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Jason R Ferguson, Eric M May, James A Dykla: Breakaway footrest. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, April 23, 2002: US06375266 (11 worldwide citation)

A footrest is mounted to the frame of a forward seat and is pivotally mounted thereto to be movable between a raised stored position adjacent the back of the seat to a lowered use position for supporting a second row passenger's feet. The footrest responds to a force above a predetermined level ...


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Jason R Ferguson: Systems and methods for synchronizing backup receivers to network clocks. Adtran, Maynard Cooper & Gale PC, Jon E Holland, September 25, 2012: US08275001

An interworking function (IWF) at an edge of a packet network comprises a primary receiver and a backup receiver. The primary receiver receives data packets and timing information from a packet network. The primary receiver interworks data from the data packets into a data signal that is based on a ...


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Jason R Ferguson, Robert S Kroninger, Steven M Robinson, James B Wiese, Joseph H Christ: Systems and methods for swapping span power modules in telecommunication networks. ADTRAN, Maynard Cooper & Gale P C, Jon E Holland, February 5, 2013: US08368250

The present disclosure generally pertains to systems and methods for swapping span power modules that are used for supplying power to network interface units (NIUs). A span power module in accordance with one exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure has logic capable of communicating with logi ...


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Jason R Ferguson: Phase-locked loop circuit having low close-in phase noise. Adtran, Smith Tempel Blaha, Michael J Tempel, May 24, 2016: US09350364

Phase-locked loop (PLL) circuits and methods of operation are disclosed. At frequencies that are closer to a center frequency, the phase noise characteristics contributed by a crystal oscillator in a first PLL sub-circuit dominate over the phase noise characteristics contributed by a second PLL sub- ...