NTT Intellectual Property Center is in charge of promoting the Corporate activities related to the intellectual properties owned by NTT and NTT affiliates. It draws up activity guidelines applicable to all affiliates, coordinates the management of intellectual properties and supports affiliates against legal affairs. The Center also promotes activities contributing to the organizations for standardization from the point of view of intellectual properties in order to penetrate NTT technologies into the market and to benefit the Corporate businesses.
Furthermore, the Center participates in activities by such organizations as Japan Intellectual Property Association. These activities enable the Center to gather beneficial information related to the legal systems and lawsuits, and to reflect NTT's own perspectives on organizations' proposals which are to draft the national policy or to revise laws.