Trademarks for raw materials: better quality or marketing trick?
What is a registered trademark? In Law terms, "trademark" means "any sign able of being represented graphically (...) capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one company from those of others. » (1) It must have specific and functional characteristics that make it unique and therefore different from other companies. Among the conditions that a trademark must meet to be registered is novelty. The Trade mark Law of the UK stipulates that: “The company name may not qualify as a trade mark because, for example: It is not considered distinctive It is a descriptive word or term It may indicate geographical origin It may already be registered in someone else’s name”
Organic products: Can we really trust them?
Organic products are very popular. Not only on the shelves of supermarkets, but also in discount stores. More and more people are choosing those products over the standards, not only in the UK, but throughout Europe. According to the data presented at the last edition of Biofach, the main trade fair held in Nuremberg, retail sales of organic products in Europe exceeded 33 billion pounds, an increase of 10.5% compared to 2016.
Magnesium Stearate: Here’s why it’s not harmful
Magnesium stearate is a type of magnesium salt of stearic acid which, at room temperature, is a white, odourless and water-insoluble powder. Stearic acid is a saturated fatty acid found in many foods, including animal and vegetable fats and oils. Cocoa and flaxseed, for example, are foods that contain significant amounts of stearic acid. It is important to remember that this substance should not be considered as a magnesium supplement, as it contains a very small percentage of the mineral. On the label, its presence may be declared as "magnesium stearate", "magnesium salts of fatty acids" or under the acronym E470b.
11 tips to improve your focusing abilities while studying
Finals are coming, we are looking at the schedule, the list of tasks we still have to do and we have the feeling that we will not be able to finish everything on time. We would like to stop the rotation of the Earth for a while to pause the time and focus on what is important: studying! Unfortunately, this is not a solution. However, if you are one of those who feel like their ability to focus is so low that just a passing fly can distract you, and if you have a deadline for an interview or a marathon of finals, this article may help you.