The case will be argued on Wednesday. The nine justices are likely to clarify the line between a parody protected by the First Amendment of the US Constitution and a trademark infringing ripoff in this legal dogfight case. The court is likely to give a ruling by June end.

Jack Daniel’s Properties Inc is appealing against the decision of a lower court that the VIP Products LLC’s “Bad Spaniels” chew toy is an “expressive work” which has received protection by the Constitution’s First Amendment.