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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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
02.26.15 Argument analysis: Employer all but concedes in dispute about ERISA monitoring
02.23.15 Argument preview: Court to enter fray of attorney compensation for work in bankruptcy cases
02.17.15 Not much of a dispute in ERISA case about duty to monitor
01.26.15 Opinion analysis: Justices reject presumption of health-benefit vesting, calling for analysis under ordinary contract principles
01.21.15 Opinion analysis: Justices, yet again, remind courts of appeals of importance of juries in IP cases
01.20.15 Opinion analysis: Court moves to rein in Federal Circuit control over district court claim construction
01.16.15 Argument analysis: Justices searching for a clear rule to define bankruptcy jurisdiction
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