Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2013
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]  



Intangible assets include patents purchased and are recorded based on their acquisition cost which consisted of the following:

    September 30, 2013 (unaudited)     December 31, 2012    

Weighted average

amortization period


Patents   $ 4,086,437     $ 500,925       3.70
Less: accumulated amortization     (869,430)       (8,773)        
    $ 3,217,007     $ 492,152        


Intangible assets are comprised of patents with estimated useful lives between approximately 1 to 11 years. Once placed in service, the Company will amortize the costs of intangible assets over their estimated useful lives on a straight-line basis.  Costs incurred to acquire patents, including legal costs, are also capitalized as long-lived assets and amortized on a straight-line basis with the associated patent. Amortization of patents is included in operating expenses as reflected in the accompanying consolidated statements of operations. The Company assesses fair market value for any impairment to the carrying values.  As of September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012 management concluded that there was no impairment to the acquired assets.


Amortization expense for the nine months ended September 30, 2013 and 2012 was $860,657 and $0, respectively. Future amortization of intangible assets, net is as follows:


2013   345,327  
2014     991,734  
2015     756,690  
2016     484,978  
2017 and thereafter     638,278  
Total   $ 3,217,007  


On April 16, 2013, the Company through its subsidiary, Relay IP, Inc. acquired a US patent for $350,000.

On April 22, 2013, the Company acquired 10 US patents, 27 foreign patents and 1 patent pending from CyberFone Systems valued at $1,135,512 (see note 3). In September 2013, the Company acquired 14 US patents for a purchase price of $1,100,000.


In connection with a settlement and license agreement dated May 6, 2013, the Company agreed to settle and release a certain customer for past and future use of the Company’s patents. The customer agreed to assign and transfer 3 US patents and rights valued at $1,000,000 in lieu of cash payment which has been included in the Company’s revenues during the nine months ended September 30, 2013.