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Art. 81 CTM Regulation

The applicant for or proprietor of a Community trade mark or any other party to proceedings before the Office who, in spite of all due care required by the circumstances having been taken, was unable to comply with a time limit vis-à-vis the Office shall, upon application, have his rights re-established if the obstacle to compliance has the direct consequence, by virtue of the provisions of this Regulation, of causing the loss of any right or means of redress.

2 appeals

Judgment of 30 Sep 2010, C-479/09 (Evets Corp)

Order of 7 Jun 2007, C-216/10 (AirPlus - A+)