Are patent holders who receive royalty payments from ineligible companies considered to be owners of those companies?

Like stock ownership, the question comes down to the nature of ownership.  The ACCME clarifies that, no, individuals who receive patent royalties from ineligible companies are not considered owners or employees of those companies.  Those individuals may control content in accredited CE if the appropriate steps are taken per Standard 3.


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What constitutes “non-clinical” education?  

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