AFFIRMATIVE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
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The total number of consumers who submitted new product ideas to Davison during the past five years is eight hundred fifty six thousand eight hundred ten (856,810). Davison does not provide evaluation of commercial potential; thus, it has provided no positive or negative evaluation of this or any other product idea in the last five years. The total number of consumers who were offered a Pre-Development agreement (or similar contract for research services) is two hundred ninety two thousand sixty eight (292,068). The total number of consumers who were offered a Contingency Agreement (or other contract for licensing representation) is two hundred ninety two thousand sixty eight (292,068). The total number of consumers who purchased a Pre-Development Agreement or similar contract for research services is fifty seven thousand eight hundred twenty six (57,826). The total number of consumers who signed a Contingency Agreement or other licensing representation agreement is fifty seven thousand eight hundred twenty six (57,826). The total number of consumers who were offered a New Product Sample Agreement (or any other contract for design services for a virtual or a product sample) is thirty six thousand six hundred fourteen (36,614). The number of consumers who signed a New Product Sample Agreement or similar agreement is seventeen thousand nine hundred fourty eight (17,948). The number of consumers who obtained a written license with a company that is not affiliated with Davison is ninty eight (98).
The total number of consumers in the last five years who made more money in royalties than they paid, in total, under any and all agreements with Davison, is four (4). The percentage of Davison's income that came from royalties paid on licenses of consumers' products is .001%.
Numbers current as of December 18, 2017
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Davison does not offer evaluations of idea submissions for commercial potential; therefore, the total number evaluated in the past five years is zero (0), the number of positive evaluations is zero (0) and the number of negative evaluations is zero (0). The total number of customers who have contracted with Davison in the past five years is fifty seven thousand eight hundred twenty six (57,826). The number of customers who received a net financial profit as a direct result of the company’s services over the company’s history, since 1989, is thirty five (35). Since 1989, the total number of customers known by Davison to have received license agreements for their product ideas as a direct result of Davison’s services is eight hundred thirty (830).
It is Davison's normal practice to seek more than one contract in connection with a submitted idea. Those contracts are:
Pre-Development and Representation- Davison will: (a) provide information on products and patents relevant to the development of the product idea; and (b) attempt to locate a licensee for the product idea after it is fully developed. Davison charges a fee of seven hundred and ninety five dollars ($795) plus a ten percent commission of all money received by the client on the sale or license of the product.
Types of Second Phase Agreements- Depending upon the degree of client preparation and the difficulty of the concept, Davison typically offers either: (a) New Product Sample Agreement- Davison offers to professionally design and construct a product sample, graphics, packaging and presentation materials; (b) Integrated Product Rendering agreement- Davison offers to prepare design images and graphics suitable for presentation of the idea; or, (c) App development- Davison offers to develop a computer application for submission to a publisher of applications or for use in conjunction with a developed product; (d) Custom agreement- Davison offers to perform services in one or more areas of video, design work, graphics or package preparation. While the fees for these services are individually quoted based upon the complexity, type and anticipated design work and materials to be used in designing and constructing the invention, the fees typically range from eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).
Additional Presentation/Repackaging/Refurbishment- For three hundred and ninety five dollars ($395) we will present the product idea to another potential licensee. We will create an additional set of graphics and, if necessary, refurbish/repair the product sample and packaging.
Representation Agreement- Clients who have quantities of professionally manufactured products and are looking for licensing or distribution channels may be offered this service in lieu of all other services. The service includes targeting potential corporations, presenting the product to potential licensees or distributors, as requested, and attempting to negotiate agreements for the license or distribution of the manufactured product. The fee is typically two thousand, none hundred and fifty dollars ($2,950) plus a ten percent commission on all money received by the client on the sale or license of the product.
I understand that the product idea information I submit cannot be used, disclosed or sold without my express written permission. I also understand that all Davison employees are required to sign and ethics and confidentiality agreement for my protection.
I believe that I am the original inventor of the idea described herein. I authorize Davison to review my idea and contact me in 3 to 5 business days to give me a no-cost consultation about my idea. I acknowledge that Davison monitors and records telephone calls for quality assurance.
I understand that Davison does not promise any financial gain from the development of any new product idea. By clicking "submit" button below as my electronic signature, I expressly consent to being contacted about Davison's services by phone call, auto-dialed phone call including prerecorded voice messages, text messages, or email at any number or email address I provide. I understand that my consent is not a requirement for purchase of services.