Efforts by newly elected chair of world intellectual property organization copyright committee and ongoing studies and initiatives commissioned by WIPO to move past irreconcilable differences on limitations and expectations to copyright, had little effect last week in terms of agreeing a work program me. However, the committee agreed to ask the WIPO secretariat to propose a draft action plan on those items, and also adopted a new version of a text on protection of broadcasting organizations. But there was no agreement on recommending to the annual General Assemblies in October to convene a diplomatic conference to finish negotiation .