News Haliburton County Warden thanks Minden businessman for re-assigning trademark of “Haliburton” name to county SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Wednesday, Aug. 2nd, 2017 The Haliburton sign (Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton) A Minden resident who trademarked the name “Haliburton” is giving the trademark to the county. Businessman Michael Stinson, who owned the trademark, agreed this afternoon to re-assign the trademark to Haliburton County. Warden Brent Devolin says this is the ideal outcome. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/DevoTM-1.mp3 Devolin added that a lawsuit could have been costly. Stinson says he did not ask for any money to re-assign the trademark. He applied for the trademark in 2015 and it was approved earlier this year. However, according to the Trade-marks Act, geographical places cannot be registered.