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Tim Warnock is a seasoned litigator, focusing his practice 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. Additionally, he is listed as a Rule 31 mediator approved to conduct court-ordered mediations by the Alternative Dispute Commission established by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
  • Business Court Practice and Procedure, Nashville Bar Association
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  • Unique Issues in Entertainment Litigation, 33rd Annual North American Law Summit
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  • Copyright Case Update Entertainment, 33rd Annual North American Law Summit
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  • Litigation Update, Annual Meeting ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries
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  • Entertainment-Litigation Update, Americana Music Festival
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  • COVID: What's Next, Litigation Fall Forum, Tennessee Bar Association
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  • Songwriter Advocacy Update, Annual Entertainment, Sports and Media Law Seminar, Nashville Bar Association
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  • Copyright-Law Update, Annual CLE, Tennessee Bar Association
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  • Entertainment-Litigation Update, Thriving Roots A Virtual Community Music Conference, Americana Music Association
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  • Fundamentals of Developing An Entertainment Law Practice, ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports
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  • Inspiration v. Plagiarism: The State of Music Composition Copyright Infringements, AIMP Panels CMA Event Space
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  • What's Next: What to Know Negotiating Deal in the New Decade, Entertainment Law Symposium, Belmont University College of Law
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  • Persuasion Theory in Entertainment Litigation, 31st Annual North American Law Summit
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  • Civility Matters, ABOTA Presentation, Vanderbilt School of Law
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  • Litigation Round Up, Annual Meeting ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries
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  • Entertainment-Litigation Update, Americana Music Festival
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  • Copyright-Infringement Litigation Update, TBA Intellectual-Property Blast
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  • Litigation Update, The Forum Comes to Memphis ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries
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  • A Fifty-Minute Review of The Most Important Entertainment-Law Cases of 2018, Florida Bar Association
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    Webinars
  • Persuasion Theory in Entertainment Litigation, Entertainment, Sports, IP, 30th Annual North American Law Summit
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  • Litigation Update Judicial Decisions Affecting the Entertainment Industry, Americana Music Festival
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  • Cross Examination Commandments and Corollaries, 9th Annual Miami Entertainment Law Symposium
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  • Civility Matters, ABOTA Presentation Belmont College of Law
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  • Intersection of Contract and Litigation, 29th Annual North American Law Summit Entertainment, Sports, IP
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  • Recent Judicial Decisions Affecting the Entertainment Industry, Americana Music Festival
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  • Standards Regarding Expert Witnesses in Assessing Substantial Similarity in Copyright Infringement Litigation, University of Miami School of Law and American Bar Association Symposium
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  • Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Update, Annual Entertainment, Sports and Media Law Seminar, Nashville Bar Association
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  • Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases, 28th Annual North American Sports, Entertainment and IP Conference
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  • Current Courtroom Battles in Entertainment and Intellectual Property Cases, Americana Music Festival
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  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation, University of Miami School of Law and American Bar Association Symposium
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  • Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Update, Annual Entertainment Law Year in Review, Nashville Bar Association
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  • The Use of Expert Witnesses in Copyright-Infringement Litigation, 27th Annual North American Sports, Entertainment and IP Conference
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  • Proving Damages in Federal Court: Plaintiff's Perspective, Advanced Federal Court Practice, Nashville Bar Association
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  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation, Forum on Entertainment and Sports Law, American Bar Association
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Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Florida

Recognition

  • Named in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, in Tennessee Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, and Litigation: General Commercial (2021 edition)
  • Named "Best Lawyer" in Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms (2008-2023)
  • Named "Mid-South Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters (2006-2021)

Affiliations

  • Member, Vanderbilt Alumni Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Leadership Music
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Member, Vanderbilt University Board of Trust