An Ontario community is exploring all options to overturn a local man’s trademark of their county’s name.
Michael Stinson caused a stir in Haliburton County last week when they learned he had successfully trademarked the name Haliburton.
He trademarked the name so others couldn’t “tarnish” the name of the community.
Although the Canadian government’s web page on trademarking says a geographic locations can’t to be trademarked, but this application was approved.
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