UPDATE 1-Japan's Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty air bags
* Takata filed for bankruptcy in U.S. and Japan (updates with CEO comment, background, shareholder comments)
Feb 15 A team of researchers affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University will keep valuable patents on a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, a U.S. patent agency has ruled.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday dismissed a claim by a rival team, associated with the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Vienna in Austria, to have invented the technology first. (Reporting By Brendan Pierson in New York; Editing by Alan Crosby)
* Not clear if Western Digital bid has been significantly revised