Faculty Profile: Tim Warnock

Tim WarnockRiley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC1906 West End Ave Nashville, TN 37203 Work Phone: (615) 320-3700Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (15)
  • IP Law: Updates Regarding Copyright-Infringement Litigation
  • Intellectual Property CLE Blast 2019
  • Principles of Practice: Entertainment Law
  • Principles of Practice: Entertainment Law
  • Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Involving Copyright Issues (Aereo and MGM Cases)
  • Entertainment & Sports: Trademarks [Mobile Ready]
  • Entertainment & Sports: What Do I Do Now [Mobile Ready]
  • Entertainment & Sports: You Did What?
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Forum 2013
  • IP Law: Copyrights
  • Copyright Act: Calculation and Award of Damages
  • Copyrights
  • Year in Review in Intellectual Property Law
  • The Math of Entertainment Law: From Copyright Damages to Royalty Audits
  • Entertainment & Sports Law: Back to Class

Tim Warnock’s practice is focused almost exclusively on commercial and intellectual-property litigation in federal and state courts.  He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in corporate and business litigation, entertainment litigation, intellectual property litigation, construction litigation and general commercial litigation.  He is a member of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He served as President of the Tennessee Chapter of ABOTA in 2009.  He is a founding member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel.

Mr. Warnock serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Vanderbilt University School of Law, teaching Advanced Evidence and Trial Advocacy.  He lectures and has been published on topics related to intellectual property and commercial litigation. 

Mr. Warnock is a member of the Governing Committee of the Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries of the American Bar Association.  He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, a former Chair of the Federal Practice Section and a former Chair of the Entertainment and Sports Law Committee.  Mr. Warnock was a member of the inaugural class of Leadership Law.  He is also a member of the Nashville Bar Association and a former Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee and Co-Chair of the Entertainment, Media and Sports Committee. 

He is also a member of Leadership Music.  Mr. Warnock graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1984 with a B.A. degree.  He received his J.D. with high honors in 1987 from the University of Tennessee where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Moot Court Board.