The Foundation conducts research and study, etc. on intellectual property systems in Japan and abroad and also provides useful information, research, etc. concerning intellectual property in Japan and abroad through quarterly journals, seminars, etc. Moreover, the Foundation collects documents in Japan and abroad mainly in the intellectual property field and operates the Institute of Intellectual Property Library, thereby having documents be used by the general public.
The Foundation has a supporting member system to ask for support for such activities and have research and study outcomes be further utilized.