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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12.16.14 Opinion analysis: Court stretches to correct anachronistic Tenth Circuit pleading rule
12.09.14 Argument analysis: Justices look for a third way in Colorado’s tax injunction dispute with online retailers
12.04.14 Argument preview: Justices to consider online retailers’ challenge to Colorado tax scheme
12.04.14 Argument analysis: Justices coast through argument on trademark “tacking”
12.04.14 Is the Patent Act more like the Sherman Act or the securities laws?
12.03.14 Argument analysis: Justices unsettled in trademark preclusion dispute
12.01.14 Argument preview: Justices will use rare look at trademark law to consider broad and narrow conceptions of trademarks
11.11.14 Argument analysis: Justices dust off contracts treatises for dispute over health-benefit vesting
11.07.14 Argument preview: Justices to consider vesting of health-care benefits
11.05.14 Argument analysis: It may take “Houdini” himself for lenders to escape with victory in TILA rescission dispute
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