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This is a general question regarding patent applications.

I know that these are published weekly and you can search individual patent applications via PAIR. Is there a compiled list of all the applications that have been published for that week?

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It's fairly easy to do your own search. First, go to the USPTO database of published applications. Next, enter a search string specifying a start and stop date. For the week of April 8, 2013 to April 12, 2013, that would look like this: PD/4/8/2013->4/12/2013. That will give you a listing (in groups of 50) of all of the applications published that week. If you want to narrow that list down by classification and/or subclassification add the following: AND CCL/cla/sub, where cla is the class code, and, if you want to go to the subclass level, sub is the subclassification code. For example, CCL/726/35 would be Information Security/Theft Protection. You can find classification and subclassification codes here.

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There is a third-party-site that does offer a RSS feed of weekly updates.

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The USPTO publishes the Patent Gazette every Tuesday. It lists the patents that were issued and lists reexaminations granted, expired patents, etc. However, I do not think it lists published applications.

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