May 20, 2022

Materials From the “International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions”

WIPO’s two-day “International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions” concluded yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland.

From the Conference Website:

This International Conference is being held in accordance with the Action Plans on Limitations and Exceptions approved by member states during the 36th session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) held in June 2018.

The Conference will conclude the fact-finding and information gathering phase foreseen in the limitations and exceptions Action Plans and will provide an opportunity to address on a global scale some of the issues identified during the three regional seminars on limitations and exceptions held in SingaporeNairobi and Santo Domingo.


The conference website also includes information about speakers and panels.  The official program is also available. 

Papers presented at the conference can be accessed here including:

Presentation on Typology of Libraries

Presentation on Archives and Copyright

Updated Study and Additional Analysis of Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions For Educational Activities

Direct to All Conference Materials

Look for video of panels on this page.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.