The Windmill Invention

A windmill is a structure or machine that converts wind into usable energy through the rotation of a wheel. Heron of Alexandria invented the wind-wheel, constituting the earliest instance of wind harnessing on land.  It was Estakhri who created the earliest known...

Who is the Inventor?

Who is the Inventor? The term “the inventor” is not defined in the South African Patents Act. It can however be assumed that the inventor is a person that makes an invention that qualifies as an invention in terms of the Patents Act. Taking into account what the...