Yes, but only exploitation rights. Moral rights are not transferable.
-Individual: the author’s life, plus seventy years following death. It is calculated from 1 January of the year following death. -Legal entity: seventy years, calculated from the work’s disclosure date.
The condition of author is held by the individual who creates the artistic, literary or scientific work, although legal entities may benefit from the protection granted by the law, in those cases expressly provided for therein (collective works).
It protects intellectual creations in the form of literary, artistic and scientific works, including: books (this section includes any internal manual or protocol which the company may develop irrespective of the subject), training courses, leaflets, architectural works, musical compositions, audiovisual works, multimedia works, databases, computer programmes, websites, photographs, sculptures, paintings and drawings, plans, projects, models etc. In this regard, the ideas are not protected but the manner in which they are materialised.
A work includes all original literary, artistic or scientific creations expressed by any means or support, tangible or intangible, currently known or to be invented in the future (computer programmes are also included and were assimilated to literary works).