INTANGIBLE ASSETS, NET
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|NOTE 9. INTANGIBLE ASSETS, NET||
Intangible assets, net consist of the following:
During the fourth quarter of 2017, the Company recorded an impairment charge for intangible assets related to customer relationships and trademarks and patents held by Edible Garden Corp. In accordance with the guidance for the impairment of long-lived assets, the Company evaluated the assets for recovery and concluded an impairment of certain intangibles was more likely than not. Accordingly, the Company removed $888,300 and $310,905 of the gross carrying amount and accumulated amortization, respectively, of the customer relationships intangibles. The Company also removed $303,078 and $123,006 of gross carrying amount and accumulated amortization, respectively, of the trade name and patents. The Company recorded a net impairment charge of $757,467. The impairment charge was recorded in other expense in our consolidated statement of operations.
The Company recorded amortization expense of $1,718,101, $1,308,212 and $42,480 for the years ended December 31, 2017, 2016 and 2015, respectively.
Based solely on the amortizable intangible assets recorded at December 31, 2017, the Company estimates amortization expense for the next five years to be as follows:
Actual amortization expense to be reported in future periods could differ from these estimates as a result of new intangible asset acquisitions, changes in useful lives or other relevant factors or changes.
The entire disclosure for all or part of the information related to intangible assets.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef