The Chronograph of Inventions

November 18

  • In 1963, The First Telephone In The U.s. With Push Buttons Instead Of A Rotary Dial Was Placed In Commercial Service In Carnegie And Greensburg, Pa. This Was A Touch-tone Telephone With 10 Push Buttons, Manufactured By The Western Electric Manufacturing And Supply Unit Of The Bell System.

eng

:

    :

      Publications

      Great inventions and inventors


      The Mystery of Tesla’s Inventions
      An article about the great Serbian physicist whose scientific heritage is full of secrets even today.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian


      Professor Nickolaj Pilchikov, a Tesla from Kharkov
      In 19th century, a great physicist lived and worked in Kharkov. His inventions were very original and boggled the minds of his contemporaries.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Ivan Puljuj, the Ukrainian discoverer of X-rays.
      The fantastic discovery of the Ukrainian physicist used in all our hospitals failed to bring him fame or glory.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Forgotten inventions of Hero of Alexandria
      Two thousands ago there lived an inventor who designed a jet engine, a slot machine, a automatic theatre and a hydraulic pomp. He could also turn water into wine. His name was Hero of Alexandria.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      The History of the Lift
      From simple ancient hoists to space elevators. The inventor of the first safe lift, first lift patents, hydraulic lifts versus steam lifts, the invention of the electric lift, the most amazing lift control panels.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Who invented the telephone?
      Alexander Graham Bell, Elisha Gray, Antonio Meucci and a dozen other inventors contributed to the appearance of the telephone. Who was the first among them? This article gives a comprehensive chronology of the events in the 19th century and names the true inventor of the telephone.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

       

      Actual problems of intellectual property


      The problem of domain names in Ukraine
      What is the connection between trademarks and domain names? It is possible to fight cybersquatters?

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      What form of the protection can be chosen for computer programs?
      Many people believe that patenting of computer programs is evil and will slow the technological progress. We are going to prove the contrary.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      The copyright owner is always right.
      How are copyrights protected? When is it possible or not possible to use somebody else's writing? What is the difference between copyright protection and patenting? You will find the answers in the following interview.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Who’s gonna pay for the music?
      Up till now, there has been no understanding in the Ukrainian society why copyright law requires paying for music in night clubs and cafes, and stipulates who is to pay for it and in what way. In this article we give clear and easy-to-understand answers.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Tricks of the trademarks
      What kinds of trademarks are there? What is the difference between a trademark and a brand name? How can one register a trademark? Which trademarks cannot be registered? How are trademarks used on the Internet? 

       

      The trademark evolution
      This article presents a history of trademarks from antiquity to the present times. There is an image of the first trademarks registered in the world and in Ukraine.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      When extreme popularity could kill
      Every trademark owner wants their trademark to be popular. But this popularity has a downside…

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      How do I register a copyright for my website?
      Many website owners would like to know how to register their copyright for the website. According to the law, a website is a complex object. What does the owner need to do to protect his intellectual property? The answer to this question is in this article.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       


      Humour

      The goofiest Ukrainian patents
      A collection of absurd patents: an automobile for collecting taxes, perpetuum mobiles in all sizes and colours, a device for using the energy of growing trees; an original process for exhaust utilization; a pyramid for growing hair and other "breakthroughs".

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Chindogu, a society of useless inventors
      Inventions are so popular in Japan that even humour itself has undergone improvement. The funnies and wittiest inventions are created by the members of Chindogu society.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian


      The goofiest American patents
      Practical and pragmatic Americans try to make money even from the most absurd inventions. For example, the process of playing with a cat; the process of swaying on a swing; the umbrella to protect beer from the sun; an inclining coffin; a mug for pilots, etc.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      Patented nonsense, or panacea in Russian
      A collection of Russian absurd medical patents: cure by magic wand; cure by tortoise shell; healing buns from space.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian

       

      The goofiest European patents
      A collection of European absurd patents: a catamaran cart; a horse bus; the process of transporting ice balls from Antarctica to Australia, the process for preventing war between the USA, Russia and China, a barrel hat, etc.

      read in Russian   read in Ukrainian
       

       
      Регистрация авторских прав Реєстрація торгової марки Бюро патентов
      .