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 cover the court’s cases in the areas of commercial law and intellectual property.

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11.02.16 Argument analysis: Justices seem untroubled by concerns about patent plaintiffs “lying in wait” for innocent defendants
11.02.16 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about mandating dismissal for “seal” violations in False Claims Act cases
11.01.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider federal jurisdiction for suits against Fannie Mae
11.01.16 Argument analysis: Justices worry about “killing knockoffs with copyright”
10.25.16 Argument preview: Stakes are high as justices consider laches as a bar to patent damage suits
10.25.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider “seal” requirement in False Claims Act cases
10.24.16 Argument preview: Court to consider copyright protection for cheerleading uniforms
10.13.16 Argument analysis: Justices cautious about resolving Samsung-Apple dispute over design of cell phones
10.04.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider $400 million verdict for Samsung’s infringement of the design of Apple’s iPhone (Corrected)
06.20.16 Opinion analysis: Justices validate PTO rules for inter partes review
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