a) To protect the rights of the University, its innovators, inventors, research sponsors and the public;
b) To eliminate the infringement, improper exploitation and abuse of the University's intellectual assets belonging to the University or the other persons;
c) To optimize the environment and incentives for research and for the creation of new knowledge;
d) To promote linkages with industry and stimulate research through developing and utilizing novel technologies and creative works for commercialization and plough back resources the University and to the interested parties;
e) To promote creativity and innovation; and
f) To ensure fair and equitable distribution of all benefits accruing from all innovations and inventions.