HFST: Joint Copyright Assignment

Open Source Project Joint Copyright Assignment by Contributor to Helsingin yliopiston yleisen kielitieteen laitos, hereafter the COMPILERS

Contact Information:

Full Name:_________________________(the "Contributor")


Mailing Address:____________________





  1. Contributor owns, and has sufficient rights to contribute, all source code and related material intended to be compiled or integrated with the source code for the HFST open source product (the "Contribution") which Contributor has ever delivered, and the COMPILERS have accepted, for incorporation into the technology made available under the HFST open source project.
  2. Contributor hereby assigns to the COMPILERS joint ownership in all worldwide common law and statutory rights associated with the copyrights, copyright application, copyright registration and moral rights in the Contribution to the extent allowable under applicable local laws and copyright conventions. Contributor agrees that this assignment may be submitted by the COMPILERS to register a copyright in the Contribution. Contributor retains the right to use the Contribution for Contributor's own purposes. This Joint Copyright Assignment supersedes and replaces all prior copyright assignments made by Contributor to COMPILERS under the HFST project.
  3. Contributor is legally entitled to grant the above assignment and agrees not to provide any Contribution that violates any law or breaches any contract.

Signed:________________________________________ Date_______________

Printed Name:__________________________________

Please fax a signed original of this assignment to Fax: +358 9 191 29307

or Mail a signed original to:

Kimmo Koskenniemi
Yleisen kielitieteen laitos
PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 20 A)
00014 Helsingin yliopisto