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Note: There is a supporting FAQ for this agreement.

IKS Project Contributor Agreement v1.5r2

These terms apply to your contribution of materials to the Salzburg Research
Forschungsgesellschaft mbH ("us"/"our"), and set out the intellectual property
rights you grant to us in the contributed materials.  If this contribution is
on behalf of a company, the term "you" will also mean the company you identify
below. If you agree to be bound by these terms, fill in the information
requested below and provide your signature. 

Read this agreement carefully before signing. 

1.  The term "contribution" means any source code, object code, patch, tool,
    sample, graphic, specification, manual, documentation, or any other
    material posted or submitted by you to the project. 

2.  With respect to any worldwide copyrights, or copyright applications and
    registrations, in your contribution: 

    * you assign to us joint ownership through this document, and to the
    extent that such assignment is or becomes invalid, ineffective or
    unenforceable, through this document you grant to us a perpetual,
    irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, no-charge, royalty-free,
    unrestricted license to exercise all rights under those copyrights. This
    includes, at our option, the right to sublicense these same rights to third
    parties through multiple levels of sublicensees or other licensing
    arrangements; 

    * you agree that each of us can do all things in relation to your
    contribution as if each of us were the sole owners, and if one of us makes
    a derivative work of your contribution, the one who makes the derivative
    work (or has it made) will be the sole owner of that derivative work; 

    * you agree that you will not assert any moral rights in your contribution
    against us, our licensees or transferees;

    * you agree that we may register a copyright in your contribution and
    exercise all ownership rights associated with it; and 

    * you agree that neither of us has any duty to consult with, obtain the
    consent of, pay, or give an accounting to the other for any use or
    distribution of your contribution. 

3.  With respect to any patents you own, or that you can license without
    payment to any third party, through this document you grant to us a
    perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, no-charge, royalty-free
    license to: 

    * make, have made, use, sell, offer to sell, import, and otherwise transfer
    your contribution in whole or in part, alone or in combination with or
    included in any product, work or materials arising out of the project to
    which your contribution was submitted, and 

    * at our option, to sublicense these same rights to third parties through
    multiple levels of sublicensees or other licensing arrangements. 

4.  Except as set out above, you keep all right, title, and interest in your
    contribution.  The rights that you grant to us under these terms are
    effective on the date you first submitted a contribution to us, even if
    your submission took place before the date you sign these terms. Any
    contribution we make available under any license will also be made
    available under a Free Culture (as defined by http://freedomdefined.org) 
    or Free Software/Open Source licence (as defined and approved by the Free
    Software Foundation or the Open Source Initiative).

5.  With respect to your contribution, you represent that: 

    * it is an original work and that you can legally grant the rights set out
    in these terms; 

    * it does not to the best of your knowledge violate any third party's
    copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other intellectual property rights; and

    * you are authorized to sign this contract on behalf of your company (if
    identified below). 

6.  The place of performance is the registered seat of Salzburg Research
	Forschungsgesellschaft mbH in Salzburg, Austria. Any disputes concerning this
	agreement including the issue of its valid conclusion and its pre and past
	contractual effects are exclusively decided by the competent court in
	Salzburg/, Austria, or, at our discretion, also by the competent court is
	whose district you may have your residence, your registered seat, an
	establishment or assets.
    

If available, please list your IKS project username(s) for the IKS wiki and IKS Google Code systems.

Username(s): __________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________

Your contact information (Please print clearly) 

Your name: ____________________________________________________________________

Your company's name (if applicable): __________________________________________

Mailing address: ______________________________________________________________

Telephone, Fax and Email: _____________________________________________________

Your signature: _______________________________________________________________

Date: _________________________________________________________________________

To complete this agreement:
* email a scanned copy of a signed agreement to <agreement@iks-project.eu>
* fax a signed copy to + .....; or
* post a signed copy to:
	Salzburg Research
    Attention: IKS Assignments
       John Pereira
	Jakob Haringer Stra├če 5/3
	5020 Salzburg, Austria 

This agreement is based on version 1.5 of the Sun Contributor Agreement, which
can be found at:

    http://www.sun.com/software/opensource/contributor_agreement.jsp

This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0
Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0
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