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EDWARD MANCINELLI  PRINCIPAL LAWYER

Barrister, Solicitor & Trade-Mark Agent

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Mr. Edward Mancinelli is the Managing Principal of Mancinelli PC. He has a diverse practice with a focus on serving the needs of business, intellectual property and healthcare clients. Edward also advises on business strategies for healthcare organizations, independent health facilities and regulated health professionals. He regularly advises clients in a variety of healthcare industry sectors. In litigation matters, he has represented clients before the Federal and Ontario Courts including in reported cases involving intellectual property. He has also represented clients in trade-mark agency and prosecution, before the Trade-marks Opposition Board and domain name disputes.

Prior to establishing Mancinelli PC, Edward served as in-house counsel for a leading North American "incubator" of technology "start-ups" and during his tenure was involved in several high profile IP litigation cases. Edward's past experience also includes working as an in-house lawyer at one of Canada's largest (TSX-listed) publishers of interactive multimedia software.

Qualifications and Professional Activities
LL.B. Western University
ICD Certificate (NFP Directors) Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 2015
The Osgoode Certificate in Health Law, 2016
Law Society of Upper Canada
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Serves on Villa Colombo Vaughan (LTCH) Board of Directors (1st Vice-Chair)
Past Director, Board of Governors (2007-2015), Villa Charities Inc. (Community Umbrella Charitable Corporation)
Past Member-at-Large of Executive Board, Ontario Bar Association Health Law Section

International Trademark Association (INTA)

 

Admitted to Practice
Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Federal Court & Federal Court of Appeal
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Recognized by the USPTO under Title 37 CFR § 11.14(c) of the Rules of Practice in Trademark Cases

 


DR. CONNIE D’ASTOLFO, DC, Dip HA, PhD(c)
Consultant

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Dr. D’Astolfo is both a clinician-scientist and independent healthcare consultant. She graduated from National University of Health Sciences (Chicago, Ill.) and holds a post graduate diploma designation in Health Administration from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and is a doctoral candidate at York University in Health Management.

She is a consultant with Mancinelli PC and brings a wealth of health project management, research and policy experience in independent health facilities, long term care and government. She was formerly a senior health policy consultant and project lead for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. She has led major health policy projects including a province-wide program designed to manage clinically complex long term care residents and a program for a comprehensive, province-wide prevention and management strategy for depression. She is currently leading a province-wide study on collaborative care for the treatment and management of specific back conditions for long-term care residents. Dr. D'Astolfo has expertise in policy, health promotion, program and outcome evaluation, practice management and health informatics and works closely with us to develop strategic healthcare policy and programs that includes regular consultation with government agencies and other healthcare stakeholders.

Dr. D’Astolfo has worked both in private practice and in Long Term Care in Toronto, Ontario. She has several published peer reviewed articles in leading academic journals and is a chapter author for a widely distributed clinical text.She is currently leading a province-wide study on healthcare sustainabilty funded and supported by key stakeholders in Ontario.