|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|Note 6 - DEFERRED REVENUE||
The Company granted license and sub-license agreements for various regions or States in the United States allowing the licensee to market, distribute and sell solely in the defined license territory, as defined, the products provided by the Company. The agreements are granted for a defined period or perpetual and are effective as long as annual milestones are achieved.
Terms for payments for licensee agreements vary from full cash payment to defined terms. In cases where license or sub-license fees are uncollected or deferred; the Company nets those uncollected fees with the deferred revenue for balance sheet presentation.
On June 30, 2015, the Company entered into a separation agreement with a licensee and has agreed to reimburse prepaid license fees (see below). The Company agreed to issuance of 2,000,000 of the Company's common stock and a term note payable through September 16, 2019. On December 15, 2015, the Company and the licensee agreed to rescind the above described settlement agreement with no common stock nor reimbursements due from the Company and an obligation from the licensee to reimburse the Company $25,000. Accordingly, the Company recorded a net gain of sublicensing fees of $731,973 to operations in 2015. Under the confidentiality clause of the separation agreement the parties are prohibited from disclosing settlement amounts.
The Company amortizes license fees over the shorter of the economic life of the related contract life or contract terms for each licensee. The remaining unamortized aggregate balance of deferred revenue as of December 31, 2016 and 2015 was $1,046,264 and $1,480,286, respectively.
The entire disclosure for deferred revenues at the end of the reporting period, and description and amounts of significant changes that occurred during the reporting period. Deferred revenue is a liability as of the balance sheet date related to a revenue producing activity for which revenue has not yet been recognized. Generally, an entity records deferred revenue when it receives consideration from a customer before achieving certain criteria that must be met for revenue to be recognized in conformity with GAAP.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef