Nicole Booi, a native of Aruba, obtained her master’s degree in Dutch Law (major: civil and corporate law) from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. After graduation, she started her career as a grant advisor with one of the Big 4 accounting firms in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. In 2004, she came back to Aruba to work at an investment bank as its in-house legal counsel.
In 2006, Nicole was admitted to the Bar in both Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles and started working as an attorney-at-law at an international law firm, where she worked in particular on Intellectual Property Law, Contract Law, and Corporate Law.
In 2012, she founded Aanic Legal Services, Trademarks & Consultancy N.V. (“Aanic Legal”) to follow her passion, continuing to specialize in Intellectual Property, Contract Law, and Corporate Law while also adding a specialty in Entertainment Law.
Nicole is a member of the Aruba Bar Association and various international professional organizations, such as the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL). Nicole currently serves on the Anti-Counterfeiting Latin America and Caribbean Subcommittee of the INTA.
WORKING LANGUAGES: Dutch, English, and Papiamento. Knowledge of Spanish and French.