Ronald Mann Contributor

Ronald Mann is a professor of law at Columbia, where he teaches courses in commercial finance, payment systems and deals. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1985, and after clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Judge Joseph Sneed) and the Supreme Court (Justice Lewis Powell), he worked in the U.S. solicitor general’s office under Kenneth Starr and Drew Days. He has written extensively about secured credit, credit cards and other electronic payments systems, the role of patents in financing innovation and related topics. For SCOTUSblog, he covers the court’s cases in the areas of commercial law and intellectual property.

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10.11.18 Argument analysis: Justices search for clear path to assessing responsibility for asbestos-dependent equipment on ships at sea
10.03.18 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about enforcing arbitration agreements for transportation workers
10.03.18 Argument preview: Maritime dispute presents opportunity for justices to grapple with basic tort rules
09.26.18 Argument preview: Justices to consider enforceability of arbitration agreements for transportation workers
06.22.18 Opinion analysis: Justices approve broad damage recovery for patent-infringing exports
06.21.18 Opinion analysis: Justices invalidate civil-service appointments of administrative law judges
06.11.18 Opinion analysis: Justices limit tolling of statutes of limitations that permits “stacked” class actions
05.21.18 Opinion analysis: Justices reject state-court justification for limiting tribal immunity from state-court actions to adjudicate title to land
04.25.18 Opinion analysis: Justices reject Patent and Trademark Office’s rules for partial consideration of petitions for inter partes review
04.24.18 Opinion analysis: Justices rebuff constitutional attack on administrative re-examination of patents
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