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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Menard Francois A
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS INC [WPI]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
SVP,Generics R&D
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
MORRIS CORPORATE CENTER III,, 400 INTERPACE PARKWAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/08/2012
(Street)

PARSIPPANY, NJ 07054
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.0033 03/08/2012   A   5,013(1) A $ 0 37,905 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.0033 03/08/2012   A   3,421(2) A $ 0 41,326(3) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Menard Francois A
MORRIS CORPORATE CENTER III,
400 INTERPACE PARKWAY
PARSIPPANY, NJ 07054
      SVP,Generics R&D  

Signatures

 Francois A. Menard   03/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) These restricted shares of common stock, par value $0.0033, were issued pursuant to the provisions of the Fourth Amendment and Restatement of the 2001 Incentive Award Plan of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and will vest fifty percent (50%) on the first anniversary of the award date and fifty percent (50%) on the third anniversary of the award date.
(2) These restricted shares of common stock, par value $0.0033, were issued pursuant to the provisions of the Fourth Amendment and Restatement of the 2001 Incentive Award Plan of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and will vest fifty percent (50%) on the second anniversary of the award date and fifty percent (50%) on the fourth anniversary of the award date.
(3) Includes shares of restricted stock issued pursuant to the Fourth Amendment and Restatement of the 2001 Incentive Award Plan of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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