News & Announcements

ASP Officers and Executive Committee respond to USPTO guidance directives

July 22nd, 2014

The officers and members of the ASP Executive Committee have submitted a letter to provide comment on a new guidance document at USPTO (, Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, & Natural Products (Guidance), which has implications for the patenting of natural products, derivatives and [...]

ASP Officer Election

April 30th, 2014

The balloting for the election of 2014-2015 officers (Vice-President and Executive Committee Member) closes May 2, 2014.  Please vote using the ballot sent by e-mail.

Abstract Deadline Extended

April 16th, 2014

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the Annual Meeting has been extended to April 28, 2014.  Abstract submission and meeting details are available at

Natural Products. A Celebration and a Resurrection with Reverse Pharmacology

April 10th, 2014

Natural Products Conference, Hilton Chicago Indian Lakes Resort, 10-14-July 2014 Speakers:  David Kingston, Mukund Chorghade, William Gerwick, Jon Clardy, Ashok Vaidya, Sidney Hecht, David Sherman, Robert H. Grubbs, Makarand Gore, Colin Suckling, Rajashree Kashalkar, Shugeng Cao, Dulcie Mulholland.

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