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The material and information contained on this website contains general information only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

While I have taken care in the preparation of the information on this site, you are advised to seek specific legal advice in relation to any decision or course of action.

If you have further questions about my website, please get in touch. Feel free to contact me if you have any comments or have spotted any errors. Please also read my Privacy Notice for more information on data protection.


This blog is prepared and maintained by John Shaw (I, me) in my personal capacity. The opinions expressed are my own.


Unless indicated to the contrary, copyright or other intellectual property rights in the material on this site is owned by or licensed to me, John Shaw. All text published on JohnShawIP.com can be used for free, for educational or noncommercial purposes only.

I always try to credit the source of the information and images I share. All photographs, images, trade marks, videos and other media shared on this website belong to their respective owners. If you are the rights holder of material I have shared on this website and would like to be credited or have the material removed please contact me and I will do so without hesitation.


Please read my Privacy Notice for more information on data protection. In common with most websites, I use Google Analytics and cookies to understand how my site is being used. This measures the number of visitors, and tells me how visitors navigate my site. I also offer sharing tools and if you use these the sharing tools those sites set a variety of cookies.

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Any liability incurred in relation to the material is limited to the resupply of the material, or the reasonable cost of having the material resupplied. Under no circumstances will I be liable for any incidental, special or consequential damages, including damages for loss of business or other profits arising in relation to the material.


The website may contain links that make it easy for you to visit other people’s websites. I do not have any control over these websites and have not necessarily reviewed them or approved of or endorse their content. If you use these links to visit a website operated by someone else, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which users have provided while visiting such websites or any content that it contains. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.