Ronald J. Mann

Columbia University - Law School

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

Do Patents Facilitate Financing in the Software Industry?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 961, 2005
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,199 (4,863)
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software, patents, copyright, venture capital, innovation

Do Patents Facilitate Financing in the Software Industry?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School

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Patent thicket, Protection of investments, Value, Software industry, Trade secrets, Commercialization, Costs, Cross licenses, Innovation process, Intellectual property, Inventions, Patents

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The Role of Letters of Credit in Payment Transactions

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 2494, 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2000
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,616 (7,074)
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The Promise of Internet Intermediary Liability

William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 47, October 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Ronald J. Mann and Seth R. Belzley
Columbia University - Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 1,187 (12,598)

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internet, liability, gatekeeper, intermediary, ISP, payment intermediary

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Regulating Internet Payment Intermediaries

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 54; and U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,118 (12,743)
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electronic payments, P2P, EBPP, EFTA, TILA, gatekeepers

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The Role of Secured Credit in Small-Business Lending

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 86, p. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,067 (15,384)
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Credit Cards and Debit Cards in the United States and Japan

Vanderbit Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1055, 2002
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 27 Mar 2001
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,060 (15,649)
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The Commercialization of Open Source Software: Do Property Rights Still Matter?

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Volume 20, No.1, Fall 2006, University of Texas School of Law, Law & Economics Research Paper No. 058
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 984 (15,848)
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software, open source, patents, IP

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Explaining the Pattern of Secured Credit

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 625, pp. 625-83, 1997
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 980 (16,327)
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Credit Cards, Consumer Credit, and Bankruptcy

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
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credit cards, consumer credit, bankrutpcy

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Patents, Venture Capital, and Software Start-Ups

Research Policy, Vol. 36, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Ronald J. Mann and Thomas W. Sager
Columbia University - Law School and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 807 (19,971)
Citation 26

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patents, venture capital, software, IP

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Making Sense of Payments Policy in the Information Age

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 633, 2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 573 (37,373)
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payment systems, credit cards, debit cards

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Just Until Payday

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 54, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Ronald J. Mann and Jim Hawkins
Columbia University - Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 546 (37,040)
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payday lending, bank regulation, consumer finance, cognitive failure

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Bankruptcy Reform and the 'Sweat Box' of Credit Card Debt

University of Illinois Law Review, 2006, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 518 (34,290)
Citation 10

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Bankruptcy, credit card, debt, credit, reform

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Just One Click: The Reality of Internet Retail Contracting

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 May 2007
Ronald J. Mann and Travis Siebeneicher
Columbia University - Law School and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Downloads 418 (54,291)
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internet, law, retail, contract

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Secured Credit and Software Financing

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 134, 1999
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Aug 1999
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 399 (56,463)
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Searching for Negotiability in Payment and Credit Systems

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 951, 1997
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 May 2000
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 376 (61,276)
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A New Look at Patent Quality: Relating Patent Prosecution to Validity

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Ronald J. Mann and Marian Underweiser
Columbia University - Law School and IBM
Downloads 359 (69,405)

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patent, patent quality, patent prosecution

A New Look at Patent Quality: Relating Patent Prosecution to Validity

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-32, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Ronald J. Mann and Marian Underweiser
Columbia University - Law School and IBM
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Assessing the Optimism of Payday Loan Borrowers

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 354 (57,128)
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The Disputed Quality of Software Patents

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
John R. Allison and Ronald J. Mann
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 340 (70,909)
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software, patents

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Verification Institutions in Financing Transactions

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 87, p. 2225, 1999
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jan 1999
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 330 (72,841)
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Patents and Business Models for Software Firms

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
John R. Allison, Abe Dunn and Ronald J. Mann
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 328 (75,110)

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patent, business, software, IP, model

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Software Patents, Incumbents, and Entry

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 7, June 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 May 2007
John R. Allison, Abe Dunn and Ronald J. Mann
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 321 (74,554)
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software, patents

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Information Technology and the Increasing Efficacy of Non-Legal Sanctions in Financing Transactions

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1627, 2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Mar 2000
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 289 (86,566)
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Patterns of Credit Card Use Among Low and Moderate Income Households

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 266 (86,888)
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Saving Up for Bankruptcy

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
Ronald J. Mann and Katherine M. Porter
Columbia University - Law School and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 225 (106,892)
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Bankruptcy, Financial Distress, Debt Collection

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Contracting for Credit

U of Texas Law, Law and Economic Research Paper No. 60, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, p. 899, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 216 (108,690)
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credit cards, boilerplate, behavioral economics

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The Rise of State Bankruptcy-Directed Legislation

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 1805, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 207 (120,098)
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securitization, bankruptcy, federalism, preemption

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Optimizing Consumer Credit Markets and Bankruptcy Policy

U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 192 (129,868)

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Consumer credit, credit cards, bankruptcy, usury

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Do Defaults on Payday Loans Matter?

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 185 (87,876)

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Consumer Finance, Payday Lending, Financial Health, Credit Scores

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Strategy and Force in the Liquidation of Secured Debt

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 159, 1997
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 08 May 2000
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 180 (136,775)
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Contracts with Consent: A Contextual Critique of the No-Retraction Liability Regime

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, p. 1829, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 169 (146,670)
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contracts, reliance damages, expectation damages, default rules

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Anticompetitive Regulation in the Payment of Card Industry

Competition Policy International, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall 2011, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 140 (168,575)

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Debt, Bankruptcy, and the Life Course

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2012
Allison Mann, Ronald J. Mann and Sophie Staples
Columbia University - Department of Sociology, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 138 (164,787)

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financial distress, bankruptcy, life course, consumer credit, SCF, CBP

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An Empirical Investigation of Liquidation Choices of Failed High-Tech Firms

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 040
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jan 2005
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 135 (175,296)
Citation 1

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bankruptcy, software, venture capital

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After the Great Recession: Regulating Financial Services for Low- and Middle-Income Communities

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 69, 2012 , Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Mar 2012
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 126 (156,901)

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Making Sense of Nation-Level Bankruptcy Filing Rates

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2008
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 69 (291,560)

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bankruptcy, consumer finance, and payment systems

Making Sense of Nation-Level Bankruptcy Filing Rates

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
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The Supreme Court, the Solicitor General, and Bankruptcy: Bfp V. Resolution Trust Corporation

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 109 (207,924)

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bankruptcy, debt, supreme court

Adopting, Using, and Discarding Paper and Electronic Payment Instruments: Variation by Age and Race

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 52 (337,642)
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Adopting, Using, and Discarding Paper and Electronic Payment Instruments: Variation by Age and Race

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 May 2011
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 23 (456,123)
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payments, credit cards, debit cards, checks

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A Requiem for Sam's Bank

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
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The First Shall Be Last: A Contextual Argument for Abandoning Temporal Rules of Lien Priority

Texas Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 11-49, November 1996, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. #
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
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lending, lien

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Putting Stored-Value Cards in Their Place

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 4, p. 989, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Liran Haim and Ronald J. Mann
Independent and Columbia University - Law School
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Credit Card Policy in a Globalized World

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 018
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University - Law School
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credit cards, debit cards, consumer bankruptcy, TILA, EFTA