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When I started Onespot Allergy, I decided to register trademarks in Canada and the United States. My lawyer and trade-mark agent for Canada, David Canton of Harrison Pensa LLP, handled the Canadian registrations perfectly. He recommended Gary Shaffer of Virginia to do the USA registrations. I could not locate any information about Gary Shaffer online when […]
On July 2, 2012, Michael Saffioti age 22 turned himself in to police for a warrant stemming from a missed court appearance. At booking, a medical professional was informed of his life-threatening dairy allergy and severe asthma, and he had a letter from his doctor and appropriate medication. He expected to be sent to the […]
On Tuesday October 9, 2012, Ryan Gibbons age 12, went to school. By mid-day he was dead, possibly from an asthma attack. Ryan was a grade 7 student at Straffordville Public School and resided with his mother, Sandra Gibbons, in Aylmer. As Aylmer is close to my home in London, the London Free Press newspaper […]
Believe it or not, I was already preparing an article on allergic reactions to cockroach when this story broke: Bug-eating contest winner likely died from allergic reaction to cockroaches: expert Unfortunately, Edward Archbold died on Monday October 7, 2012 after competing in in a cockroach eating contest held by Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Florida. In […]