|3 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2023
Note 5. License Agreement
In May 2020, the Company licensed certain intellectual property, know-how and clinical trial data from Vernalis Development Limited (“Vernalis”). The initial consideration in exchange for the license was approximately $0.2 million and was recorded as research and development expense in the statement of operations for the period from April 23, 2020 (inception) to June 30, 2020. The license term shall continue unless and until terminated for cause or insolvency, with 60 days’ prior notice by the Company, or until such time as all royalties and other sums cease to be payable in accordance with the terms of the agreement. The Company is required to pay development milestone payments related to clinical trials and granting of marketing authorization ranging from $0.4 million to $3.0 million, up to a total development milestone payment of $29.9 million, and sales milestone payments of $10.0 million and $25.0 million, in the first year when cumulative annual net sales of licensed product exceeds $500.0 million and $1 billion, respectively. The Company is also required to pay single-digit royalties on product sales over the term of the contract.
As part of the initial public offering (“IPO”) in May 2021, the Company issued 1.4 million, whether or not the Company achieves those milestones. The Company has determined that no further milestone payments are considered probable as of September 30, 2023, and therefore no liability has been recorded. shares of common stock to Vernalis in lieu of future milestone payments by the Company of approximately $