NOTE 10 - RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
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NOTE 10 – RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
The Company’s President and shareholders have advanced funds to the Company for working capital purposes since the Company’s inception in February 2009. No formal repayment terms or arrangements exist and the Company is not accruing interest on these advances. The net amount of outstanding advances at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018 was $-0-.
At March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, the Company had reimbursable travel and other related expenses due related parties of $14,632 and $32,366, respectively.
On November 1, 2017, in connection with Mr. Filler joining the Company’s Board of Directors, the Company entered into a Master Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) with 3LP Advisors LLC (d/b/a Sherpa Technology Group) (“Sherpa”) and an initial statement of work (the “SOW”), pursuant to which Sherpa will develop, execute and expand the Company’s intellectual property strategy over the course of the next approximately 18 months by evaluating the business and technology landscape in which the Company operates, and charting and executing a strategy of patent filing and licensing. In connection with the SOW, the Company will pay Sherpa fee of (i) $200,000 in cash, of which $25,000 will be paid on January 1, 2018, with the remainder to be paid upon completion of certain objectives, and (ii) a ten-year option to purchase up to 120,000 of the Company’s common stock at an exercise of $3.75 per share of common stock, of which 60,000 options vest immediately and 60,000 options are performance conditioned. Mr. Filler is the general counsel and partner of Sherpa.
During the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, the Company paid $75,000 and $175,000 as patent costs, consulting fees and expense reimbursements. As of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, there was an unpaid balance of $0.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef