Note 8 - Goodwill and Intangibles
|9 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2021
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Text Block]||
Note 8. Goodwill and Intangibles
The Company analyzes its goodwill for impairment annually or at an interim period when events occur or changes in circumstances indicate potential impairment. The result of the analysis performed as of September 30, 2020 didindicate an impairment of goodwill. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, there were triggering events that indicate potential impairment exists.
The Company capitalizes legal costs incurred to obtain patents. Once accepted by either the U.S. Patent Office or the equivalent office of a foreign country, these legal costs are amortized using the straight-line method over the remaining estimated lives, not exceeding 20 years. As of June 30, 2021, the Company has 28 patents granted and multiple pending applications both inside and outside the United States.
In addition, the Company has various finite lived intangible assets, most of which were acquired as a result of the acquisition of the active cabinet product line from Calix, Inc. during fiscal year 2018. The Company analyzes its intangible assets for impairment annually or at interim periods when events occur or changes in circumstances indicate potential impairment. The result of the analysis performed as of September 30, 2020 did not indicate an impairment of our intangible assets. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, there were no triggering events that indicate potential impairment exists.
The entire disclosure for goodwill and intangible assets.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef