J&J Unit Raided In Japanese Competition Probe

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A Japanese subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has reportedly been raided by the Japan Fair Trade Commission over allegedly anti-competitive restrictions it placed on retailers' advertisements for its contact lenses.

Japanese news services Jiji Press and Kyodo News reported that the JFTC on Tuesday raided 10 locations owned by the subsidiary, Johnson & Johnson KK, including its main office and branches.

According to the reports, the unit is suspected of forcing retailers not to display the price of 1-Day Acuvue Moist disposable contact lenses in print...
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