Washington, D.C. 20549

                            FORM 8K

       Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
              The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

  Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 30,

                        JOHNSON & JOHNSON

     (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

    New Jersey                1-3215              22-1024240

(State or other             Commission        (I.R.S. Employer
jurisdiction                File Number)      Identification No.)
of incorporation)

 One Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey   08933

           (Address of principal executive offices)    (zip code)

Registrant's telephone number including area code: (732) 524-0400
Item 5.   Other Events.

On  January  24, 2003, Johnson & Johnson ("J&J") issued  a  press
release  statement  on the Amgen arbitration fees  and  expenses.
Exhibit 99.15 of this Form 8K reflects this press release amended
to include the accrual of the Amgen arbitration and fees recorded
as  part  of  2002 financial results.  The unaudited consolidated
statements  of  earnings of J&J for the fourth quarter  and  year
ended  December  29,  2002 reflecting the results  of  the  Amgen
arbitration fees and expenses is being filed as Exhibit 99.2O  to
this Form 8K.

On January 22, 2003, John Snow resigned from the Board of
Directors in connection with his nomination by President Bush to
serve as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and

(c)  Exhibits

Exhibit No.       Description of Exhibit

99.15     Press Release on Amgen arbitration fees and expenses.

99.2O     Unaudited consolidated statements of earnings
          for the fourth quarter and year ended December
          29, 2002


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934,  the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed
on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                   JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Date: January 30, 2003        By: /s/ Stephen J. Cosgrove
                              Stephen J. Cosgrove
                              Chief Accounting Officer