Dr. Loy has over 36 years of academic and professional experience in computer science, software development, embedded systems, networking, enterprise software systems, digital audio signal processing, and music technology. His doctorate is from Stanford, 1980, where he studied under John Chowning at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) and the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA).
He has published widely in various juried journals, and has authored three books with the MIT Press, including Musimathcs, a two-volume introduction and reference to the mathematics of music.
He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science and digital audio at UCSD for a decade, and cofounded the Computer Audio Research Laboratory there.
He has been Software Architect for consumer and professional products for large international electronics companies, and has sustained a long and successful career at the cutting edge of software development and design using multiprocessor/multi-core architectures to solve problems in signal processing and control systems.
Dr. Loy has been expert of record in 23 matters, and has nineteen years of experience as an expert witness. He has testified before the International Trade Commission (ITC), testified before a jury in Federal Court, has testified at Markman claim construction hearings and tutorials, has been deposed 10 times, and has authored many reports and declarations. Case types include copyright, patent, trademark infringement, and inequitable conduct. He has provided expertise on software for mobile devices, enterprise email systems, software for factory automation systems, interactive databases, computer enterprise software for management of music libraries, MPEG audio compression, on-line gaming, automatic music composition systems, digital camera hardware and software, digital audio hardware and software technologies, and more.