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Janes Company provided the following information on intangible assets:
a. A patent was purchased from the Lou Company for $700,000 on January 1, 2009. Janes estimated the remaining useful life of the patent to be 10 years. The patent was carried on Lou's accounting records at a net book value of $350,000 when Lou sold it to Janes.
b. During 2011, a franchise was purchased from the Rink Company for $500,000. The contractual life of the franchise is 10 years and Janes records a full year of amortization in the year of purchase.
c. Janes incurred research and development costs in 2011 as follows:


d. Effective January 1, 2011, based on new events that have occurred, Janes estimates that the remaining life of the patent purchased from Lou is only five more years.

Required:
1. Prepare the entries necessary in 2009 and 2011 to reflect the above information.
2. Prepare a schedule showing the intangible asset section of Janes's December 31, 2011, balancesheet


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