How Henry Ford Zapped a Licensing Monopoly, Henry and the Selden Patent – Melvin D. Barger

Melvin Barger’s story of how Henry Ford beat the  Association of Licensed Automobile Manufacturers (ALAM) attempt to impose the 1895 Selden patent on the fledgling US auto industry  in 1903.

George B. Selden Driving Automobile

George B Selden driving an automobile in 1905



Read Melvin’s article here


Even after winning, Ford remained something of an outsider with his A.L.A.M. competitors.


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