Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

ACQUISITIONS (Details)

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ACQUISITIONS (Details)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 13, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Aug. 11, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Aug. 03, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Jul. 05, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Jun. 27, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Oct. 13, 2014
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2014
USD ($)
$ / shares
Sep. 19, 2014
USD ($)
shares
Aug. 29, 2014
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Jun. 17, 2014
USD ($)
patent
$ / shares
shares
Aug. 31, 2016
patent
Sep. 30, 2014
USD ($)
$ / shares
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
patent
Sep. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Number of patents (in patents) | patent                             519    
Loss on debt extinguishment                           $ (654,000)   $ (654,000)  
Promissory note payment                             $ 5,379,105    
Acquisition of patents                             3,552,656    
Goodwill impairment                         $ 0 0 83,000 0  
Goodwill                         4,483,129   4,483,129   $ 4,482,845
Earnout liability, short-term                         110,100   110,100   33,646
Earnout liability, long-term                         1,082,586   1,082,586   3,281,238
Gain on exchange in fair value adjustment                         1,954,368 597,047 2,122,208 2,901,348  
Impairment of intangible assets                         5,531,383 $ 0 6,525,273 $ 766,498  
Level 3                                  
Goodwill impairment                             83,000    
Goodwill                         $ 4,483,129   $ 4,483,129   $ 4,482,845
Selene Communication Technologies                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent                   3              
Common stock issued (in shares) | shares                   100,000              
Consideration paid                   $ 50,000              
Fair value on grant date (in dollars per share) | $ / shares                   $ 9.80              
Common stock issued in acquisition                   $ 980,000              
Intangible assets                   990,000              
Net working capital                   37,000              
Goodwill                   3,000              
Net purchase price                   $ 1,030,000              
Clouding Corp                                  
Intangible assets                 $ 14,500,000                
Goodwill                 1,296,000                
Net purchase price                 15,796,000                
Cash                 1,400,000                
Promissory Note                 1,000,000                
Common Stock                 281,000                
Earn Out Liability                 13,115,000                
Net purchase price                 15,796,000                
TLI Communications LLC                                  
Ownership interest held (as a percent)               100.00%                  
Intangible assets               $ 940,000                  
Goodwill               228,000                  
Net purchase price               $ 1,168,000                  
Patent purchase agreement | Clouding Corp                                  
Consideration paid                 1,400,000                
Promissory note issued                 $ 1,000,000                
Restricted common stock issued (in shares) | shares                 25,000                
Net recovery proceeds due to sellers (as a percent)                 50.00%                
Fair value of restricted common stock                 $ 281,000                
Net revenues                 $ 4,000,000                
Patent purchase agreement | Munitech                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent         221                        
Consideration paid         $ 1,150,000                        
Number of installments (in payments)         2                        
Patent purchase agreement | Munitech | Payment due on December 31, 2016                                  
Consideration paid         $ 1,000,000                        
Patent purchase agreement | Munitech | Payment due on September 30, 2017                                  
Consideration paid         $ 750,000                        
Patent purchase agreement | Marathon IP                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent       62                          
Consideration paid       $ 250,000                          
Patent purchase agreement | Traverse                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent     12                            
Consideration paid     $ 1,300,000                            
Patent purchase agreement | Motheye                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent 1                                
Consideration paid $ 0                                
Interests Sale Agreement | Clouding Corp                                  
Fair value on grant date (in dollars per share) | $ / shares                 $ 11.24                
Common stock issued in acquisition                 $ 281,000                
Earn out liability booked             $ 2,148,000                    
Interests Sale Agreement | TLI Communications LLC                                  
Common stock issued (in shares) | shares               60,000                  
Consideration paid               $ 350,000                  
Net recovery proceeds due to sellers (as a percent)               50.00%                  
Fair value on grant date (in dollars per share) | $ / shares             $ 13.63         $ 13.63          
Common stock issued in acquisition                       $ 818,000          
Interests Sale Agreement | Medtech Entities                                  
Ownership interest held (as a percent)           100.00%                      
Consideration paid           $ 1,000,000                      
Promissory note issued           9,000,000                      
Outstanding amount after renegotiation           6,250,000                      
Debt reduction available upon early repayment           750,000                      
Intangible assets           12,800,000                      
Goodwill           2,700,000                      
Net purchase price           $ 15,500,000                      
Patent Funding and Exclusive License Agreement                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent                     10,000            
Patent Funding and Exclusive License Agreement | PG Technologies                                  
Consideration paid   $ 1,000,000                              
Net licensing revenue (as a percent)   50.00%                              
Patent Funding and Exclusive License Agreement | PG Technologies | Payment due on or before December 31, 2016                                  
Consideration paid   $ 1,000,000                              
Patent Funding and Exclusive License Agreement | PG Technologies | Payment start on April 1, 2017                                  
Consideration paid   $ 250,000                              
Minimum | Patent Funding and Exclusive License Agreement | PG Technologies                                  
Number of patents (in patents) | patent   10,000