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

Second Annual Norman R. Farnsworth Lectureship in Pharmacognosy

February 20th, 2014

[Postponed] Second Annual Norman R. Farnsworth Lectureship in Pharmacognosy Koji Nakanishi, PhD “Bio-Organic Study on Ginkgolides” Friday, March 21, 2014 3:30-4:30 pm (lecture), Room 134-1 4:30-5:30 pm (reception), Room 2 North UIC College of Pharmacy 833 South Wood Street Chicago, IL 60612 RSVP by March 18 to Deb Fox, 312.996.0160,

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