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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06.23.15 Opinion analysis: Justices stick with prohibition of royalties on expired patents
06.16.15 Opinion analysis: Divided Court rules that “American Rule” bars fees for litigation over attorney’s fees in bankruptcy
05.27.15 Opinion analysis: Court resolves twin disputes about timing of suits under False Claims Act
05.27.15 Opinion analysis: Justices reaffirm authority of bankruptcy judges based on parties’ consent
05.27.15 Opinion analysis: Justices eat their own words in dispute about inducing patent infringement
05.19.15 Opinion analysis: Justices confirm continuing duty for ERISA trustees to monitor investments
05.18.15 Opinion: Tie goes to the debtor in consumer bankruptcy dispute about funds paid to trustee
05.05.15 Opinion analysis: Justices slam the door on appeals of bankruptcy plan denials
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
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