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From: peter.heimlich@gmail.

com
Subject: donor/blogger inquiry
To: admin@lifewand.com
Cc: michele.husak@indiegogo.com, Jeff.Shuren@fda.hhs.gov
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2019 15:26:07 -0400

Limor Leifenberg Kuznits, Founder


Lifewand anti-choking device
% ExtraLife
728 East 136 Street
Bronx, NY 10454

Dear Ms. Kuznits:

I'm a donor to your company's ongoing Indiegogo funding campaign http://tinyurl.com/yyv7n67e Per
my previous unanswered e-mails (copied below my signature), I'm also reporting a related story for
my blog.

1) Via your campaign, which at this writing has raised almost $93,500:
1) The 12 graphics do not link to the claimed media reports and I cannot locate them. Would you
please provide me with the links? Also, what are the names of the people who provided the three
quotes which were apparently published in the MailOnline, Yahoo!, and Unilad stories?

2) Would you please provide me with the information I requested in my previous e-mails?

Thank you for your attention and I look forward to receiving your reply before this Friday, August 9,
2019.

Sincerely,

Peter M. Heimlich
Peachtree Corners, GA 30096 USA
ph: (208)474-7283
e-mail: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
website: http://medfraud.info
blog: http://the-sidebar.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/medfraud_pmh
bio: http://tinyurl.com/ych7o7dr

cc:

Michele Husak, Vice President, Global Communications, Indiegogo


Press Office of Letitia James, New York State Attorney General

Re: donor inquiry


From: Yaron Leifenberg <admin@lifewand.com>
Date: 8/9/2019 4:24 AM
To: peter.heimlich@gmail.com

Dear Mr. Heimlich:

Thank you for contacting us.

First allow me to apologise for not responding earlier. Our recent campaign for lifewand has
kept us very busy, as you can imagine and we are working hard to try and keep up with the
large number of emails and calls, and respond to everyone in a timely manner.

Regarding your questions:

1. lifewand is the subject of a pending international patent application (not yet pending in the
United States) which is not yet published and once published, we will gladly make same
available.

2. As to the links you have requested, please see below:

MailOnline / DailyMail - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=752054215213493 & https://
www.facebook.com/givemethisDM/videos/vb.382277968903507/2501088723447513/
Yahoo - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2558430111056772 & https://www.facebook.com/
watch/?v=1286649524831870
Unilad - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1431703116996063
Unilad Tech - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=351274999107264
pandaily
- https://www.facebook.com/thepandaily/videos/vb.1438220682910088/344773873108988/
cheddar gadgets - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=486059321963503 
cheddar health - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=486062715296497
Geektime - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=752054215213493
Startup Selfie - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2312692578844896
Mako/Nexter - https://www.mako.co.il/nexter-gadgets/Article-ca932f9af700c61026.htm
In The Know Innovation / AOL - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2558342404398876
In The Know Gadget / AOL - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1286266341536855
The Super Boo - https://www.thesuperboo.com/anti-choking-device-lifewand & https://
www.facebook.com/watch/?v=342626016648549
Architecture & Design - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2361936430688381
Adam Danyal - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=968339800173138
Tech That Matters - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=493203777915975

3. See attached the quotes and the names of the people who provided the quotes published in
the MailOnline, Yahoo!, and Unilad stories.

4. Our USA patent Counsel is Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP and our Israeli patent counsel is
A. Turiel & Co.

Sincerely

Limor Leifenberg
From: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
Subject: donor/blogger inquiry
To: admin@lifewand.com
Cc: michele.husak@indiegogo.com, Jeff.Shuren@fda.hhs.gov
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2019 15:26:07 -0400

Limor Leifenberg, Founder


Lifewand anti-choking device
% ExtraLife
728 East 136 Street
Bronx, NY 10454

Dear Ms. Leifenberg,

Thanks for your e-mail today (copied below my signature). I'd appreciate your answers to some follow
up questions. FYI, I may be reporting a related item on my blog.

Before I jump in, I may have incorrectly addressed you in my previous e-mail. If so, my apologies. Is
your legal name Limor Leifenberg or Limor Kuznits?

1) lifewand is the subject of a pending international patent application (not yet pending in the United
States) which is not yet published

A few minutes ago I noted that the "patent pending" claims in the text and apparently in a related
graphic in your Indiegogo fundraising solicitation http://tinyurl.com/yyv7n67e have been altered
without providing donors (including me) or potential donors an explanation of the changes.

Would you please provide me with a detailed list all alterations made to the funding solicitation since it
was first published, including the dates of the alterations?

2) With what agency in what country was the patent application filed and on what date, please?
3) Per my previous inquiry, your fundraising solicitation features the logos of a number of publications
with accompanying text, for example:

When I saw those logos and quotes (without links to their sources), I (and perhaps other donors)
assumed -- reasonably so in my opinion -- that your anti-choking device had been the subject of news
stories reporting by those publications.

However, based on these links you sent me, my assumption was wrong:

Claimed publication by the MailOnline:


https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=752054215213493
https://www.facebook.com/givemethisDM/videos/vb.382277968903507/2501088723447513/
Claimed publication by Yahoo!
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2558430111056772
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1286649524831870

Any comment?

4) Has the Lifewand been the subject of any research, published or unpublished? If so, would you
please provide me with the details and copies of any published studies?

5) Via your company's website https://lifewand.com/

I'm guessing Yaron Leifenberg is your husband, is that correct? What are his medical credentials and
has he any previous experience in the field of medical devices? If so, any details would be welcome.

6) What type of business entity is ExtraLife -- sole proprietorship, corporation, LLC? -- and in what
U.S. state is it registered? And what's the name of the registered agent, please?

7) Via the ongoing Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign http://tinyurl.com/yyv7n67e

Is Dr. Glassenberg the author of any research studies re: foreign body airway obstruction? If so, would
you please send me citations or better yet, copies of the studies?

8) My understanding is that video game entrepreneur Sam Glassenberg of Evanston, IL, is Dr.
Glassenberg's husband. Is that correct?

If so, do you, your husband, or other Lifewand/ExtraLife executives have any professional connections
to him? If so, would you please provide details?

Also, does Mr. Glassenberg have any professional/financial connection to the Lifewand?
According to the FDA https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfRL/rl.cfm?
lid=598207&lpcd=GCX your device is classified as a Category 2 device.

And also https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfCFR/CFRsearch.cfm?FR=880.6740

As I understand it, for this category, FDA registration does not require any oversight of a device's
manufacturing process or any examination of any testing.

Therefore, I'm puzzled by this from the Indiegogo fundraising campaign:

9) Who is responsible for the above claim, please?


10) In my opinion, many if not most potential donors would interpret the above claim to mean that
information about Lifewand's manufacturing process and testing has been provided to the FDA -- at
least that's how I interpreted it. To save me the time/effort filing a FOIA request, would you please
send me copies of all records about the Lifewand that were filed with the FDA?

Please feel free to provide any additional information or comment that might interest readers of my
blog.

Thanks for your continued time/attention and I look forward to receiving your next communication. If
you can get back to me by this Wednesday, August 14, that would be great. Need more time? Please
advise.

Cheers, Peter

Peter M. Heimlich
Peachtree Corners, GA 30096 USA
ph: (208)474-7283
e-mail: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
website: http://medfraud.info
blog: http://the-sidebar.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/medfraud_pmh
bio: http://tinyurl.com/ych7o7dr

cc:

Jeffrey Shuren, MD, JD, Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug
Administration
Michele Husak, Vice President, Global Communications, Indiegogo

Re: donor inquiry


From: Yaron Leifenberg <admin@lifewand.com>
Date: 8/14/2019 3:51 PM
To: peter.heimlich@gmail.com

Dear Mr Heimlich

Thank you for your email. We believe that all information which is relevant has already been
provided or made available.

If you want to discuss further, we would be happy to meet you in person on December 5th
2019 in San Francisco.

Sincerely

The Lifewand team


From: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
Subject: donor/blogger inquiry for Judith Horwitz Glassenberg MD
To: kbirdwell@eriefamilyhealth.org, info@eriefamilyhealth.org
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:23:27 -0400

Also faxed to (847)868-8964

Judith Horwitz Glassenberg MD


Eris Family Health Center
Evanston, IL  60202-1056

Dear Dr. Glassenberg,

This is me http://tinyurl.com/ych7o7dr

I'm a donor to this ongoing Indiegogo fundraising solicitation for the Lifewand anti-choking device
http://tinyurl.com/yyv7n67e

I'd appreciate your answers to some quick questions for a related item I'm reporting on my blog about your
affiliation/endorsement of the device in the fundraiser:

And via this clip from a Lifewand promotional video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxR64F2nFQs

"A device like Lifewand in any household or public space could help save many lives before
EMS arrives."

1) As I understand it, the device is in the prototype stage and to my knowledge has never been the subject of
any published research. Therefore, on what basis did you arrive at the conclusion that it "can/could save
many lives"?
2) Can you direct me to any medical organizations that recommend the use of similar handheld suction
devices for responding to a choking emergency?

3) Would you please send me citations to any studies you've authored or co-authored re: foreign body
airway obstruction?

4) How and approximately when did you become involved with the Lifewand's developers/marketers?

5) Is video game entrepreneur Sam Glassenberg of Evanston your husband? If so, does he have any
professional/financial connection to the Lifewand? If so, would you please explain?

Please feel free to provide any additional information you wish to share. And if I've stated anything
incorrectly, please don't hesitate to correct me!

Thanks for your time/consideration and I look forward to receiving your answers, preferably by Tuesday,
August 20. Need more time? Questions for me? Just ask.

Cheers, Peter

Peter M. Heimlich
Peachtree Corners, GA 30096 USA
ph: (208)474-7283
e-mail: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
website: http://medfraud.info
blog: http://the-sidebar.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/medfraud_pmh
bio: http://tinyurl.com/ych7o7dr
Subject: 2nd/final inquiry; pls advise -- donor/blogger inquiry for Judith Horwitz Glassenberg MD
From: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
To: kbirdwell@eriefamilyhealth.org, info@eriefamilyhealth.org
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:53:55 -0400

Judith Horwitz Glassenberg MD


Eris Family Health Center
Evanston, IL  60202-1056

Dear Dr. Glassenberg:

I haven't received your reply to my August 16 inquiry. If you intend to respond, will you please
contact me before the approaching weekend?

Thanks for your continued attention and I hope to hear from you so I may know how to proceed.

Sincerely,

Peter M. Heimlich
Peachtree Corners, GA 30096 USA
ph: (208)474-7283
e-mail: peter.heimlich@gmail.com
website: http://medfraud.info
blog: http://the-sidebar.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/medfraud_pmh
bio: http://tinyurl.com/ych7o7dr

cc: Brian S. Zachariah, MD, MBA. Chief Medical Coordinator, Illinois Department of Financial and
Professional Regulation

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