“Toward the end of 2010, Apple entered into an exclusive agreement to license the use of Liquidmetal’s amorphous metal alloys with unique atomic structures, used to create products that are stronger, lighter, and resistant to wear and corrosion,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.

“Toward the end of 2010, Apple entered into an exclusive agreement to license the use of Liquidmetal’s amorphous metal alloys with unique atomic structures, used to create products that are stronger, lighter, and resistant to wear and corrosion,” Dilger reports. “Describing that transaction, Liquidmetal stated, ‘On August 5, 2010, we entered into a license transaction with Apple Inc. (“Apple”) pursuant to which (i) we contributed substantially all of our intellectual property assets to a newly organized special-purpose, wholly-owned subsidiary, called Crucible Intellectual Property, LLC (‘CIP’), (ii) CIP granted to Apple a perpetual, worldwide, fully-paid, exclusive license to commercialize such intellectual property in the field of consumer electronic products, as defined in the license agreement, in exchange for a license fee, and (iii) CIP granted back to us a perpetual, worldwide, fully-paid, exclusive license to commercialize such intellectual property in all other fields of use.'”

Dilger reports, “AppleInsider was first to discover that Apple was looking to hire a number of experts on amorphous metal alloys to build products using Liquidmetal’s technology.”

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