Forward Industries Form 8-K






Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

May 22, 2008


Forward Industries, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








New York





(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)






1801 Green Road, Suite E

Pompano Beach, FL



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

(954) 419-9544





(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On May 22, 2008, the Company entered into a new, non-exclusive license agreement with Motorola Inc. to distribute certain Motorola trademarked carry solution accessory products to customers in the United States, Canada, and Europe through March 31, 2009.   The Company has agreed to pay to Motorola a royalty based upon actual net sales, subject to payment of minimum royalties (irrespective of actual net sales) in the amount of $650,000 over the term of the agreement, such minimum payments commencing in respect of the third calendar quarter of 2008. The license agreement is effective retroactive to January 1, 2008, following the expiration of a prior license agreement, which was entered into in 2004.  The new agreement is subject to renewal by mutual consent.


A copy of the press release announcing the entry into the agreement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(c) Exhibits.


99.1                         Press Release issued on May 27, 2008.





















Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Forward Industries Inc.,







/s/ Douglas W. Sabra



Name Douglas W. Sabra


Title: Chief Executive Officer


Dated: May 27, 2008