Nicole Giselle 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, the Netherlands.
In 2004 she came back to Aruba to work at an investment bank as their in-house legal counsel. In 2006 Nicole started working as an attorney at law at an international law firm and was admitted to the Bar in both Aruba and the former Netherlands Antilles (now Curacao, St. Maarten and BES-islands). She is specialized in 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 and to continue to specialize in Intellectual Property (trademarks, copyright), as well as Entertainment Law, with a focus on music and film. Nicole is a member of the Aruba Bar Association and of 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.
Languages: English, Dutch, local language Papiamento, knowledge of Spanish and French.
Aanic Legal is a boutique law firm located in Aruba, dedicated to providing quality service and legal expertise to all domestic and foreign clients on all aspects of Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law in the Dutch Caribbean (Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten, BES-islands).
Aanic Legal provides high quality legal service by catering to the specific needs of each client in a professional and knowledgeable manner while offering client oriented and prompt service at a reasonable price.
Intellectual Property Law:
Aanic Legal can provide the following services in Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten and the BES-islands:
Search for the use and availability of a trademark;
Search relating to an existing trademark;
Registration of a new word or design trademark;
Renewal of a trademark;
Assignment of a trademark;
Cancellation of a trademark registration;
Recordal or cancellation of a trademark license;
Change of name and/or address of the trademark’s owner;
Limitation of goods and/or services of a trademark;
Obtaining priority documents after registration of a new trademark;