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Electronic Commerce

Front Cover - Electronic Commerce

Fourth Edition

Ronald J. Mann
Columbia University

2011. 864 pages. ISBN: 978-0-7355-0716-6.
With Teacher’s Manual

About the Book

The only casebook dealing with e-commerce, Electronic Commerce, Fourth Edition, utilizes problems to expound a transactional approach to electronic commerce.  Written by Ronald J. Mann, a preeminent and prolific Commercial Law scholar, this system-oriented text is structured around the hypothetical representation of a technology company. 

The new edition has been meticulously updated with the latest cases and problems that reflect those cases and current issues.

This concise casebook offers:

  • Distinguished authorship:  Ronald Mann is a leading scholar in Commercial Law and recently served as Reporter for revisions to UCC Articles 3, 4, and 4A.
  • Lucid and concise reading assignments that use non-technical language whenever possible. Need-to-know technology is explained clearly and accessibly.
  • Exercises that clearly illustrate current issues in e-commerce practice.
  • Dozens of separate assignments so that professors can easily concentrate on their own areas of interest.
  • Coverage of important commercial law topics, including:
    • Click-through contracts
    • Cybersquatting
    • Web site development
    • Software licensing
    • Electronic payments
  • An extensive Teacher’s Manual that provides answers to all of the assignments in book.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Updated problems based on recent case law and current issues.
  • New cases, including:
    • Rescuecom Corp. v. Google – Second Circuit decision permitting lawsuit against Google for selling ads based on trademarked name
    • Jacobsen v. Katzer – First appellate decision validating licenses for open-source software
    • Jaynes v. Commonwealth of Virginia – Virginia Supreme Court case invalidating Virginia anti-spam law under First Amendment
    • Fair Housing Council v. Roommates.com – Ninth Circuit en banc decision on liability of Web site for discriminatory postings seeking roommates
    • Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. v. CraigsList, Inc. – Easterbrook decision exonerating CraigsList for behavior similar to Roommates behavior condemned by Ninth Circuit
    • Conwell v. Gray Loon Outdoor Marketing Group, Inc. – Indiana Supreme Court case interpreting contract for design of Web site