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 25, 2005

                        JOHNSON & JOHNSON

     (Exact name of registrant as specified in its

    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

           (Address of principal executive offices)
(zip code)

Registrant's telephone number including area code:
(732) 524-0400

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing
is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing
obligation of the registrant under any of the following

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the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

[ ] Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under
the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

[ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule
14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

[ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule
13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On  January 25, 2005, Johnson & Johnson ("J&J")  issued
the  attached  press release announcing its  sales  and
earnings  for the fourth quarter and fiscal year  ended
January 2, 2005.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit No.         Description of Exhibit

99.15     Press Release dated January 25, 2005 for the
          period ended January 2, 2005.

99.2O     Unaudited Comparative Supplementary Sales
          Data and Condensed Consolidated Statement
          of Earnings for the fourth quarter and 12
          months year-to-date.


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 25, 2005    By: /s/ Stephen J. Cosgrove
                              Stephen J. Cosgrove
                              Chief Accounting Officer