Corporate Contributor License Agreement (“Agreement”)
Thank you for your interest in the [COMMON NAME] (hereinafter “Project”). In order to clarify the intellectual property licenses granted with Contributions from any corporate entity to the Project, [SERIES ENTITY] is required to have a Corporate Contributor License Agreement (CCLA) on file that has been signed by each contributing corporation.
Each contributing corporation (“You”) must accept and agree that, for any Contribution (as defined below), You and all other individuals and entities that control You, are controlled by You, or are under common control with You, are bound by the licenses granted and representations made as though all such individuals and entities are a single contributor. For the purposes of this definition, “control” means (i) the power, direct or indirect, to cause the direction or management of such entity, whether by contract or otherwise, or (ii) ownership of fifty percent (50%) or more of the outstanding shares, or (iii) beneficial ownership of such entity.
“Contribution” means any code, documentation or other original work of authorship that is submitted to [SERIES ENTITY] for inclusion in the Project by Your employee or by any individual or entity that controls You, or is under common control with You or is controlled by You and authorized to make the submission on Your behalf.
You accept and agree that all of Your present and future Contributions to the Project shall be:
Submitted under a Developer’s Certificate of Origin v. 1.1 (DCO); and Licensed under the [PROJECT LICENSE].
You agree that You shall be bound by the terms of the [PROJECT LICENSE] for all contributions made by You and Your employees. Your designated employees are those listed by Your CLA Manager(s) on the system of record for the Project. You agree to identify Your initial CLA Manager below and thereafter maintain current CLA Manager records in the Project’s system of record.
Initial CLA Manager (Name and Email): ______________
Company Name: ________________