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                     0.05-20 parts by weight of a squarylium dye; and                                                  
                     0.1-20 parts by weight of N,N-dialkylaniline sensitizer selected from the group                   
              consisting of N,N-dimethylaniline, N,N-diethylaniline, N,N,2,4,6-pentamethylaniline, 2,6-                
              diethyl-N,N-dimethylaniline, 2,6-diisopropyl-N,N-dimethylaniline,                                        
              p-t-butyl-N,N-dimethylaniline,  4,4-methylenebis-N,N-dimethylaniline,                                    
              4-bromo-N,N-dimethylaniline,     4-chloro-N,N-dimethylaniline,                                           
              3-chloro-N,N-dimethylaniline,     4-fluoro-N,N-dimethylaniline, N,N-dimethyl-p-toluidine,                
              N,N-dimethyl-p-phenylenediamine, N,N-dimethyl-m-phenylenediamine, and                                    
              4-dimethylaminoazobenzene.                                                                               
                                               THE REFERENCES OF RECORD                                                
              As evidence of obviousness, the examiner relies upon the following references.                           
              Adair                              4,874,685                   Oct. 17, 1989                             
              Imahashi et al. (Imahashi)         4,987,056                   Jan. 22, 1991                             
              Ali                                4,988,607                   Jan. 29, 1991                             
              Okuhara et al. (Okuhara)           5,102,775                   Apr.  7, 1992                             
              Smothers et al. (Smothers)                5,147,758                   Sep. 15, 1992                      
              Nagasaka et al. (Nagasaka)         5,219,709                   Jun. 15, 1993                             
                                                        (filed Feb. 26, 1992)                                          
              Kosar, “Light-Sensitive Systems: Chemistry and Application of Nonsilver Halide                           
              Photographic Processes,” John Wiley & Sons, Inc., p. 145, 1965.                                          
                                                    THE REJECTIONS                                                     
              Claims 1, 2, and 8 stand rejected under 35 U.S.C.  103 as being unpatentable                            
              over Ali in view of Nagasaka and Adair with either Okuhara or Imahashi.                                  
              Claim 6 stands rejected under 35 U.S.C.  103 as being unpatentable over Ali in                          
              view of Nagasaka and Adair with either of Okuhara or Imahashi as applied to claims 1,                    
              2, and 8 and further in view of Nagasaka or Smothers.                                                    
              Claims 9, 10, 13, and 14 stand rejected under 35 U.S.C.  103 as being                                   
              unpatentable over Ali in view of Nagasaka and Adair with either of Okuhara or Imahashi                   
              and further in view of Smothers.                                                                         
                                                     OPINION                                                           

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