The objects of the society are:
- to function as a non-profit making professional and educational society encouraging high standards and ethics among persons engaged in domestic and international licensing and other transfers of technology and intellectual property rights;
- to assist the individual members in improving their skills and techniques in licensing through self-education, carrying out special studies and research, sponsoring educational meetings, publishing articles, reports, statistics and other materials and exchanging ideas related to domestic and international licensing and other transfers of technology and intellectual property rights;
- to inform the public, the business community and governmental bodies in respect of the economic significance and importance of licensing and other transfers of technology and intellectual property rights and in respect of high professional standards of those engaged in the profession of licensing;
- to function as a research organisation and to assist in furthering the licensing and other transfers of technology in order that an optimal use of this technology be effected worldwide.
The society shall, to the extent permitted by Dutch law, in the performance of its activities, comply with the articles of association and rules of LES International, in force from time to time.