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Note 15 - Related Party Transactions

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Note 15 - Related Party Transactions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Notes to Financial Statements  
Related Party Transactions Disclosure [Text Block]
15.
Related Party Transactions
 
In
June 
2006,
the Company entered into a Development and Manufacturing Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Stellartech Research Corporation (“Stellartech”). The Agreement was amended on
October 
4,
2007.
Under the Agreement, the Company agreed to purchase
300
generators manufactured by Stellartech. As of
December 31, 2020,
the Company has purchased
855
units. The price per unit is variable and dependent on the volume and timing of units ordered. In conjunction with the Agreement, Stellartech purchased
38
shares of Viveve, Inc.'s common stock. Under the Agreement, the Company paid Stellartech
$1,051,000
and
$4,889,000
for goods and services during the years ended
December 31, 2020
and
2019,
respectively.
 
In
August 2017,
the Company entered into a Distributorship Agreement with ICM. Under the terms of the Distributorship Agreement, the Company had a minimum purchase requirement to purchase a certain quantity of ICM products per month during the term of this agreement. In
February 2019,
the Company executed a mutual termination of the Distributorship Agreement with ICM. As a result, the Company
no
longer has a minimum purchase requirement to purchase a certain quantity of ICM products per month. (See Note
5
– Investment in Limited Liability Company for transactions with ICM.)