WIPO panel finds that neither registration nor transfer of domain name was clearly made in bad faith


A panel from the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre has denied the transfer under the UDRP of the domain name ‘hoooked.com’ to the owners of the mark HOOOKED. Among other things, the panel found that there was no evidence to suggest that the original registrant and the new underlying registrant were connected and that the change of ownership was made to try and frustrate the UDRP.

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