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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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
04.23.18 Argument analysis: Justices worry about politicizing administrative law judges
04.16.18 Argument analysis: Breyer and Kagan seek middle ground on damages for patent infringing exports
04.16.18 Argument preview: Justices turn to constitutional limits on appointment of administrative law judges
04.09.18 Argument preview: Justices to grapple again with patent infringement overseas
04.03.18 Opinion analysis: Justices reject Fair Labor Standards Act protections for service personnel at car dealerships
03.27.18 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about limiting precedent that tolls statutes of limitations to permit “stacked” class actions
03.21.18 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about tribal immunity from state-court actions to adjudicate title to land, but hesitant to embrace new theory
03.21.18 Opinion analysis: Justices affirm continued authority of state courts over securities class actions
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