NewsHaliburton County unhappy with Ottawa for granting trademark of the name “Haliburton” to a private citizen SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Wednesday, Jul. 26th, 2017 The Haliburton sign (Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton)Haliburton County is hoping to change a trademark error that could end up costing local businesses.Minden resident Michael Stinson trademarked the name “Haliburton” in 2015 and it was approved earlier this year by Industry Canada.The Trade-mark Act states names of places cannot be registered.However, the act also says once a trademark is granted, it cannot be rescinded.Councilor Murray Fearrey says Ottawa needs to fix this situation. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/MF-1.mp3Stinson says the county could have opposed the trademark. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Stinson-1.mp3Stinston also mentioned he has no intentions of giving any businesses any legal trouble. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Stinson-2.mp3Warden Brent Devolin said in council chambers that Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock M.P. Jamie Schmale is currently looking into the issue.