Ronald Mann Contributor

Ronald Mann is a professor of law at Columbia, where he teaches courses in commercial finance and electronic commerce. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1985, and after clerking on the Ninth Circuit (Judge Sneed) and the Supreme Court (Justice Powell), he worked in the Solicitor General’s office under Kenneth Starr and Drew Days. He has written extensively about credit cards and other electronic payments systems, the role of patents in financing innovation, and related topics. He will cover the Court’s cases in the areas of banking and intellectual property.

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04.03.15 Argument analysis: Justices weigh practicalities of appellate review of decisions rejecting bankruptcy plans
04.02.15 Argument analysis: Justices frustrated by indeterminacy of Bankruptcy Code
04.02.15 Argument analysis: Justices apparently dubious about overturning long-standing precedent on patent misuse
04.01.15 Argument analysis: Justices debate intent to induce patent infringement (again)
03.30.15 Argument preview: Court to take on undistributed funds and bankruptcy conversion
03.30.15 Argument preview: Justices to use consumer bankruptcy case to resolve crucial question of reorganization process
03.26.15 Argument preview: Justices to consider overruling long-standing precedent on patent misuse
03.25.15 Opinion analysis: Justices unsettled in trademark preclusion dispute
03.04.15 Opinion analysis: Online retailers win big in use-tax dispute – for now
02.26.15 Argument recap: Justices dubious of paying fees for defending bankruptcy fee applications
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