- To research and co-ordinate information on all aspects of IPR;
- To establish an authoritative source of information & guidance;
- To disseminate information.
- To share information cross-sectorally with relevant bodies;
- To learn from the copyright experiences of museums, libraries and archives;
- To recognise the areas of common interest within the cultural sector.
- To represent to legislators and other interested parties the interests and activities of museums and galleries in the area of IPR.