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Legal Advisor

SERVICES

The Office of the Legal Advisor of the Center for Sponsored Programs and Entrepreneurial Initiatives (CSPEI), is responsible for advising appropriate University officials on matters relating to Federal and State Laws, University Rules, Regulations, and Policies related to research and external funds. Also reviews Professional Service Contracts, Grants Agreements, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Subawards, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and any other document requiring the signature of the UPRRP Chancellor, related to research and external funds.

CONTACT

Lorena Soler-Centeno, MPP, LL.M.
Legal Advisor
Center for Sponsored Programs and Entrepreneurial Initiatives (CSPEI)
University of Puerto Rico- Río Piedras Campus
787-764-0000, ext. 86732

Related Materials

External Funds

Research Compliance and Regulations

    • FORM 1.A : University of Puerto Rico Disclosure of Investigator’s Significant Financial Interest
    • FORM 1.B : University of Puerto Rico Disclosure of Investigator’s Significant Financial Interest - TO BE FILED BY ALL RESEARCHERS WITH SIGNIFICANT CONFLICT OF INTEREST
    • FORM 2.A : University of Puerto Rico Financial Conflict of Interest Annual Disclosure Form
    • FORM 2.B : University of Puerto Rico FCOI Disclosure Attachment
    • FCOI Presentation: Financial Conflict Of Interest Regulations
    • Conflict of Interest Webinar
    • Certification No. 8 (2012-2013): Policy and Guidelines for Financial Conflicts of Interest and Commitments in Research and Sponsored Programs of the University of Puerto Rico
    • Circular No. 24 (2012-2013): Norms and Procedures for Managing Financial Conflict of Interest and Commitments in Sponsored and Non-Sponsored at University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
  • Export Control
    • Brochure: Export Control Regulations
  • Material Transfer
    • Material Transfer Agreement Terms Guide
    • Material Transfer Agreement Request Form
    • Outgoing UPRRP Material Transfer Agreement (Template)

Contracts & Agreements

Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Trademark

Useful Links

Conflicts of Interests and Commitments Regulations

Certification No. 8 (2012-2013) of the Board of Trustees of the University of Puerto Rico: Policy and Guidelines for Financial Conflicts of Interest and Commitments in Research and Sponsored Programs of the University of Puerto Rico

  • Disclosure of Investigator’s Significant Financial Interest Form 1.A
  • Disclosure of Investigator’s Significant Financial Interest Form 1.B
  • Financial Conflict of Interest Annual Disclosure Form 2.A
  • FCOI Disclosure Attachment Form 2.B