The officers and members of the ASP Executive Committee have submitted a letter to provide comment on a new guidance document at USPTO (http://www.uspto.gov/patents/announce/myriad-mayo.jsp), 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 those compounds that are modifications of or inspired by natural products. Read the letter here.
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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.
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 http://asp2014.org/attendees.php.
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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