the counter substrate further provided
with a light-shielding film which is arranged on a boundary between adjacent two of the color filters to allow lights in different
wavelength regions to pass through and shields light;

a filler arranged between the thin film transistor substrate and the counter substrate and made of a transparent organic material;
and

a filler thickness adjustment part which adjusts to cause a thickness of the filler in a region where the light-shielding
film is provided to be thinner than a thickness of the filler in a region where the light-emitting element is provided,

wherein the color filter layer has a first portion where the light-shielding film overlaps with the color filters and a second
portion where the light-shielding film does not overlap with the color filters, and the first portion is closer to the light-emitting
element than the second portion.

US Pat. No. 9,317,169

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
an array substrate;
a counter substrate; and
a detection circuit,
wherein the display device includes a first mode and a second mode;
the array substrate includes a pixel electrode and a common electrode;
the counter substrate includes a first detection electrode and a second detection electrode;
the first detection electrode and the second detection electrode are alternately arranged;
in the first mode, the common electrode is allowed to function as an electrode for display and a scanning electrode for a
touch panel, to which a common voltage and a first scanning pulse voltage are supplied, and the detection circuit is configured
to detect a touched position based on a voltage detected by the first and the second detection electrodes, and

in the second mode, the first detection electrode is allowed to function as a temporary scanning electrode, and the detection
circuit is configured to supply a second scanning pulse voltage to the first detection electrode so as to detect existence
of a swipe based on a voltage detected by the second detection electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,298,049

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, comprising:
a first substrate including:
a first main pixel electrode and a second main pixel electrode electrically connected to each other and extending along a
first direction, respectively, and

a first alignment film covering the first and second main pixel electrodes;
a second substrate including:
a first main common electrode extending along one end of the pixel, a second main common electrode extending along another
end of the pixel, and a third main common electrode arranged between the first main common electrode and the second main common
electrode and electrically connected to each other and extending along the first direction, respectively, and the first main
pixel electrode being arranged between the first main common electrode and the third main common electrode so as to obliquely
face the first and third main common electrodes, and the second main pixel electrode being arranged between the second main
common electrode and the third main common electrode so as to obliquely face the second and third main common electrodes,
wherein the first main pixel electrode is arranged closer to the first main common electrode than the third main common electrode,
and the second main pixel electrode is arranged closer to the second main common electrode than the third main common electrode,
and

a second alignment film covering the first, second, and third main common electrodes;
a liquid crystal layer having liquid crystal molecules and held between the first substrate and the second substrate;
wherein a first distance between the first main common electrode and the third main common electrode is substantially the
same as a second distance between the second main common electrode and the third main common electrode, and a third distance
between the first main pixel electrode and the second main pixel electrode is larger than the first and second distances,
and

wherein a first alignment treatment direction performed to the first alignment film to initially align the liquid crystal
molecules is substantially in parallel with and a same direction to a second alignment treatment direction performed to the
second alignment film to initially align the liquid crystal molecules.

US Pat. No. 9,213,204

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate;
a liquid crystal layer, disposed above the first substrate, containing liquid crystal molecules;
a second substrate disposed above the liquid crystal layer; a gate line;
a drain line;
a pixel electrode;
a switching element, connected to the gate line, including a first electrode connected to the drain line and a second electrode
disposed on the pixel electrode;

a first insulation layer disposed on and above the pixel electrode and the drain line;
a second insulation layer disposed below the second electrode, the pixel electrode and the drain line; and
a common electrode disposed between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer,
wherein the first electrode is formed so as to extend from the drain line,
wherein the second electrode overlaps the pixel electrode, and
wherein the second insulation layer contacts directly with the first insulation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,504,155

TOUCH SENSOR BUILT-IN DISPLAY DEVICE STRUCTURE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A touch sensor comprising:
a first substrate;
a plurality of first connection terminals which are arranged side by side in one direction on the first substrate;
a second substrate made of resin, overlapped with and connected to the first substrate; and
a plurality of second connection terminals which are arranged side by side in the one direction on the second substrate and
respectively connected to the plurality of first connection terminals, wherein

each of the plurality of second connection terminals includes a plurality of first wirings extending in a direction crossing
the one direction, and a second wiring connected to the plurality of first wirings and extending in the one direction, and

the second wiring is provided in a region where the second substrate is overlapped with the first substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,378,710

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a plurality of pixels, each including a pixel electrode and a pixel transistor;
a plurality of gate signal lines electrically connecting with the plurality of pixels respectively, and each supplying a gate
signal to the corresponding pixel transistor;

a gate signal line driving circuit selecting a forward scanning driving and a backward scanning driving, and outputting the
gate signal during two horizontal periods to the plurality of gate signal lines respectively; and

a reference voltage circuit being configured to generate a first reference voltage for the forward scanning driving and a
second reference voltage for the backward scanning driving so as to supply any one of the first reference voltage and the
second reference voltage to the plurality of pixels, wherein:

a voltage of the pixel electrode of one pixel is lowered by a first drop-off voltage due to change of the gate signal from
high voltage to low voltage supplied to the gate signal line connecting with the one pixel;

the voltage of the pixel electrode of the one pixel is lowered by a second drop-off voltage due to change of the gate signal
from high voltage to low voltage supplied to the gate signal line connecting with an adjacent pixel to the one pixel;

the first, reference voltage is for compensating the first drop-off voltage, and
the second reference voltage is for compensating the first and second drop-off voltages.

US Pat. No. 9,291,840

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING A GROOVE FORMED BETWEEN THIN FILM TRANSISTORS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate having a plurality of scanning signal lines extending in the X direction and parallel to one another in
the Y direction and a plurality of image signal lines extending in the Y direction and parallel to one another in the X direction
formed thereover;

a second substrate opposed to the first substrate through a liquid crystal layer;
a display area surrounded by the scanning signal lines and the image signal lines in which pixels are arranged in a matrix,
wherein the first substrate and the second substrate are fixed by means of a seal material formed along the marginal part
of the second substrate, the liquid crystal layer is sealed between the first substrate and the second substrate, the first
substrate is larger in size than the second substrate, and a connection terminal is formed in an exposed area not opposed
to the second substrate of the first substrate;

a drive circuit for generating a scanning signal and/or an image signal, which is formed in the peripheral part of the display
area and formed from a thin film transistor formed in the same step as the formation of the pixels;

control signal lines for electrically coupling the connection terminal to the drive circuit, and
wherein a groove is formed in an area between a plurality of the thin film transistors in the formation area of the drive
circuit and reaches the formation area of the control signal lines, the groove has a bent area reaching the formation area
of the control signal lines, and the bottom part of the groove formed closer to the display area than the bent area has a
projecting area projecting toward the liquid crystal surface side.

US Pat. No. 9,596,760

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:
a display panel having a plurality of enable terminals;
a flexible wiring board having an overlap region which overlaps with the display panel, and a lead region different from the
overlap region, the flexible wiring board having a plurality of wiring patterns, each of the plurality of wiring patterns
having a first terminal portion and a second terminal portion that are linearly formed and arrayed in the overlap region;
and

an anisotropic conductive material that joins the display panel and the overlap region, the anisotropic conductive material
connecting the enable terminals to the first terminal portion and the second terminal portion,

wherein
the plurality of wiring patterns include a first wiring pattern, a second wiring pattern, and other wiring patterns,
the first wiring pattern has a first lead portion disposed in the lead region and connected to the first terminal portion,
the first wiring pattern has no lead portion connected to the second terminal portion, the first wiring pattern has a first
connection portion that connects the first terminal portion and the second terminal portion in the overlap region,

the second wiring pattern has a second lead portion disposed in the lead region and connected to the second terminal portion,
the second wiring pattern has no lead portion connected to the first terminal portion, the second wiring pattern has a second
connection portion that connects the first terminal portion and the second terminal portion in the overlap region,

the other wiring patterns each has a pair of third lead portions disposed in the lead region at a first interval therebetween
and connected to the first terminal portion and the second terminal portion, the pair of third lead portions merge into another
lead portion,

the second terminal portion of the first wiring pattern is adjacent to the first terminal portion of the second wiring pattern,
the first lead portion of the first wiring pattern and the second lead portion of the second wiring pattern are arranged at
a second interval therebetween, and

the second interval is larger than the first interval.

US Pat. No. 9,412,334

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising an array substrate comprising:
a gate line;
a first source line and a second source line which cross the gate line;
a first color filter configured to transmit light in a first wavelength range;
a second color filter configured to transmit light in a second wavelength range of greater than the first wavelength range;
a first switching element electrically connected to the gate line and the first source line;
a second switching element electrically connected to the gate line and the second source line;
a first pixel electrode which is electrically connected to the first switching element and is located to overlap with the
first color filter; and

a second pixel electrode which is electrically connected to the second switching element and is located to overlap with the
second color filter,

wherein the first switching element includes a first gate electrode, a first semiconductor layer, and a first region at which
the first gate electrode and the first semiconductor layer is overlapped,

the second switching element includes a second gate electrode, a second semiconductor layer, and a second region at which
the second gate electrode and the second semiconductor layer is overlapped, and

the first region and the second region are overlapped with the second color filter.

US Pat. No. 9,377,650

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising a backlight provided on a back side of a liquid crystal display panel which
is formed in such a way that a liquid crystal layer is interposed between a first substrate and a second substrate, a first
polarizing plate is attached to the outside of the first substrate, and a second polarizing plate is attached to the outside
of the second substrate,
wherein the liquid crystal display panel and the backlight are driven by a field sequential system,
wherein an anisotropic diffusion film is attached onto the first polarizing plate which is located on the display surface
side of the liquid crystal display panel,

wherein the distribution of the contrast of the liquid crystal display panel varies depending on the azimuth direction,
wherein the emission intensity when parallel light is incident on the anisotropic diffusion film varies depending on the azimuth
direction, and

wherein the azimuth direction in which the contrast of the liquid crystal display panel is small is equal to the azimuth direction
in which the emission intensify when the parallel light is incident on the anisotropic diffusion film is strong.

US Pat. No. 9,310,651

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH FIRST AND SECOND SUBSTRATES SEALED BY SEALING MATERIAL WITH AN END OF PROTECTIVE MATERIAL ON SECOND SUBSTRATE BEING DISPOSED BETWEEN INNER AND OUTER WALL SURFACES OF THE SEALING MATERIAL

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising a liquid crystal display panel having:
a first substrate;
a second substrate;
a sealing material provided between the first substrate and the second substrate so that the first substrate and the second
substrate are pasted together; and

a liquid crystal layer sealed in a region surrounded by the sealing material between the first substrate and the second substrate;
wherein

the first substrate includes a plurality of first cell regions arranged in a matrix, each of the first cell regions having
a pixel electrode and a thin film transistor;

the second substrate includes a protective film over the second substrate and a light blocking film coated with the protective
film on a surface of the second substrate on the liquid crystal layer side;

an end of the protective film is located inside an end of the second substrate between a most inner wall surface and most
outer wall surface of the sealing material and closer to a periphery of the second substrate than a position of the light
blocking film with respect to the periphery of the second substrate; and

the protective film is made of a protective material.

US Pat. No. 9,257,458

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

JAPAN DISPLAY INC, Tokyo...

1. A method of manufacturing a liquid crystal display device including a TFT substrate including a display region and a peripheral
region, the display region including pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel comprising a pixel electrode and a TFT; and a
counter substrate opposed to the TFT substrate, the counter substrate including a color filter formed at a position corresponding
to a position at which the pixel electrode is formed above the TFT substrate, the TFT substrate being bonded to the counter
substrate by way of a seal member in a seal portion located at the periphery, the method comprising the steps of:
coating, at the periphery outside of the display region of the TFT substrate, a second alignment film in the shape of a frame,
the second alignment film is coated to be in contact with the sealing member;

coating, in the display region, a first alignment film such that the first alignment film is in contact with the second alignment
film; and

wherein the thickness of the second alignment film is made larger than the thickness of the first alignment film.

US Pat. No. 9,235,086

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including:
first and second gate lines extending in a first direction,
first and second source lines extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction,
an auxiliary capacitance line arranged between the first and second gate lines in a center of a pixel and extending in the
first direction;

a pixel electrode including:
a first sub-pixel electrode extending in the first direction and facing the auxiliary capacitance line, and
a main pixel electrode including a first main pixel electrode extending in the second direction from the first sub-pixel electrode
to the first gate line side in a stripe shape with a first constant width and a second main pixel electrode extending in the
second direction from the first sub-pixel electrode to the second gate line side in a stripe shape with a second constant
width, the second constant width being larger than the first constant width;

a second substrate arranged facing the first substrate with a gap; and
a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,229,282

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A display device, comprising:
an array substrate including an active area and a peripheral region surrounding the active area;
a first wiring line pulled out from the active area;
a first metal wire formed in the same layer as the first wiring line in the peripheral region; and
a second metal wire formed on the first metal wire through a first insulating layer, wherein
the first metal wire includes a recess portion provided at a location in which an edge of the first metal wire crosses an
edge of the second metal wire.

US Pat. No. 9,128,331

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including;
a first insulating substrate, and
a first organic insulating film arranged in a circumference area outside an active area for displaying images, the first organic
insulating film including a first surface and a first concave portion in the circumference area,

a second substrate including;
a second insulating substrate,
a circumference shield layer arranged on the second insulating substrate facing the first substrate in the circumference area,
a circumference color filter laminated on the circumference shield layer in the circumference area and including a second
concave portion arranged facing the first concave portion, the second concave portion penetrating to the circumference shield
layer and spreading toward the first substrate, and

a second organic insulating film covering the circumference color filter and including a second surface and a third concave
portion covering the second concave portion in the circumference area,

a seal material arranged between the first surface and the second surface and between the first concave portion and the third
concave portion to attach the first substrate and the second substrate, and

a liquid crystal layer held inside surrounded with the seal material between the first substrate and the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,356,254

ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device, comprising:
a first substrate including a display area in which a plurality of pixels including an organic EL light-emitting layer are
arrayed, the plurality of pixels each having a plurality of sub pixels;

a second substrate that faces the first substrate and includes a plurality of opening areas each respectively located in correspondence
with the plurality of sub pixels and a light-blocking area that demarcates the opening areas;

a dam material provided between the first substrate and the second substrate so as to enclose the display area; and
a filler material filling a space enclosed by the first substrate, the second substrate and the dam material;
wherein:
the light-blocking area includes an outer region and a center region;
the outer region surrounds one pixel of the plurality of pixels;
the center region is located inside the outer region and demarcates the opening areas;
the filler material includes borders generated as a result of a plurality of portions of the filler material being fused together;
and

the borders of the filler material are located in an area corresponding to the outer region, and are not located in an area
corresponding to the center region.

US Pat. No. 9,164,328

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate disposed so as to be opposed to the first substrate;
a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a plurality of gate wirings provided on the first substrate along a first direction when seen in a plan view;
a plurality of source wirings provided on the first substrate along a second direction intersecting with the first direction
when seen in a plan view;

a plurality of pixels delimited by the plurality of gate wirings and the plurality of source wirings;
a thin-film transistor provided at an intersecting portion of the gate wiring and the source wiring;
a light shielding portion provided in a portion of the second substrate between the plurality of pixels; and
a spacer portion provided at the intersecting portion for maintaining a space between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein the light shielding portion includes:
a light shielding portion for gate wiring disposed at a position opposed to the gate wiring;
a light shielding portion for source wiring disposed at a position opposed to the source wiring; and
a light shielding portion for spacer portion, which shields the spacer portion from light,
the light shielding portion for spacer portion is partly provided in a region outside a region in which the light shielding
portion for gate wiring or the light shielding portion for source wiring is provided when seen in a plan view,

the spacer portion is disposed in a region in which the light shielding portion for spacer portion is provided when seen in
a plan view, and

the source wiring includes:
a first bend portion which is bent in a third direction in the region in which the light shielding portion for spacer portion
is provided when seen in a plan view; and

a second bend portion which is bent in a fourth direction, which is different from the third direction, in the region in which
the light shielding portion for spacer portion is provided when seen in a plan view,

the first bend portion is bent twice alternately in reverse directions when seen in a plan view, and
the second bend portion is bent twice alternately in reverse directions when seen in a plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,390,673

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
an array substrate comprising a pixel electrode forming a pixel, and a counterelectrode arranged opposite to the pixel electrode
with an insulating layer being interposed therebetween and forming the pixel;

a counter substrate arranged opposite to the array substrate;
a liquid crystal layer held between the array substrate and the counter substrate; and
a driving unit configured to perform polarity inversion driving by applying, to the pixel electrode, positive and negative
video signals corresponding to a gray level of an image to be displayed by the pixel,

wherein when applying the video signals to the pixel electrode, the driving unit superposes a correction signal corresponding
to a polarity inversion frequency and the gray level on the video signals in advance,

the polarity inversion frequency comprises a first polarity inversion frequency and a second polarity inversion frequency,
the correction signal comprises a first correction signal and a second correction signal,
the first polarity inversion frequency is higher than the second polarity inversion frequency, and
a voltage value of the first correction signal is not more than a voltage value of the second correction signal for each gray
level.

US Pat. No. 9,235,286

TOUCH SENSOR BUILT-IN DISPLAY DEVICE AND TERMINAL CONNECTION STRUCTURE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A touch sensor built-in display device comprising:
a TFT substrate in which pixels including thin film transistors are arranged in a matrix form on an insulation substrate;
a plurality of first connection terminals which are arranged side by side in one direction on a first circuit substrate arranged
to face the TFT substrate and including touch sensor detection electrodes; and

a plurality of second connection terminals which are arranged side by side in the one direction on a second resin circuit
substrate overlappingly connected to the first circuit substrate and are respectively connected to the plurality of first
connection terminals, wherein

each of the plurality of second connection terminals includes a plurality of first wirings extending in a direction crossing
the one direction, and a second wiring connected to the plurality of first wirings and extending in the one direction, and

the second wiring is provided in a region where the second circuit substrate is overlapped and connected to the first circuit
substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,123,274

GATE SIGNAL LINE DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A gate signal line driving circuit comprising:
a plurality of shift register basic circuits each of which outputs to a corresponding gate signal line a gate signal which
has a high voltage during a high signal period of one screen display period and has a low voltage during a low signal period
that is a period other than the high signal period,

wherein each of the shift register basic circuits comprises:
a gate line high voltage application circuit which is in an ON state in accordance with the high signal period to apply the
high voltage to the corresponding gate signal line;

a first gate line low voltage application circuit which is in an ON state in accordance with the low signal period to apply
the low voltage to the corresponding gate signal line;

a second gate line low voltage application circuit which is turned on to apply the low voltage to the corresponding gate signal
line in at least a part of a period until the first gate line low voltage application circuit is turned on after the gate
line high voltage application circuit is turned off; and

a low voltage application OFF control circuit which applies an OFF voltage to a switch of the first gate line low voltage
application circuit when the low voltage application OFF control circuit is in an ON state,

wherein a common ON control signal is inputted to both a switch of the low voltage application OFF control circuit and a switch
of the gate line high voltage application circuit, and both the low voltage application OFF control circuit and the gate line
high voltage application circuit are turned on by the common ON control signal.

US Pat. No. 9,287,337

ORGANIC ELECTRO-LUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A method of fabricating an organic electro-luminescence display device, comprising:
preparing a substrate provided with a plurality of pixel electrodes;
forming a bank layer so as to be placed on the periphery of each pixel electrode to define a plurality of pixel regions and
contain a metal ion adsorbent;

forming an organic electro-luminescence film so as to be placed on the bank layer and the plurality of pixel electrodes and
contain a metal complex which is a compound having a ligand coordinated to a metal ion; and

forming a common electrode on the organic electro-luminescence film, wherein
the step of forming an organic electro-luminescence film includes a step of forming each of a hole injection layer and a light-emitting
layer so as to be laminated on the plurality of pixel electrodes, and a step of forming an electron injection layer so as
to be laminated on the hole injection layer and the light-emitting layer,

each of the hole injection layer and the light-emitting layer is formed so as to be separated for each of the plurality of
pixel regions, thereby exposing a part of the bank layer,

the electron injection layer is formed so as to be in contact with the part of the bank layer exposed from the hole injection
layer and the light-emitting layer, and

in the step of forming an electron injection layer, the metal ions contained in the electron injection layer are adsorbed
by the metal ion adsorbent from the contact region with the bank layer,

the organic electro-luminescence film is formed such that the concentration of the metal ions is decreased above the bank
layer by the metal ion adsorbent.

US Pat. No. 9,372,359

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate including first electrodes extending in a first direction, and
a second substrate including a first transparent electrode, a first metal wiring connected to the first transparent electrode,
a second transparent electrode, a second metal wiring connected to the second transparent electrode, and scanning lines,

wherein the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode extend in a second direction perpendicular to
the first direction and overlap with the plurality of first electrodes,

wherein the first metal wiring is electrically connected to the second metal wiring, and
wherein a plurality of scanning lines is overlapped by the first and second transparent electrodes, and a number of the plurality
of scanning lines which are overlapped with the first transparent electrode is greater than a number of scanning lines that
are overlapped with the second transparent electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,348,190

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display panel comprising a first substrate, a second substrate disposed so as to face the first substrate,
and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and the second substrates, wherein
the first substrate comprises:
a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix;
thin-film transistors, coupled to the pixel electrodes at a first coupling portion;
a plurality of first metal wiring lines, each of which lies in a layer different from a semiconductor layer of the thin-film
transistor in a direction orthogonal to a surface of the first substrate, and three-dimensionally crosses some parts of the
semiconductor layer, and serves as a scan line;

a plurality of second metal wiring lines, each of which extends in a second direction different from a first direction of
extension of the first metal wiring lines so as to three-dimensionally cross the first metal wiring lines, and is coupled
to a second coupling portion of the thin-film transistor, and serves as a signal line;

third metal wiring that is disposed in a plane including the second metal wiring lines and being parallel to the surface of
the first substrate, and is coupled to the first coupling portion between the adjacent second metal wiring lines;

an insulation layer that insulates the first metal wiring lines, the second metal wiring lines, and the third metal wiring
from each other; and

bypass portions of the first metal wiring lines, each of the bypass portions bypassing, through a position deviated in the
second direction, the first coupling portion lying on a line extended in the first direction of extension of the first metal
wiring line from the intersection where the first metal wiring line and the second metal wiring line three-dimensionally cross
each other in a separate manner in the direction orthogonal to the first substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,298,051

DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
an electrode layer including:
a first electrode; and
a second electrode that is opposed to the first electrode and that has a plurality of openings each having a width extending
in a width direction and a length extending in an extending direction, the length is greater than the width, respective ones
of the openings each having a first side and a second side that are opposed to each other in the width direction;

a liquid crystal layer that includes liquid crystal molecules, the liquid crystal layer is disposed on the electrode layer;
and

an alignment film that is disposed between the electrode layer and the liquid crystal layer,
wherein, when viewed from a thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer, respective ones of the liquid crystal molecules
in a first region in proximity to the first side and respective ones of the liquid crystal molecules in a second region in
proximity to the second side are rotated in opposite directions from each other and aligned,

wherein the alignment film has been subjected to a rubbing process in a predetermined direction parallel to the extending
direction,

wherein the openings adjacent to each other in the extending direction are displaced from each other in the width direction
and arranged in a staggered form, and

wherein regions in which the liquid crystal molecules are rotated in a same direction are aligned in the extending direction
with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,104,049

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH A BASE MATERIAL MADE OF PLASTIC

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate made of plastic;
thin film transistors disposed above the first substrate;
a display area disposeed above the thin film transistors; and
a wiring connection portion disposed above the first substrate wherein
the wiring connection portion has terminals which are connected to the thin film transistors,
a wiring substrate is disposed in the wiring connection portion and is connected to the terminals, and furthermore comprising:
a first adhesive material disposed around the display area, through between the display area and the terminals, a second substrate
made of plastic and disposed opposite to the first substrate and

a second adhesive material disposed between the first and second substrate wherein the outside of the first adhesive material
contacts with the second adhesive material.

US Pat. No. 9,613,571

DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
an image display unit in an image display region, the image display unit including a plurality of main pixels each including
sub-pixels, wherein the sub-pixels include a red pixel, a green pixel, and a blue pixel;

a light source portion that irradiates the image display region with illumination light;
a signal correction unit that calculates saturation and value of the main pixels based on first color information to be displayed
on a predetermined pixel, the first color information being obtained based on an input video signal, and generates second
color information by correcting the first color information based on the calculated saturation and value;

a signal processing unit that calculates the saturation and the value of the main pixels based on the second color information,
and generates a control signal for determining light source luminance of the light source based on the calculated saturation
and value; and

a light source control unit that controls luminance of the light source based on the control signal,
wherein, in a case where each of the calculated saturation and value of the main pixels of the first color information is
equal to or smaller than a predetermined threshold, the signal correction unit generates a light source luminance signal that
reduces the light source luminance, and outputs the light source luminance signal to the signal generation unit,

wherein the signal processing unit generates the control signal obtained by reducing power consumption of the light source
portion based on the value obtained by the following expression (1) and the saturation obtained by the following expression
(2):

value=Rin×YR+Gin×YG+Bin×YB  expression (1)

saturation=MAX(Rin,Gin,Bin)?MIN(Rin,Gin,Bin)  expression (2)

wherein the signal processing unit calculates an output signal, the light source luminance of which is reduced, based on the
following expression (3) to (6):

reduction rate=maximum reduction rate×saturation×(1/value)  expression (3)
Rout=Rin?Rin×reduction rate  expression (4)

Gout=Gin?Gin×reduction rate  expression (5)

Bout=Bin?Bin×reduction rate  expression (6)

wherein in the expression (1) and the expression (2), Rin represents an input signal to the red pixel, Gin represents an input
signal to the green pixel, Bin represents an input signal to the blue pixel, YR represents a value ratio of the red pixel,
YG represents a value ratio of the green pixel, and YB represents a value ratio of the blue pixel.

US Pat. No. 9,384,712

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
an array of pixels each having a memory function;
a first buffer to supply a common voltage to a counter electrode of a liquid crystal capacitor,
a second buffer to output a first voltage that is in phase with the common voltage, and
a third buffer to output a second voltage that is in opposite phase with the second voltage,
wherein each of the pixels supplies one of a first voltage and a second voltage to a pixel electrode of the liquid crystal
capacitor according to a data value stored in the each of the pixels,

the common voltage, the first voltage, and the second voltage have a same amplitude,
the first buffer, the second buffer, and the third buffer commonly have a power supply;
the frequency of the common voltage, the first voltage, and the second voltage is 120 Hz.

US Pat. No. 9,316,872

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE THAT EXPANDS THE TRANSMISSIVE AREA

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including;
a semiconductor layer,
a first insulating film covering the semiconductor layer,
a gate line extending in a first direction on the first insulating film,
a second insulating film covering the gate line,
a source line extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction on the second insulating film,
a contact portion formed on the second insulating film, the contact portion contacting with the semiconductor layer,
a third insulating film covering the source line and exposing the contact portion and the second insulating film in a circumference
of the contact portion,

a sub-common electrode extending in the first direction so as to face the gate line and crossing the source line on the third
insulating film,

a first main-common electrode connected with the sub-common electrode and extending along the source line in the second direction
on the third insulating film,

a fourth insulating film covering the sub-common electrode and the first main-common electrode,
a second main-common electrode extending in the second direction on the fourth insulating film, the second main-common electrode
facing the source line and being set to the same potential as the first main-common electrode,

a pixel electrode including a main pixel electrode apart from the second main-common electrode and extending in the second
direction on the fourth insulating film, the pixel electrode being electrically connected with the contact portion, and

a first alignment film covering the second main-common electrode and the pixel electrode,
a second substrate arranged so as to face the first substrate; and
a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,298,048

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising a display area having common wirings,
wherein the common wirings includes transparent conductive films and mesh-shaped common metal wirings extending in a vertical
direction and a horizontal direction, and

wherein the transparent conductive films have a plurality of slits in each pixel and are continued for two or more pixels.

US Pat. No. 9,291,851

DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display comprising:
a reflective display panel; and
an optical laminate disposed on the display panel, the optical laminate including a plurality of anisotropic scattering films
including at least:

a first film; and
a second film that has a lower transmittance in a scattering central axis direction of the anisotropic scattering films than
a transmittance of the first film in the scattering central axis direction of the anisotropic scattering films,

wherein each of the first film and the second film includes:
first regions; and
second regions that have different refractive indexes from the first regions,
wherein each of first regions and second regions are arranged adjacent to each other in a first direction crossing a second
direction that is a thickness direction of the first film and the second film, and

wherein first borders in the first film between the first regions and the second regions are less sharp than second borders
in the second film between the first regions and the second regions.

US Pat. No. 9,274,365

DISPLAY DEVICE AND ANISOTROPIC SCATTERER

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An anisotropic scatterer having a scattering characteristic of light in a display region of a display device to have an
angle dependence, the anisotropic scatterer comprising:
low refractive index regions; and
high refractive index regions,
wherein the scatterer has: a x-direction; a y-direction; and a z-direction that is a width direction of the scatterer, the
x-direction, the y-direction, and the z-direction being perpendicular to each other,

wherein a y-z section that is a section of the anisotropic scatterer defined by the y-direction and the z-direction and that
is vertical to a x-y plane defined by the x-direction and the y-direction,

wherein the y-z section includes a plurality of parallelograms that are shapes of the high refractive index regions and that
are arranged along the y-direction,

wherein each of the parallelograms has a pair of sides each forming an angle with the z-direction, the pair of sides indicating
high-low-index boundaries disposed between the low refractive index regions and the high refractive index regions, and

wherein the angles, which are between the z-direction and the pair of sides of the parallelograms, increase continuously along
the y-direction, allowing to change the scattering characteristic of the light continuously in the planar y-direction.

US Pat. No. 9,235,094

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including a first line and a second line extending in directions parallel with each other, a pixel electrode
having a first main electrode disposed between the first line and the second line and extending like a belt in a first extending
direction, a second main electrode extending like a belt in a second extending direction different from the first extending
direction and connected with the first main electrode, a first auxiliary electrode extending from a second end side of the
first main electrode toward the second line, a second auxiliary electrode extending from a connected portion of the first
main electrode with the second main electrode toward the first line, and a third auxiliary electrode extending from a second
end side of the second main electrode toward the second line, and a first alignment layer covering the pixel electrode;

a second substrate including a first counter electrode having a third main electrode extending like a belt in the first extending
direction and a fourth main electrode extending like a belt in the second extending direction and connected with the third
main electrode, a second counter electrode having a fifth main electrode extending like a belt in the first extending direction
and a sixth main electrode extending like a belt in the second extending direction and connected with the fifth main electrode,
and a second alignment layer covering the first counter electrode and the second counter electrode; and

a liquid crystal layer including liquid crystal molecules held between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein the third main electrode and the fifth main electrode are disposed on both sides of the first main electrode, the
fourth main electrode and the sixth main electrode are disposed on both sides of the second main electrode, and an initial
alignment direction of the liquid crystal molecules is parallel with a direction passing through an interstice between the
second end side of the first main electrode and the first line and an interstice between the second end side of the second
main electrode and the first line.

US Pat. No. 9,448,450

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a plurality of pixels, each of the plurality of pixels being arranged with a thin film transistor and a condenser;
wherein
the condenser includes
a protruding portion having a certain height and located above a horizontal surface of a substrate;
a first electrode arranged along the horizontal surface of the substrate and the protruding portion;
an insulation film arranged on the first electrode; and
a second electrode arranged on the insulation film,
wherein
the thin film transistor includes a stacked structure including a semiconductor layer, a gate insulation film and a gate electrode
layer, and the first electrode of the condenser is the semiconductor layer, the insulation film of the condenser is the gate
insulation film, and the second electrode of the condenser is the gate electrode layer.

US Pat. No. 9,429,689

IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. An image display apparatus comprising an image display panel, the image display panel including:
first auxiliary pixels for displaying a first primary color, each of the first auxiliary pixels being provided with a first
color filter for passing light of the first primary color;

second auxiliary pixels for displaying a second primary color, each of the second auxiliary pixels being provided with a second
color filter for passing light of the second primary color;

third auxiliary pixels for displaying a third primary color, each of the third auxiliary pixels being provided with a third
color filter for passing light of the third primary color;

fourth auxiliary pixels for displaying a fourth color that is not the first primary color, not the second primary color, and
not the third primary color; and

light shieldings disposed at least on a peripheral edge of each of the fourth auxiliary pixels,
wherein,
the first auxiliary pixels, the second auxiliary pixels, the third auxiliary pixels, and the fourth auxiliary pixels are arranged
in a two-dimensional matrix of a first direction and a second direction, and

the light shieldings are disposed along boundaries of the auxiliary pixels, which are other than boundaries between the first
auxiliary pixels and the second auxiliary pixels, the boundaries between the second auxiliary pixels and the third auxiliary
pixels, and boundaries between the third auxiliary pixels and the first auxiliary pixels.

US Pat. No. 9,348,168

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate on which a thin film transistor is formed and which is divided into a display area and a non-display area
outside thereof;

a second substrate arranged to face an upper surface of the first substrate;
a black matrix provided in an area which is between the first substrate and the second substrate and faces over the display
area to be extended over the non-display area; and

a circuit provided on an upper surface, which is opposite to the first substrate, of the second substrate and in an area facing
the display area, wherein

the second substrate includes a terminal part of the circuit, which is provided on the upper surface of the second substrate
and in an area facing the non-display area,

the terminal part is connected with a circuit driving substrate, which drives the circuit, through an anisotropic conductive
film covering the terminal part, and

the black matrix is provided to avoid at least part of an area facing the terminal part.

US Pat. No. 9,256,090

DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate that is a plate-like member and is provided with a switching element for each of pixels arranged in a matrix
and a wiring coupled to the switching element;

a second substrate that is a plate-like member facing the first substrate and having a smaller thickness than the thickness
of the first substrate, the second substrate having an outer edge that faces a portion of the first substrate to which the
wiring is not led out and that is positioned inside an outer edge of the first substrate when viewed from a direction orthogonal
to a substrate surface of the first substrate; and

a light shielding layer that is provided to a surface of the second substrate opposite to the first substrate and that divides
an image displayed by the pixels by blocking a part of light from the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,244,312

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate provided so as to face said first substrate;
a liquid crystal layer provided between said first substrate and said second substrate;
a wall structure formed on said first substrate;
a first electrode provided on at least a side of said wall structure, the first electrode comprising a first surface; and
a second electrode comprising a pair of electrodes formed on said first substrate and said second substrate so as to face
each other, one electrode of the pair of electrodes comprises a second surface, and another electrode of the pair of electrodes
comprises a third surface facing the second surface,

wherein
the first surface faces the second surface or the third surface,
the second surface has at least a portion that is higher than the first surface in a cross-sectional view,
the second surface has at least another portion that overlaps the first surface in plan view,
a number of pixels are provided so as to include said first substrate, said second substrate and said liquid crystal layer,
a light blocking region is provided around each of said number of pixels,
said wall structure is arranged in said light blocking region,
a support formed of a transparent and elastic material is arranged on an upper surface of said wall structure,
said second substrate is supported by said support, and
said liquid crystal layer is driven by an electrical field generated by said first electrode and said second electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,389,445

ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An electro-optic device comprising:
an electro-optic panel;
a transparent protective member disposed at a viewer side of the electro-optic panel, the transparent protective member being
composed of plastic;

a polarizer provided between the electro-optic panel and the transparent protective member;
a first adhesive having a thickness ranging from 25 ?m to 50 ?m and provided between the electro-optic panel and the polarizer;
a gas barrier layer that is provided at a side opposite to the viewer side of the transparent protective member, and disposed
in direct contact with the transparent protective member, wherein the gas barrier layer includes a three-layered inorganic
film in which an Al2O3 layer having a thickness ranging from 25 nm to 45 nm directly contacting the transparent protective member, a SiO layer having
a thickness ranging from 15 nm to 45 nm, and a SiO2 layer having a thickness ranging from 100 nm to 150 nm are laminated in this order; and

a second adhesive having a thickness ranging from greater than 25 ?m to 400 ?m and provided between the gas barrier layer
and the polarizer, the second adhesive having a thickness greater than that of the first adhesive,

wherein the SiO2 layer directly contacts the second adhesive.

US Pat. No. 9,261,739

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate provided with a plurality of first electrodes, each including a wall-shaped electrode and a planar electrode,
and the first substrate further provided with a second electrode; and

a second substrate disposed so as to be opposite to the first substrate via a liquid crystal layer,
wherein regions of pixels, each having the wall-shaped electrode and the planar electrode for a pixel electrode and a corresponding
part of the second electrode for a common electrode, are arranged in a matrix, and the liquid crystal layer is driven by an
electric field in an in-plane direction of the first substrate, applied between each of the plurality of first electrodes
and the second electrode,

wherein a step difference is formed on a side of the first substrate facing the liquid crystal layer for each of the pixel
regions,

wherein the wall-shaped electrode is formed at a side wall surface of the step difference excluding an area on a top surface
of the step difference and the planar electrode extends from an edge of the wall-shaped electrode along a main surface of
the first substrate,

wherein the second electrode includes a linear conductive film forming a linear electrode extending along the main surface
of the first substrate without connection to any electrode elevating from the linear electrode in a direction toward the liquid
crystal layer,

wherein the wall-shaped electrode and the planar electrode are electrically connected to each other,
wherein a black matrix is provided above the top surface of the step difference, and
wherein the second electrode faces the liquid crystal layer via an alignment layer.

US Pat. No. 9,244,318

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Mina...

1. A display device comprising:
a first substrate comprising pixel electrodes arrayed in a matrix in an active area which displays an image, thin-film transistors
electrically connected to the respective pixel electrodes, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of source lines, and a pad
portion formed in a peripheral area located outside the active area; and

a second substrate which is opposed to the first substrate,
the pad portion comprising a first electrically conductive layer formed by using a same material as the gate line, a second
electrically conductive layer stacked on the first electrically conductive layer and formed of a transparent, electrically
conductive material, and a fourth electrically conductive layer which is in contact with the second electrically conductive
layer and formed of a transparent, electrically conductive material.

US Pat. No. 9,235,304

DISPLAY DEVICE FOR IMPROVING DETECTION RESOLUTION

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A touch panel-equipped display device comprising:
a plurality of scanning lines, overlapping a display region in plan view, extending in a first direction, and being arranged
in a second direction intersecting the first direction;

a plurality of detection lines, overlapping the display region in plan view, intersecting the plurality of scanning lines
in a three-dimensional manner, extending in the second direction, and being arranged in the first direction,

a drive circuit, being electrically connected with the plurality of detection lines respectively;
a plurality of first connecting wiring;
a plurality of second connecting wiring;
a third connecting wiring; and
a fourth connecting wiring,
wherein the plurality of detection lines include a plurality of first main detection lines, a plurality of second main detection
lines, a plurality of first one-side sub-detection lines, and a plurality of first other-side sub-detection lines,

each of the plurality of first main detection lines is electrically connected with the drive circuit by a corresponding first
connecting wiring,

each of the plurality of second main detection lines is arranged between adjacent first main detection lines and is electrically
connected with the drive circuit by a corresponding second connecting wiring,

the plurality of first one-side sub-detection lines are electrically connected together by the third connecting wiring,
each of the plurality of first one-side sub-detection lines is arranged between the corresponding first main detection line
and the second main detection line adjacent to one side of the corresponding first main detection line,

the plurality of first other-side sub-detection lines are electrically connected together by the fourth connecting wiring,
each of the plurality of first other-side sub-detection lines is arranged between the corresponding first main detection lines
and the second main detection line adjacent to the other side of the corresponding first main detection line, and

the third connecting wiring and the fourth connecting wiring intersect the plurality of first connecting wirings and the plurality
of second connecting wirings in a three-dimensional manner and are electrically connected with the drive circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,377,643

ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An electro-optical device comprising:
an illumination unit that includes a light guide plate, a light source provided along an end portion of the light guide plate,
and an optical sheet overlapping the light guide plate;

a panel that is provided on a side of the optical sheet of the illumination unit and includes a first substrate facing the
optical sheet, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and an electro-optical material between the first substrate
and the second substrate;

a support member that includes a frame portion and a step portion, the frame portion surrounding the panel and the illumination
unit, the step portion being formed on an inner side of the frame portion and having an upper surface for holding the first
substrate;

an upper polarizing plate provided on a surface of the second substrate opposite to a surface facing the first substrate;
a tape provided between the first substrate and the optical sheet, one surface of the tape being bonded to a surface of the
first substrate opposite to a surface facing the second substrate, the other surface of the tape being bonded to the upper
surface of the step portion; and

a light-shielding sheet having a first area contacting an end of the light guide plate,
wherein the light-shielding sheet includes a second area that is stacked between an end portion of the optical sheet and the
panel.

US Pat. No. 9,372,375

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A chip-on-film (COF) type display driver comprising:
a film substrate comprising a plurality of first wirings which are electrically connected to a plurality of output terminals
and a plurality of second wirings which are electrically connected to a plurality of input terminals; and

a semiconductor integrated circuit mounted on the film substrate and comprising a plurality of output bumps and a plurality
of input bumps, the plurality of output bumps are connected to the plurality of first wirings and the plurality of input bumps
are connected to the second wirings,

wherein the film substrate comprises a first surface and a second surface, and the plurality of first and second wirings and
the semiconductor integrated circuit are disposed on the first surface of the film substrate,

wherein the plurality of output bumps comprises a first group which consists of first output bumps and a second group which
consists of second output bumps, and the plurality of input bumps and the first and second output bumps are arranged in parallel
with a longer edge of the semiconductor integrated circuit, and

wherein the first output bumps are disposed between the second output bumps and the plurality input bumps.

US Pat. No. 9,257,664

ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. An organic EL display device including an organic EL element, the organic EL element comprising:
an anode electrode made of a conductive material;
a cathode electrode made of a conductive material;
a first light-emitting portion having a first light-emitting layer and a hole injection layer, the first light-emitting layer
being formed between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode to emit light in response to a potential difference applied
between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, the hole injection layer being made of amorphous carbon and in contact
with the anode electrode;

a second light-emitting portion having a second light-emitting layer, the second light-emitting layer being formed between
the first light-emitting portion and the cathode electrode to emit light in response to the potential difference applied between
the anode electrode and the cathode electrode;

an n-type charge generation layer formed between the first light-emitting portion and second light-emitting portion, the n-type
charge generation layer being in contact with the first light-emitting portion to supply electrons to the first light-emitting
portion; and

a p-type charge generation layer made of amorphous carbon and formed between the n-type charge generation layer and the second
light-emitting portion, the p-type charge generation layer being in contact with the second light-emitting portion to supply
holes to the second light-emitting portion.

US Pat. No. 9,190,006

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING A GATE CIRCUIT WHICH PERFORMS BIDIRECTIONAL SCANNING

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a plurality of pixel circuits each of which includes a transistor, a pixel electrode connected to the transistor, and a reference
electrode disposed so as to be opposite to the pixel electrode, wherein the plurality of pixel circuits are arranged in a
matrix;

a plurality of data lines respectively connected to the plurality of corresponding pixel circuits;
a plurality of gate lines respectively connected to the plurality of corresponding pixel circuits;
a data circuit configured to output data signals to the plurality of data lines;
a plurality of gate circuits each of which sequentially outputs a gate signal, which is in a high voltage level during two
or more horizontal periods in a first order or in a second order that is reverse to the first order, wherein the number of
the plurality of gate circuits is based on horizontal periods when the gate signals are output; and

a gate signal control circuit that controls each of the gate circuits and scans the plurality of gate lines,
wherein the gate signal control circuit controls each of the gate circuits to start to output the gate signals so as not to
overlap periods when the gate signals are output to the adjacent gate lines,

wherein a first gate circuit is configured to output an i-th gate signal to an i-th gate line, and a second gate circuit is
configured to output an (i+1)-th gate signal to an (i+1)-th gate line after at least 3 horizontal periods from a time when
the first gate circuit stops outputting the i-th gate signal,

wherein the data circuit is configured to output data signals corresponding to the (i+1)-th gate line after at least one horizontal
period after the second gate circuit starts to output the (i+1)-th gate signal to the (i+1)-th gate line, and

wherein the first gate circuit is configured to output an (i+2)-th gate signal to an (i+2)-th gate line between the time when
the first gate circuit stops outputting the i-th gate signal and the second gate circuit starts outputting the (i+1)-th gate
signal such that the first gate circuit stops outputting the (i+2)-th gate signal at a time before the second circuit starts
outputting the (i+1)-th gate signal.

US Pat. No. 9,116,371

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate including a pixel area which displays an image, and a peripheral area which is disposed outside of the pixel
area;

a driver circuit including thin film transistors and formed in the peripheral area of the first substrate;
a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate; and
a sealing material disposed to surround the pixel area in the peripheral area of the first substrate, including a light curing
resin, and bonding the first substrate and the second substrate together,

wherein apart of the sealing material overlaps with at least a part of the thin film transistors,
wherein each of the thin film transistors includes a gate electrode, a gate insulating film that covers the gate electrode,
a semiconductor film that overlaps the gate electrode through the gate insulating film, and a source electrode and a drain
electrode formed on the semiconductor film on a side opposite to the gate insulating film, and spaced from each other,

wherein the gate electrode has a first through-hole,
wherein an inside of the first through-hole is filled with the gate insulating film, and
wherein the semiconductor film has a second through-hole that overlaps with the first through-hole.

US Pat. No. 9,110,336

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal display panel in which a TFT substrate including a pixel having
a pixel electrode and a TFT and a counter substrate including a color filter are bonded to each other with a sealant, liquid
crystals are applied into the substrates, a lower polarizing plate is bonded to the TFT substrate, and an upper polarizing
plate is bonded to the counter substrate, the liquid crystal display device further comprising a first substrate bonded to
the upper polarizing plate of the liquid crystal display panel with UV resin,
wherein the liquid crystal display panel is of IPS type,
the liquid crystals are applied into the liquid crystal display panel by ODF,
the TFT substrate has columnar spacers with an upper diameter of 4 ?m to 8 ?m,
the counter substrate has an overcoat film with a thickness of 1 ?m to 3 ?m, and
a columnar spacer area ratio×an upper diameter is 0.04 ?m to 0.05 ?m in the case where the columnar spacer area ratio is defined
as (the total area of all the columnar spacers in contact with the counter substrate)/(an area of the display area).

US Pat. No. 9,591,701

EL DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

5. An EL display device comprising:
a display area having a plurality of pixels;
a frame area surrounding the display area;
lower electrodes each formed in each of the pixels;
a second insulating layer;
a light-emitting EL layer formed on the lower electrodes and the second insulating layer so as to straddle the plurality of
pixels;

an upper electrode formed on the EL layer so as to straddle the plurality of pixels; and
a sealing layer formed on the upper electrode,
wherein the lower electrodes, the second insulating layer, the light-emitting EL layer and the upper electrode are formed
on an array substrate which is a substrate on which a first insulating layer and a circuit layer which includes a transistor
are formed,

wherein a first region in which the upper electrode and the second insulating layer contact each other or the sealing layer
and the second insulating layer contact each other and a second region in which the substrate and the sealing layer contact
each other with removing the circuit layer at a position nearer to an edge of the substrate than the first region are included
in the frame area so as to surround the display area.

US Pat. No. 9,362,409

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A semiconductor device which is configured to include a substrate,
wherein a transistor and a projection are disposed on the substrate;
a source electrode of the transistor extends so as to cover at least a part of the projection including at least part of an
upper surface of the projection;

an inorganic passivation film is formed over the transistor and at least part of the upper surface of the projection;
an organic passivation film is formed on the inorganic passivation film over the transistor;
the projection is formed by an organic material and is formed separately from the organic passivation film;
an upper insulation film is formed over the organic passivation film and on the inorganic passivation film over the upper
surface of the projection;

an upper line is formed on the upper insulation film: and
the upper line is electrically connected to the source electrode through a connection hole formed in the inorganic passivation
film and the upper insulation film over the upper surface of the projection.

US Pat. No. 9,293,105

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

Japan Display Inc., Mina...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate including a first switching element arranged in a first color pixel and a second switching element arranged
in a second color pixel of which color is different from the color of the first color pixel in an active area, a common electrode
arranged in the first color pixel and the second color pixel, an insulating film arranged on the common electrode, first and
second pixel electrodes arranged on the insulating film in the first and second color pixels and electrically connected with
the first and second switching elements, respectively, and a first alignment film covering the first pixel electrode and the
second pixel electrode;

a second substrate including a second alignment film facing the first alignment film;
a liquid crystal layer held between the first alignment film and the second alignment film; and
a driving unit to superimpose DC bias voltages on voltages corresponding to gradations to be displayed in the first color
pixel and the second color pixel, and to supply the superimposed voltages to the first pixel electrode and the second pixel
electrode, respectively;

wherein a first halftone gradation voltage obtained by superimposing a first DC bias voltage on a voltage corresponding to
a halftone gradation to be displayed is supplied to the first pixel electrode,

wherein a second halftone gradation voltage obtained by superimposing a second DC bias voltage different from the first DC
bias voltage on a voltage corresponding to a halftone gradation to be displayed is supplied to the second pixel electrode,
and

wherein the first and second half tone gradation voltages supplied to the first and second pixel electrodes are respectively
formed of asymmetric rectangular wave voltages with respect to positive and negative polarities.

US Pat. No. 9,244,316

DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:
a display area in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed and a peripheral area outside of the display area;
a plurality of scanning signal lines and a plurality of video signal lines, each of the plurality of pixels is configured
by an area surrounded by the two adjacent scanning signal lines and the two adjacent video signal lines;

lead lines formed in the peripheral area and electrically connect the video signal lines or the scanning signal lines with
a driver circuit or a terminal portion that receives an output from the driver circuit;

an insulating film formed on the lead lines and covering the lead lines; and
a conductive film formed on the insulating film,
wherein the driver circuit or the terminal portion is arranged in the peripheral area next to the display area in a first
direction,

wherein the lead lines include first lead lines and second lead lines,
wherein the first lead lines overlap with the conductive film through the insulating film, and the second lead lines do not
overlap with the conductive film,

wherein wiring resistances of the first lead lines between the driver circuit or the terminal portion and the scanning signal
lines or the video signal lines are smaller than wiring resistances of the second lead lines between the driver circuit or
the terminal portion and the scanning signal lines or the video signal lines,

wherein the plurality of the first lead lines are connected to the video signal lines or the scanning lines in the peripheral
area next to the display area in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction,

wherein the plurality of the second lead lines are connected to the video signal lines or the scanning signal lines in the
peripheral area next to the display area in a third direction opposite to the second direction, and

wherein the conductive film covers the first lead lines and is provided between the adjacent two first lead lines.

US Pat. No. 9,082,360

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate opposing to the first substrate;
a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a display portion having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each of the pixels including a pixel electrode and a
counter electrode arranged opposing to the pixel electrode;

a driving portion formed on the first substrate to supply a pixel voltage corresponding to gradations to be displayed in the
pixel to the pixel electrode;

a control portion to control the driving portion, and
a correcting circuit to correct the voltage supplied to the pixel electrode by superimposing a predetermined DC voltage, on
the pixel voltage supplied to the pixel electrode, corresponding to the gradations to be displayed in the pixel;

wherein in case a value of a counter voltage supplied to the counter electrode is changed, the pixel voltages written into
the pixels in which two signals respectively corresponding to first and second gradations have been continuously applied for
a predetermined time into first and second pixel electrodes are corrected, and

wherein a counter voltage deviation corresponding to the lowest average value of brightness in which a positive voltage and
a negative voltage are supplied to the pixels respectively to display a predetermined gradation, is set to be equal in both
the pixels to which the signals corresponding to the first and second gradations have been continuously applied for a predetermined
time.

US Pat. No. 9,072,143

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a liquid crystal display panel;
a backlight having at least one light-emitting diode; and
an LED drive circuit for driving said at least one light-emitting diode,
wherein the LED drive circuit includes a constant voltage circuit for controlling a voltage outputted from an output terminal
in such a manner that a voltage inputted to a feedback terminal becomes a constant voltage, and a current mirror circuit for
making current flow through said at least one light-emitting diode connected to the output terminal of the constant voltage
circuit by a constant current,

wherein the LED drive circuit includes at least one diode provided in a feedback path lying between the output terminal of
the constant voltage circuit and the feedback terminal,

wherein a reference current flows through the at least one diode in the feedback path,
wherein the reference current does not flow through the at least one light-emitting diode,
wherein the at least one diode is more particularly a first plural sequence of diodes, and the at least one light-emitting
diode is more particularly a second plural sequence of light-emitting diodes,

wherein each diode of the first plural sequence of diodes has a temperature dependence characteristic which is different from
a temperature dependent characteristic of each light-emitting diode of the second plural sequence of light-emitting diodes,
and

wherein a number of diodes in the first plural sequence of diodes is set to have a forward voltage having a temperature dependence
characteristic substantially coinciding with a temperature dependence characteristic of a forward voltage of the second plural
sequence of light-emitting diodes.

US Pat. No. 9,188,789

DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device for displaying a first image in a first direction and a second image in a second direction different from
the first direction, the display device comprising:
a display panel having a plurality of pixels arrayed in a matrix, the plurality of pixels including a first pixel which is
any one of pixels, a second pixel adjacent to the first pixel, a third pixel adjacent to the first pixel opposite from the
second pixel, and a fourth pixel adjacent to the second pixel opposite from the first pixel;

a backlight configured to emit a light to a back surface of the display panel; and
a parallax barrier made of a light shielding material and formed on a front surface of the first pixel and the second pixel,
the parallax barrier including an opening having no light shielding material at a boundary portion between the first pixel
and the second pixel, the parallax barrier configured so that a light from the first pixel passes through the opening of the
parallax barrier and is emitted to the first direction, and a light from the second pixel passes through the opening of the
parallax barrier and is emitted to the second direction,

at least part of a light emitted from the backlight and entered the boundary portion between the first pixel and the second
pixel passes through the opening of the parallax barrier,

at least part of a light emitted from the backlight and entered a boundary portion between the first pixel and the third pixel
passes through the opening of the parallax barrier, and

at least part of a light emitted from the backlight and entered a boundary portion between the second and the fourth pixel
passes through the opening of the parallax barrier,

so that a luminance of the first image when the first image and the second image are black images is increased to satisfy
a following formula (1)

(B?A)/A?1  Formula (1)
wherein A represents the luminance of the first image when the first image and the second image are black images, and B represents
a luminance of the first image when the first image is a black image and the second image is a white image.

US Pat. No. 9,076,379

DISPLAY MODULE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display module comprising:
a display region including a plurality of pixels,
data lines configured to supply data signals to the pixels,
scanning lines configured to select the pixels to provide the data signals to,
current supply lines configured to supply electric current to the pixels; and a
gate driving circuit configured to drive the scanning lines;
wherein each of the plurality of pixels includes a light emitting device, a first thin film transistor connected to the corresponding
data line that supplies the data signal, a second thin film transistor connected to the corresponding current supply line
that supplies the electric current to the light emitting device and a capacitor storing a gate voltage of the second thin
film transistor;

wherein the light emitting device includes a first electrode layer connected to the second thin film transistor, an organic
layer formed above the first electrode layer and a second electrode layer formed above the organic layer;

wherein a third electrode layer is located outside the display region and formed on a layer at a level which is lower than
that of the second electrode layer, and is connected to the second electrode layer,

wherein the third electrode layer is arranged to extend in a direction substantially in parallel to a side of the display
region that is located adjacent to the gate driving circuit,

wherein the current supply lines are connected to a current supply bus line; and
wherein the current supply bus line and the third electrode layer are arranged without overlapping each other.

US Pat. No. 9,299,308

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

4. A shift register circuit comprising:
a plurality of cascaded stages including a first start-stage, a second start-stage and M stages (M is natural number equal
to or greater than 2);

a start signal line electrically connected with the first start-stage and the second start-stage;
a plurality of output signal lines electrically connected with M stages respectively for applying a conducting potential which
makes a pixel transistor electrically connecting with the output signal line conductive;

a first clock signal line electrically connected with the plurality of cascaded stages and applying a first clock signal;
a second clock signal line electrically connected with the plurality of cascaded stages and applying a second clock signal,
a third clock signal line electrically connected with the plurality of cascaded stages and applying a third clock signal,
a fourth clock signal line electrically connected with the plurality of cascaded stages and applying a fourth clock signal,
an output signal line of the first start-stage configured to apply the conducting potential to a first stage of M stages;
an output signal line of the second start-stage configured to apply the conducting potential to a Mth stage of M stages;
wherein the first clock, the second clock, the third clock, and the fourth clock become the conducting potential in order
when forward direction scanning,

wherein the fourth clock, the third clock, the second clock, and the first clock become the conducting potential in order
when reverse direction scanning,

wherein M stages, the first start-stage, and the second start-stage include an output transistor, a first node and a first
node setting transistor,

wherein the output transistor of the first stage of M stages has a first electrode which is electrically connected with the
output signal line, a second electrode which is electrically connected with the first clock signal line, and a gate electrode
which is electrically connected with the first node of the first stage of M stages,

wherein the first node setting transistor of the first stage of M stages has a first electrode which is electrically connected
with the first node of the first stage of the M stages, a second electrode and gate electrode which are electrically connected
with the first electrode of the output transistor of the first start-stage,

wherein the output transistor of the Mth stage of M stages has a first electrode which is electrically connected with the
output signal line, a second electrode which is electrically connected with the fourth clock signal line, and a gate electrode
which is electrically connected with the first node of the Mth stage of M stages,

wherein the first node setting transistor of the Mth stage of M stages has a first electrode which is electrically connected
with the first node of the Mth stage of M stages, a second electrode and gate electrode which are electrically connected with
the first electrode of the output transistor of the second start-stage,

wherein the output transistor of the first start-stage has a first electrode which is electrically connected with the second
electrode of the first node setting transistor of a first stage of M stages, a second electrode which is electrically connected
with the third clock signal line, a gate electrode which is electrically connected with the first node of the first start-stage,

wherein the first node setting transistor of the first start-stage has a first electrode which is electrically connected with
the first node of the first start-stage, a second electrode which is electrically connected with the second clock signal line,
a gate electrode which is electrically connected with the start signal line,

wherein the output transistor of the second start-stage has a first electrode which is electrically connected with the second
electrode of the first node setting transistor of the Mth stage of the M stages, a second electrode which is electrically
connected with the second clock signal line, a gate electrode which is electrically connected with the first node of the second
start-stage, and

wherein the first node setting transistor of the second start-stage has a first electrode which is electrically connected
with the first node of the second start-stage, a second electrode which is electrically connected with the third clock signal
line, a gate electrode which is electrically connected with the start signal line.

US Pat. No. 9,285,904

DISPLAY PANEL WITH TOUCH DETECTION FUNCTION, METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME, DRIVE CIRCUIT, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display panel comprising:
a signal generation section that generates sync signal pulses corresponding to a presence or an absence of a disturbance noise,
based on a base clock having a predetermined frequency;

a display section that displays an image, the display section being configured to switch a horizontal period in one frame
period of the image, in synchronization with the sync signal pulses; and

a touch detection section that is configured to perform a touch detection operation in synchronization with a pulse period
of one or an integral multiple of the sync signal pulses and configured to detect the disturbance noise,

wherein the display section performs display of one horizontal period on a predetermined timing in synchronization with the
base clock.

US Pat. No. 9,076,403

BIDIRECTIONAL SHIFT REGISTER AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME

JAPAN DISPLAY INC., Toky...

1. A display device including a bidirectional shift register circuit, comprising:
clock signal lines for supplying clock pulses;
a forward trigger signal line for supplying a forward trigger signal to start a forward shift operation;
a backward trigger signal line for supplying a backward trigger signal to start a backward shift operation;
a plurality of cascade-connected register circuits including a top dummy register circuit, a bottom dummy register circuit,
and main register circuits provided between the top dummy register circuit and the bottom dummy register circuit;

wherein the main register circuit has a forward set terminal; a backward set terminal; a forward reset terminal; a backward
reset terminal; a first node; and a second node;

a set circuit which sets a voltage of the first node to a high level when a set signal is input into the forward set terminal
or the backward set terminal;

a reset circuit which sets the voltage of the first node to a low level when a reset signal is input into the forward reset
terminal or the backward reset terminal;

an initial reset circuit which sets a voltage of the second node to the high level when the forward trigger signal or the
backward trigger signal is input;

a node control circuit which sets the first node to the low level when the voltage of the second node is the high level; and
an output circuit which outputs the clock pulse as an output pulse when the voltage of the first node is the high level,
wherein, at the forward shift operation, the bottom dummy register circuit is not input the reset signal and the first node
of the bottom dummy register circuit is reset if the initial reset circuit of the bottom dummy register circuit receives the
backward trigger signal, and

wherein, at the backward shift operation, the top dummy register circuit is not input the reset signal and the first node
of the top dummy register circuit is reset if the initial reset circuit of the top dummy register circuit receives the forward
trigger signal.

US Pat. No. 10,091,877

DISPLAY DEVICE AND INTER-SUBSTRATE CONDUCTING STRUCTURE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device, comprising:a first substrate configured to include a first basement and a first conductive layer;
a second substrate configured to include a second basement that includes a first main surface opposed to the first conductive layer and spaced apart from the first conductive layer and a second main surface opposite to the first main surface and a second conductive layer that is provided on the second main surface, and be provided with a hole penetrating between the first main surface and the second main surface; and
a connecting material configured to electrically connect between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer via the hole,
wherein the second conductive layer includes a first elongated protrusion that is disposed around the hole to surround the hole, and
the connecting material comes into contact with the first elongated protrusion.

US Pat. No. 9,063,381

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING PARTICULAR SEALING STRUCTURE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A liquid crystal display device, comprising:
a TFT substrate, having pixel electrodes and TFTs thereon in a display region and having a wiring comprised of a material
configured for shutting off UV rays on a peripheral region thereof;

a facing substrate configured to be disposed to face the TFT substrate;
a liquid crystal layer located between the TFT substrate and the facing substrate; and
a sealing material, including a UV ray curable resin therein, and being formed on peripheral regions of the both substrate,
to enclose the liquid crystal layer,

wherein the wiring and the sealing material overlap at least in part thereof in an overlapping region,
the wiring extends along a direction as an extending direction of the sealing material,
plural numbers of opening portions are formed in the wiring in the overlapping region,
the wiring in the overlapping region has a first area and a second area,
the first area is nearer to the display region than the second area,
an opening ratio of the opening portions in the first area is different from an opening ratio of the opening portions in the
second area,

the opening portions of the wiring are formed at intervals in the extending direction of the wiring, and
a width of the opening portion in the extending direction of the wiring is wider than a width of each of the intervals between
the opening portions in the extending direction of the wiring.