Gwyneth Paltrow sued for copyright infringement

Gwyneth-Paltrow Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website, was sued for copyright infringement by health expert Charles Platkin.

Platkin claims that Goop used his Diet Detective copyright without his permission in their July 17 article.

According to the legal papers obtained by, the lawsuit alleges that Gwyneth’s website engaged in “deliberate and unconscionable actions in infringing on Plaintiff’s trademarks” in an interview with Kelly Dorfman. The article that Platkin is referring to went as: “Today on goop: Diet Detective/Nutritionist Kelly Dorfman takes the mystery out of what might be plaguing our systems—and presents a program for picky eaters.”

Charles Platkin has written several books under the Diet Detective name and is seeking monetary damages and wants to bar the company from using his trademark again.

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