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Stephen J Kochan, Peter V Svitavsky, Thomas J Walsh III, Thomas S Young: Theater rigging system. J R Clancy, George R McGuire, David B Woycechowsky, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, August 3, 2010: US07766308 (10 worldwide citation)

A theater rigging assembly having a beam, which is attached to structural support members of a theater or other performing arts venue. The assembly further includes a winch assembly and head block that can be positioned at any point along the beam and selectively fixed in position. The winch portion ...


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Stephen J Kochan, Peter V Svitavsky, Thomas J Walsh III, Thomas S Young: Theater rigging system. J R Clancy Incorporated, George R McGuire, David B Woycechowsky, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, July 21, 2009: US07562863 (8 worldwide citation)

A theater rigging assembly having a beam, which is attached to structural support members of a theater or other performing arts venue. The assembly further includes a winch assembly and head block that can be positioned at any point along the beam and selectively fixed in position. The winch portion ...


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Stephen J Kochan: Drive rope and drive pulley. J R Clancy, George R McGuire, David B Woycechowsky, Bond Schoeneck & King, July 5, 2011: US07971856 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a drive system for theatrical rigging, comprising a drive rope and a drive pulley. The drive rope has a fiber or cable core, surrounded by a plastic jacket. Formed on or in the surface of the drive rope are traction features that engage corresponding grooves in the dr ...


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Michael S Murphy, Donald P Ardine, Stephen J Kochan: Configurable winch. J R Clancy, George R McGuire, David B Woycechowsky, Bond Schoeneck & King, August 23, 2011: US08002243 (4 worldwide citation)

A lift system having a modular backbone with two or more backbone sections being attached end to end to form the backbone. Also, a lift system with end to end modular attachment, using universal joints, between motor assembly(ies), shaft section(s), drum assembly(ies) and/or shaft end sections. Also ...


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Stephen J Kochan, Michael S Murphy: Power cable. J R Clancy, George R McGuire, David B Woycechowsky, Bond Schoeneck & King, July 10, 2012: US08215618

A winch system with a force cable that transmits electrical current and/or digital data to the load. For example, the force cable, including a power line and/or a signal line and includes at least: (i) a first portion extending from the load to the drum; and (ii) a second portion that is wound aroun ...


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Peter V Svitavsky, Stephen J Kochan: Failsafe brake for counterweight arbors/counterweight assisted theatrical rigging systems. Jr Clancy, Bond Schoeneck & King Pllc, October 4, 2007: US20070227830-A1

A failsafe brake is provided for preventing the uncontrolled descent of a counterweight arbor or stage equipment load in a counterweight rigging systems. Specifically provided is a failsafe brake according to which a brake shoe is biased to contact a counterweight arbor guide rail and grip it betwee ...


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Stephen J Kochan: Drive rope and drive pulley. Bond Schoeneck & King Pllc, May 29, 2008: US20080121854-A1

The present invention discloses a drive system for theatrical rigging, comprising a drive rope and a drive pulley. The drive rope has a fiber or cable core, surrounded by a plastic jacket. Formed on or in the surface of the drive rope are traction features that engage corresponding grooves in the dr ...


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Stephen J Kochan, Peter V Svitavsky, Thomas J Walsh, Thomas S Young: Theater Rigging System. Jr Clancy, Bond Schoeneck & King Pllc, July 27, 2006: US20060163548-A1

A theater rigging assembly having a beam, which is attached to structural support members of a theater or other performing arts venue. The assembly further includes a winch assembly and head block that can be positioned at any point along the beam and selectively fixed in position. The winch portion ...


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Michael S Murphy, Donald P Ardine, Stephen J Kochan: Configurable winch. Jr Clancy, Bond Schoeneck & King Pllc, August 27, 2009: US20090212269-A1

A lift system having a modular backbone with two or more backbone sections being attached end to end to form the backbone. Also, a lift system with end to end modular attachment, using universal joints, between motor assembly(ies), shaft section(s), drum assembly(ies) and/or shaft end sections. Also ...


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Stephen J Kochan, Michael S Murphy: Power cable. J R Clancy, Bond Schoeneck & King Pllc, October 1, 2009: US20090242861-A1

A winch system with a force cable that transmits electrical current and/or digital data to the load. For example, the force cable, including a power line and/or a signal line and includes at least: (i) a first portion extending from the load to the drum; and (ii) a second portion that is wound aroun ...