Pedro Tent is a partner in the Litigation and Arbitration practice.
Devoted to commercial litigation, he acts for clients in all kinds of judicial proceedings relating to contract law, corporate law and inheritance law. He has acquired extensive experience in the field of plant variety legal protection as well as in the judicial defense of interests related thereto. In this particular discipline, he performed as leading lawyer in the professional team that received the Managing IP EMEA Award for the Impact Case in Spain in 2020.
He has specialized in private international law, acting in cross-border litigation and partaking in international arbitration proceedings.
He is an associate lecturer at Universitat de València, where he teaches “International Commercial Law”. He is also a guest lecturer of the Magister Lvcentinvm (Universidad de Alicante), where he teaches “EU legal system on plant variety protection” and “General aspects of inventions, forms of protection and developments of basics concepts in Europe”.
Member of the double-blind peer review team of the legal review THĒMIS, of the Law Faculty of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, admitted to Dialnet, Latindex and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), as well as to the catalogues and directories CLASE, JournalTOCS, Ebsco y vLex.
He is a member of the Valencia Bar Association and has been appointed arbitrator by the Arbitral Tribunal of the Valencia Bar Association.
Law Degree (honors), Universitat de València (Estudi General).
LLM (Corporate and Commercial Law), London School of Economics and Political Science.
He is an author in the collective work “Arbitration Encyclopedia” (in the press) (*), of the entry “The center of gravity doctrine” (*); co-author of the chapter on “General procedural aspects and appeal system” (*) in the collective work “Corporate crisis and bankruptcy: legal commentary” (*) (Colección Garrigues) published by Aranzadi, and author of myriad articles.
Author of “The CJUE, «the unitary patent package» and the sorcerer’s apprentice: Analysis of the role of the CJEU and the material scope of its jurisdiction on the European Patent with Unitary Effect” (La Ley Mercantil, nº35. Abril 2017). Co-author, with Dr. Manuel Penadés, of “Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements by National Courts: what standard of review?” (2019), published in 60 Years of the New York Convention. Key Issues and Future Challenges. (Kluwer, Katia Fach y Ana Mercedes López, Eds.) presented before the International Conference on the 60th anniversary of the New York Convention (Sevilla, 2018). Author of “The culmination of the contractualist view of the Kompetenz-Kompetenz principle in its negative dimension: the Henry Schein Inc. v. Archer & White Sales Inc. Judgment of the USA Supreme Court” (*), Revista de Arbitraje Internacional y de Inversiones (Volumen XII, 2019-1).